Before and After: A Tiny NYC Rental Bathroom

When Elaine Welteroth, beauty and health director at Teen Vogue, approached Nicole Gibbonsdesigner and author of the blog So Haute—for help making over the bathroom in her NYC rental apartment, Gibbons was happy to oblige. While personalizing the bathroom in a rental may not seem worth the effort, a few easy swaps, a little bit of paint, and the right accessories can make a major difference. Welteroth has a style Gibbons describes as “classic femininity with a fashion-forward edge,” and with that in mind, the designer set off to transform the small bathroom in Welteroth’s studio apartment in New York’s West Village.

Keep scrolling to check out the dramatic transformation.