Are You Runway Ready?

It’s time for Fashion Week in New York, and the runways will soon be filled with trends that quickly transcend wearable art and become home fashion almost as soon as you see the models strut their designer clothes.

Whether you wear your art and passion for style or live with art surrounding you, your fashion choices reflect your personality and emotional connection with beauty.

What are the trends for 2012–2013 and how do you make your home more fashionable without trapping yourself in an endless series of expensive renovations?

If you’re happy with the bones and structure of your home, you can update your home with new paint colors in a few strategic rooms. Here are a few of my favorite fashion-forward colors…

Benjamin Moore – From L to R: Tango Tangerine, Amazing Gray, African Violet

as well as…

You can easily incorporate new color trends into your home. Here are a few options.

tangerine chair

purple gray pillow

Start with a classic gray palette and accent it with a bold color like cinnabar or tangerine and you’ll transform a cool and sophisticated room into a compellingly interesting space for casual or formal entertaining.

Adding small accessories in bright colors gives your home a lift without breaking the budget.

teal lampshade

orange plate