Going wild for animal print! Jungle-inspired home accessories are a must-have style trend – but can YOU tell the bargain buy from designer pieces costing up to 28 times the price?
- Animal-inspired interior design is a huge style trend popular with celebrities
- Paloma Faith sells animal print homeware through her brand Paloma Home
- Everyone from B&M to Dunelm and Maisons du Monde stocks wild accessories
- But can you tell the high street from the high end? Put yourself to the test
From palm trees to leopard print, style mavens just can’t get enough of jungle-inspired interiors.
Singer Paloma Faith is such a fan that this summer she launched her own homeware brand, Paloma Home, which sells everything from flamingo throw cushions to wallpaper printed with leaping tigers.
Paloma’s pieces are at the more reasonable end of the spectrum, with prices starting from just £23. Plenty of other British retailers – including celebrity favourite House of Hackney – charge 10 times as much for their home accessories.
But can you tell the high street from the high-end, with one accessory costing 28 times the price of the budget rival?
Here, FEMAIL has rounded up a selection of affordable animal-inspired homeware from the likes of B&M, Dunelm and George by Asda that look just like more expensive designs.
Scroll down to see them side-by-side then check your answers at the bottom.
Sit on the wild side! One of these occasional chairs costs £922 from Shropshire Designs, the other one is £89 from Homebase – but which one do you think looks more expensive?
Roar-some! Can you pick the £43 tiger cushion from Paloma Faith’s interior range, Paloma Home, from the style that costs £195 from House of Hackney?
Going green: A faux palm tree brings a feeling of the outdoors but without the hassle of keeping a plant alive. Can you tell the £24.99 version from the one that costs £449.99?
Woven wonder: An elephant ornament will add a playful touch to any garden or room. One of these costs £5 from B&M and the other is £142 from Maisons du Monde – which is which?
Big cat carpet! The £49 Dunelm rug looks very similar to a £239.99 style from wayfair.co.uk but which one do you think looks five times more expensive than the other?
Touch of the tropical: One of these palm print cushions costs £120 from House of Hackney and the other costs £21 from Folk Interiors. So which one is £100 cheaper than the other?
Dreaming of a faraway place: George by Asda wants to transport shoppers with its £10 duvet set that looks like a £120 design from Emma J Shipley. So which one is more expensive?
Peekaboo: Two companies had this playful idea for a lamp base in the shape of a hare with its ears poking out. Which one costs £199 from fruugo, and which is £27.45 from Comet Lighting?
Prrrfect for relaxing: These throws would both looked good draped over the sofa – but one is much more expensive. Can you tell the £296 Home Loft design from the £44 one from Very?
Now check your answers…
Top: The £89 from Homebase. Bottom: The £922 chair from Shropshire Designs
Left: The £43 Tibetan Tiger in black from Paloma Home. Right: The £195 Tigris large velvet cushion from House of Hackney
Top: £142 Beige Woven Baby Elephant Ornament from Maisons du Monde. Bottom: £5 Rattan Style Elephant from B&M
Left: The £49 Rory the Leopard from Dunelm. Right: The £239.99 Stoneridge Hand Tufted Beige Rug by Bay Isle Home at wayfair.co.uk
Left: The £120 cushion from House of Hackney. Right: The £21 from Folk Interiors
Top: The £120 Lost World Duvet Cover from Emma J. Shipley. Bottom: The £10 Cream Giraffe Safari Easy Care Reversible Duvet Set from George by Asda
Left: The £199 Modern Masked Rabbit Resin Table Lamps from fruugo. Right: The £27.45 design from Lepus Gold Ceramic Hare Table Lamp
Left: The £44 throw from Very.co.uk. Right: The £296 Home Loft design
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