The Luxist Awards - The Pinnacle of Fine Living
Television Host, Author
Mar Jennings has always drawn inspiration from his home, garden and life's surroundings. When a young boy buys gardening tools with his allowance, it’s not a stretch to imagine him becoming one of America’s top lifestyle experts. Now when that young boy also happens to be a former gold medal-winning figure skater, they sky’s the limit as to the heights he can achieve.
This modern lifestyle expert, television personality and author is known for his signature style: casual luxury. He has garnered praise and recognition as a definitive source on home, gardening and lifestyle, and as a resourceful and creative entrepreneur. His simple yet clever tips and complete projects inspire you to make life and family easy and fun—from gardening to decorating, and entertaining to fashion. His dynamic website www.marjennings.com captures his essence and has become a home resource for all who are looking to improve their everyday life.
As a modern day renaissance man, Jennings’ perspective on lifestyle is as much about form and function as it is about individual distinction. Based in Westport, Connecticut, Mar Jennings is also President and CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of a multimedia and design company, S&J Multimedia LLC. Mar Jennings’ brand of lifestyle and hosting combines an infectious energy and passion for conveying information in ways that are fun and inspirational to all. His career combines television, radio, print media and the Internet as mediums for his attainable casual luxury lifestyle.
Mar is the host of TV’s Mar Jennings Home & Garden, and is the in-house lifestyle expert and correspondent for Better TV and a home expert for the Fine Living Network. He has made multiple appearances on the Today Show, NY1, CNN, and many other national and local networks across the country. He is the best-selling author of Life On Mar’s, A Four Season Garden, an award-winning deluxe oversize coffee table book that chronicles the evolution of his Westport, Connecticut garden, and how he planned it to provide visual interest and beauty through all four seasons. His personal style is high-energy, and his creativity always shows through. He is inspired by projects he creates for his own home, for friends and family, and for his charming miniature schnauzer, Violet.