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When I think of the words timeless, glamour, and chic, one of the first things that come to mind is Parisian decor. Paris has always embodied a special essence that is unique to it. The city’s vibe is effortlessly stylish and classic, so it’s the perfect inspiration if you want to capture that sort of appeal in your home decor.
I’ve done a post on inspiration for a Parisian bedroom, so today I’m focusing on Parisian living room ideas. Since this is likely the place you spend the most time in, it’s the perfect spot in which to embrace the Parisian lifestyle so you can feel inspired by it every day. It comes down to some simple concepts: minimal color, exquisite details, and a feminine flair.
Here are some beautiful examples of Parisian living rooms to give you some ideas and inspiration for your own home.
Parisian Living Room Ideas
This living room is the picture of elegance with antiques and classic style.
Source: House Beautiful
Here’s a modern take on the Parisian style with a black, white, and gold color scheme.
Source: My Domaine
White, ornate molding is a classic element often found in Parisian homes.
This living room strikes the perfect balance between glamorous and comfortable.
Source: Architectural Digest
How gorgeous is that black marble fireplace?
Source: Seasons in Colour
A Chesterfield sofa always brings a luxurious, Parisian flair to a space.
Neutrals give this space a warm vibe while still embracing glamour.
Source: Paris Perfect
Beautiful patterns and details come to life on the white backdrop.
Source: New England Home
Simple is chic in this fabulous, minimalist living room.
This space is filled with charm, glamour, and a distinct Parisian vibe.
There is something so timeless about the Parisian style.
Karl Lagerfeld is one of the most influential people in fashion, most known for being the head creative director of Chanel. He has multiple homes but one is on the market in his home country of Germany. The estate is affectionately called Villa Jako, named after his late partner, and is one of the most idyllic homes in his portfolio.
One of the things that makes it so special is the fact that it sits on the River Elbe, offering stunning views of the waterfront. The trees that surround it make it a true slice of paradise. The home itself is marvelous, too. Lagerfeld collaborated with Renate Kant, an art conservator. It was constructed in the 1920s but Lagerfeld put his fashionable thumbprint on it.
Enjoy this beautiful home tour courtesy of Architectural Digest.
Karl Lagerfeld Home Tour
The backyard is idyllic, like something from a fairytale, with stunning landscaping, classic architecture, and an incredible staircase you can imagine supermodels walking down in Chanel for a fabulous garden party on the lawn.
The living room has high ceilings, incredible natural light, and a ceiling that is a work of art in its own right. The beautiful colors and modern furniture pair well with the antique touches.
The view from the home heading into the lawn is breathtaking, leading to a lake through a beautiful path of greenery.
The two-story dining room is open to an upstairs library. You can consume delicious food or literature in this space depending on what you’re craving.
Upstairs, the library is full of charm and character. A desk sits in the middle surrounded by velvet curtains that give the space some softness and elegance, while a glass ceiling floods it with natural light.
Gold mosaic tile acts as an area rug down the center of the bathroom, creating a beautiful path of gold that continues in smaller accents such as the stripes on the walls.
The lounge has a carnival-like appeal with a glamorous and mid-century modern twist.
How stunning are the marble floors and trim around this doorway?
What an incredible place!