Autumn/Winter Seasonal Trends
As the summer holidays draw to a close the High Street is anticipating the autumn/winter season. Their brand new catalogues have been landing on doorsteps whilst their customers have been sunning themselves on sandy beaches in faraway destinations.
Marks & Spencer have gone a step further offering big savings on home accessories, and even bigger ones on furniture during their seasonal Home Event which is on in store and on-line at the moment. Laura Ashley are also offering 30% off everything until Monday, August 29th.
Common colour schemes are being promoted by many of the High Street retailers but each one using a different design concept. From the M&S contemporary loft collection, to Laura Ashley’s Arts & Crafts interpretation, to Next’s cosy Norway offering – pinks, mauves, and purples abound.
There is also a strong woodland theme being promoted by M&S, and also by design house, Designers Guild. Beautiful birds and cute creatures adorn crockery collections, home furnishing fabrics, and a whole host of cushions. These gorgeous illustrations below are part of the new season at M&S and more botanical illustrations can be found at Designers Guild in their AW2016 range.
To bring these seasonal colours and textures into my own home I filled storm lamps with autumn leaves as they have fallen from my apple tree. Varying hues of bright green/yellow through to the darkest green/brown fill these etched glass vestibules in my sitting room.
So for all of us enjoying our homes this weekend, rather than basking on a beach, there is no better time to shop the High Street for some seasonal bargains, or just to window shop the new season’s trends.
Exciting aurumn and winter to look forward to. As my base colour is grey it is great to hear pinks purple and mauves are ‘in’ . May need a hand to take all these wonderful colours abroad! Once again a lovely blog , interesting and informative. Looking forward to the next one!
Think crimson sunsets and turquoise oceans; there will be a pink, blue and mauve that can be adapted to any situation. Once again thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to comment on my site.
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