|Chainette Fringe||Beaded Fringe||Beaded Garland||Feather Fringe||$ale|
Wedding & Event Ideas
Tailor Your Home This Fall
Shop all our Fabulous Finds
Artwork & Accessories
Cabinets & Countertops
Careers In Interior Design
Color Trends & Color Schemes
Decorating & Home Decor Trends
Education In Interior Design
Fabrics & Upholstery
Floors & Flooring
Home Health & Safety
Interior Designers, Working With
Painting & Home Decor
Walls & Doors
Shipping & Return Info
Our beaded fringe trims are 1st quality and exceptional in craftsmanship and detail.
Home Decor Takes A Cue From Menswear
(ARA) – If you’re looking for the latest trend in home design, take a look around the men’s department next time you’re at the mall. “Menswear trends are making the transition to home styles this year,” says Chris Tennyson, director of visual merchandising for Bombay.
Classic, masculine looks bring a very clean, traditional style to the home. “This trend incorporates bigger, more substantial furniture pieces as well as new finishes like dark black rubbed surfaces,” says Tennyson. These looks are perfect as we move into the fall and winter months and people are looking for comfort and warmth in their homes.
A good example of the substantial pieces Tennyson is talking about is Bombay’s D'Orsay coffee table. With clean, solid lines and a deep espresso finish, this table can anchor a room and is at home in either contemporary or traditional settings.
This season’s look also relies on traditional menswear fabrics to add texture and pattern to a room. “Look for patterns like argyle, herringbone, tweed and plaid in everything from window treatments to pillows to upholstery,” says Tennyson. He recommends layering these fabrics to create a rich, textured feel in your room.
To achieve this look in the bedroom, start with Bombay’s wingback bed. Large and dramatic, the headboard of this bed is covered in sumptuous chocolate brown microfiber that looks and feels like suede for added tactile interest. Layer on a beautiful bedspread and add a collection of throw pillows in tweed and herringbone and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a London flat.
“We’re seeing a move away from the more casual look toward a room that is inspired by tailored fashions – simplified design that is more traditional, but not boring” says Tennyson. Even this season’s accessories take their cue from men’s’ fashions. Look for materials like tortoiseshell and bone that you would typically find in cufflinks. Bombay’s horn umbrella stand is a good example. Beautifully crafted of alternating squares of black and white naturally harvested water buffalo horn, the stand adds panache to a room while being very practical.
Leather is another important trend this season, both in upholstery and in accessories. The Heathrow leather chair from Bombay is upholstered in top-grain cattlehide and accented with brass nailhead trim. The java-colored leather coordinates with any décor.
“It’s almost a British men’s club feel, but not at all stuffy,” says Tennyson. And to keep your room from feeling like a private club, throw in something unexpected to liven it up – a red pillow or a striking piece of blue and white porcelain. “Every room should have a ‘wow’ piece,” says Tennyson. “Something unexpected that draws your attention and makes you smile.” These “wow” pieces also help define a room as yours – it’s way to express your personality.
So while you can incorporate the newest home fashions into your decorating scheme, your home will never look like a furniture catalog or a showroom – it will always look like it belongs to you and your family.
To see more home fashions, visit www.bombaycompany.com.
Courtesy of ARA Content
Decorating Studio, LLC or www.DecoratingStudio.com is not affiliated with the authors nor responsible for the actions or content of the articles, or any 3rd party information within or linked to or from Decorating Studio or Decorating Studio's website.
www.DecoratingStudio.com Home Page
"Decorating Studio tops the list of popular home decorating, interior design, chainette fringe, event and wedding decorations & home improvement sites because you always come first! We have Home decor, rhinestone trim, home decorating tips for events, receptions and weddings, home decorating guides, home decorating ideas and home furniture and decor. Do you want to be a decorator or interior designer? We have a complete list of Interior design and decorating schools, colleges and universities by state."