Decorating With Stripes
Zigzags, curves, broken lines—these renegade patterns represent the wild side of the stripe family, less structured but still ordered. Stimulating and energetic, they can tone down the seriousness of a traditional space or up the fun in a modern scheme. Because they create movement and energy, they have the effect of pulling you in—especially when used on floors.
A thing of beauty should be a joy forever—or at least until five o’clock. Here’s how to stretch the life of your makeup, hair, manicure, perfume—and more.