Whether she's schooling a cast of aspiring design hosts as a judge on HGTV Star or transforming spaces on Dear Genevieve (one of my favorites!), Genevieve Gorder is hard to stop watching once she's on screen. Decor lessons aside, you might even find yourself distracted by other style-related questions like, "What color did she use for her pedicure?!" With familial roots reaching to the Adriatic Sea and a home address in New York City, the travel-hungry, fashion-loving designer and TV personality has a way of infusing global style in a sophisticated, modern way. To celebrate the eighth season of HGTV Star — which premiered last night — we decided to catch up with Genevieve for the lowdown on the things she loves most.
10 Favorite Things: Genevieve Gorder