Passport to Style: Get the French, Belgian, or Italian Look at Home
With its centuries-long history of art and craftsmanship, it’s a no-brainer that Europe is one of the world’s most stylish continents. Here, we share tips for incorporating three of its countries’ distinct looks into your home.
The French-Country Kitchen
Palette: Cream and red with hints of pale yellow, dark green, orange, and brown.
Materials: Wood, copper, linen, ceramic, and glass.
Buzzwords: Casual elegance. Farm, animal, and garden motifs. Vintage-inspired. Handmade feel.
The Belgian-Style Sitting Room
Palette: Warm neutral shades like grey, putty, and cream.
Materials: Handwrought iron, unpainted wood, stone, and slubby linen.
Buzzwords: Clean lines. Clutter-free. Lived-in luxe. Large-scale furnishings.
The Italian-Luxury Bedroom
Palette: Crisp white and cream. Soft, subtle colors like light green, navy blue, and burnt orange.
Materials: Egyptian cotton, percale, silk, and cashmere.
Buzzwords: Monochromatic. Embroidered borders. Small-scale prints and patterns. Neatly piled pillows.
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