January 19, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Alexander Julian Chops $8 Million Off Asking Price of Connecticut Estate

The sale is most certainly on in Connecticut as fashion designer Alexander Julian has slashed almost $8 million off the asking price of his sprawling estate.
After several price cuts and disappearing from the market altogether, his Ridgefield, Conn., mansion is once again for sale for just under $6 million, a steep discount from when it was originally listed for sale in 2012 for a whopping $14 million.
Julian, best known for his colorful men’s wear collections and his original design of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets uniforms, paid $1.65 million for the estate in 1988 and told “Open House NYC” in a 2013 interview that he invested “millions and millions into redoing the property.”
“I won’t be making a lot of money on it, but this industry has been very good to me. I can’t complain,” he said at the time.
So what does $6 million get you in Connecticut? Firstly, the buyer will get a 6,043-square-foot, five-bedroom Arts & Crafts-style main house that was designed and built for Julian by the late architect John Marsh Davis.
Described as a “peaceful and colorful haven” by Julian, it has no curtains as Marsh Davis “has a gift for bringing the outdoors inside,” while Julian’s passion for colorful

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