My traditional side kicks in when I see a good tartan/plaid or maybe it’s the McKeel and MacKenzie background. Either way I love a worsted wool plaid in the interior or on my exterior. However, if a plaid (unless a specific clan version) is not working a current color scheme it is time to replace it.
Forget the hunter (aak) green, navy and reds. Old plaid looks like old plaid really fast.
But one doesn’t need a highland heritage to love these pinks, purples, grays, and mossy greens from the new Autumn 2011 Lomond Collection from Osborne & Little .
These smaller scale versions with a little turquoise and pea soup green or the tomato red and tan would be smashing on a club chair.
Fresh purples and blues from Osborne & Little’s Kinloch Collection. Skirt, pant or chair? If it doesn’t work in the decor one could translate them to the wardrobe as seen recently in Milan during Fashion Week
Designer’s Guild is never a disappointment especially with their Chevoit Collection of tweeds (plaid) in these hot colors! Gimmee a sofa, drapery, maybe a headboard and mmmn these can rock!We’ve already termed this the “happy colors” plaid from Stroheim‘s Castlebury Collection. In a sunroom or bedroom, stunning.
Whether your contemporary interior needs a little order or the traditional country house interior decor is looking a bit tired, if you love plaid these new versions are a perfect way to update.