From WeHo to SoHo, things are looking up. But upper-floor living demands upper-end style. Consider calming tones and textures that supply a visual tonic at the end of a stressful day. Pastel glass and leather have an icy feel, the frosty effect accentuated by speckled metallic paint. Blurry streaks across aluminum panels show why taupe and brown are go-to shades for natural sophistication. But stripes are more clearly defined in vinyl wallcoverings, with a pattern equally fitting for wardrobes.