A few of the key trends are noted during this Spring 2012 showing season are: Plaid, Mesh and Mustard. Now I know you're scratching your head, going, "Huh..." Well, let's break it down...
These two major fashions houses, Etro and Gucci know about plaid and how to do it well... It's a tricky fabric when placed on the body. The plaid's scale and color can start visually altering a persons proportions into flattering looks as well as tragic. The same holds true on upholstered pieces... Below is an example of the "good" way to use it. This is from Andrew Martin, a great source for well priced items, many times in stock and ready to go... You can't beat the combination of those two factors together.
Now, mesh... Yeah, I said mesh... I love it! It's sexy on a person, sexy in interiors. Enough said...
Mesh gets even better looking when it's used on fabrics for interiors, or as a more rigid material like a metal mesh for a table top... Below is a gorgeous fabric from Creation Baumann called Steel Net, and an amazing console table from Interieurs...
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