THE NEW LUXE
Shimmering metallics, textural weaves and subtle shades add luxurious, contemporary style for the new season
Afew simple changes can totally transform the look of any room. Now, thanks to the new KAI Autumn/ Winter 18 Fabric Collection at Ashley Wilde, adding luxury and comfort to your living space has never been easier.
The collection reflects KAI’S name, which refers to the elements of nature. The exceptional designs take inspiration from ‘earth’, ‘sea’ and ‘tree’, with added influences of geometry and architecture. The designs can be make a great statement as an accent, on a cushion, for example, or when combined harmoniously as part of a complete room scheme.
Adding texture to your home is the perfect way to add visual impact – and these understated collections look set to become classics. The new KAI Fabric Collections include four distinct, yet complementary design concepts.
Letino II is a collection of sophisticated velvets, perfect for upholstery and window treatments. Sumptuous and timeless, the range features rich tones and soft neutrals with a lustrous shine.
Farah is a stunning combination of elegant weaves and embroideries highlighted with shimmering metallic thread on plush velvets. Graceful painterly effects and luxe marble prints contrast with metallics and coordinating small-scale patterns, which come in colour combinations including truffle and praline, pearl and ink, flint and quartz and sea green and turmeric.
The jacquard weaves in the Lazuli collection are the perfect way to acquire a highly sophisticated look. Influenced by organic forms, these complex fabrics offer subtle texture and shine and are perfect for creating contrast or complementing each other on upholstery or luxurious window treatments. Lazuli is available in beautiful metallic tones including pearl, pewter, silver and platinum.
If you prefer to decorate with slightly plainer fabrics, Ravello is the range for you. This sumptuous brushed-cotton-mix collection comes in stunning classic neutrals as well a bold shades. Perhaps the most versatile in the collection, these subtle designs give free rein for freedom of expression. Plus, all fabrics are tested to ensure high durability to ensure years of long-lasting style.
Sofa, footstool and curtains in sumptuous Farah weaves, £53 per m; plush rich-toned Letino II velvets (below), £40 per m; beautiful jacquards in the Lazuli range, from £40 per m, all KAI A/W18 Collection