Shop these home décor stores that target your personal style 


Fall is coming — a season of change — and spending lots of time at home has made many of us want to alter the look of our houses or apartments.

Suddenly that once-favorite accent chair doesn’t quite do it for us anymore after staring at it for months and months, or we wonder what we could have been thinking when we chose bold black and white wallpaper for a living room accent wall.

“With COVID, everyone’s redoing their houses these days,” says Heidi Kelso, owner of LIDO, a lifestyle brand with a Greenport store that carries Bohemian and coastal style furniture and accessories. ’”

So, if you’re looking to just edit out some old pieces, or going for a complete redo of your space, we’ve found some Long Island shops for on-trend Bohemian, coastal, farmhouse, modern, and contemporary furnishings.

Here’s a look at what some of these stores have to offer at various price points, and tips for what you’ll need to achieve these styles:


The Bohemian style has roots in the ‘60s and ‘70s and is inspired by free spirits who led unconventional lives such as constant travelers, writers and actors. In its most original form, it’s for anyone who wants to create an eye-catching but relaxed, hippie vibe by allowing patterns, textures and intense colors to happily coexist. You’ve seen the look in movies and television shows such as “Meet the Fockers,” “Mama Mia,” and “Friends,” and it can easily be achieved.

Think items culled from around the world and slightly worn things that would make a place look comfy and cozy — chaise lounges, lots of throw pillows, area rugs, velvets, wicker, rattan, candles and plants everywhere.

But there are also newer, tamer versions of décor for those who want to give a nod to Bohemian style but don’t want to go all out with saturated colors and all things shabby chic. The look has been re-imagined through the use of more earth tones and paler hues as well as white and cream to give a still relaxed but more sophisticated and beach-inspired feel to a space.

Coastal décor can make it look like it’s summer at the beach year-round in a house, making it hugely popular in homes in the Hamptons.


If you want an old-school Bohemian look with lots of colorful visuals, some of your best bets are Urban Outfitters, H&M Home, World Market and Target. If you’re shopping for a more modern and refined Boho style that can fit neatly into coastal décor, you’ll want to make a trip to LIDO.

Owner Heidi Kelso, an NYC-based media executive, opened LIDO in 2012 to indulge her passion for Boho furnishings following a very successful try with a pop-up shop.

At LIDO you’ll find one-of-a kind furniture and accessories from exotic locales such as Morocco and Bali at a variety of prices ranging from marble lotus candle holders for $45 to furniture that can go up to about $2,000. Look for conversation pieces in the forms of benches, consoles, mirrors, tables, sideboards and armoires.

INFO: 132 Main St., Greenport, 631-477-2350,


Joanna Gaines and her husband, Chip, made things you’d find down on the farm upscale and the new must-haves with their HGTV series, “Fixer Upper.”

Imagine things you’d find in almost any traditional farmhouse going back centuries, and you’re there in figuring out what you should buy to create this warm and inviting look.

The farmhouse style is white tones, wood elements and colors found outdoors such as greens, sky blue and sunny yellow. It’s Mason jars, wood kitchen countertops and flooring, white cabinets, bead boarding, apron sinks, oak and maple dining tables, open shelving, steel or iron fixtures and finishes and brick accent walls.

Nothing has to match and antiques and knickknacks can be mixed with unexpected furnishings in today’s farmhouse style. A modern chair might be placed next to a vintage sofa and a weathered end table filled with framed photographs.


Owners Jessica Fauci and Shea Rosario know a thing or two about farmhouse style. Red Barn Boutique was started in a barn.

East Patchogue resident Rosario had a red barn on her property where her sister, Keri, would make custom furniture and signs. First came an online business, then pop-up parties, then a brick-and-mortar store was opened in 2020 when Rosario and Fauci saw the growing popularity of farmhouse style.

Furniture is carried in the store and custom pieces are still handmade, but it’s a larger selection of smaller items that make the shop a place for finding things that can give a stylish farmhouse personality. Among them are whimsical signs, distressed butterfly and moth wall prints, and a honeycomb bottle rack.

Some fun and colorful cast iron dog tail hooks that come in red, green, orange and teal are just $9.50 each, a set of four batter bowl-shaped measuring cups is $19, and a distressed wooden bicycle for hanging on the wall is about $25.

INFO: 146 S. Country Rd., Bellport, 631-803-0671,



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