Master the ‘quiet luxury’ trend with this decorating edit…

quiet luxury decorating edit styled by amy heffernan
The ‘quiet luxury’ decorating editVictoria Ling

It’s to the ballet class we go this winter as the pink and cream shades synonymous with the dance discipline dominate the interiors landscape. All the charm of the pastime (on this side of the barre) is celebrated with elegant patterns, curved forms and nutty wood finishes. The palette takes its inspiration from a painting by Meredith Frampton, Woman Reclining, a portrait of model Marguerite Kelsey that encapsulates the cool allure of 1920s elegance – the original take on ‘quiet luxury’.

‘Oyster Venus’ cushion, Print Sisters

What’s not to love about a pattern inspired by one of nature’s greatest aphrodisiacs? The oyster shell pattern of this linen cushion is abstract but with an organic softness. £85,

print sisters pink oyster cushion
Alexia Clinton-Kennedy

‘Rattan Tambour Drum’ cabinet, Soane Britain

Ideal as a bedside table, this compact design by Soane Britain has a tidy sliding door mechanism, while its combination of rattan and beech has a softness that complements this palette’s blush and cream tones. £8,800,

rattan tambour drum cabinet by soane britain
Soane Britain

‘Zelia’ fabric, Elitis

Woven with a combination of chenille and matt linen, this is a neutral fabric that is full of subtle detail. It’s all about the way it reflects and absorbs light to create a depth and softness. £184 per m,

zelia fabric by elitis

‘Marcia’ portable lamp, Sklum

The hardworking new must-haves for interiors are portable, rechargeable lamps, and we love this delicately terracotta-hued option. With its simplified metal form and powder-coated finish its a small powerhouse. £34.95,

marcia portable lamp by sklum

‘Attach’ coat hooks, Muuto

A poetic palette like this one can benefit from the addition of more streamlined, architectural forms, like these coat hooks by Dimitri Bähler. Comprised of a cylindrical oak dowel and a coloured rectangular base, it’s pleasingly simple. £45,

attach hooks by muuto
Courtesy of Muuto

‘Sloane’ velvet border, Samuel & Sons

An elegant way to add a touch of luxury and a nod to this ballet-inspired palette, this velvet border can be added to cushions, upholstery or curtains. £72 per m,

sloane velvet border by samuel sons
Samuel & Sons

‘Paper’ pendant light, Vipp

Inspired by the Japanese art of origami, this lightweight shade produces a soft, beautifully diffused glow. Held in shape by a solid oak ring at the top and slim steel wires, it has a strength and robustness that defies its dainty form. £475,

paper pendant light by vipp

‘Anita’ fabric, Cathy Nordstrom

Swedish textile designer Cathy Nordstrom’s love of nature comes through in the fruity pattern of this hand-printed fabric. The ‘Indigo‘ colourway is a little darker than the other blues in this palette, but tempered with the cream linen background there’s a delicacy to its design. £130 per m,

anita fabric by cathy nordstrom
Cathy Nordstrom

‘Samburu’ rug, Elitis

Zebra-print gets a neutral abstract makeover in the design for this runner, made from 100% jute fabric. This colourway, ‘Desert’ is a perfect earthy foil for this powdery palette, but it also comes in monochrome. £1,000,

samburu rug elitis

‘Truffle’ wallpaper, Sanderson

This wallpaper’s abstract pattern of dots is intended to be reminiscent of the cross-section of a truffle. Much like pointillist works of art, it is only when you view it from up close that you can comprehend the complexity of the design. £79 per roll,

truffle wallpaper sanderson

‘Chubby’ coffee table, Arthur Vallin

This real talking point of a table is honed from solid travertine yet has the visual plumpness implied by its name, ‘Chubby’. Also available in tinted oak or a shiny blue lacquered finish, it’s an investment piece. £21,600,

chubby coffee table by arthur vallin at 1st dibs
1st Dibs

‘Carn’ mirror, Tom Raffield

The asymmetry and negative space in this steam-bent ash mirror by Tom Raffield lends it a sculptural quality. it has the simplicity to easily slot into a dreamy palette like this one, but with just enough of its own personality. £275,

carn mirror by tom raffield
Tom Raffield

‘Thandie’ fabric, Schumacher

Add an intricate bit of embroidery to this decorating palette with Schumacher’s Turkish carpet-inspired fabric. Stitched onto a cotton-linen, the needlework would look ideal as a cushion or curtains. £130 per m,

thandie fabric by schumacher