The tents are down and you can finally get a cab near Bryant Park again, but its bittersweet to see New York Fashion Week come to a close. We were enthralled with the collections and spotted a few trends we think will influence home decor in the seasons to come.
Our love of design, history and art inspired our Peacock Duvet Sets. A symbol of immortality, royalty, wealth and rebirth across cultures and throughout the ages the iconic bird is again making a bold statement in fashion and home décor. We love the different interpretations – from the ancient Byzantine mosaics, to the gilded walls of Whistler’s Peacock Room – the peacock continues to inspire artists and designers alike.
At DwellStudio, we obsess over every detail - from the perfect stitch to the most vibrat color - we believe it's the little things that make our products so special. So when we came across Lauren's beautiful Pinterest board - The Details - which showcases intricate fashion details, we were instantly hooked! We are loving the delightful layers of tulle and lace, delicate appliqué blooms and perfectly pleated fabric.
Who are your favorite pinners? We would LOVE to know!
Dorothy Draper is absolutely one of the most influential American designers. She is also the muse for many of our current design celebrities. Philippe Stark has riffed off of her Neo-Baroque touches and Kelly Werstler is heavily influenced by her style. We have also paid homage to this great lady and her genius use of stripes with our aptly named Draper Stripe – I have always loved her use of regular stripes as décor.
My favorite Draper space is the floor of the Chrystal Room corridor from the Greenbrier Hotel – a Draper masterpiece.
Love the graphic paint and pops of Kelly Green and Fuchsia here.
Adore the grand lobby of the Quitandinha in Brazil.
Dorothy was modern before all of us. She reinterpreted the classics with bold scale and color. Her interiors were dramatic, cool and not at all what you would expect from a lady who favored a hat with a veil.
All images via Caleton Varney's wonderful book: In the Pink - Dorothy Draper