Fringing: The latest interiors trend taking the internet by storm

Fringing: naff or natty? It’s a debate that’s raged in the fashion world for decades, and now it’s invading our homes as an interiors trend as well.

Forget the colourful pom poms of yesteryear – fringes have been appearing on everything from mirrors to lamps to footstools over the summer season, adding a fun, bohemian vibe and bringing much-needed texture to otherwise sleek and simple spaces.

Titles including Vogue and Ideal Home have already pinpointed fringing as one of the key looks for 2018 – minimalism, it would seem, is well and truly over…

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And it’s not just a flash in the pan – looking ahead to autumn and even winter lookbooks, fringing is well and truly sticking around. Only this time it’s teamed with velvet for a richer, warmer feel – think less nana’s house, more chic boutique – with overtones of opulence from Art Deco-inspired jewel tones.

Want to avoid the full fringe effect? Try a tasteful tassel on a curtain, or a mix-and-match cushion for a more subtle nod to the trend. Alternatively, if you want to go full flapper, here are eight of our favourite fringed buys on the high street, starting from just £8.

8 of the best fringed interiors buys

Nappa Small Fringed Mirror, now £27 (was £45), Oliver Bonas

Elements Fringe Basket, £10, Dunelm


Flower Stool in Ochre Velvet, £695, Soho House Retail


Table Lamp With Fringed Shade, £115, Out There Interiors

Shimmer Fringe Cushion, £14, Next

Double Pom Pom Key Tassel in Oyster, £8, John Lewis

Three-tier Fringe Chandelier, £165, Rockett St George

Velvet Fringed Chair in Silver, £378, Sweetpea & Willow