Suiting Inspired Decor

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A classic suit can last a man decades. Choose a similarly classic pattern for an interior and we're willing to bet it will stand the test of time, too:

FIRST ROW:
1 The Inspiration.
2 Upholster a traditionally-lined piece of furniture in pinstripe for a masculine update.
3 Organic Cotton Pinstripe Flannel Duvet Cover from Gaiam, $180 king
4 Undercollar pillows by JHill Design are made from leftover felt used for the under-collar lining of tailored suit jackets.
5 A sofa upholstered in tweed anchors an otherwise light and airy room.

SECOND ROW:
6 A button-close pillow sham in tweed and suede by Simplemente Blanco.
7 Berwick Tweed carpet by Karastan.
8 From an exhibit of menswear quilts at the New England Quilt Museum, curated by Laura Fisher Quilts of NYC.
9 Inglewood pinstripe wallpaper by Osbourne & Little
10 Felt-shaded lamps by Tom Dixon

Images: via Life Is Nothing Without Style, House to Home, JHill Design, Gaiam, John Queenan/National Post, Simplemente Blanco, Karastan, Laura Fisher, Osbourne & Little, Tom Dixon

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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