Get the Look: How to Incorporate This Iconic Banana Leaf Print Into Your Life

11/20/2015 at 05:46 PM ET

Katie Holmes and Zac Posen
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Made famous by the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Martinique wallpaper is the tropical print you’ve seen everywhere but never really realized.

The large, bright green leaf print (available for purchase here) was first created by designer Don Loper in 1942 and has since been used dramatically in celebrities’ homes, hotels all over the world and even on TV shows like The Golden Girls. Remember Rose, Blanche, Dorothy and Sofia’s banana leaf wall “headboard” and matching bedspread? As if you could forget.

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Golden Girls
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Now, the retro, tropical design is making its way onto goodies of all kinds and we can’t help but want to incorporate it in our homes wherever possible. Here’s how you can get a piece of the classic look for under $100.

phone case
Minnie & Emma

PHONE CASE
Take the bright print with you everywhere with this plastic, durable iPhone case. Every time your phone rings you’ll be transported to the Mad Men era. ($59)

duvet cover
Society6

DUVET COVER
If you’re seriously committed to the look and want to go full-blown Golden Girls-esque, replace your comforter with this lightweight duvet cover. Betty White would be proud. ($99)

pillow
Lulu & Georgia

PILLOW
For a more subtle way to incorporate Martinique into your living room or bedroom, go for this plush pillow. We can already picture it as the perfect accent to a neutral-colored couch. ($57)

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Stella on

Seriously, who writes this?! “Remember Rose, Blanche, Dorothy and Sofia’s banana leaf wall “headboard” and matching bedspread? As if you could forget.”

It was Blanche’s. They didn’t all have the same “headboard” and bedspread.

Jennifer on

Stella- I was thinking the same thing, lol.

Kathy on

Can’t stand him. He really brought down Project Runway.

NY'er on

Stella I was thinking the same thing. It was Blanche who had that look in her bedroom. None of the other ladies had it. And I still watch the show religiously and I love when they show Blanche’s room, because it’s so fun and uplifting. Lol

Anonymous on

@Jennifer and NY’er- great minds think alike! I grew up watching in in prime time and when I was a kid, I thought it was the most glamorous gorgeous bedroom in the world. Maybe not so much now! hahaha

Steven Abrams on

Purchase the Iconic Beverly Hils Hotel BH90210 Wallpaper from Designer Wallcoverings. http://bananaleafwallpaper.com/

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