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Jungle Style

Photographs Judd van Rensburg styling Leana Schoeman

Big, big leaves, every shade of green imaginable and a return of vintage plants mark this new version of the tropical trend. On the catwalks it was all about strong shapes and bold colours. Here's HL’s interpretation of this trend from our January/February 2015 issue. Image-69443 Image-69407 Image-69413 Image-69469 1. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Forest 23 wallpaper from the RSW collection R450/m2, Robin Sprong; abaca chair R6 495, Batuka; yellow cotton weave throw with fringe border R150, Mr Price Home; jade rattan stool R690, The Space; sea grass basket R695, Weylandts; plant, stylist’s own; turquoise reloaded vintage Persian carpet R30 800 (3,29m×2,88m) and natural/green reloaded vintage Persian carpet R40 950 (3,75×2,73m), Paco Rugs; Aquart lux shower by Selab for Seletti R4 697, Generation; waffle bath towel R175, Weylandts; bamboo screen R14 995, Batuka; square yellow pouffe by Olivia Villet from the Colab Collection R500, Mr Price Home; Ladies 1511 sandals R649, Green Cross; yellow milk bottles R275 (set of six), The Space; Hlambu table by Dawn Dludlu R15 000, Dokter and Misses; yellow plastic carpet R580, Amatuli; planter and plant, stylist’s own. 2. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Forest 23 wallpaper from the RSW collection R450/m2, Robin Sprong; Malawi chairs R1 180 each, Amatuli; moss green rattan stool R690, The Space; Bulb green hi-ball glass R25,99, Mr Price Home; green plastic carpet R580 and metal planters R330 each, both Amatuli; plants, stylist’s own; yellow Indian lanterns R880 each, Amatuli; reloaded vintage Persian carpet in turquoise R30 800 (3,29×2,88m), Paco Rugs; copper planter and plant, stylist’s own; Olive bottle in Green R1 560, Pezula Interiors. 3. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Eden Roc in Amazonie wallpaper from the Belles Rives Wallcoverings collection by Christian Lacroix R1 885/roll, Home Fabrics; Forest 23 wallpaper from the RSW collection R450/m2, Robin Sprong; Bird of Paradise W6655-04 wallpaper from the Samana Wallpapers collection by Matthew Williamson for Osborne & Little R2 450/roll, Home Fabrics; Happy Nature wallpaper from the Fiona Wallpaper collection R1 283/roll, Black Fabrics; Palm Jungle 95/1003 wallpaper from the Contemporary Restyled collection by Cole & Son R1 810/roll, St Leger & Viney; Zigurrat plant stand in Terracotta by Joe Paine R2 900, Dokter and Misses; natural/green reloaded vintage Persian carpet R40 950 (3,75×2,73m), Paco Rugs; planter and plant, stylist’s own; abaca ottoman R5 950, Batuka; Pod Embroidery cushion 100 per cent linen dip dyed in green R1 350 (70×70cm, excluding inner), Evolution Product; St Moritz in Kiwi scatter R931/m (excluding inner), Home Fabrics; Anatolian reloaded rug in yellow/green R17 450 (2,66×1,60m), turquoise reloaded vintage Persian carpet R30 800 (3,29×2,88m), both Paco Rugs; Burr emerald green coffee table R13 940, Tonic; round glass and gold side table R3 600, The Silk and Cotton Co.; tea set, stylist’s own; potted bamboo (153cm high) R1 299 each, @home; sofa R44 995, Batuka; snake cushion R1 150, Evolution Product; palm leaf cushion R79,99 (30×50cm), Mr Price Home; fabric on scatter: Patio Leaf in Garden Green from the Patio collection R546/m, Mavromac. 4. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Forest 23 wallpaper from the RSW collection R450/m2, Robin Sprong; tall mirror with gold/silver finish R3 745, The Silk and Cotton Co., Brandt dining chair R3 990 (excluding fabric), Pezula Interiors; chair fabric: Santiago in Pistachio from the Brasilia collection R505/m, The Silk and Cotton Co.; Rubens lamp stand R1 628, Pezula Interiors; palm leaf lamp shade R180, Mr Price Home; yellow/green reloaded Anatolian rug R17 450 (2,66×1,60m) and turquoise reloaded vintage Persian carpet R30 800 (3,29×2,88m), both Paco Rugs; Frangipani 3 Top side table R12 995, Weylandts, copper vessel, terrarium and rope, stylist’s own; white rattan stool R690, The Space; plants, stylist’s own; fabric on stool: Acid Palm in Azure from the Limitless collection R1 245/m, St Leger & Viney.