As a child, I longed for glasses. Something about those wire-rimmed frames made me feel instantly smart and I constantly snuck into my older sisters’ rooms to sneak a peek of the Collegiate Me.

Alas, I have 20/20 vision, so glasses aren’t (and probably never will be) in the cards. But I can still dream of the wiry frames, yes? In fact, my favorite interior design trend of the moment is inspired by just that: wire.

From trash cans to chairs, storage and lamps, I’m loving the Scandinavian-inspired trend of exposed wire accessories. Care to see a few of my faves?

[Images, clockwise from left to right: Jayson Home & Garden, Urban Outfitters, Seagrass Home, Center44, Weylandts]

[Images, clockwise from left to right: 1stDibs, Jayson Home & Garden, Inspired Home Decor, Furniture From Home]

Beautiful, yes? Luckily, I don’t need glasses to see the loveliness in these wiry pieces!

Erin Loechner authors, which boasts a popular viewership of 12,000 readers daily. Honored as one of the London Time’s top 50 design bloggers in the world, Erin Loechner has received numerous praise for her unique perspective on the design industry. In addition to her curation addiction, Erin also writes for various print publications and websites, including ReadyMade Magazine, Dwell and HGTV.




Ha! I dreamed of glasses, and still do. I think one of these days I'll just get the perfect pair with clear lenses- just because!

These wire items are the delicacy that most rooms need to balance out heavy furniture. My room certainly needs some of those urns, for sure!
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That is hysterical. I did the same. My mom actually gave me an old pair of her w/out the lens so I could wear them around, which I did, everywhere. Love the post!
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I never understood why anyone else would wish for poor vision and the childhood teasing that often came with glasses. Please, be happy with your 20/20, I would gladly trade you the ability to see naturally for these black, rhinestone adorned, librarian frames.


I saw some wire chairs at Urban Outfitters today. They're on sale from $168 (I believe) to $49! I can't find them online but they were at the Upper West Side location in NYC. They're really really cute, great lines and size, similar to the ones pictured above. If anyone is interested, go snatch them up! Another day in my life that I long for an outdoor space. *sigh*


Ha isn't it funny how we wish for what we don't have…I wear glasses and wish for 20/20 vision!! But you're right at least I can have some fun frames :) And I'm with you – loving all these wiry pieces!!
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