'Mountain Modern' style for the home
Strandmon Wing Chair, IKEA (IKEA.com)
In design, wing chairs are back in full-force. IKEA has brought back this mid-century marvel from a vintage collection � and it fits perfectly in a modern mountain space. The grey is also inviting, making this the kind of chair you�d want to curl up in (with a glass of wine, of course).
Let’s face it: winter is in full effect and starting to feel long. All we can think about is staying warm and snug, making roaring fires, wrapping up in rich textiles, and wearing chunky knits. But unless you’re a snowbird (and we wish we were), the best way to get through the long winter is to get out to the hills and cozy up.
On a recent mountain getaway (complete with skiing and apres-skiing) we got talking about our favourite winter resorts. There are some amazing properties to visit, while others just don’t quite get it right. They become kitschy, missing the right touch of modern elegance.
So this week we focus on an alpine-chalet look we’re calling “Modern Mountain,” and the key pieces you need to get it.
Jason Krell and Alykhan Velji are Calgary-based style experts on a mission to save the planet from public displays of pleated trousers, crocs and yoga pants. Find #TheStyleGuys at thestyleguys.ca.