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Must-have trend: Midnight Garden

Posted by Lorraine Lea on Jan 31, '18

In response to the shorter days and increased hours of darkness, interior styling is moving in a decidedly darker direction for autumn.

Back in spring, we saw the Romance trend rise to prominence, and for autumn, we can see that look evolving into this season’s dark floral print story, “Midnight Garden”.


Pastel shades are replaced by deeper, richer hues. Where before there was bright whites and blushes, there is now ashy charcoals, jewelled tones and moody prune.

The look holds on to the same modern, oversized blooms, but is set against a dark backdrop. Deep colours really underpin this look. A saturated colour palette of prune, indigo, teal and charcoal set the tone of a night-time garden scene.


In the foreground, a contemporary pattern of interwoven florals and foliage play. The oversized scale of these blooms has an unrealistic, dream-like quality, and while the look still feels feminine and romantic, there’s something haunting, yet beautiful about it.

8.jpgImage: Apartment Therapy

Work this trend into your home by featuring Midnight Garden’s floral print in a big way, for instance, on wallpaper or bedding.

3.jpgMidnight Rose Quilt Cover - avail. from March 1

Accentuate the look by styling with the same rich, saturated colours on the couch and with bed linen. Use vases with real flowers and wall art to continue the floral theme from room to room.


Feature materials like brass and marble to accentuate the luxe, modern feel of this trend, and add some ornate touches and embellishments.

Love the trend? Bring it into your home with the Midnight Garden Laundry Bag, yours free when you host a party in February


Topics: autumn styling

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