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Adam Lippes’s Guide to the Berkshires

Wheatleigh Hotel“The Berkshires are so not about fashion,” says the designer Adam Lippes, summing up the appeal of his country escape in the mountains of western Massachusetts. “I love that the spirit of the area is so eclectic and genuine. It’s this non-high-heel lifestyle.” For the past decade, Lippes has made a late-19th-century English Cotswolds-inspired home in Monterey (“a tiny little town with a general store and a church”) his weekend hideaway, the place where he finds respite from the frenetic energy of New York…read more.