We’re Dreaming of Country-Inspired Fashion

The simple life never seemed so alluring.

December 17, 2021

Call it an escape plan: We’re packing our metaphorical baskets with this season’s crop of Arcadian appropriate fashion and trading busy streets for wide, open spaces and cozy, unpretentious rooms. Take a peek at our dream weekend wardrobe below.

Maia wears the Cassatt Trench by Gabriela Hearst, $4,490, gabrielahearst.com.William Waldron
Mismatched with intention, a jumble of furniture is a weekend-house must. Tablecloth in Nils Plaid Linen by Schumacher, fschumacher.com.William Waldron
Upgrade your weekend lounge look with a Chloé Silk-Blend Knit Maxi Dress, $2,195, saksfifthavenue.com. Plaid dishcloth in Imogen by Schumacher, fschumacher.com.William Waldron
The easiest route to country chic: pale paint on everything, from floor to fireplace. Extra points for each well-worn scuff. Chair in Jean Stripe, sofa back and seat in Nomad, and pillows in Wilson Embroidery and Elkhart, all by Schumacher, fschumacher.com.William Waldron
Effortlessly fresh and always in style, the combination of red, white and blue is as timeless as a floral frock and chunky, wrap-yourself-up knit. Blue Floral Printed Dress by Brock Collection, $2,400, brock-collection.com; Frilled Collar Cardigan by Celine, $1,400, celine.com.William Waldron
Soften crisp white cotton with vintage-inspired crochet. Angelic Lace-Trimmed Mini Dress by Rokh, $705, modaoperandi.com; Cream Floral Printed Skirt by Brock Collection, $2,815, brock-collection.com; and Hand-Knit Fair Isle Vest by Cooking Apple x Cutter Brooks, approx. $541, cutterbrooks.com. Tablecloth in Nils Plaid Linen by Schumacher, fschumacher.com.William Waldron
A cabinet stocked with heirloom-quality linens adds a sense of history. Antique Ticking Stripe, Elkhart, Jack Stripe, La Belle Matelassé, Marietta, Nils Plaid Linen, Wilson Embroidery and Wellfleet Ticking fabrics, all by Schumacher, fschumacher.com.William Waldron
Play with scale to make old-fashioned motifs like gingham feel fresher. Gina Smocked Gingham Maxi Dress by Sea, $365, saksfifthavenue.com. Chair in Camden Cotton Check by Schumacher, fschumacher.com.William Waldron
A celadon claw-foot tub calls for an equally charming shower curtain to surround it. Shower curtain in Pauline Check Casement by Vogue Living and towel in Jean Stripe, both by Schumacher, fschumacher.com.William Waldron
Start a quilting bee—or take a shortcut with quilt-inspired motifs. Bode jacket ($1,560) and shirt ($445), both available at bodenewyork.com, with a Brock Collection skirt ($1,200, saksfifthavenue.com). Daybed cover in Smithton Weave and Euro pillows in Poxte Hand Woven and Lempa Hand Woven, all from Schumacher, fschumacher.com.

Produced by Hudson Moore and Eugenia Santiesteban Soto.

Fashion styled by Melissa Ventosa Martin.

Written by Emma Bazilian.