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Haberdashery-Inspired Bedroom

Classic menswear fabrics inform this traditional space.

Inspired by the grey-flannels-and-blazer style of fashion icon Bill Blass, Tommy Smythe — associate designer with Sarah Richardson Design and co-star of HGTV's Sarah's Cottage and Sarah's House — painted his former master bedroom's walls dark grey. The tailored headboard and bench (upholstered in suiting fabric) and massive old mirrored armoire give the room a stately air.

See more of Tommy's houses, from past to present, in our photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Ted Yarwood
  • Source: House & Home January 2006 issue
  • Products: Engravings, L'Atelier; headboard fabric, wool/cashmere drapery fabric, King Textiles; headboard design, Sarah Richardson Design; linens, Au Lit Fine Linens; patterned pillow fabric, Robert Allen; armoire, Forum Antiques; chairs, Patina; wall colour, Down Pipe (26), Farrow & Ball.

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