Lights, Camera, Action: The Best Movies for Style Inspiration

it’s all about the big screen this month as award season rolls on in. So, we’re looking to movies and their lavish and impressive sets for inspiration for the home.

Because sometimes, life should be like the movies.

OUR TOP FIVE FILMS FOR STYLING TIPS

Inherent Vice

The Look: Vintage Coastal California

Get the Look: Hunt down an original battered Lazy Boy recliner, bead curtains and some fluro lighting. (Joaquin Phoenix not included).

Birdman

The Look: Chinsy motel meets concrete jungle

Get the Look: Team world-weary leather club chairs with battered mid-century modern furniture and finish off with theatre spotlights and warehouse painted brickwork.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

The Look: Chic, feminine and a big dash of glamour.

Get the Look: 60’s style in its pinnacle, pair crystal chandeliers and walnut furniture with decadent mirrors to check your diamonds in. Obviously.

Grand Budapest Hotel

The look: A beautifully decadent and hedonistic jazz club

Get the look: Layer plush carpets in rich colours next polished wood panelling, marble accents (or faux marble painted effects) leather furniture and grandiose lighting and you have officially entered the world of Wes Anderson.

Mr Turner

The look: Early 19th Century aristocratic decadence.  

Get the Look: Take inspiration from the great works of Turner and his exquisite palette and use the Dulux Visualizer to recreate these colours in the home. Go and see the Turner exhibition at the Tate Britain