My sofas are dark brown. I had already replaced the tartan plaid with the livelier green-orange plaid. The other fabrics were inspired by it. The pied-de-poule is a nice wool to make into another throw.
A photo of her in 1970s attire shows a good style-reference background. I think my fabric selection fits.
And in case you are wondering: I am in the midst of watching Mad Men, and am gripped by the story and especially the sets. The same friend who thought the fabrics were gewöhnungsbedürftig got me into watching it!