Pinterest and its seemingly endless wealth of content has been inspiring housewives, artisans, fashionistas, foodies and more for more than a decade, with millions of user-created vision boards growing and changing all the time.
These boards can be used for all sorts of things including style and interior design, which a UK-based financial comparison site researched to see what aesthetics consumers prefer when it comes to home decor and fashion.
And strangely enough, it seems Toronto, the people who call it home and the rooms they live in all have a look that people all over the world seek.
While LA was named the top city for fashion and decor inspiration because of this crowdsourced data, Toronto surprisingly also landed pretty high on both lists, beating such major fashion clubs as Paris and Madrid (places like Milan and New York City kind of). didn’t make either list).
When it comes to clothing, Toronto appears to be the fourth-chicest city, with 787 Pinterest boards devoted to city fashion alone (compared to 997 for LA), though those of us who live here are ours Maybe not able to imagine a city with its own defined – and coveted – atmosphere.
As for home furnishings, people found Toronto’s interiors to be the third most inspirational of all cities, with 646 panels dedicated to the city’s decorating trends (compared to the cool 1,000 for LAs).
As the company notes, TO is currently “leading the way in bringing the wellness benefits of the great outdoors into our own homes, with lots of pins showing trends like dark-stained wood and biophilic wallpaper”.
While the exercise was more fun than anything official, it’s nice to know that when people all over the world think of Toronto, they think of sophisticated outfits and well-appointed interiors, not just “COVID-19 lockdown capital of the world” and “Crack-smoking Mayor. “