Met Gala Fashion 2017

The famous annual opening of the fashion exhibit at the Met always brings the latest in trend and color to the red carpet runway. This year’s tribute to Comme des Garçon founder and designer Rei Kawakubo “The Art of the In-Between” was no exception.

 

Tropical Motifs/ Temperate Color: Emerging color combinations of gold with coral juxtaposed with iconic hot house tropical in this homage to eclecticism at its finest.

Zendaya in Dolce & Gabbana partners with pattern Fanciful

 

Dimensionality: Be it vintage prints or color blocks, it’ all about the shape.

Rihanna in Comme des Garçon is fashion as art; Pattern Burano is art as wall fashion.

 

Water Color: Blue surges in waves through both fashion and interiors. Welcome to a water world where misty blues are defined as new neutrals.

Elle Fanning in Miu Miu teams with pattern Sublime in real Mother of Pearl.

 

Optic Options: Mod influences rising re-emergence brings the mod back to modern and graphic art acquires a well-deserved definition as fine art.

Elizabeth Banks in Michael Kors mirrors pattern Optic.

 

 

 

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Oscars 2017

A vast array of color and pattern trend was on beautiful display at The Academy Awards 2017 last night. Emerging trends included folk prints, fringe, geometrics, butterflies and damask done in luscious colors from lavender to gold metallic. Here are some of our favorites for pattern of the year!

 


Glamorous Geometrics: Pattern Mesmerize from Candice Olson is a perfect match to the structural elegance of Priyanka Chopra in Ralph and Russo.

 


Classic Damask: Pattern Paradise shimmers in liquid metallic gold, much like Emma Sone in Haute Couture Givenchy, combining textural mesh and damask with trending fringe accents.

 


Boudoir Beautiful: Pattern Geometric Trellis and Charlize Theron in Dior Haute Couture contrasts burnished bronze with sultry black for simple sophistication.

 


Fresh and Lovely: Pattern Jeweled Monarch and Kelly Ripa in Carolina Herrera, welcome spring in a beautiful botanical on blue.

All celebrity images courtesy of the English Room www.theenglishroom.biz

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Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines

York Wallcoverings welcomes the Magnolia Home family in partnership with the release of the collection Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines. Look for it in all major wallpaper and paint dealerships throughout the US and Canada or visit www.yorkwall.com for more information.

“I am so excited and expectant for this wallpaper collection. York is the industry
standard and I think that this partnership is going to bring some fresh perspective
to a very traditional decorating material.”
– Joanna Gaines

Left to right: patterns Coverlet Floral and Noteworthy

Joanna is co-owner, co-founder and lead designer of Magnolia Homes, and is known for her signature design style, which breathes new life into vintage finds with fresh, timeless updates. Joanna loves the original and unique, and often her innate sense of style incorporates the history of distinctive pieces and their stories.

Left to right: pattern Homestead and Joanna’s legendary favorite, Shiplap, created in wallpaper.

Joanna is also very interested and believes in our Sure Strip product, which is guaranteed easy install and easy removal. “When I heard York was developing a new product, Sure Strip™, that is easy to put up and easy to take down, I was really excited. These beautiful coverings are not only stress-free, they are inspired by the past and create the feeling of home.”

Left to right: pattern The Daily and useable, erasable, pattern Chalkboard.

“I am always looking for simple ways to update a space and that¹s exactly what this line
is going to provide: simple, beautiful solutions to transform any space.”
– Joanna Gaines

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