January 26, 2023
Todrick Corridor and Inside Designer Kim Myles Share What it Means to Actually Have a ‘Blinged-Out’ Dwelling

What’s your definition of glitz? In the event you’re having hassle discerning, Todrick Corridor and Kim Myles may also help you out. The dynamic duo lately teamed as much as host certainly one of HGTV’s newest design exhibits, Battle of the Bling, which airs Fridays at 10pm ET/ on the community.

The sequence finds the 2 gallivanting throughout the nation in the hunt for essentially the most fabulous dwelling they will discover. The competitors encompasses a beautiful roster of houses, every with its personal distinctive historical past. As they take viewers on a journey via the 15 properties, the co-hosts additionally get actual on their private necessities for a blinged-out dwelling. For Corridor, it’s a secure haven the place fellow creatives can recuperate.

“My requirement could be themed rooms. I would like each room to really feel like an expertise and for folks to really feel like they’re staying in a resort or a resort. My house is a secure haven for artists and people who find themselves in transitional intervals of their life,” shares Corridor. “I all the time have my rooms crammed with artistic individuals who’ve discovered themselves in laborious instances or try to begin a brand new chapter of their life. I would like them to really feel like they’re escaping the pressures of the world and coming to a spot the place they will breathe, loosen up, regroup, really feel impressed, and be capable to go and heal.”

For Myles, an acclaimed inside designer, she feels that the house ought to categorical the house owner’s persona. 

“I really feel like the private requirement for the final word “blinged-out” house is ensuring that your persona is entrance and middle,” says Myles. “That’s actually the primary requirement as a result of that’s the place to begin. That is your masks, and it may spin out in beautiful methods which can be as distinctive as all of us. It is about centering your story, roots, passions and pursuits.”

Todrick Corridor and Inside Designer Kim Myles Share What it Means to Actually Have a ‘Blinged-Out’ Dwelling
Kim Myles and Todrick Corridor at Treasure Island. Picture: courtesy of HGTV.

Nonetheless, upon additional consideration, she refined her personal definition of glitz, which stunned her.

“I assumed I understood what bling meant. Bling is a way of thinking. Bling is deciding that you just want your world to be a sure manner, and also you’re simply going to make that occur and never care what anybody’s opinion is about your house as a result of it’ll mirror your pleasure, life, and imaginative and prescient. That is what these 15 householders do, they usually every do it so uniquely,” she provides.

As viewers will word, jaw-dropping moments are plentiful from begin to end. A couple of moments additionally stunned the hosts, and for Corridor, it was the wealthy historical past that the houses upheld. This moved the performer and co-host to mirror on generational wealth for communities of shade. “What stunned me essentially the most was the legacy of what these items imply. Usually they’re handed down, or come from somebody of their life who’s now not with them. It was stunning for them to stay on and hold that legacy whereas persevering with to develop,” he provides. “So usually, as folks of shade, we do not have houses handed right down to us. We do not have generational wealth to know what that was like, so for me, engaged on Battle of the Bling actually helped me perceive.”