There is something about the balance of a masculine and feminine space that I love. I typically love to lean towards more femme or more masculine in one space, but at the right time, a balanced mix of the two is very beautiful too. Designer Gillian Segal is killing me with her Vancouver home, and here is why. . .
When I shop for apartments or homes, I opt for large windows and a ton of natural light. That's what makes a space so beautiful and pretty. It gives a soft feminine feeling of airy-ness and light, so you can easily go dark and masculine with wall color, accents and furnishings. It won't overwhelm you.
When you have furniture that has shard edges and hard lines, faux fur just naturally softens the look. Don't be afraid of layering things, like these black furs on the chairs. They lay so beautifully.
Mix high & low: Gorgeous antelope wallpaper makes a chic backdrop against the IKEA barcart in gold. I adore the gold turtle shell, too.
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