Fringe, tassels, and more: how to add this trend to your home

Two barstools with layered fringe in blue, light blue, dark red, and dusky pink

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What do flapper dresses, a fair number of festival outfits, and cowboys have in common with high fashion and interior design?

A fringe (or multiple), of course. They’re a must-have in plenty of styles, were huge in fashion in 2022 – and now that’s translating into our homes, where these designs are increasingly gaining popularity, too.

But don’t worry – I may have mentioned cowboys in the intro, but that’s not the look we’ll be going for at all.

Instead, it’s all about adding layers and personality to your rooms. A fringe is a versatile addition to furniture and décor – from glamorous 1920s designs to cosy tassels and natural styles.

Want to bring it into your home? We’ve got some solutions right here.

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Fringe ideas for your home

Up your style with ornate furniture and décor. In your kitchen and living areas, why not spice up your seating solutions with statement multi-coloured fringed barstools or tactile, embellished sofas and armchairs?

Amber-coloured velvet armchairs with fringe at the bottom in front of a maximalist floral wallpaper
Limerence Tilia table lampshade in Rose-Quartz, £395, House of Hackney.
Purple sofa with white fringe
Wright sofa in Venice Amethyst, £3995, Jonathan Adler.
Moss-green armchair with fringe at the bottom in front of a white panelled wall
Darla armchair in Conifer, £1350, Luxdeco.
Ottoman with fringe in neutral living room
Trefoil ottoman, £2300, Anboise.

You could even add it to furniture, such a cabinets or side tables.

Black cabinet on skinny legs with claw feet and a black fringe curtain
Angel display cabinet, £895, Webb & Gray.

What are other ways of adding fringe designs to my home? How about outside of the kitchen and living room?

To bring the trend into your bedroom, dress your windows with ruffled curtains.

Grey ruffled curtains
Abigail Ahern Cley Mole roman blind with Colette Kohl fringing, from £180 for roman curtains, Hillarys.

Lampshades also make for a good, versatile addition. The bonus? You can use them in every room – just make sure you keep to the safety zones if you want to use a lamp in your bathroom.

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Lampshade with floral pattern
Botanize Heritage fringed Bette lampshade in Palm Green, from £325, Divine Savages.
Brown chandelier with long fringes
Eichholtz fringe chandelier, £2355, Sweetpea & Willow.

And for an extra cosy feel, sprinkle cushions with tasselled edges on your bed. Choose a soft throw, or a rug, with a fringe to finish the look.

Tyrol-style cushion with embroidery of a traditional couple and tassel border
Tyrol Après-Ski cushion, £129, Mindthegap.
Pink and green cushion for your bedroom
Wisteria pink and green cushion 50×50, £125, Woodchip and Magnolia.
Green fringed rug for your bedroom
Aztec Kilim rug, £245 for a small rug, French Bedroom.
Tufted throw in neutral beige with tassel edge
M&S x Fired Earth Kubba tassel-edge cushion in Ochre and Charcoal, £35 each; Maarif square pillowcase in Natural, £25, and Anfa tufted throw, £39.50, M&S.
Striped throw in pink, cream and black
Coral and taupe striped throw blanket with fringes, £40, Natalia Willmott.

And in the bathroom, embrace the look with fun bath mats and towels with braided frills.

Bath mat with fringe
Tom Tailor Vintage wash fringe bath mat, from around £113.89 (€129), Traumteppich.
Folded white jacquard towel with colourful tassel fringe
Olivia Velour jacquard fringed 100% Turkish cotton hand towel, £9, Sazy.

Are there any smaller options that aren’t textiles?

Of course! If you don’t want to go all out and add large-scale fringed pieces to your home, this section is for you.

Gold mirror with thin frame and black tassels
Luxe tassel fringe mirror, £88, Amara.
Patterned modern rug with fringe on all four sides
Ferm Living Entire tapestry blanket throw, £125, Abode Living.

Why not pick a mirror with a fringe at the bottom? Or swap your existing rug for a design that follows this trend?

Featured image: Houtique Déjà Vu stool, £1080, Do

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