Vintage Style: Dress Up a Dress Form
Embellish a dress form for a fashion-minded accent that reflects your latest mood
Dress forms are versatile enough to carry any decorating theme with ease, so dress them up or leave them bare and they’ll do the rest with intriguing and feminine grace. I’ve always been fascinated with dress forms; they make any area look fabulous. These sculptural objects come in many sizes and serve as blank canvases for you to construct your own stylish displays with dresses and jewelry.
With a simple necklace, this form blends effortlessly in this elegant dining room, collaborating with all other accessories.
Add exotic necklaces in earthy tones for a bohemian look.
Show off your travel experiences by dressing up a dress form in traditional clothing from a foreign country. In this space, an 11-year-old's bedroom, a Japanese kimono and umbrella add to the room's well-traveled look.
This dress form was beautified with delicate jewelry pieces, embroideries and subtle colors. It matches the surroundings and embraces the shabby-chic style of this room.
Glamour is achieved in this room with intricate chandeliers, fine furnishings and two modern dress forms.
A dress form is ready to go home and be adorned.
Metal takes the shape of a dress form here, adding unexpected detail to an otherwise plain corner in this minimalist home.
Lovers of all things vintage will get excited about antique dress forms such as this one.
An exquisite vintage suit on display in this bedroom adds personality and style.
In a small space, choose a child-size form for a nostalgic vignette.
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Ideabook updated on Nov. 16, 2011.
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