April 14, 2024
Greenwood Village lady says neighbor stole furnishings throughout M rework
Greenwood Village lady says neighbor stole furnishings throughout M rework

The home at 6600 E. Ida Ave. because it appeared when Danielle Braverman and David Reis purchased it in 2020 for $1.78 million. (Arapahoe County Assessor’s Workplace)

A vogue mannequin in Greenwood Village claims that her neighbor flaked out on a $6 million job and absconded together with her Mongolian lamb pillow covers and Parisian bar cart.

Danielle Braverman is suing Hayley Servatius, an inside designer, and Servatius’ younger firm, HLS Designs. She says Servatius used her bank card to order ostentatious dwelling decorations, saved them and posted Instagram images of them in her personal home.

Servatius didn’t reply to BusinessDen’s telephone calls, voicemails and emails.

Braverman and Servatius stay 500 toes from one another in houses valued by the county at round $2.5 million, and their social calendars overlap once in a while. Each Braverman and HLS Designs had been sponsors of a vogue present fundraiser in Denver late final yr.

Braverman and a person named David Reis purchased their dwelling at 6600 E. Ida Ave. in 2020 for $1.78 million, data present, with plans to demolish and rework. Partly due to her proximity, Braverman employed Servatius to design the inside in trade for $100 per hour, in accordance with Braverman.

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Danielle Braverman is a vogue mannequin. (Instagram)

The $6 million renovation was scheduled to be full by mid-2022 however wasn’t. When Reis and Braverman moved in final November, they discovered main design flaws, the couple claims. And their bank card payments confirmed objects that had been purchased however had been nowhere to be discovered.

In January, Servatius stop engaged on the challenge, which nonetheless isn’t completed, Braverman says.

The mannequin claims that her neighbor used her bank card to purchase furnishings, acquired “giant commissions” from the distributors she purchased them from, after which positioned them in her personal home, the place they are often seen in “images on the defendants’ Instagram account.”

That features a Raku hand-knotted rug, a Thaddeus marble aspect desk, Truman ground lamps, a Drew curved swivel customized chair, Graydon Shagreen nesting tables, a crystal ground lamp, butterfly sheet units and a Mara efficiency handwoven rug, the lawsuit claims.

Little of what Braverman claims might be confirmed or refuted by the general public report, since her allegations stem largely from conversations she and Servatius reportedly had.

Braverman mentioned Servatius lied to her about having attended the elite Parsons College of Design in New York, proudly owning a design firm in California and having shoppers in Aspen. A spokesperson for the Parsons College didn’t reply to BusinessDen’s makes an attempt to confirm.

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Hayley Servatius, of Greenwood Village, began HLS Designs in 2021. (Pinterest)

Braverman mentioned Servatius texted her in October 2022 to tell her that Braverman’s newly designed dwelling can be featured on the summer season 2023 cowl of Luxe, an inside design journal. In January, workers on the journal advised Braverman that that they had by no means heard of her or Servatius, in accordance with the lawsuit. A Luxe editor didn’t reply to requests to confirm.

Braverman’s lawsuit is the primary towards HLS Designs within the firm’s two-year historical past however its checking account was garnished in 2021 after Servatius was sued by Wells Fargo, her husband’s employer, for not paying a bank card invoice. Servatius ignored the lawsuit, so Wells Fargo gained a $16,000 default judgment after which garnished HLS’ account to gather its cash.

In 2020, Servatius was sued by a set company for not paying a Capital One bank card invoice. She ignored that lawsuit as effectively, so an $11,000 default judgment was entered towards her by a decide in Littleton. Servatius nonetheless owes the cash, in accordance with court docket data.

Braverman and Reis are represented by attorneys Lilly Lentz and Matthew Rork with Fairfield & Woods in Denver. The attorneys declined to reply questions concerning the lawsuit.