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4 Ways to Showcase Your Personal Style in Your Home

Take inspiration from your favorite clothes

Photography: Louie Aguinaldo (Main Photo)

When you look into your closet, do you see a pattern? Are you into prints, textures, or solid colors? If you're currently looking for pegs for your space, you can consider your clothes as part of your moodboard. Doing this helps you express your personal style and make it evident in the different areas of the house. Let these four tips guide you. 

Read the original article in the June 2010 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details. 

What is your style?

Your home’s style should be a reflection of your own favorite things. You don’t want to place items just because they are trendy or uso. “Experiment with a lot of things, then learn what works for you and what doesn’t. When you arrive at that, that’s when you actually learn your personal style,” shares creative director Vince Uy.

Showcase your preferences

When it comes to your wardrobe, what are your usual picks? Do you enjoy floral prints or plain dark hues? Translate them into how you choose accessories for your space! You may pick decor and accents with bold prints or pieces in dark neutral shades. 

Use patterns

Study the patterns of your clothes and look for similar items when you go furniture shopping. Do you love wearing jeans? Why not experiment with denim as pillow covers? There are different possibilities that you can explore. 

Copy textures

The texture of a piece of clothing can add interest to an outfit as well as to a room. Linen cloth and wooden details from accessories can be considered as accents for the living or dining areas.

Photos by Dairy Darilag.

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