What is Glamour and How do I Get It?

Glamour (glam) style interiors are easy to spot. The style expands into so many other sub styles. Have you ever wanted to know what specific type of glamorous interiors sings to you or who the interior designers are that specialize in this style?  Over the next week I will share information on this deign style that a small group of stylish people love.Glamour (glam) style interiors are easy to spot. The style expands into so many other sub styles. Have you ever wanted to know what specific type of glamorous interiors sings to you or who the interior designers are that specialize in this style?  Over the next week I will share information on this deign style that a small group of stylish people love.

What is Glamour Style

Glamorous design is synonymous with saturated colors, mirrored finishes, metallic finishes, textured fabrics, ornate patterns, touches of sparkle (bling), and anything fancy.

What are the characteristic of glam?

  • Grandiose dramatic décor
  • Mirrored finishes
  • Metallic
  • Jewel tones
  • Neutral
  • Texture
  • Plush fabrics
  • Things that sparkle
  • Dramatic effect

Glam Interiors can be applied to any interior design style. This list breaks down the specific glam styles that are most prevalent.

Traditional Glamour

 Traditional Glam Bedroom designed by Antonovich Design

Traditional Glam Bedroom designed by Antonovich Design

Traditional interior design style with a glam edge. The furnishings tend to be inspired by the Baroque and 18th century, inspired by palaces and royalty. Traditional glamour is not subtle. Architectural features are emphasized with molding and trim.

Traditional Glamour Features

  • Baroque inspired furniture
  • Molding and trim
  • Historical elements
  • Royalty inspired
  • Emphasis on historical elements

Traditional Glamour Designer: Antonovich Design

Where to Shop: Horchow

Hollywood Glamour

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Hollywood Glamour also known as Hollywood Regency is Inspired by 1930’s Hollywood. This style transports you back to the Golden Age when Hollywood was full of style, elegance, and mystery. The architecture has art deco elements and the furnishings are contemporary with lush fabrics and sleek curves.

Hollywood Glamour Features

  • Art Deco
  • Geometric Prints
  • Tufted Furniture
  • Curves
  • Theatrical Décor

Hollywood Glamour Interior Designer: Ken Fulk

Where to Shop: Handley Drive

Contemporary Glamour

 Glam Living Room designed by Home and Fabulous

Glam Living Room designed by Home and Fabulous

Contemporary glamour embodies the features that exist is contemporary style that is prevalent today. The contemporary style has all the decorative elements found in glamorous décor.  Contemporary glamour spans from the transitional style to sleek, minimal, modern style.  It’s an evolving style that is hard to pin down but you’ll recognize it when you identify the key elements of glamour.

Contemporary Glamour Features

  • Straight lines
  • Minimalist rooms
  • Open spaces natural light
  • Chrome finishes

Contemporary Glamour Designer: Jonathan Adler

Where to Shop: Z Gallerie  

Rustic Glamour

 Rustic Glamour bedroom designed by The DIY Mommy

Rustic Glamour bedroom designed by The DIY Mommy

Rustic Glamour is farmhouse chic with a touch of bling. The finishes are a combination of distressed finishes paired with luxurious finishes.  This style has natural materials and muted colors and fabrics.

Rustic Glamour Features

  • Farmhouse with a touch of sparkle
  • Electric mix of old and new

Rustic Glamour Designer: The DIY Mommy 

Where to Shop: Restoration Hardware    

Global Glamour

Global glamour is luxury with an international flair.  The interiors and furnishings have been curated with décor collected from world travel.  In this style, the style of the interior may be influenced by a particular country. Everything in this style is unique and the unexpected is welcomed. This style is a great way to get creative.

Global Glamour Features

  • Bright colors
  • International relevance
  • Artifacts
  • Décor collected from world travel

Global Glamour Designer: Michelle Nussbaumer

Where to Shop: World Market

How to bring Instant Glamour to your Home

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  • Switch out your ceiling fixture with a Chandelier.
  • Reupholster your favorite chair in Velvet
  • Replace your side tables with mirrored tables
  • Place over sized pillows on your sofa
  • Place a vase of artfully arranged flowers where they can be seen and admired
  • Add at least one piece of furniture with a shimmery finish
  • Embrace bold patters Bold patterns. Start with your window treatments

 

What is your favorite aspect of Glam Style interiors?