Not too shabby: Because the distressed look needn't mean worse for wear
Sunday 04 March 2012
1. Loose fit urban sofa cover
Bemz, from £309 for Klippan sofa. A stylishly wrinkled range from this firm specialising in custom slipcovers for Ikea furniture. bemz.com/en-gb
2. Crate side table
Ines Cole, £195. Pack it in with this funky upcycled piece. Liberty, London W1, tel: 020 7734 1234
3. Mirror Jar lamp base
Anthroplogie, £138 small, £248 large. Mercury speckles make this base both distressed and distorting. anthropologie.eu
4. Red Distressed Oval Clock
Sweetpea & Willow, £95. Go back in time with this antique-look, crackle-glazed timepiece. 0845 257 2627, sweetpeaandwillow.com
5. Distressed coat rack
Rigby & Mac, £10.95 for two-hook rack, £21.95 for four-hook rack. We're hung up on these cute racks, also available in turquoise. 020 8761 1011, rigbyandmac.com
6. 2 tone industrial bar stool
Alexander & Pearl, £165. Mottled iron stools with the whiff of the warehouse. 020 8787 7081, alexanderandpearl.co.uk
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