How to: Do Effortless Style the Parisian Way
‘Effortless style’ – it’s a phrase that’s long been synonymous with Parisians. And while we might struggle to achieve that nonchalant just-got-out-of-bed-but-still-chic look, we can certainly inject some je ne sais quoi into our bedrooms.
Unlike their Scandinavian counterparts, Parisians aren’t afraid of a little colour and love to mix and match for an eclectic look. But be warned: too much mixing can make a bedroom look busy and disorganised. Instead, use white as a base for your walls and your linen then ‘layer’ accents of colours on top.
Parisians are always on the hunt for something unique – it explains why there are so many brocantes (flea markets) in the city. But if you want a shortcut to a bedroom with character, why not design your own bed? With a huge range of house and designer fabrics to choose from, our upholstered bed service delivers something truly individual that’ll have your guests asking – ‘Where did you find that?’
Don’t be afraid to make a statement. Parisians love a bit of embellishment in their homes – something joyful and frivolous to contrast with the pared-back minimalism. Channel Versailles (just outside of Paris…), and adorn your bedroom wall with a luxe mirror. Not only will it enhance light and space but it’ll also give you the perfect spot to apply that French girl essential – a slick of red lipstick.
If all else fails…
Just add flowers.
September 11th 2017