Interior stylist, Abigail Ahern explores this look with great aplomb. I popped into her shop a few weeks ago with a client of mine to have a look at the Lola Mirror (a large, round, convex mirror) and it's like stepping into a new world, one that celebrates colour like it's going out of fashion. I found it quite difficult to leave. Fantastic space.
There was a time (early/mid 90's?) when navy blue was when it came to choosing a sofa and so it's not unusual to find them now tucked away in second homes and spare bedrooms. As a number of my clients have second homes, I am often asked to reintroduce the navy blue sofa into modern life.
This photo (of British socialite, Tara Palmer Tomkinson looking fabulous) demonstrates with ease, how dark blues are supported by grey and green toned beiges - if you have trouble visualising these colours, have a look at F&B's 'Shaded White' or even 'Hardwick White', which has a distinctly green undertone. Teamed with a pop of colour - fuchsia or poppy? Gorgeous.