As the leaves begin to fall and you’ve moved from outdoor bar-b-ques to indoor scrabble you might be asking yourself “how the hell did my house get so outdated?”. Well it may just be time for a re-fresh and a Hot Toddy. So let’s begin; If you’re wondering what the new gray is or whether to hang on to your Flokati, look no further than….
STORY No.3 I TRENDING NOW….. wait…..NOW!
Jewel-toned velvets may still be reigning supreme, but there’s a new kid on the block taking a cue from fall fashion: no1. Shearling Everything. Yep, the shearling trend has made a leap from your fuzzy slippers to dressing room stools then right up onto your living room sofa. Shearling (as opposed to its cheap-looking counterpart Mongolian Sheepskin) lies flat so as to accentuate the lines of a piece. Then there’s that warm, fuzzy, casual quality that’s oh so yummy for fall. Particularly successful is the classic Lamino Chair by Yngve Ekstrom, shown here in pale oyster shaved shearling. We love this chair, however trend no2. Beige, but not Boring is nudging out gray this season,
Ciao from the forecasting booth of Courage Confidential and remember…..
Have nothing in your house which you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”
– William Morris, Textile Designer & Philosopher