Runway to Room: Spring Edition

With Spring in the air and sun in the sky, I thought it would be great to share how Spring runway looks can translate into a new decor for your favorite space. Several Designers went for a relaxed bohemian vibe for Spring. It was like anything goes, bright colors, neutrals, pattens, plaids, fringe and tassels. The silhouettes were also a mix of classic and tailored or relaxed and flowy. Don't feel like you have to chase every trend that is sent down the runway or buy every decor item you see at Pottery Barn, its really about curating your own versions of these trends. Picking and choosing the ones that fit your personality and how they can work for you. Using classic staples and introducing trends that can be swapped out each season is your best way to go!

One of my favorite things to do when the weather is warm is spend time outdoors. Patio dinners, cocktails by the pool, I'm pretty sure all of Austin loves this past time too. The style is casual and laid back. This relaxed neutral tunic and lace up sandals translate into an outdoor space that is equally casual incorporating natural elements like the woven chairs and marble table.

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Black and white is not your typical Spring color combination but when you use it with casual fabrics like cotton and linen, it adds a casual elegance that can be dressed up or down. You can even add a pop of color like the terra cotta red in the toss pillows. The natural materials like a bamboo chair or camel colored sandal adds a subtle beachy vibe.

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Cynthia Rowley

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Pattern mixing makes a statement when you add bright colors. The bold pattern in this DVF dress is striking and the flowy fabric makes it a bit more casual. The dress starts with a classic silhouette and the pattern is the punch. In the sitting room below, you have a classic set of club chairs in a neutral white and the punch here is in the accents. Bold colored pillows and accessories add character and can be changed out for each season without breaking the bank.

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Diane von Furstenberg

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A rich color used for drama, this brick red is used for accenting this Tory Burch dress and fringed bag making it feel fun, bright and bold. I love the brick red sofa and boho inspired ottomans that incorporate the fringe trend in a subtle way. 

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Tory Burch

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Finally, we have this preppy look from J. Crew that has that boho feel with its mix of patterns. Be confident in mixing plaids and florals for Spring. Here, the common mint color pulls the look together with a complimenting accent like the coral. The room below starts with a graphic green and white pattern and the coral color adds a pop. Adding a stripe on the chair makes the room feel more relaxed and whimsical. 

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J. Crew

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What trends are you loving and want to try? I know I'll be adding some bold accent pillows in my home to freshen up for Spring and I am loving the boho dresses as well. Remember to have fun with adding seasonal accents to your wardrobe or room. A little change can make a big impact.


Kristen Ellis

Your Resident Designer & Stylist


"So whoever is in Christ is a new creation; the old things have passed away, behold, new things have come."

2 Corinthians 5:17