Bonjour, blog-browsing buddies. Ever since I became obsessed with the Cow Parsley print (but black or yellow?! THAT is the question!) I’ve been a huge fan of Cole & Son – a great example of a British company that continues to push the boundaries every season to remain ahead of the game. This autumn/winter, you won’t be disappointed…check out this little preview of the new FRONTIER collection, due to be released this September:

Based around a theme of adventure and discovery, the designers drew inspiration from Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. The collection consists of 12 new designs, based on archive patterns from the 18th, 19th and 20th century. I particularly like the elegant black and white bird design – what’s your favourite? – Ellie

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What do you get when you mix fashion with interiors? Spooky wooden mannekins dressed in beautiful clothes made of wallpaper, of course. Vivienne Westwood has teamed up with Cole & Son to design her own collection of papers, all based on her signature fashion designs.

INSECT_ROSES_4Keep your eyes peeled for her iconic ‘Squiggle’ print – as seen in autumn-winter 1981/82, (her Pirate collection, dahling,) as well as a pretty ‘Cut-Out Lace’ design inspired by her spring/summer 2007 collection, and ‘Insects’, which is based on Elizabeth I’s wardrobe.

vivienne westwood cole sonThis new collection’s due to be launched on 27 September at Focus, so it should be available later this autumn. I quite like the new designs, but I’m more intrigued by the way they’ve shot them – who knew that paper clothes could look so good? Now we can finally make use of the thousands of rolls stacked high in the Ideal Home office… – Ellie

Feast your eyes on these delicious new retro wallpapers from Harlequin, lovely people.

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My favourite is the top left design, the aqua-coloured lampshades wallpaper – it’s called Illuminate, from the new Identity collection. How cool does it look with a white lampshade in front of it…you could ‘get the look’ with IKEA’s classic Knappa pendant light, £19.99.

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So, that’s another wallpaper I’ve fallen for! How am I ever going to actually commit to any single design with temptation like this at every corner!? My all-time favourite is still Cole & Son‘s Cow Parsley, which is on the feature wall in our living room. What’s your number one wallpaper of all time? Are you fickle when it comes to your walls, or do you have an enduring classic you’ll never tire of? – Ellie