British Colonial

This is one of our favourite design aesthetics. We love the lightness and freshness of British Colonial style and the adventurous spirit reflective of its origins.

The British Colonial style is derived from an old-world travel-inspired story, layered and textured with special pieces that travellers collect on their journeys. A colonial lifestyle was a globe-trotting lifestyle so a collection of items from exotic locations helps to create a layered look. Think vignettes of books topped with candles, magnifying glasses and other accessories that evoke a collection of trips and experiences.

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Top tips for the perfect British Colonial look

Jane’s Says

Choose eclectic fabrics - soft, light and white sheers, layer textures and colours with a mix of cushions and throws – botanical prints, paisleys, ikats, batiks and animal prints.

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