Summer Fridays: April Hughes

beautiful dreamersApril Hughes is a sought after New York stylist & co-owner of one of the best stores in the City, Beautiful Dreamers in Williamsburg.  April’s days are spent working as a stylist in editorial and advertising.  Having got her start at Elle Magazine and Nylon, she’s worked as a freelance stylist for the last 10 years.
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Beautiful Dreamers was started as a creative outlet to have something more permanent. April told us, “As a stylist I move from project to project, people to people on a weekly basis. I wanted something that could linger a little longer. A place to curate all of the talented designers I love, showcase talent from all mediums – art, books, homeware and textiles”. The store is one of those magical retail destinations you find yourself always wanting to linger in whenever you stop by.  April lives in Williamsburg with her husband and two daughters, Tallulah, aged 7 and Mathilda who is 2.  Below April shares her weekend plans for our Summer Friday’s feature.



  • ESCAPE – Where are you travelling to?

Lazy Point in Napeague, we have a little house there for the summer.





  • PLAYLIST- What will you be listening to?

I’m really enjoying the new Beck album.




  • MENU – What will you be cooking or eating?

Finds from the local farmers markets and lots from the grill.




  • READING -What are you planning to read?

 I’m currently re-reading Be Here Now by Ram Dass




  • LOOK – What will you be wearing?

 A’detacher bikini, a Clyde Straw Hat, Bsides Levis and my new Black Crane Striped Dress and always my WWake Opal Earrings.






  1. She is SO chic and I love her store!

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