The Real Deal New York

Martha Stewart picks a new path

A year after merging her company, the lifestyle guru is revealing her offbeat sensibility and trying to connect with millennials

July 12, 2016 02:00PM
By Christopher Cameron

Stewart enjoying her peony garden at her farmhouse in Bedford (credit: Fadil Berisha)

Stewart enjoying her peony garden at her farmhouse in Bedford (credit: Fadil Berisha)

 From Luxury Listings NYC’s July/August issue: Martha Stewart, 74, stands over the conference table in her light-filled corner office, primping a shallow bowl of pale, nearly stemless blossoms. “I can’t stand flower arrangements like this,” she says. “It is just such a waste of flowers.”

I couldn’t identify the flowers and they looked rather stylish to my untrained eye. “I don’t know much about arranging flowers,” I say, trying to fill the silence.

“Oh, you don’t?” Stewart asks, looking up with surprise. “You should.” [more]

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