Great accessories can transform a lifeless room into a sophisticated space. So, whether you are budget savvy or willing to splurge, check out our favorite high-end accessories and their less-expensive alternatives. Shop the story, then watch the video—Melissa Meyers covers the star-studded Jill Stuart fashion show and meets up with the Kardashians—Kim and Kourtney—Jessica Szohr, Nigel Barker, and Tinsley Mortimer.
Vases: Save or Splurge on This Home Accessory?
Buy Group of Ceramic Vases by Ruelland, $2,000–$5,000 each, email email@example.com or call 212.473.1310
Buy Crate & Barrel Zarha Vase Set, $34.95 (3-piece set), at crateandbarrel.com
Go with a Gold Bowl Home Decorating Accent
Buy Maison Gérard Palmes Contemporary Gilt Bronze Coupe, $3,400, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212.674.7611
Buy Brass Bael Leaf Bowl, $125, at gumps.com
Vintage or Repro Decorative Accessories for the Home: Eyeglass Mold
Buy French 1950s Eyeglass Mold, $850 each with stand, call 212.593.5756
Buy Restoration Harware Eyeglass Molds on Stands, $299 (set of 4), at restorationhardware.com
Make the Most of a Hanging Mirror as a Modern Home Accessory
Buy Captain’s Mirror, $1,600 (20″ diameter) or $1,800 (28″ diameter), email email@example.com or call 212.625.1215
Buy C.S. Post & Co. Voyage Mirror, $360, at cspost.com
Unique Home Decor Accessory: Wishbone
Buy Anthony Todd Wishbone, $2,300 (11″ long cast bronze in gold) or $3,950 (15″ long cast bronze in gold), email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212.529.3252
Buy Jayson Home & Garden Wishbone, $48, at jaysonhomeandgarden.com
Eve Robinson, Living Contributing Editor
After studying art history at Vassar College, Eve joined the ranks at Ralph Lauren. Unfulfilled by the world of houndstooth and plaid, she pursued a career in interior design, completing the Interior Design program at Parsons the New School . . . Read more of Eve’s top decorating tips, tricks & product picks.