Fringe ben­e­fits

We all like a lit­tle em­bel­lish­ment, writes Jen­nifer Veer­huis

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - Home - - NEW BUILD -

The dic­tio­nary def­i­ni­tion of fring­ing is some­thing re­garded as pe­riph­eral or sec­ondary, but when it comes to dec­o­rat­ing, it’s el­e­ments such as a fringe or tas­sels that can make all the dif­fer­ence.

They’re also a fan­tas­tic way to add a tex­tured ac­cent to your home.

Of­ten as­so­ci­ated with a hip­pie chic look or boho vibe, more re­cently fring­ing has been ap­pear­ing on in­ter­na­tional cat­walks, with dresses, jack­ets and skirts all fea­tur­ing fab­u­lous fring­ing and tas­sels.

If you want to try the trend at home, per­haps start with fringed cush­ions and a throw with tas­sels for a pop of per­son­al­ity.

Rows of gor­geous fring­ing make this a pic­ture per­fect quilt cover. Made of cot­ton per­cale, each dou­ble set in­cludes a quilt cover and two pil­low­cases. Home Repub­lic Taho quilt cover set in dusty rose from Adairs, $189.99 (dou­ble),

The fring­ing on this bas­ket gives it an ul­tra-cool look, mak­ing it a stylish stor­age so­lu­tion. Home Repub­lic fringe col­lapsi­ble bas­ket in sil­ver, from Adairs, from $29.99,

Made of Euro­pean linen, this throw fea­tures tas­sels and has a di­a­mond pin tuck fin­ish. 100 per cent linen sa­hara throw from Cu­ri­ous Grace, $250, cu­ri­ous­

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