Pure Picks: Kathy Kuo

Celebrating a brand-new East End outpost at 30 Jobs Lane in Southampton, design maven Kathy Kuo, founder and CEO of Kathy Kuo Home, shares decor and fashion must-haves.
“Good design feels natural, organic, effortless, expected and perfectly balanced.” -Kathy Kuo
“Forge de Laguiole makes the most incredible pieces. This set is cut entirely by hand and makes for the ultimate hostess gift.” Forge de Laguiole modern silver stainless steel juniper handle carving set, $609, Forge de Laguiole, available at kathykuohome.com
“One of my newest go-to gifts is Catavento’s merino throw. They are beautifully handmade and for each one purchased, Catavento will gift a blanket to a child in need in Argentina.” Catavento pampa merino modern green wool handwoven throw blanket, $298, Catavento, available at kathykuohome.com
“Originally designed for a London hotel with Italian pewter, this double-handed vessel can accommodate multiple bottles of wine and Champagne—the perfect accessory for any soiree.” Match modern classic silver pewter bottle basin holder, $2,100, Match Pewter, available at kathykuohome.com
Fantastic art can be life changing. The three-piece art series is the first thing you see when you walk into Kathy Kuo Home in Southampton and it’s completely jaw-dropping.” Richard Phibbs Sail Series, price upon request, available at Kathy Kuo Home Southampton, 30 Jobs Lane.
“The Dior Book Tote is one of my personal favorite pieces. It’s beautifully and fully embroidered, can hold all the essentials and is perfect for any occasion, including a Hamptons beach day.” Dior book tote in beige stripes, $4,200, Dior, dior.com
“I wear this dress all the time. It’s handmade in the Ukraine, and the embroidery on the sleeve is so gorgeous! Everything Jaunt carries is fantastic.” Mosa midi dress in powder pink, $650, Jaunt, jauntaccessories.com