Fashion Month is in full swing, and as much as we love all the *looks* being served, the runways alone have enough style to merit their own show. Here are 25 runway sets from today and years past that can teach you a thing or two about fashion-forward interior decor.
is not one for understated glamour. At theduring Paris Fashion Week, the French couturier created a larger-than-life mosaic installation of mirrors to act as the glimmering backdrop for their Spring/Summer 2018 designs. , it included 80,000 pieces of mirror, 7.2 tons of coated concrete, 20 days of installation, and a team of 80 to complete the set. Their effort definitely wasn't wasted, as this show is one for the fashion history books. If Dior says maximalism is in, we support that claim 100 percent.
Never afraid of going all-out, 's runway set this NYFW was actually eight different spaces — each one the work of a different artist. Inspired by the Chelsea Hotel, creative director and CEO, Stacey Bendet, wanted to recreate the iconic landmark as though it only had female guests. The decor lesson to be learned? Antique pieces, lots of patterns, and women-inspired design is the look we never knew we needed.
All that glitters is not gold — and we're so glad, because gilded decor has had its time to shine. makes an argument for replacing your gold and silver room decor for futuristic, glittery alternatives, much like their dazzling runway set that resembles a floor-to-ceiling galaxy. Try painting over that dull exposed brick with some shimmery paint for an unconventionally chic decor moment.
If Rihanna proclaims millennial pink is here to stay for 2018, then, well... we'll just be here painting our entire homes a nice shade of bubblegum. At her show this NYFW, the set was decked out with massive dunes of pink sand, which Rihanna then rode around on a motorcycle. Typical day in the life.
traded in a typical platform runway for layered antique rugs, a quick way to refresh any room regardless of the season.
From the garments to the backdrop, New York streetwear brand has made it abundantly clear that stripes are the pattern du jour. We're not talking picture perfect pinstripes either, but instead playful, disheveled stripes that meet somewhere between punk and Scandinavian minimalism. Whether you swap your plain sheets for this edgy pattern or give a statement wall a try, we dare you to take on this avant-garde design challenge.
If you weren't already into gray wood flooring, there is no arguing with the stunning runway at Michael Kors's Spring 2018 show. That paired with massive warehouse-style windows? A match made in industrial heaven.
Who says florals have to be bright? Take a cue from this moody runway and incorporate dark fall floral prints into your home design, adding accents of textured charcoal and deep blue hues for an air of mystery.
is known for unconventional, dramatic style, and this fashion show set was no exception. If your vibe is more "natural mystery" than, say, "playfully whimsical," embrace this ominous enchanted forest aesthetic with a dusky color palette accented with forest greens and mud browns.
is never short on charm, pearls or brilliant design. This Paris Fashion Week set is a reminder of the appeal of monochromatic spaces — which, of course, are accented here by the brand's chic, dark-hued apparel. Envision just how sexy your bedroom would look with midnight blue walls and a large pearl-beaded chandelier.
We can't quite help but hum the "Breakfast at Tiffany's" theme song when we see this overtly classic set from Paris Fashion Week. A vintage gilded mirror is the staple of sophistication a brand like demands, complemented by Tiffany blue and a cozy, elegant fireplace. You can take this vignette directly to your living room.
Thought that overgrown fields were unfashionable? Allow to prove you wrong. In this summery set from New York Fashion Week, the brand's natural leathers and organically hued fabrics are echoed by a bounty of wild grass. Note, however, that the models are strutting on a mirrored floor — a reminder that even a "natural" decor aesthetic can benefit from just a touch of shine.
The brand is known for designing clothing with an architectural flair, so its no surprise that it takes its fashion week sets very seriously. Neon seemed to be the theme for this New York Fashion Week show, with a set that proves "modern" doesn't have to mean "completely stark white." Take note.
Hundreds of years of fashion have taught us plenty of things, including this doctrine: Florals never go out of style. Particularly, flowers that cover every wall at a Paris Fashion Week show. Here, designs echo the energetic femininity of the set's orange, pink and white flora. Not up for hot-gluing blooms to all your walls? Wallpapering a bath in a bold floral makes for a fun, intimate space.
Rainforest motifs appear to be catching interior designers' eyes more than ever, and this tropical oasis at a fashion show may have forecasted that. If a ceiling of hanging tropical plants is not an option for you, don't underestimate the power of a colorfully wallpapered or painted ceiling.
To imitate this stunning look, we're not saying you should build a carousel in your living room (but we're not not saying that either). Alternatively, channel in your own home design by accenting an all-white color scheme with pastel shades and playful décor. It's a sweet, innocent aesthetic filled with whimsy straight from the Parisian runway.
The sunny, '60s-inspired style of this show has us dreaming of bold, mod interiors. Craving a cheery home refresh? Ditch subtlety. Instead, experiment with checkerboard patterns and bright yellow accents.
This church setting is proof that is religious about achieving good aesthetic. The stunning cathedral, with its intricately stained windows reflected in precisely situated mirrors, was an incredible setting for the brand's show during London Fashion Week. Note: Gothic touches and colored glass make for divine decor.
returned with mirrors and plenty of shine for this New York Fashion Week show, but this time the gorgeous planters lining the runway stole the set show. It's the perfect reminder that a good eye for design can often involve a good green thumb.
This incredible, moody set was inspired by Washington Square Park during Depression-era New York. Times have obviously improved for New York since the Great Depression, but this rustic set complete with an iron street clock has us itching to relive (more charming parts of) the past with some antiquing, stat.
injected a healthy dose of fun into this New York Fashion Week show with a playful, retro-inspired runway of color-blocked tile. Chunky geometric trends are no stranger to Fashion Week — and we can't get enough of them at home, either. Chevron-patterned pillows and throws, anyone?
Natural elements mix with a celebration of dramatics in this set featuring bright green grass, artificial flowers and giant sparkling stars. The blend of natural and artificial makes for a beautifully eye-catching paradox to incorporate into your interior decor plan.
At this presentation, we were reminded of the beauty of fresh flowers – the brand brought in 30,000 of them for this set — and how a few colorful blooms can enliven a space.
Summer is a year-long season for , evident by the tropical setting for his Spring 2016 runway show. Which has us wondering, do we really need to stash away our beach-chic decor for the winter? We think not. Palm trees are all-season in some locales.