The very first fabric I ever bought was from Celia Birtwell, I vaguely appreciated it was Celia I had the long chat with – as I mooned over fabled creatures, princesses, stars and stripes whilst upending the entire basket of … Continue reading
John Wayne (Duke) Hubert de Givenchy Mario Testino All have something in common… they can make houses into homes that echo who they are, where they have come from, their passions … all in a way that invites you to … Continue reading
Only US ladies can this be this full of swagger. The Gio-Go ladies tell it like it is on their ‘Get in – Get out’ show. Oh my, I just sit up as I watch it.
Check out ‘House of Style’, GioGo styl-ie, e.g Farrow and Ball – “The Chanel of Paint- Get In!”
Waste paper bins, let’s not overlook them. They last a long time and can be uplifting: each time I tossed a paper ball into the beauty below I’d want to flick a heel and smooth down my pencil skirt (preferably … Continue reading
There is a formula that never fails to be chic, and the Pruskin Gallery in London understands the maths. The Telegraph describes Julia and Michael Pruskin as ‘two of London’s most authorative dealers in 20th Century decorative arts’, their un-erring … Continue reading
I was totally taken with this exhibition stand for a trade show in ‘ AW 1913’: the clash of prints, intense colour, graphic interplay – really struck me as masterful . I also thought ‘AW 2011’. Most particularly Jonathon Saunders: … Continue reading