20 Bedroom Curtains To Upgrade Your Master
Talk about a swanky sanctuary.
From sheer to silk, drapery adds the finishing touch to these soothing rooms.
In the bedroom alcove of Robert Rowe’s New York studio, the curtains are in a Loro Piana cashmere and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Kingsport Gray. The bed is upholstered in a 19th-century wool carriage blanket and dressed in a paisley shawl.
Get the look: Cashmere Wish, price upon request; Loropiana.com
In Christopher Gow’s master bedroom, drawings by Anna Maria Maiolino hang above a custom-made Hastens bed covered with an Indonesian ikat; the lamps are midcentury, and the shag rug is from Turkey.
Get the look: Aurora Home Silk Curtain Panel, $84.99; Overstock.com
Fashion designer Nanette Lepore’s gypsy spirit is evident throughout her West Village townhouse, which is saturated with bodacious color combinations.
Get the look: Turquoise Single Panel Curtain, $68.95; Bellacor.com
Fashion designer Lorry Newhouse embraced the whimsical spirit and rich history of his Southhampton cottage. The wallpaper in the bedroom and the fabric for the chair, bed skirts, and curtains are by Rose Cumming; the coverlet and shams are by Matouk, and the prints and mirror are Victorian.
In Philip Gorrivan’s 1840s Connecticut home, the bedroom features an acrylic sculpture by Michael Laube, Matouk linens, and a chaise by Jean Pascaud. The walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Light Pewter, the shades are of an Albert Hadley fabric.
Get the look: Russell by Albert Hadley, price upon request; Donghia.com
The bedroom in this Moroccan riad, designed by Martin Raffone and William McIntosh, is dressed with a blanket and linens by Matteo and pillow shams by Libeco. The rug was found in a souk.
In this Virginia Tupker-designed carriage house, the curtains in the guest room are of a Les Indiennes cotton, and the rug is a vintage Indian dhurrie. The custom beds are dressed with spreads from Chelsea Textiles.
In Christopher Noto’s Paris pied-à-terre, the curtains are of a Holland & Sherry tweed, and the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Wevet. The custom-designed bed is flanked by an antique Persian.
Get the look: Softline Berne Window Panel, $45-134; Macys.com
SCAD President Paula Wallace and her husband Glenn Wallace transformed a dilapidated two-story home in Georgia’s Historic Landmark district and made it into a livable, luxe space.
Though he’s known for his cool and restrained rooms, Russell Groves turns out to be the ideal designer to transform a glassy Manhattan duplex into a stylish yet kid-friendly home. The master bedroom’s built-in white-oak bed and nightstands are custom made, the bedding is by Calvin Klein Home, and the lamps are by Stephen Gerould.
For Michael Bruno, founder of 1stdibs, a house in New York’s famed Tuxedo Park is not only the fulfillment of a childhood dream, it’s become a retreat more elegant than he could have imagined.
Get the look: Belgian Brushed Linen Cotton Drapery, $239-$609; RH Modern
In the Hamptons, architect Paul Masi and designer Damon Liss, raised the elemental barn to a new level of sophistication. The bedding in the master is by Matteo, the custom-made leather dresser is by BDDW, and the ceiling is of weathered cedar shingles.
In her family’s new Greenwich, Connecticut home, Emma Jane Pilkington evokes the restrained elegance of her beloved Europe. Custom-made panels of wallpaper by Martyn Lawrence Bullard for Schumacher hang behind the headboard, made of the same George Spencer Designs fabric as the curtains.
Get the look: Flavio in Wisteria, price upon request; Georgespencer.com
Designer Kim Alexandriuk applies her keen eye and love of modernity to help a longtime client reimagine her traditional stone house in Bel Air. In the daughter’s room, the linen curtains are by Christopher Farr, the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Clunch, and the ceiling is in the company’s Pitch Blue.
When fashion entrepreneur Mossimo Giannulli and his wife, actress Lori Loughlin, purchased their second house in Los Angeles, they adopted a whole new style. The walls are covered in a linen by Lulu DK, which was also used for the curtains. The bed is custom-made.
Get the look: Stella LD in Tangerine by Lulu DK, price upon request; Duralee.com
A dilapidated 18th-century country house in Wales became the perfect canvas for interior designer Penny Morrison’s passion for offbeat colors and fanciful patterns. A guest room headboard and canopy are covered in a linen by Penny Morrison Fabrics, and a vintage kilim tops a carpet.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick’s laid-back Bridgehampton master bedroom mixes crips white walls, bedding, and curtains with colorful accessories, including an aqua Christopher Spitzmiller lamp and apple-green vintage armchairs. Designer Eric Hughes grounded the room with a sisal rug and hung grommeted IKEA curtain panels for a relaxed, beachy feel.
In Lindsey Buckingham’s master bedroom, the Fleetwood Mac rockstar has curtains of a Bennison Fabrics linen-cotton, an antique ballroom chair, and a neoclassical desk.
Get the look: Chinese Peasant, price upon request; Bennisonfabrics.com
Designer Alessandra Branca turned the top floor of a 16th-century convent in Rome into a relaxed ode to Italy. The bedroom features curtains of a vintage ticking stripe, a vintage iron bed, and a Louis XVI painted settee.
Get the look: Ticking Stripe Curtains in Sage, $39.95-$59.95; Countrycurtains.com
The guest bedroom in Tamara Mellon’s Hamptons home has a hint of a decorator’s touch, with walls covered in striped linen and paisley curtains in a matching shade of beige. The curtains, wallcovering, and Roman shade are in Schumacher fabrics, and the bedside table is from Mecox Gardens.
Get the look: Shirala Paisley, price upon request; Fschumacher.com