Renowned fashion designer Stella McCartney has recently come under fire for something unexpected: bad taste.
McCartney’s recently listed West London townhouse has been the subject of internet fury, with many charging the 41-year-old fashionista with having a “blah and bland” style, according to the Daily Mail. (You can see the pictures of the property here.)
The daughter of famous Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has been forced to lower her asking price by £400,000—from £2.9 million to £2.5 million—and some speculate that the vitriol of potential buyers has driven down the price, the Telegraph reports.
The 3-bedroom pad is located in Notting Hill and features a minimalist décor with hardwood floors. One critic called McCartney’s digs “one of the blandest fashion designer-owned pads I’ve ever seen,” while suggesting that the style icon might want to add a red couch in order to “give it some life.” A large bathtub in what appears to be living room also drew significant criticism.
But others have suggested that it’s unfair to judge the house when it’s empty.
Despite the attacks, McCartney will likely be unfazed. Not only has the house received a bid, according to the Daily Mail, but her company, which was responsible for outfitting Team Great Britain during the Olympics, announced record profits of £3.34 million. Additionally, she will still make an impressive return on the property since she originally purchased the residence in 1998 for a mere £695,000, the Telegraph adds.
The designer now lives in a 300-acre estate in Worcestershire with her family, according to the Daily Mail.
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