A Greenwood Village fashion model claims her neighbor stormed out of her $6 million job and fled with a Mongolian lamb pillowcase and a Parisian bar cart.
Daniel Braverman is suing interior designer Hayley Servatius and Servatius’ young company, HLS Designs. She said Servatius used her credit card to order flashy home decor items, stored them in his home and posted photos of them on Instagram.
Mr. Servatius did not respond to Businessden’s calls, voicemails or emails.
Braverman and Servatius live 500 feet apart in a county-appraised home valued at about $2.5 million, and their social schedules sometimes overlap. Both Braverman and HLS designs was a sponsor A look at the fashion show fundraiser held in Denver late last year.
Braverman and a man named David Reis purchased the home. 6600 E. Ida Avenue Records show there are plans for a $1.78 million demolition and renovation in 2020. Mr. Braverman said Mr. Braverman hired Mr. Servatius to design her interior in exchange for $100 an hour because he was close to her.
The $6 million renovation was scheduled to be completed by mid-2022, but was never completed. When Reiss and Braverman moved in last November, they say they discovered major design flaws. And my credit card bill listed items I had purchased but couldn’t find anywhere.
Servatius stopped working on the project in January, but it is still not complete, Braverman said.
The model claims that her neighbor used her credit card to buy furniture, received a “hefty commission” from the vendor she bought it from, placed it in her home, and that it “appeared in photos on the defendant’s Instagram account.” “There is,” he claims. ”
These include Raku hand-woven rugs, Thaddeus marble side tables, Truman floor lamps, Drew curved swivel custom chairs, Graydon Shagreen nesting tables, crystal floor lamps, butterfly seat sets, and Mara performance hand-woven rugs, the complaint alleges. ing.
Braverman’s claims stem primarily from conversations between her and Servatius and cannot be confirmed or refuted by public records.
Braverman said Servatius lied to her about attending New York’s elite Parsons School of Design, running a design firm in California and having clients in Aspen. A spokesperson for Parsons School did not respond to Business Den’s attempts to verify the school.
Braverman said Servatius sent her a text message in October 2022 informing her that her newly designed home would be featured on the summer 2023 cover of interior design magazine Lux. He said he told him. The magazine’s staff told Braverman in January that she had never heard of her or Servatius, according to the complaint. The Luxe editor did not respond to your validation request.
Braverman’s lawsuit is the first against HLS Designs in the company’s two-year history, but the company’s bank accounts were seized in 2021 after Servatius was sued by Wells Fargo. her husband’s employer, if you fail to pay your credit card bill. Servatius ignored the suit, and Wells Fargo obtained a $16,000 default judgment and subsequently seized HLS’s accounts to recover the funds.
In 2020, Servatius was sued by a collection agency for failing to pay his Capital One credit card bill. She also ignored her lawsuit, so a judge in Littleton awarded her an $11,000 default judgment. Mr. Servatius remains in debt, according to court records.
Braverman and Reis are represented by attorneys Lily Lentz and Matthew Rourke of Fairfield & Woods in Denver. Lawyers declined to answer questions about the lawsuit.