Inspiration gallery: bedrooms with pared-back luxury

If, like me, you are looking for a bit of sophistication in your bedroom décor then you’ll love this look book I’ve put together showcasing the very best in pared-back luxury. You don’t need to go all out and splurge on extravagant items to achieve the look, all you need are a few key pieces, clever touches and a simple palette. The only problem will be deciding which look to go for… happy scrolling!

How gorgeous is this bed? Try layering quilts, blankets and sheets to add some hotel glamour.

Show-Wood upholstered double bed in Topaz Pink, £699; Mongolian cushion in Soft Teal, £45; Hotel Silk quilt in Soft Teal, £280; Boutique hotel linear bedspread in Frost, £100; Design project By John Lewis No.019 throw in Plaster, £65; Soft & Silky Egyptian cotton 400 thread-count duvet cover, from £80, and standard pillowcase, £15, in Rosa; Crips & Fresh Egyptian cotton 200 thread-count Oxford pillowcases in Mulberry, £12 each; Hand-knot round rug in Malachite, £1800; Belle marble side table, £199; Helix chandelier in gold, £350, John Lewis & Partners.


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Achieve pared-back luxury with a white canvas and a couple of soft tones to create a calming sanctuary. It’s so simple!

Ava Innes is a new Scottish brand making duvets from cashmere which balance warmth, weight, and breathability with a luxurious feel. All Year Round cashmere duvet, £395 for a double.


Velvet is great for adding luxury to a bedroom. I love this designer bed complete with quilted headboard and that rug looks so soft, perfect for bare feet!

Juliettes Interiors’ new luxury Italian designer bed with tall quilted headboard, £13,490.


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Nothing beats crisp white sheets and with just a few keys pieces like this gorgeous bedside table and gold wall light you can create glamour in any bedroom.

Bed, bedside lamp and wall light, Soho Home; tadelakt, Mike Wye.


Padding the bed with a combination of functional and decorative cushions adds cosiness and that luxurious sink-into feel.

Linen cotton blend duvet sets in blue and pale green, £75 each for a double; grey knitted throw, £60; velvet throw, £80; silver textured medium vase, £35; sheepskin cushion in blue, £45; washed velvet cushion in blue, £25; East End wall art, from £40; rattan light, £75, all Debenhams.


Create a warm backdrop with pattern, colour and texture. I love this wall covering, which gives the feel of a cosy ski lodge.

Vinyl plank wall covering, from B&Q, super king-sized upholstered bed, for similar try Willow & Hall; bedside cabinets, Loaf.

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Get sophisticated with just one colour in different tones. This pink bedroom really has the wow factor with these striking blinds and curtains. Find more window dressing inspiration here

The Tetbury Blush curtains, from £163 for 127cm w x 137cm, are paired with the Motto Powder Blush roller blind, from £83, Hillarys.

Featured image: The impressive size and fluted design of the upholstered headboard on the Provence bed, from £3345 for a double, enhances its role as the centrepiece of this room, from The Sofa & Chair Company.


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