A lifetime in the fashion industry - now, sharing my passion for interiors. Follow my reportage of talented creative's & designers. Bx

Monday, 4 May 2015

Collaborative Design - Fashion & Technology

Combining fashion with technology. Stella McCartney designs the Canon EOS 100D box shaped bag. A combination of neutral tones and metallic finish.
The Linda camera bag is on my wish list 'limited edition' ....love the Canon in white. This addresses a huge gap in the market for well designed camera bags. Bx


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Sunday, 3 May 2015

The Stencilled Floor

Following the popularity of painted furniture, stencils have become useful tool to personalise homes.  The intricate lace design (top image) is by Royal Design Studio
Pale grey with white looks fabulous, I recommend tone on tone to give a very subtle effect, Great to disguise concrete floors. Bx


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Saturday, 2 May 2015

Paper Meadow Wallpaper


Wallpaper of scattered meadow flowers in charcoal 
& pale grey. Pretty and contemporary.
Designed by Hannah Nunn. 
Beautifully designed. Bx


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Friday, 1 May 2015

Sara Bran Jewellery

Artisan jewellery in silver & gold, pierced, openwork, lace inspired pieces by French designer Sara Bran.
Beautiful unique, hand-crafted pieces. Bx

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Thursday, 30 April 2015

Planting in Waves of Colour

Photo by Dario Fusaro © Giardino Segreto di Cristiana Ruspa
Planting in hues of mauve and green/grey. 
Grasses soften borders and add subtle movement to the garden. A coastal influence which compliments
gravel / pebble walkways.
Strong block planting. A gorgeous colour combination. Bx

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Fashion Pick of the Week ❤ Prada S/S15


Prada S/S15 - The Clog influence. 
Wooden platform and heel, studded rand and turned up toe shape. Closed toe contemporary sandals & boots.
Look out for interpretations of the clog through to next Summer 2016. Bx



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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Contemporary Wood Lighting - Kwon Jae Min


The Crack Bowl Pendant Light, created by Korean designer Kwon Jae Min. Unique lamps made from thin sheets of polished wood. "Object is the metaphor of that time." Kwon Jae Min.

The simplicity of this lighting design looks fabulous in a group. Love the mix of contemporary design with natural materials. Bx

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Monday, 27 April 2015

*Monthly Mood Creation - Rich Earth Tones

* Once a month I will share with you how I interpret trends, use colours and select beautiful product, creating a mood to style interiors.

Earthy tones of rich brown. Texture and geometric pattern with ethnic overtones. Linear & natural materials. Dark oak flooring and wooden interior accessories. 
Texture is key to combining one colour neutrals. I love influences from around the world to inspire eclectic interior choices. Bx

Where to buy.... 
1. Hand woven Rattan tie-back spinadesign.co.uk
2. Parquet oak flooring Citarra www.thewoodgalleries.co.uk
3. Ceiling light www.horchow.com
4. Cushions www.horchow.com
5. Earthern vessel utsuwanote.exblog.jp
6. Engineered wood flooring Verona www.thewoodgalleries.co.uk
7. Wooden table www.circlefactory.com
8. Embroidered stool via - srta-pepis.tumblr.com
10. Interior www.aedesstudio.com

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Sunday, 26 April 2015

Linear Textured Walls

Add interest to the neutral palette with linear textured wallpaper. Sophisticated embossed linen grains with shimmering highlights & subtle metallic lustre. 
Look fabulous with modern ethnic touches.Bx

Alternative sources;
www.whittakerwells.com - Nobolis/Ralph Lauren/Thibaut/Casamance.

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Saturday, 25 April 2015

Colour Palette of the Month - Warm, Dusty Hues

www.lefevre.be

A warm and unusual colour combination. Warm neutrals mix with multi-colours in dusty hues. 
A large luxurious sofa with statement lamps and sculptures. 
An interior with a feeling of world travel. 

A neutral backdrop with multi cushions and lampshades provide an inspiring view on colour.  Bx

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Friday, 24 April 2015

Fashion Pick of the Week ❤ Prada


 The Prada collection AW15/16. A confident mix of texture and colour - Tailoring with a youthful, retro spirit. Boxy Kelly bags in croc' and ostrich leather (embossed). A neutral outer with an internal layer of colour.
Love this idea for handbags, a fabulous way to use neutral and colour combinations. Bx


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Thursday, 23 April 2015

White with Highlights of Pink

www.bodieandfou.com
Team white with coral pink, for a fresh summer feel. Nomadic inspiration, embroidered linen pouffes and floor cushions

The bright pastel colour scheme is influencing outdoor living accessories this year. Bx

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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Bleached Decking with Bright Pastels

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Natural bleached, wooden decking. Sea-side living.
 Floor cushions in bright pastels colours ...blending with the backdrop of the sea.
Fresh, fun and inspirational.

On my wish list. Bx 

Where to find floor cushions / pouffes;
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Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Decadent Rose


Rose tones, from deep coral rose to pale pink, a fabulous colour to mix with the neutral palette.
 Add a touch of decadence to your interior with a gorgeous pink sofa. 
Add glamour to your wardrobe with a statement coat.

The 1920's, my favourite era. Velvet intensify s colour and I love the contrast of cream fur. Bx

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Monday, 20 April 2015

Heavenly Scent* Flora by Gucci

A cocktail of gorgeous Gardenia. 
 Top notes of Peony, Agrums. Heart of Rose, Osmanthus flower. Base notes of Sandalwood and Patchouli. 
A beautiful gift from my husband, love to wear this in the Spring time, an unusual and compelling perfume. Bx



Sunday, 19 April 2015

Fashion Pick of the Week ❤ Haider Ackermann

www.stylebistro.com
Soft cashmere, oversized jumpers, pastel shades of nude pink and pale grey and draped chiffon scarves. Masculine and feminine combine by Haider Ackermann Paris ss15.
Relaxed dressing with a sophisticated edge. Bx


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Saturday, 18 April 2015

Contemporary Luxe - Bedroom

www.horchow.com/Donna-Karan-Home
Contemporary luxeCushions and duvet set in charcoal and buff by Donna Karan Home. Wave textures, quilted silk, silk-linen and beaded combinations.

Gorgeously decadent! Bx

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Friday, 17 April 2015

Luxury Bed Linen - Soothing Hues

www.horchow.com/Donna-Karan-Home
Soothing hues of warm natural colours. Combine texture. Knitted, ruched, layered, striped, matte & shine. Silk and cotton bed linen by Donna Karan Home.

Add texture to one colour for a luxurious look. Bx



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Monday, 13 April 2015

Dior Hair & Beauty - The Blow-Dry Bob

Christian Dior
Grace Kelly 1950s
The vintage blow-dry bob, chin length, very simple with lots of volume, for a pretty feminine look - very Grace Kelly.
Natural looking foundation with a tint of rose blush, powder pink lips and a focus on the eyes using a white shimmer eye-shadow. Voluminous lashes and 1950s style eye-liner, popular today.

I call it the pin-curl bob - love the very soft, natural look coming through on the catwalks. I recommend trying this out with Cloud Nine 'O' heated rollers available from Little Beauty*s  Bx 

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Sunday, 12 April 2015

Beauty in Simplicity


 Flower petal bowls with a shimmering silver glaze. Small wheel thrown tableware by Japanese Potter Yasuko Ozeki, handmade by artisans. 
Natural organic shapes with a lustrous internal finish. Beautiful! Bx


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