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Neal Kielar's Favored Finds for Fall

by Neal Kielar, Tastemaker in Residence and Owner of MidModMen+Friends. Neal’s eye for style and decor is only matched by his passion for creating old and new lifestyle celebrations around his favorite mid-century furniture.

Staple piece of clothing: Fall is when I slip into great leather dress boots.

Random food: Oatmeal season begins and I like to experiment – usually on the fly – with fresh fruit, nuts, warm spices, maple syrup and even butter.

Artwork: A lot of my personal art is mid-century modernist in style, especially abstract expressionist pieces in paintings and prints.

Decor item: I've been obsessing over miniature pottery pieces, all studio made and many from the 1950s and 1960s (the mid-century period was fertile for pottery artists). I keep extras pieces in my collection and switch things up from time to time to keep it interesting. I enjoy tinkering with shapes, color and texture.

Travel destination: Autumn in New York. Where else? A favorite haunt is Mood Fabrics, made famous in the TV series "Project Runway" but a place for design inspiration in its own right – and year-round.

Piece of furniture: When the weather gets colder, let me slip into a tall back lounge chair to read a good book. Like these vintage Model 401 Easy Chairs from master designer Alvar Aalto and available at MidModMen+friends.

Earlier Event: October 10
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Later Event: October 15
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