FASHION FOR HOME: THE UK EDITION

posted by on 2012.05.24, under Store Profiles
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We love Fashion For Home, an online store filled with gorgeous contemporary designer furniture at affordable prices. They have come out with some new pieces since we did a store profile of these guys. We highlight some of our new favorites from their UK store, all items ship for free.

 

Sleeper sofas never looked so good. With the Dendera Sofa Bed in Pink Polyester, guests will overstay their welcome (also available in the U.S. for $899).

Dendera B Sofa Bed, £429.00


 

The handsome Dowel Armchair is mid-century with a twist. A well-built classic available in several colors, it works in a masculine or feminine space.

Dowel Armchair, £469.00


 

Anything that looks like it came out of a Kubrick film gets our stamp of our approval, like this Danish-designed Aurora Pendant lamp.

Aurora Pendant Lamp, £49.00


 
This one-of-a-kind unicorn lamp is a bundle of sophisticated irony on a table.

Unicorn Clear Table Lamp, £119.00

GET THE LOOK: DOWNTON ABBEY

posted by on 2012.05.15, under Get the Look
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I don’t know about you, but I sure do miss watching Downton Abbey. I miss Mary’s icy stare, Carson’s firm commitment to protocol and Mr. Bate’s scandalous ex-wife situation. Mostly, I miss it as a visual feast of set and design. Bringing some of the Downton look into your home is easier than you might think, and needn’t require a handsome dowry to achieve. So, until Season Three comes on the horizon, we give you Get The Look: Downton Abbey.

 

It’s always teatime on this slate-colored Buffet Sofa from ABC Home. Snatch it on sale for $1199.

buffett slate sofa

 

This Teardrop Chandelier casts a soft glow and won’t require a household staff to keep clean. $129 from Pottery Barn Teen, which has a surprisingly vast lighting selection.

Teardrop Chandelier

 

One never knows when unexpected visitors may come calling! Make sure your coif is intact with this ornate gold-leaf mirror from Wayfair. $272.90.

Howard Elliott Wellington Wall Mirror

 

The Dowager Countess is right: Hand-written letters are best read under the discerning gaze of a magnifying glass, like this wire-wrapped number from Anthropologie. $16.

Wire-Wrapped Magnifying Glass

 

I’m on Team Mary, so I’d put her picture in this Mulberry Picture Frame. Those on Team Sybil may do as they wish. Is anyone on Team Edith?? $55.00 from Supermarket.

Mulberry Picture Frame

 

Hide ugly store-bought planters with this Carson-approved ceramic beauty. $122.50 from Wayfair.

Tall Parisian Planter

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