In velvet, fur, and crystal plush pieces to glamorize your holiday décor

By Archana Aithal Rose

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

It wears beautifully and makes a space look instantly royal, in moody rich colors and jewel tones; no wonder velvet is trending for winter 2017. Here’s how to dress your domicile in this lush fabric.

Jonathan Adler Rider Bench
In gleaming brass and golden velvet, this can go in the hallway or by the couch to rest your tired holiday feet upon. $895, jonathanadler.com

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Kevin O’Brien Studio
Curl up in this ombré, dip dyed knotted silk velvet throw accented with tiny tufts. $390, bloomingdales.com

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Gucci Velvet Cushion
A retro red velvet cushion with the signature bee motif from Gucci makes for a great conversation piece. $1,150, gucci.com

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CRYSTAL CLEAR
When it comes to holiday entertaining, more means more. With a December packed with merry soirees, it’s time to add a touch of opulence and grandiosity to the home base. Whether it’s a cluster of crystals, layering with color, or adding a statement piece, nothing says holiday chic like glistening crystals of glass.

Lalique Champs Élysées Bowl
Dress it up with Christmas candies! Lalique’s gold lustre bowl is inspired by the rows of trees lining Paris’s most famous avenue, engraved with crystal leaves. $3,950, neimanmarcus.com

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Baccarat Lucky Butterfly
Add a touch of whimsy to your holiday décor with a handcrafted baccarat butterfly in pink peony, made in full lead crystal for that extra dazzle. $140, neimanmarcus.com

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Waterford Lismore Red Vodka Chiller & Shot Glass Set
Bartending is made easy and splashy with this dramatic red tinted crystal bowl and set of twelve shot glasses featuring Waterford’s classic diamond cut pattern. $1,200, nordstrom.com

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FABULOUS IN FUR
Both real and faux, fur is transitioning from throws and rugs into mainstream furniture. Inspired by designs of the ’50s and ’60s, neo flair accent chairs are reentering homes in a big way. This modern spin features a geometric base with gilded metal legs and clean lines, making it an ideal accent piece for office, bedroom or dining area. Give a retro vibe to your home this holiday with this furry addition.

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