When you’re scrolling through Pinterest or Instagram for interior design inspiration, you’ll probably have noticed that most images tagged with phrases like #houseenvy have a few things in common.
Strategically placed houseplants and expensive scented candles aside, most spaces are maximised with the presence of a big, bright mirror – and with the ongoing popularity of gallery walls, the chicest way to incorporate a new one into your home is by ensuring that it’s on a rope, leather strap, or a chain.
Practical ability to check out your appearance aside, mirrors have the ability add brightness and energy to any room – in your dining room, they can create the illusion of extra guests at a gathering, and make a great focal point about a fireplace in a living room or bedroom, but will also illuminate smaller spaces like bathrooms or closets. To maximise the impact, place yours opposite a source of natural light – it’ll reflect and make it feel instantly larger and more open.
Hanging mirrors specifically show no signs of disappearing from the world of on-trend interiors anytime soon, and there are plenty of different shapes, sizes and colours to choose from. Whether you want a pair of symmetrical mirrors to hang as a feature, or a quirky one-off to form part of a bigger display, here are nine of the best hanging to invest in. Oh, and did we mention that prices start from just £8?