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How to Find Your Personal Decorating Style: A Complete Guide

As a follow-up to our Designer Tips Series post on adding personal style to your home, we’ve put together a guide that will help you determine your own personal decorating style. Check it out and get decorating!

If your…

Favorite Designers Are: Coco Chanel, Donna Karan, Carolina Herrera

Style Icons Are: Audrey Hepburn & Gwyneth Paltrow

Closet is Full Of: Tailored pants and crisp button-downs

Favorite Colors/Prints Are: Black and all things neutral

YOUR STYLE IS: Classic & Chic

Give your space a dose of your own style by building it around a black & white color scheme and tailored, clean-lined furniture. Add visual interest with a few modern patterns like an abstract chevron stripe and pops of gold.

black and white classic interior decor living room

Photo via Houzz

Get  a Similar Look:

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If your…

Favorite Designers Are: Marc Jacobs, Altuzarra, Jean Paul Gaultier

Style Icons Are: Lady Gaga, Debbie Harry, Rooney Mara

Closet is Full Of: Leather and novelty pieces

Favorite Colors/Prints Are: Modern Textures, Abstract Prints

YOUR STYLE IS: Edgy/Eccentric

Bring the same novelty prints that are in your closet to your home with accessories and artwork. Starting with a black and white palette of bold stripes will give you an ideal background for those strong-hued unique pieces that you can’t resist.

edgy eccentric interior decor pop art kourtney kardashian home decorPhoto via InStyle

Get  a Similar Look:

 Black White Chevron Stripe Bold Rug Dash & Albert RDB227Dash & Albert Rug Bright Stripe Pillow pink aqua lime throw pillow Surya js019Surya Throw Pillow  Blue Herringbone Fabric Kravet 31202_5_0Kravet Fabric  pink ombra pillow peking handicraft 24NL33CC20SQPeking Handicraft Throw Pillow

If your…

Favorite Designers Are: Isabel Marant, Chloe, Missoni

Style Icons Are: Sienna Miller & Kate Moss

Closet is Full Of: Maxi Dresses

Favorite Colors/Prints Are: Tie dye, Paisley & Suzani

YOUR STYLE IS: Eclectic/Bohemian

Your personal look brings together several styles, and has a distressed, boho-chic look. Combine lots of faded/oxidized patterns, being sure to tie colors together with one uniting element, like a large piece of art.

Bohemian Chic Interior Decor Living RoomPhoto via Architecture Art Design

Get  a Similar Look:

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If Your…

Favorite Designers Are: Gucci & Versace

Style Icons Are: Marilyn Monroe, Blake Lively, Penelope Cruz

Closet is Full Of: Bold animal prints & “body-conscious” dresses

Favorite Colors/Prints Are: Metallics and anything that glitters

YOUR STYLE IS: Dramatic & Glamorous

You never shy away from the drama in your wardrobe, so do the same in your home! Shades of red in multiple textures will amp up the glam factor, as well as metallic/mirrored furniture. And because you follow the motto “more is more,” top off the look by wallpapering your ceiling.

Glamorous interior decor DKOR Interiors Inc.Photo via DTTD Blog

Get  a Similar Look:

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