9 Decor Tricks Every Fashion Person Should Know

We want to feel cozy and safe in our homes — so it makes total sense to opt for soothing, neutral palettes. But, we also forever envy those who use color unabashedly and take big risks with oversized art, prints, and patterns. One particular color daredevil we admire is Nanette Lepore.
The fashion designer knows how to go overboard with creating bold looks. And, her home is no exception. She kindly let us peek inside her print-crazy, exotic Hamptons home. Ahead, all her top color and texture tricks that will encourage your step over the blah thresholds. Let that funky orange flag fly high.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Add A Scandalous Nook
Every home should have a little nook with something a bit artsy and suggestive. No one wants a predictable, snooze-fest house.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Vary Textures For Intrigue
Tassels, shag rugs, Southwestern tapestries, and mohair blankets — why can't they all get along? Well, they can and and should.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Turn Accessories Into Objects D’Art
Bags and shoes too often get stuffed into a closet. Remember to pull them out for the stand alone moments they deserve.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Create A Bedouin Guest Bedroom
If you're lucky enough to have a guest bedroom, try arranging beds in a row for cozy, camp-like bunking.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Add A Swan (Or Two)
Animals are wonderful, but dogs and cats get so much love. How about our friend the swan? So graceful and fierce.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Opt For A Tall Lamp
A sky-high shade over a retro lamp can stand alone on a side table. Knickknacks go away.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Hang Beaded Curtains
Banish any notion that these were buried in the '80s. Funky window treatments are great to separate any room.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Go Way Maximalist
Bookshelves should always hold more than just books. Fill your shelves to the edge with paintings and eccentric sculpture.
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Photo: Courtesy of Athena Calderone via The Glamourai.
Use A LOT Of Orange
Consider it your happy color. Whether on the more yellow or pink spectrum, it's sure to give any space an electric jolt.
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