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8 Beautiful Shabby-Chic Hotels Around the World

The aesthetic has had a name (“shabby chic”) since the 1980s—thanks to The World Of Interiors. Min Hogg, who established the publication, once described the decorative scheme as “characterful, colourful, used but not abused.” It is, at once, fashionable and well-worn: a modern (but not too modern) version of an English estate. The following destinations are the ultimate demonstrations of this aesthetic sensibility. Read on to see which Berkshire Hotel made the list >