Infuse your home and outdoor space with resort chic style that transports you to the tropics!

When we’re dreaming up the catalog, we like to hone in on one theme or vibe and let that guide the color palette, furniture choices, and accessories in the space. This summer, we were really digging this retro Palm Beach/Resort Chic thing. We were loving super saturated colors, bamboo accents, raffia, palm motifs, kelly green, vibrant pink, and anything that comes to mind when you think about that glamorous vacation look. We really like to make a statement in our catalog and go all out, but this feel is really easy to bring home in more subtle ways, too. Here are our favorite ways to get the look (without going full-on movie set):

Bunny Williams' Zinc Palm Leaves make a bold statement

1. Palm Leaves & Palm Prints

Obviously palm leaves are a great way to bring that tropical flair to your space. Bunny Williams’ Zinc Palm Leaves make a serious style statement, but we’re also totally taken with our new Nora Green fabric. It’s inspired by a vintage fabric, has this fantastic leaf shape to it, and in a perfect shade of Kelly Green. We were happy to incorporate this fabulous fabric into the pages of our catalog, and when paired with a natural fiber rug, we’re practically transported to the sandy shores of Florida!

We're loving raffia accents because they feel coastal and vintage without being too much

2. Raffia Accents

We’re loving raffia accents because they feel coastal and vintage without being too much. We’re introducing this new raffia fabric by the yard — it looks fabulous on furniture and is in that perfect sandy neutral. So chic and so Palm Beach!

Kelly Green feels so fresh when paired with black and white pieces

3. Kelly Green

There’s something about Kelly green mixed with black and white that feels fresh and just transports us to a beach somewhere with a piña colada in hand. Tropical is even in the name of our fabulous Kitts Bay Indoor/Outdoor Pillow!

Black & White stripes are the epitome of 'resort chic,' and we especially love this timeless duo paired with bright pink!

4. Black & White Cabana Stripes

Black & White stripes are the epitome of ‘resort chic,’ and we especially love this timeless duo paired with bright pink! We used white chaise cushions piped in black fabric, then accented with a striped throw pillow.

Bamboo accents are so 60's palm beach regency, and we're digging it!

5. Touches of Bamboo

When you think of Palm Beach regency furniture, there’s probably a little bamboo accent in there somewhere. We love bringing that iconic leg to an unexpected pieces like a nightstand. Topped with a slab of marble, our West Indies Nightstand is the perfect blend of modern and vintage.

Pink and green are a classic color combination that screams Lilly Pulitzer!

Pink and green are a classic color combination that screams Lilly Pulitzer!

6. Pink + Green

If it’s good enough for Lily Pulitzer, it’s good enough for us, and pink and green was one of her favorite color combinations. We designed this light and airy room with tons of fresh, green accents, and we topped it all off this throw pillows in a vibrant magenta. We think these two are the perfect pair!

Watery blues and turquoise are a no brainer if you want to bring vacation style into your home

7. Watery Blues & Turquoise

Watery blues and turquoise are a no brainer if you want to bring vacation style into your home. We used that same magenta color in the green living room above, and brought it into a home office for two. Then we topped it off with a turquoise rug and watery blue abstract painting. This bright color combination is tempered with plenty of white so it’s not overwhelming.

Ballard Designs Freya Bunching table has a web of beads and a glass top

8. Jewelry for Your Room

If you’ve ever vacationed in a tropical locale, you’ve probably picked up a beaded necklace as a souvenir. Our Freya Bunching Table is made of thousands of coco beads strung together in a web and topped with tempered glass. It’s a fun way to bring that tropical vibe into your home in an unexpected way. We think it looks best with a fruity drink on top!

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