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
- Jewel tones
- 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 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 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
- Theatrical Décor
Hollywood Glamour Interior Designer: Ken Fulk
Where to Shop: Handley Drive
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 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 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
- Décor collected from world travel
Global Glamour Designer: Michelle Nussbaumer
Where to Shop: World Market
How to bring Instant Glamour to your Home
- 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?