They have some really unique new pieces so I thought we should discuss.
Restoration Hardware has lost me a bit over the past few years because they became very monochromatic in shades of grey and kind of, dare I say... depressing. They've also taken on a very masculine look that wasn't there 10 years ago. I can really appreciate the masculine style they are going for, it just isn't the look I want in my home. But that's fine, I still like to look. :)
*All pictures in this post are courtesy of Restoration Hardware.
|This pic is an example of why they've lost me a bit...|
Like, insanely high.
Like even if I were rich I would still think twice about spending $4000 on a replica of WWII Celestial Binoculars (Yes, I am serious... scroll down to see photo) to sit in my living room and collect dust.
That's why I'm looking and not buying.
Anywhooo. Let's check out some of the items from their
I was blown away by the light fixtures, very unique, some fantastic, some, just plain different. The first that caught my eye was this bird cage chandelier. I've never seen anything like it. For some reason, to me it's screaming "Moulan Rouge". Definitely very interesting and a conversation piece if you were
This one looks like it's missing something...
|A "steal" at only $750|
These chairs are great ($329 each and a somewhat easy knock-off) with the table and metal chandy.
These chairs are really masculine and kind of odd dining chairs if you ask me (they didn't ask me). I like the light fixtures and even the moose antlers! :)
Ok, here's the $4000 WWII replica Celestial Night Binoculars... (for people with so much money they don't know what to do with it.) I know what I'd do with it, not waste it on these replica binoculars! :)
Restoration Hardware has been doing these 1940s Hollywood Studio Floor Lamps for the past couple years. Interesting but not very practical for most people at $1995 on Special for $1695. I like the use of the metal chandy in here with the very cool aviation coffee table, an awesome man-cave piece.
More man cave stuff... The aviation metal pieces are really striking and cool. Definitely masculine pieces for manly men.
|Aviator Wing Desk |
|Fab mirror, couch and throw pillows.|
|Love the whole look of this dining room.|
|Lovely bed and chandelier and beautiful overall.|
|Another fab vintage looking chandelier|
Well, since there are 600 pages in the Restoration Hardware
I was not paid to do this post, I just love design/decorating and love getting my new catalogs in the mail or email. This "publication" had such interesting stuff in it I had to discuss it with someone who cared (Mr. Chic was not interested in looking at a 600 page catalog and discussing decorating trends with me, can you believe that?!) ;)
Have you read the latest RH "publication"?? What do you think of it???