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Cottage & Bungalows - April 01, 2014
Blurb-The April/May issue of Cottages & Bungalows magazine features our Tropicana Wall Hanging in their "Flowers in Fashion" section.

002 Houston Magazine - April 01, 2014
The April issue of 002 Houston magazine featured a page full of items from the Soft Surroundings At Home collection including our Fontaine Wingback Chair, Normandy Accent Table, Katherine Chandelier and Cote d' Azur Sofa.

Ladue News - March 28, 2014
Ladue News interviewed celebrity makeup artist, Carmindy during her visit to St. Louis to launch her new makeup line with Soft Surroundings.

Woman's World - March 17, 2014
Woman's World featured our Baroque Deux Pillow in the article "Fill Your Home with Trendy, Magical Orchid!" which shows readers how to decorate with Pantone's Color of the Year, radiant orchid.

Woman's World - March 10, 2014
Our Pleated Denim Skirt appeared in Woman's World as part of their story on "Denim with a Feminine Touch."

Alive Magazine - March 06, 2014
Alive Magazine interviewed makeup artist Carmindy of TLC's hit show 'What Not to Wear' on her new beauty line, Carmindy & Co., and its launch at Soft Surroundings.

Allergic Living - March 01, 2014
Blurb-Allergic Living magazine featured our Vbeaute beauty products in the "Be Radiant" section of their Spring issue. The Vbeaute line is free of gluten, nuts, parabans, fragrances, and many other ingredients that often cause skin allergies.

Ladue News - February 28, 2014
Ladue News chose Vincent Longo's Pearl X Eyeshadow and Water Canvas Blush as two of their makeup "Shades for Spring."

Town & Style - February 19, 2014
Town & Style featured our TRUHAIR Raise the Roots styling cream by in "What We Love In Hair Pampering."

Ladue News - January 31, 2014
Ladue News interviewed celebrity makeup artist Vincent Longo during his visit to St. Louis and makeover event at the Soft Surroundings Boulevard store.

Ladue News - January 10, 2014
Listed under Ladue News' "Magic Potions" for anti-aging, the vBeauté skincare line protects, heals and slows the skin's aging cycle, giving your complexion what it needs to look and feel beautiful.

Town & Style - January 08, 2014
Our 1908 Hand Cream, pictured here in Town & Style Magazine, is perfect for healing dry winter skin. Indulge in Shea Butter with a light floral scent, a fragrance exclusive to Soft Surroundings.

Romantic Homes - January 01, 2014
Our Brigitte Tri-Fold Mirror, featured in Romantic Homes magazine, adds a touch of Hollywood glamour to any room.

Well Styled Home's - American Made Living - December 31, 2013
The premier issue of American Made Living, a home decor magazine featuring only products produced in the United States, featured our Countryside Landscape print in "Get the Look."

Town & Style - December 05, 2013
Seen on Town & Style's "Beauty Gifts" list - the vBeauté It Kit. This portable anti-aging skincare system is great for sensitive skin (and it's TSA-friendly!). Available in our retail stores or in full sizes online.

Modern Dog Magazine - December 02, 2013
Guess what was featured in Modern Dog's holiday gift guide? The versatile Maggie Ottoman! This piece triples as an ottoman, end table and house for your dog or cat. Our customers have confirmed - pets love it!

Indulge - December 01, 2013
As part of their Holiday Gift Guide "For the Fashionista" Indulge Magazine chose Soft Surroundings' red Buddha Lounger set.

Houston House & Home - December 01, 2013
The editors of Houston House & Home chose our Fontaine Wingback chair as one of their favorite home decor products!

Philadelphia Style - November 19, 2013
The editors at Philadelphia Style added visiting our store on their to-do list. Make it a priority of your own and discover our store at King of Prussia Mall!

Country Living - November 15, 2013
See our lambskin-and-cashmere Divine Driving Gloves in Country Living's "Fresh Picks" holiday gift guide. These fingerless gloves keep hands warm and fingers free the perfect present for that special woman in your life.

Denver Life - November 14, 2013
Our Green Glass Bottle and Fabulous Flameless Candles stand out among the decorations on Denver Life Magazine's country-chic holiday table.

Flea Market Decor - November 02, 2013
Our Boho Ikat Pillow was chosen as part of Flea Market Décor's "Fun & Funky" feature. With hues of magenta, lavender and citrus orange, this bright and colorful hippie-chic pillow adds a bit of Bohemian flair.

Where - Boston - November 01, 2013
Where Boston wrote a short feature about the Soft Surroundings brand and our store at Copley Place. Featured in the photo are our Cashmere and Leather Fingerless Gloves, perfect for chilly New England winters!

Town & Style - October 16, 2013
Shown in Town & Style Home is Soft Surroundings' Waterloo Chandelier -- the magazine's choice for lighting constructed of natural materials. This rustic wood chandelier has a soft, laid-back look!

Town & Style - September 25, 2013
Town & Style Magazine featured our luscious Oliveraie body cream, part of the French line Pre de Provence.

Denver Life - September 20, 2013
Denver Life featured our Foster Rug in their "Rug Rage" article. This neutral rug makes a great complement to any home furnishings and will give a whole new look to your room.

Ladue News - August 16, 2013
In their "Wrinkles Be Gone" article, Ladue News spotlights our Goldfaden MD Hands to Heart Anti-Aging & Brightening Hand Treatment, as well as Rodial Chin & Neck Lift Gel.

Town & Style - August 14, 2013
Marula Oil, the miracle oil from Africa available at Soft Surroundings, was featured in Town & Style Magazine's Beauty Products & Services section.

Ladue News - August 03, 2013
Ladue News also interviewed Julie Macklowe, founder of vbeauté skincare. The line is now available at Soft Surroundings, both online and in stores.

Ladue News - August 02, 2013
Ladue News featured a lineup of creams for treating hands and feet! Soft Surroundings' Nightcare Heel Treatment Kit is the perfect way to hydrate and nourish dry, damaged skin and have your feet sandal-ready in no time.

Woman's World - July 29, 2013
Our lace-embellished Half Moon Bay Top and turquoise Sedona Necklace are easy ways to add Western flair to your wardrobe! These items were featured in a "Cowgirl Cool" spread from Woman's World.

Town & Style - July 24, 2013
Town & Style interviewed Julie Macklowe, a former high-powered hedge fund manager, New York socialite, and Vogue "It Girl" about her anti-aging skincare line for sensitive skin. Soft Surroundings launched the vbeauté line in July.

Woman's World - July 05, 2013
Chosen for the article "In a Vacation Mood" were the beachy Capri Tank, Moroccan Tile Skirt, and Curacao Necklace! This summery turquoise ensemble appeared in an issue of Woman's World.

Flea Market Décor - May 05, 2013
Our multi-functional Riveted Baskets were found in Flea Market Décor. These metal baskets act as chic storage bins or containers for your favorite flower arrangements!

Southern Lady - May 04, 2013
The poolside-perfect Lanai Lazy Chair was featured in Southern Lady. The inspiration for this elegant teak chair was discovered on the veranda of a sugar cane plantation in Martinique and would look perfect on your patio!

Cottage Journal - May 03, 2013
The "Market Finds" in Cottage Journal's summer issue bring the best of the beach into your home. Dainty starfish dishes sit upon Soft Surroundings' woven Brasserie Chair and the Seaside Tapestry Pillow and Beachside Tapestry Pillow present a colorful underwater scene of coral and shells.

Town & Style - April 10, 2013
The BB Cream, or 'beauty balm,' is the latest trend in the world of cosmetics. These multi-tasking formulas hide imperfections, even skintone, smooth wrinkles, minimize pores, reduce redness, and protect from the sun - all in one bottle! St. Louis Town & Style featured Jane Iredale's Glow Time BB Cream, available for purchase at Soft Surroundings.

New England Home Connecticut - April 02, 2013
The Antoinette Daybed made an appearance in the Spring issue of New England Home Connecticut. Complete with linen cushion and twin neck rolls, this regal oak daybed invites hours of lounging - and maybe even a nap!

Kansas City Homes & Gardens - April 01, 2013
Kansas City Homes & Garden's "Color Issue" features today's trendiest home décor, furniture and accessories in the year's most popular hues. Soft Surroundings products were featured in 3 different color categories!

The damask-patterned Adana Towels in Seafoam are included as part of the dreamy, glamorous "Aloe" group, the Preserved Cypress topiary proves that "Olive" doesn't have to be drab, while the copper Ankara Pendants show how "Metallic" décor brings a little sparkle and dazzle to your home.

Cottage Style - April 01, 2013
The ladylike Lucia Slipper Chair fits easily into the "Classic Blue & White" theme from this issue of Cottage Style. Reminiscent of 18th century Europe, this chair, with its delicate toile print and armless silhouette, will turn any ordinary bedroom or dressing room into a romantic French boudoir.

FIDO Friendly - March 04, 2013
FIDO Friendly magazine wrote about Soft Surrounding's Wicker Dog Bed, a popular choice for the fashionable canine. Soft Surroundings now offers chic bedding options both for you and for your furry friends!

New England Home - March 03, 2013
New England Home highlighted the Retreat collection, as well as the Soft Surroundings stores located in Massachusetts and Connecticut, as part of their spring issue. The rustic Georgette Chair perfectly represents the new French antique-inspired furniture.

Prime Living - March 02, 2013
Prime Living's "Buzz" guide features all things new, including Soft Surroundings' newest location in The Woodlands, Texas and the new Retreat line for the home decor enthusiast in all of us.

Hobby Farm Home - March 01, 2013
Our Brocante Collage Frame was pictured in Hobby Farm Home as an artful way to show off your treasured photos. The all-in-one unit is easy to hang and features seven frames made of beautifully distressed hardwoods.

KC Magazine - March 01, 2013
KC Magazine pictured the stunning Valentina Chandelier, made of dark grey wrought iron and hand trimmed in crystal beads. This charming chandelier, part of the Soft Surroundings Home collection, casts a lovely glow over any powder room or kitchen!

Town & Style - February 20, 2013
During the dry winter season, every woman needs a go-to hand cream to keep her skin soft and smooth. Soft Surroundings' Pre de Provence Shea Butter cream, packed with 20% shea butter, rosemary, almond and jojoba, was one of St. Louis Town & Style's top picks for moisturizing hand creams.

Ladue News - February 15, 2013
Ladue News featured an article the introduction of Soft Surroundings' new home decor line, Retreat. Soft Surroundings expanded their home furnishing line to include even more French antique and vintage-inspired decor items, available at our 10 retail locations, including The Boulevard.

Indulge - February 03, 2013
Fort Worth's Indulge magazine showcased Soft Surroundings' crushed velvet Vintage Starlet Robe in a spread focused on products for relaxation. With its midnight blue color and beaded peacock feather detailing, it's a glamorous after-bath ensemble!

Representing the new Retreat home decor collection is the Zelda Bar Cabinet. The Retreat Collection may be purchased online and in stores, including the Soft Surroundings location at Southlake.

Ladue News - January 31, 2013
Check out Ladue News's interview with Terri Tatum, an esthetician and consultant at Soft Surroundings' Renewal Room at The Boulevard. Terri shares her insights on how she helps women look and feel their best every day and includes her own tips on makeup and proper skin care. Read the full article here.

The Society Diaries - January 01, 2013
Two items from Soft Surroundings' decor collection were featured in the San Antonio publication The Society Diaries. Both the rustic Essex Dining Table and the elegant Rue Bernard Chair stood out among the magazine's selection of sophisticated winter whites.

Woman's World - November 05, 2012
Take a look at Soft Surroundings' Madison Pillow, which appeared in a Woman's World article on neutral home dècor. With its natural linen fabric and stunning cream appliquè, the Madison Pillow puts a twist on the classic neutral. Placed on a sofa or bed, it adds a rich, warm feeling to the home.

Design Oklahoma Magazine - September 20, 2012
Design Oklahoma featured Soft Surroundings' Barley Twist Table in the article "From Film to Fruition," showing readers how to recreate rooms from their favorite films. The whitewashed mahogany bedside table with exquisite detailing would be the perfect addition to a comfortable, modern bedroom like Amanda's in "The Holiday."

Lucky Magazine - September 01, 2012
Lucky Magazine featured Soft Surroundings' red Leila Leather Gloves in their spread of "adventurous" tailored pieces for fall, which mix wild patterns with bold shades such as burgundy, fall's hot color.

Woman's World - July 09, 2012
Soft Surroundings' Grenada Gauze Shirt was featured in the fittingly named "Summer's most flattering tops" section of Woman's World magazine. Look both slim and fantastic as the summer season gets into full swing!

Town & Style - June 27, 2012
Whether it's wrinkles, age spots or dry skin Soft Surroundings has you covered with its skin care/anti-aging products. These amazing products were recently featured in Town & Style magazine. Keep your skin looking young and vibrant with Soft Surroundings!

St. Louis Magazine - June 01, 2012
Shopping for swimsuits has now become easier with Lori Coulter's new take on swimwear. "Everything is designed with the customer's body shape and fit in mind," said Coulter in the St. Louis Magazine article "Suit Up." The flattering, retro inspired, swimsuits will make any trip to our store both easy and exciting.

HerLife Magazine - May 25, 2012
The debut of the Soft Surroundings store in Kansas City's Country Club Plaza was recently featured in HerLife Magazine. Check out this article to get a glimpse of Soft Surroundings' exciting new location!

Ladue News - May 04, 2012
Soft Surroundings' founder and president, Robin Sheldon, is featured here in the Ladue News "Blazing Their Own Path" article. Fitting title as Sheldon has worked numerous jobs in the industry and started multiple catalogs throughout her life to get to where she is today. She has worked to make Soft Surroundings a company that is "about more than just selling things." Enjoy!

Uptown Magazine - May 01, 2012
Soft Surroundings was featured in Uptown Magazine's "What's new in the Lou" section, highlighting the new Renewal Room. The Renewal Room offers facials, body waxing, brow tints and other body treatments that will now make you feel the way that Soft Surroundings has always made you look, comfortable and elegant. Check out the new Renewal Room at our Boulevard location.

Woman's World - April 16, 2012
Soft Surroundings Divine Doughnut Pet Bed was featured in Woman's World "Instant Chic" section. Who said dog beds can't be both comfortable and elegant?

Ladue News - March 03, 2012
As winter turns to spring it's time to shed the coats and bring out the short sleeves which means yes, you will be showing more skin. Ladue News did a Q&A with Sarah Mcfarland of Soft Surroundings to answer some common questions that will help you keep your skin fresh and looking beautiful for the spring season.

Ladue News - March 02, 2012
Love going on ski trips but hate the dry skin that comes with it? Suffer no more with Soft Surroundings' Epicuren travel pack. This product was featured in the fittingly titled "beauty on-the-go" segment in Ladue News. The pack features everything from an apricot cream cleanser to colostrum hydrating mist and will leave your skin feeling soft and looking glamorous even while traveling. Epicuren is available at the Boulevard (Saint Louis) and Park Meadows (Denver) locations.

Denver Life Home & Design - March 01, 2012
Kick back and relax in style with Soft Surroundings' Austin Pouf, featured in Denver Life Home & Design Magazine. Check it out at our online store!

Denver Life Magazine - January 03, 2012
Denver Life Magazine featured the incredibly stylish Santa Barbara Caftan in its "Leisurely Pursuits" section. It doesn't take a swimsuit to stand out at the pool and with the Santa Barbara Caftan, you will make a statement any where you go.

Denver Life Magazine - January 02, 2012
Denver Life Magazine featured a number of items to keep you warm inside when the temperature drops outside. There is no better item for this than Soft Surrounding's Paris Faux Fur Throw, the perfect way to stay cozy while looking stylish!

360 West - January 01, 2012
Classy Fort Worth lifestyle magazine, 360 West, commented on the recent opening of our Southlake store, located in Dallas-Fort Worth: "Unfamiliar with the St. Louis-based retailer, we found the new store in Southlake Town Square a pleasant surprise. Well-made pieces are inspired by European research trips with quality touches . . ."
Thanks, 360 West! We look forward to seeing you at Southlake again soon.

Denver Life Magazine - January 01, 2012
Feel at home, says Denver Life Magazine, referring to the Park Meadows Soft Surroundings store, the first one to open in Colorado. Featuring Colorado's first ever Bliss Spa, a welcoming store layout and staff that is there to make your experience one that is truly comfortable, it is like shopping in your own living room.

Traditional Home - December 01, 2011
Traditional Home recently identified 50 gift items to help you prepare for the holiday gift buying season. Soft Surroundings had 3 products featured in Traditional Home's 2011 Gift Guide!
Canoodle Lounging Chair, Sumptuous Angora Socks and Leopard Bootie

Woman's World - October 17, 2011
The incredibly comfortable Soft Surroundings boucle chenille throw was featured in Woman's World magazine's "make your own bedroom bliss" section. It's the perfect addition for anyone who loves a nice afternoon nap. Get cozy!

Town & Style - October 12, 2011
In the October 12, 2011 issue of St. Louis' Town & Style, several products were highlighted that help solve the problem of dull, stained teeth. Featured were Go Smile's teeth whitening products , offered by Soft Surroundings. Go Smile's products restore your teeth's whiteness and make them gleam. Smile!

Town & Style - July 13, 2011
Soft Surroundings' Founder and President, Robin Sheldon, gives some great advice on how to achieve a fresh, summery look that can withstand the heat and humidity with the help of Paula Dorf's blush and cheek color.

St. Louis Homes - January 01, 2011
The incredibly warm and cozy Soft Surroundings Paris Faux Fur Throw is a perfect fit for this particular feature, appropriately titled, "Crazy for Cozy."

Woman's World - October 18, 2010
"Smart Ideas To Make You Look Great" is the theme of this Woman's World feature, and the Soft Surroundings Boob Tube fits that description perfectly!

St. Louis Magazine - April 01, 2010
St. Louis Magazine recently identified 24 items in St. Louis to help you prepare for springtime, at "Home, Work & Play." The Soft Surroundings Secret Garden Robe was an obvious choice--the perfect combination of fluffy and flowery!

Woman's World - January 18, 2010
Cute and Comfy is the focus of this particular Woman's World magazine feature, and the Soft Surroundings Reversible Silk Fleece Throw fits that description so well that they included it twice!

Woman's World - November 30, 2009
Teddy Bears are the Woman's World "Hot Trend" of the week, and Soft Surroundings' Aroma Bear is featured as the perfect combination of cute, cuddly, and therapeutic!

Good Housekeeping - August 01, 2009
Beat the heat by eliminating color from your summertime wardrobe. Eggshell, Ivory, and Pearl-colored separates, such as this long skirt from Soft Surroundings, can keep you cool while staying classy.

Southern Lady - August 01, 2009
Look great on sea or shore with a Soft Surroundings tunic combined with our Beachy Gauze Pants!

Ladue News - May 01, 2009
After his visit to the Soft Surroundings store in Brentwood, Celebrity Stylist Giuseppe Pizzuto discusses his history in the women's fashion industry, his inspirations, and how Pizzuto became associated with Soft Surroundings. To read the full article, click here.

- November 30, 1999
Our Brocante Collage Frame was pictured in Hobby Farm Home as an artful way to show off your treasured photos. The all-in-one unit is easy to hang and features seven frames made of beautifully distressed hardwoods.

Jim Manno, Public Relations · 314-812-6180 · jam@softsurroundings.com