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We have seen a lot of this style before, but the fact is, brands still love it, and we still love it. Leading the way is velvet, we are seeing it everywhere, on furniture, lighting and soft furnishings.

Velvet is the simplist way to get a luxurious feel in your home, whether it’s a statement chair or a few cushions on a sofa. Get extra glam with accessories like gold framed mirrors and smoked glass table tops.

Key colours for this trend are ochre and pink, with accents of brass and gold. This is what we are seeing a lot of but other colours appearing for Autumn are deep blue and burgandy.

With a heavy art deco influence this trend explores interesting shapes and patterns. For example round table tops with square frames, painted detail on cabinets and angular mirrors with interesting shapes. Luxe Living is about pushing the look that little bit further than before, be brave with it and own it.

Guide:

Top row : sofa / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £1450 ], table / roseandgrey.co.uk [ £295 ], mirror /audenza.com [ £164 ]

Middle row : table / made.com [ £349 ], cabinet / westelm.co.uk [ £899 ], chair / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £190 ]

Bottom row : cushion cover / hm.com [ £8.99 ], vase / trouva.com [ £31 ], lamp / trouva.com [ £55 ]

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If you love Scandi style, then you must head to Haygen, London. And our pick of the range is their mirrors.

Mirrors can bring a new dimension to a room, creating the look of more space and in some cases becoming a piece if art on the wall.

Haygen has a lovely collection of simple brass, black and wooden mirrors, in a number of sizes and shapes. You will be sure to find a favourite.

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There has been a gradual increase in popularity for convex mirrors. Most take on the form of traditional ships mirrors with thick wooden frames.

With variations available everywhere and in different sizes, now is the time to explore the appeal of a convex mirror.

Some think that a mirror should be practical and in many ways we agree, but with the shape of a convex the clear view is distorted with a fish eye effect, and we love it.

This shape creates a wider view of the room and helps reflect light from windows more than a flat mirror. You can still see a clear reflection straight on, but from different angles you gain so much more.

We should all give a convex mirror a home.

Guide:

Top row – laredoute.co.uk [ £74 ] abigailahern.com [from £750 ] grahamandgreen.co.uk [ from £18 ],

Middle row – maisondumonde.com [ £230 ], limelace.co.uk [ £34.95 ], reidandwright.london

Bottom row – zarahome.com [ £49.99 ] bandsglass.co.uk, rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £80 ]

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We’ve spotted this gorgeous collection of mirrors at Rose & Grey. These new arrivals ooze style and would really make a statement in any room. Our favourites include the gold feathers and bamboo sunburst. 

Head to roseandgrey.co.uk to shop the new arrivals

Clockwise from top left: gold feather [ £85 ], bamboo sunburst [ from £135 ], bronze leaf [ £69 ], egg [ £55 ], bamboo eye [ £65 ]

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home: trend [ mirrors ]

Gone are the days when you simply put a mirror up in your bathroom, bedroom or hallway just for it’s practical purpose. Mirrors in the home now are seen as design statements and decorative objects.
The variety of designs available in stores and online offer you a great selection to choose from.
We’ve picked some of the popular on trend styles and our favourites.
One of the biggest trends this year is bringing mixed metal finishes on mirror frames – copper, brass and gold – often with a strong industrial feel. Rounded edge square and rectangular mirrors work great in achieving this look.
Another popular choice is the round hanging mirror. Get the simple scandinavian feel with the mix of wood and leather.

Guide:
1. Sun mirror / urbanoutfitters.com [ £19 ]
2. Set of 2 mirrors / wayfair.co.uk [ £52.12 ]
3. Copper mirror / anthropologie.com [ £98 ]
4. Wall mirror with shelf / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £99 ]
5. Brass mirror / made.com [ £129 ]

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Bring colour and texture into your room with a bright frame or subtle blocks of metallic and pastels. The popular geometric trend continues to grow and works really well in mirrors – we love the ferm living wonder mirror, combining a hexagonal design with different woods, doubling up as a shelf for displaying objects.
Mirrors don’t always need to be flat either. Go bold with a 3D inspired design, bringing a strong focal point to a living room or bedroom.

Guide:
6. Shelf mirror / fermliving.com [ £199 ]
7. Round mirror / johnlewis.com [ £150 ]
8. Round mirror / habitat.co.uk [ £45 ]
9. Colourblock mirror / westelm.co.uk [ £99 ]
10. Oblique mirror / dwell.co.uk [ £249 ]

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Get a vintage look with a hanging art deco inspired mirror. Rather than going for a modern feel with leather or rope hanging element, pick a thin delicate chain. This combined with a more ornate shape will give a strong decorative statement.
For a bigger statement go for a retro sunburst mirror. This popular mid century design is having a resurgence in homes and works really well in a modern inspired room. The gold or brass finish sits really well with dark walls of grey or navy.
With wooden framed mirrors avoid light colours and opt for dark wood veneers like walnut or mango.

Guide:
11. Hanging mirror / hm.com [ £12.99 ]
12. Walnut vaneer mirror / ikea.com [ £60 ]
13. Art deco mirror / oliverbonas.com [ £28 ]
14. Sun burst mirror / grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £195 ]