Posts Tagged ‘London’

Faceted

At Fortnum and Mason over the weekend, I discovered Jane Carr’s beautifully designed scarves with these amazing geometric diamond and gem patterns on them. I can’t believe i’ve never noticed her work before…for me this was one of those products in life that you feel if you had designed it you would have done it […] Read more…

Princi

Gourmet baker Rocco Princi‘s Milan boutique bakery chain has just opened its first branch in London patisserie on Wardour Street – it stays open till midnight in London – and in Italy open 24 hours a day! I had the walnut brownie which was melt in the mouth delicious. I love how the industrially baked […] Read more…

Late Nights at the V&A

Every last Friday of every month the V&A stays open after hours and holds an alternative evening of exhibitions, with live performances, cutting-edge fashion, debates, one-off displays, special guests, guest DJs and a bar serving drinks and food. This month the late night centres around Interiors – i am really excited! There’s a ‘Murder at […] Read more…

Weekend

Ate sooo much this weekend, it was my cousin’s birthday and we had a day of good food and sightseeing. Breakfast – pink champagne, Sprungli Truffle cake, croissants, frilly Tete de Moine cheese, Swiss bread, cold cuts and coffee. Then went for a ride on the London Eye which was breathtaking…then finally dinner at the […] Read more…

Cosy Day

Today was a drizzly day in Wanstead, my mum and her friend Carol came to visit for lunch. I live right on our high street so we scuttled to The Cuckfield across the road for lunch (which does the best roasts on weekends and has the sweetest garden open in the summer serving BBQ’ed food […] Read more…

Green House

I was out on Friday (which turned out to be a beautiful sunny day) in Angel looking around at some locations for a project i’m working on – and came across this beautiful house on Cross Street. I love its mix of Victorian style with pale Art Deco green accents. I made up a wonderful […] Read more…

Blackfriars

I went to the Oxo Tower yesterday for a press event and walked over Blackfriars bridge, i dont think i’ve ever walked that way and the river was so close, it was beautiful, i really felt awed by the sight and really felt the history of our City. I looked like a tourist! Blackfriars always […] Read more…

Caravan Style

The website alone for this boutique in the heart of Spitalfield’s market in London’s East End, is inspiration enough. A series of beautiful collages displaying ‘Caravan’s’ style of products are reminiscent of faded seaside vignettes. The boutique itself reflects this uniqueness, carrying an eclectic array of furniture, fashion and vintage inspired accessories for the home. Read more…

You Don't Bring Me Flowers

This tea room was featured in Elle Decoration a few years ago and it has always captured my imagination. Named after the Neil Diamond song ‘You don’t bring me flowers’, is a coffee shop in and florist in Hither Green, selling beautiful and unusual flowers and delicious cakes, tarts, pastries and freshly baked bread. What […] Read more…

Material World

Squint Limited are an East End based design boutique known for their works with vintage fabric – covering and embellishing products with striking prints. Shown here is their covetable collection of teapots. Read more…

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