The Interiors and Fashion Connection

I have always been a huge fan of fashion and I believe it has a strong connection with interior design. Today, I had the privilege of going live on News Channel 9’s Bridge Street with the super talented Jackie of The Small Town Stylist. She is a stylist in the area and we had fun with our back to back segments about fashion and interiors and their influence on each other. I am so glad to have met her. I feel like we have a lot in common and it’s always great to be able to meet and connect with like minded, local entrepreneurs in your area. When I have clients that are unsure about what colors to include in their space, I often ask them what hues they enjoy wearing. More often than not, the colors we choose for our clothing have a direct effect on what draws us in for interiors. {It’s probably no surprise to you that I love to wear navy, gray, black and white with pops of color. I like to keep my outfits neutral and add some color here and there, in small doses.} The same goes with the interiors in my own home and most that I design for clients!

 

SMP Living 9

 

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my dining room

 

Vintage Gem 3

 

All above images designed by me and Photographed by Sarah Heppell

Currently, I am all about buffalo check, plaid, gold, navy and dark green. I also love black and white to help anchor a space. And trends between fashion and interiors also happen to have a strong connection.

 

modern mountain

Design by Studio McGee

buffalo check

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It was fun to do this experiment and see how similar fashion is with interiors! Head on over to Jackie’s web site to get some great fashion tips! To see what gorgeous looks she brought to the show today, check out her segment HERE. And tune into Bridge Street HERE to see the interiors connection.

Comments

  1. You are so right! Love the photos! Love the details! I wonder if sometimes what we wear or what we use for decorating influence our lives. Are we the ones that buy things according to our mood or the things we buy influence our mood?

    • Thank you so much, Charlotte! You pose such an interesting idea… because our fashion and interior tastes evolve and change so much, it might be partly due to our mood at the time, for what we gravitate towards. But I do also think that when you are proud of your space and feel good about what you wear, your mood can be more positive and confident. So I guess a little bit of both. :)

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