5 cool tassel lampshade buys for AW21

September 16, 2021

Tassels are back! Part nan’s living room, part burlesque-chic, the tassel lampshade is a must have for a cosy home this autumn-winter season. From velvet opulence to dip-dye fringing and the cottagecore look, Good Homes magazine picks out some of the coolest buys out there…

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1. Velvet tassels

The Ero velvet and tassel drum pendant lampshade (£65) from Oliver Bonas offers an opulent take on the tassel trend. Designed for a pendant ceiling light, the lampshade is covered in plush velvet in a number of colourways – rich olive green, golden yellow , burnt orange and midnight blue – each with a contrasting tassel trim for a tactile touch.

velvet tassel fringe pendant lampshade from Oliver Bonas

Photo: Oliver Bonas

2. Dip dye

Specialising in traditional hand-stitched lampshades with a modern Art Deco look, independent British brand BeauVamp has recently added on-trend ombre designs to its luxe lighting range. The range also includes tassel lampshades in vibrant colours, classic velvet with contrasting braiding, and lampshades with extra-long fringing. Available in various. Prices vary.

Ombre tassel lampshades from BeauVamp

Photo: BeauVamp

3. Tassel chandelier

This vintage-style tassel lampshade is handmade by on Etsy. Available in various sizes and colours from turquoise to fuchsia and yellow gold, the fringe ceiling pendant light (from £95.26) has four layers of soft fringe with a gold faux leather band around the top and gold ceiling wire. EliZie makes a number of cool tassel lampshades, including this layered, scalloped fringe lampshade.

large emerald green tassel lampshade from etsy

Photo: EliZieCreations on Etsy

4. Square shades

The traditional tassel amp gets the contemporary treatment with Anthropologie’s square-fringed lampshade in silver. The pendant  lampshade hangs two layers of fringing from tiered brass trims, measuring 39cm high and 30cm wide. Move fast on this one though  it’s currently on sale, reduced from £128 to £98.

silver square fringe tassel lampshade from Anthropologie

Photo: Anthropologie

5. Cool cottagecore

The traditional lampshade gets an update with this made-to-order Kingsleigh fringed lampshade with patchwork panels in limited edition fabrics by Alexander Henry and the Designers Guild (£195). The dark green tassel fringe measures 12.5cm and is available from Sable & Ox, the online gallery for art by independent UK artists.

Fringe lampshade with patchwork fabric from Sable & Ox

Photo: Sable & Ox


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