Home Design Inspired by Fashion Design

What came first home design or fashion design when it comes to interior decor trends?

Depending on your industry of preference, or profession, this could sway you in either direction.  What is indisputable, is that these two cornerstones of design have an immense impact on each other.  Let's take a look at some of the highlights from the Fall 2013 Fashion Show from Harper Bazarre Runway Trends.  Since the fashion of your home is supported by what you see underfoot, we've provided some flooring recommendations to enhance the look.

From "Couture Clues"

Sophisticated, delicate, and light colors are very clean and feminine for interior design and high fashion.  This dress from Celine matches the same elegant style of Cole & Son Traditional Collection wallpaper, and Maxalto Simplice Collection Crono Sofa.

Harper Bazaar Couture Clues on Carlisle Wide Plank Floors

Flooring Recommendation: Wide Plank Oak Wood Flooring with a White Wash Finish, like this Quartersawn White Oak Dining  Room.

Oak Wood Flooring and Prefinished Oak Flooring from Carlisle Wide Plank Floors

From "Gray Lady"

I think gray, like black and white just never goes out of style and can be paired with a variety of other colors.  This fashion ensemble from Hermes comes to life for the home too.  Consider this Janus Et Cie Bargello fabric and this beautiful Grant Sofa from Nathan Anthony Furniture. 

Harper Bazzarr Gray Lady Fashion on the Carlisle Wide Plank Floors Blog




Flooring Recommendation: Wide Plank Walnut Flooring are a dark wood floor that would complement the gray interior quite well.

Dark Wood Flooring and Prefinished Hardwood Flooring from Carlisle Wide Plank Floors








From "Hitchcock Blondes"

As previously stated, gray never goes out of fashion.  It can sexy or sophisticated in the home or in the closet.  Here we have this lovely two piece suit from Dolce & Gabbana.  You can bring this same style into your home with the Genevieve Sofa from Arhuas and the Seasbrook design wallpaper from Burke Decor.

Harper Bazaar Hitchcock Blondes on the Carlisle Wide Plank Floors Blog


Flooring Recommendation: Check out a new look from our Oyster Bay hardwood flooring collection.   Night Sky features Ash Hardwood flooring in a dark gray tone.

Dark Wood Floor and Engineered Wood Flooring from Carlisle Wide plank Floors

From "New Navy"

It appears Navy is making a comeback in 2014.   This elegance and hue of Jill Sander navy blue coat extends into another equisite piece from Nathan Anthony Furniture Egoist Upholstery Collection.  Likewise with the fabric navy twill wallpaper from Serena and Lily.

Harper Bazaar New navy on the Carlisle Wide Plank Floors Blog



Flooring Recommendation:   An Oak wood Floor in a Sandstone finish would provide a nice backdrop to the dark navy tones.

Oak Wood Flooring and Prefinished Oak Flooring from Carlisle Wide plank Floors

From "Dream Coats"

Last, but never least, we have our black and white combination.  This is as beautiful, as it is timeless when it comes to high fashion and stellar interior design.  The colors and geometric design of this coat from designer Tom Ford can be played up in so many ways in the home.  Consider this velvet heirloom wallpaper from Burke Decor.  It has a slightly vintage appearance.  If you prefer something more modern - or a combination of the two - this side table from Amini is elegant.  

Harper Bazaar Dream Coats on the Carlisle Wide Plank Floors Blog


This would look great atop a dark stained Oak wood floor!

Oak Wood Floors and Dark Wood Flooring from Carlisle Wide Plank Floors.


Tell us which combination you love most!

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