The layered look is all about creating an interesting, varied, artfully arranged aesthetic. Legendary taste-makers have been layering in their perspective vocations for years. The result? Intriguing, bold, and utterly original work. We look to them for inspiration in achieving this eclectic style.
David Hicks (1929-1998): Legendary Interior Decorator, pioneer of the layered tablescape.
Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011): Abstract Expressionistic painter, known for gestural strokes.
Christian Dior (1905-1957): Fashion designer known for tiered petticoats and intricate couture.
1. Chloe’s 2013 Spring line is to die for. Layers of window pained linen take center stage. Available through Carrots.
2. Wayne Thibeaut’s layered cakes are classic pop art at its best; find similarly happy works at Gregg Irby Fine Art.
3. We’re all about arm candy. Layer on the bracelets, the more the better. Check out this amazing cuff, from Janet Gregg.
4. The days of large, cheesy flower arrangements are over. Next event you have planned, hire The Tulip Tree to style the tables.
5. Relaxed garden environs are in vogue. Cartwright Landscaping is devoted to creating a naturalistic, meadowed garden.
6. Hanging groups of art adds warmth to any space. The interior design department at Anthem will perfect this look for you.
7. Even though it’s technically Spring, many of us have recently experienced more snow. The perfect Winter-to-Spring scarf can be found at Haven.