“Lilacs are May in essence,”
declared American writer Jean Hersey. While she was referencing the flowering shrub, this season, we’re loving lilac’s pastel shade in all things decorating. In this chic Copenhagen apartment (above, right), take inspiration from the pale purple rug that brings a luxe, fashion-forward vibe to a minimalist dining space. When it comes to fashion, lilac is having a moment, too, with playful pieces celebrating its charm on and off the runway. Scroll down for our top picks that make the most of this soft and summery hue.
A Bronze Age’s Halo Satin Scrunchie bag in Lavender is the perfect accessory for a pretty, feminine feel.
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Halo Satin Scrunchie Bag, $150,
In three complementing shades, including the perfect lilac, these charming spiral candles are almost too pretty to burn!
Source: Finnish Design Shop
Spiral Candles in Lilac by Hay, $27/set of 6,
Make waves in any bedroom, living room or reading nook with the versatile yet chic Ripple Rectangle pillow by Jonathan Adler.
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Ripple Rectangle Throw Pillow in Lavender by Jonathan Adler, $123,
Warm weather means backyard lounging, so take a cool drink with you, poured in Shop House & Home’s handcrafted Hint tumblers.
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Hint Tumblers in Violet, $55/set of 2,
The beauty is in the details of RugPal’s vintage-inspired runner with its muted hue and intricate pattern.
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Contemporary Classique Runner in Lilac by RugPal, $266,
Woven detailing pays homage to the vibrant ’80s in Zara’s sleeveless cable-knit top.
Sleeveless Cable-knit Top, $30,
Slip into a pair of these spring-ready mules by Malone Souliers for a stylish look from head to toe.
Maise Flat Mule by Malone Souliers, $760,
Add a modern pop of lilac in your home with Fést Amsterdam’s curvy Plateau side table.
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Plateau Side Table in Lilac by Fést Amsterdam, $293,
The Stella fabric, made of durable 100 per cent cotton duck, wows with its small-scale star print in a sweet lilac hue.
Stella Fabric in Lilac, Price available upon request,
These drop earrings by David Yurman feature a sparkling amethyst set in 18-karat gold.
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Novella Drop Earrings with Amethyst and 18K Yellow Gold, $1,600,
Author: Bianca Zanotti & Joseph Cicerone
Vincenzo Grillo, Imaxtree (fashion), Mikkel Tjellesen (Copenhagen apartment)
House & Home May 2021