Meet Our Editors


Jacqueline deMontravelShe has decades of publishing experience. Formerly the editor of Country magazine, deMontravel held editor positions at Conde Nast’s Self magazine and GQ. She has been a contributor with Hearst’s Harper’s Bazaar. She also worked on the launch of Oxygen Media’s Style website, Jacqueline deMontravel is Editorial Director of all the Well Styled Home magazines and editor of Romantic Homes, Lucky and Black Book magazine.She is also the the author is of eight books, including Hers: Design with a Feminine Touch (Clarkson Potter, 2012), Vintage Vavoom: Decorating with One of a Kind Finds (Clarkson Potter, 2008), and The Vintage Table: Personal Treasures and Standout Settings (Clarkson Potter, 2009).deMontravel renovated her 1950’s Cape Cod beach house in East Hampton, New York, and then moved to Laguna Beach in Southern California where she lives with her husband, son and stepdaughter.


Elaine K. Phillips is the editor of Victorian Homes, Flea Market Décor, Kitchens, Bedrooms & Baths and Kitchens & Baths magazines. Passionate about the written and visual arts, she is fascinated by how the spaces we inhabit influence us. She is a graduate of Biola University and has received awards for writing, service and leadership from the Torrey Honors Institute, the Daughters of the American Revolution and Awana Clubs International. She spends her free time hiking, traveling and writing a historical fiction thriller novel for young adult readers.