We asked local designers for their advice on using our favorite winter shades — deep, dark indigo, navy and midnight blue — without getting too dreary. Grab a cup of tea and a blanket, and check out some of our favorites.
The bedroom is perhaps the best part of the house to turn dark, designer Iantha Carley says. “It’s a nice idea to have your bedroom be something soothing to get you to wind down.” Anthropologie’s Indigo Washed dresser is subdued but elegant, dark without feeling heavy. Come spring, pair it with white bedding for a fresh, beachy look ($698; matching nightstands $398 each, www.anthropologie.com). Anthropologie Buy Photo