Going Green: This Is How You Bring The Outdoors In

Living life with the color that sparks creativity and instills tranquillity.

photography by (clockwise from bottom right): Fran Parente (Ace Hotel New Orleans); courtesy of Kelly Wearstler; courtesy of Ivy Muse Botanical Emporium (Ivy Muse Botanical Emporium).

A touch of natural green brings the outside in—like a sculptural cactus or free flowing hanging plant. For a richer feel, emerald-hued velvet or a glossy forest green tile adds luxe to a room. “Green evokes emotion; it’s sensual and confident,” says designer Kelly Wearstler. “Green also sparks creativity. It evokes a cool, tranquil vibe, and plays well to spaces where one wants to feel relaxed and at ease.” At Miuccia Prada’s new Pasticceria Marchesi and the Wes Anderson-designed Bar Luce, both in Milan, we’re loving the retro-chic shades of avocado and moss. Throw on a tropic-inspired palm-print shirt (like the bellboys and gals at the recently opened Ace Hotel New Orleans) and you’re set.

photography by (clockwise from bottom right): Apartments Actually (Clamato); sourced from Aesop/Taxonomy of Design (Aesop, Berlin); sourced from Pasticceria Marchesi (Pasticceria Marchesi).

Where to Eat
The places to soak up your favorite palette, from a Milanese pastry shop to a botanical café in Amsterdam.
Clamato, Paris
Pasticceria Marchesi, Milan
Bar Botanique, Amsterdam
Moller, Copenhagen
Maison Pickle, New York City

Visit & Shop Here
Green-hued finds for reviving your space and mind.  
Aesop, Berlin
Delfina Delettrez, London
Little Shoes, Barcelona
Ivy Muse Botanical Emporium, Melbourne

photography by (clockwise from bottom right): courtesy of Delfina Delettrez; Amy Salowitz (Blanca Lake); Meghan McNeer (Bar Botanique); Line Klein (Moeller).

Book This Stay
Dreamy color moments to surround yourself in.
Ace Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana
Riad Yasmine, Marrakech, Morocco
The Greenbrier, North Carolina

Explore These Natural Wonders
Go outside to get your green fix.
Blanca Lake, Washington
Château de Marqueyssac Gardens, France

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Published on February 19, 2017 - 5:00am EST

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