Trends | A Feminine Focus | Aug 2016

If products seem to have more curves and crystals lately it’s because a number of home furnishings introductions have focused on incorporating a more feminine feel. Slender and curvy shapes, soft colors, delicate crystal accents and florals all add sophisticated, feminine touches that appeal to women, the target home consumers.

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  • Barcelona chandelier
    Varaluz
    Pulling cues from its namesake city, Barcelona applies a modern structure to a classical crystal chandelier. The handforged and handtextured recycled steel frame holds heirloom-quality optic crystal. varaluz.com
  • Quoizel chandelier
    Quoizel
    Inspired by a ring found at a jewelry store, this new Platinum design is offered in several fixture styles. quoizel.com
  • Lenox dinnerware
    Lenox
    Softly sculpted pastels are one of the newest additions to the best-selling Butterfly Meadow dinnerware franchise. lenox.com
  • HowardElliot mirror
    Howard Elliot
    The Whittington mirror features an open work design of ornate scrolls and flourishes and can be hung vertically or horizontally. Finished in champagne silver with white wash antiquing. howardelliot.com
  • Gien Estelle Rebottaro
    Gien
    Azur, designed by nature painter Estelle Rebottaro, depicts butterflies and wildflowers—cornflower, flax flower, forget-me-not and Devil’s bit Scabious—in all their splendor, offering a classic theme with modern flavor. gien.com
  • DynamicRugs
    Dynamic Rugs
    From the Milan collection, this design is tufted of wool and then handprinted in India for soft sophistication. dynamicrugs.com
  • PoeticPillow
    Poetic Pillow
    The Shimmer collection of decorative pillows is designed in feminine motifs of painterly florals and a reclining woman. The colorways are vibrant shades of red, brown and orange, offering earthy hues of autumn. poeticpillow.com