Goth & Gorgeous


I probably won’t be hired anytime soon by clients with a dark, wicked sense of style and a penchant for all things goth.  After all, I live in Washington DC.  Oh, but wouldn’t it be fun.  I said to a colleague recently that the more homogenized design becomes, the crazier I want to be – with my interiors, with fashion and in art.  And what better time to embrace the avant-garde and darker side of style than on Halloween.  It may be just a fantasy, but I would love to find some risk-taking, live-out-loud clients, throw the rule book out the window and create an irreverent, unconventional and totally goth rockstar pad.

– THE CLIENTS –

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 I hear they are breaking up, but Jack White and Karen Elson will always be one of my favorite couples.  So unique, so dramatic.


 

 

– THE SALON –

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 A space filled with daring, sculptural pieces.

 

 


– THE DINING ROOM –

 

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 Brutalism, Bacon, Blackman-Cruz.  Throw in some vintage and Wearstler and you have one drop-dead gorgeous dining room.

 

 

 

– THE BOUDOIR –

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 The overall concept may lean toward hardcore, but the bedroom should still be a lair of love.  Edgy with an underlying sexy femininity.

 

 

 

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 Tricia^ ^  )

For more dark and delicious inspiration, check out past Luxe & Lucid Halloween posts Mad About Macabre and Diabolique.  Have a scary and scintillating Halloween!

 

 

* items above c/o 1st Dibs, Blackman Cruz, Flair, Fort Street Studio, Ironies, Jean de Merry, Ralph Pucci, The Rug Company and Usona

One thought on “Goth & Gorgeous”

  1. I’d take the salon and I’m not the least bit goth. I agree that trends seem to be squeezing into every nook and cranny and there is a bit of sameness out there. Truly adventurous clients would be a dream.

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