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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Serena and Lily

Dressed for Success: the cover of the current Serena and Lily catalog head to toe in wonderful wallpaper!

Online retailers Serena and Lily have partnered with York Wallcoverings for their first collection of coordinate wallpapers and we couldn’t be more proud. These modern style-makers show the very best of color and trend. See their line:

Sweet Dreams: Pattern “Lamu” in fresh and vibrant coral.

Cofounders Serena Dugan and Lily Kanter created their now famous brand in 2004, moving from wholesalers of crib bedding to celebrity interiors gurus in a veritable heartbeat.

Custom clients such as Jen Garner and Princess Haya of Dubai earned the team a two page spread in People Magazine, and then things began to get really interesting…

“A house of color, pattern and style…” In 2008 the partners took their rapidly growing business from infants only to an expanded lifestyle format bringing their signature style to every room of the home.

Canvass the neighborhood for great style: Canvas “Wide Stripe” pattern in fashionable plum and shell shades plus pattern “Feather” in a denim chevron.

What’s their next move? ‘From “clicks to bricks”  as customers diversify their buying experience and blend online and storefront purchasing. The dynamic duo of Serena and Lily has begun a roll out of storefronts beginning with their “Beach Market” store in the Hamptons of New York this summer.

“A house of color, pattern and style” Living Neutral: “Lamu” pattern in bisque. Foulard pattern “Peridot” in sassy saffron plus a cascade of spirited designs and signature colors.


Dedicated to both a local focus and global outreach, their brand of casual elegant style and community involvement is the pinnacle of the new American Merchant business model. We can’t wait to see what’s next!


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Royal Attraction

There is so much to love about Britain’s newest royal.  She’s smart, she’s classy, she’s genuine, and she’s top notch in fashion savvy!


Here at York we’re pretty convinced Kate Middleton’s design sense will trickle into home décor… and wouldn’t it be great to get our wallpaper into Buckingham Palace?


You just never know.  Kate’s favorite colors?  Let’s start with the sapphire family ring and all things richly blue.


Gina Shaw, our VP of Design feels that blues and navy will trend upward in 2013. Keep your eyes open for some great new blues in York’s wallpapers.  In the meantime check out our Kate Middleton runway of designs:

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