Holiday Gift Guide: Natural Treasures

Natural treasures from the earth make harmonious accessories for the home. At my favourite store in London - Anthropologie - I was swooning over the lustre of mineral home accessories and bar essentials to step up your Christmas entertaining. I literally wanted everything! Geodes, marble and capiz shell are used in the design of precious gifts and utensils. Beautiful gifts for others or yourself that will make you the hostess with the mostess this year. But I also spotted beautiful ceramics and … [Read more...]

Selvedge Pop-up Store

I'm back from London with loads of new tips and addresses in my little black book. One of the shops I would like to share with you today might be of interest to you if you are traveling to London within the next few weeks, or if you live in London.  It's a pop-up store by Selvedge: a bi-monthly magazine  for interior textile and fashion designers. For those who don't know what a pop-up shop is, it's a shop that is only there for a limited period because it's usually a webstore, or just pops up … [Read more...]

London shopping guide: Follow the Christmas lights

The best time to go shopping in London is by far during the holiday season when the streets are illuminated by thousands of Christmas lights. Especially Mayfair and Soho are a spectacle of lights. It is a stunning sight! The window shops of department stores like Harrods and Selfridges are true attractions, and Hyde Park turns into a winter wonderland when lit up by the Christmas market and fair attractions. Due to my many travels, I got a little bored with seeing the same chain stores in every … [Read more...]

Bohemian Chic in de tuin

Deze bohemian-stijl klapstoelen van Anthropologie vind ik dus helemaal fantastisch. De kleurencombinaties, de stoffen die gebruikt zijn, het vakmanschap wat er van af straalt. De stoelen worden gemaakt in het Nepalese Terai gebied. De stoffen zijn Kantha-stijl geweven, zoals de traditionele saris in India, en zijn gespannen op een Sheesham hardhouten frame. Volgens de website zijn ze alleen voor gebruik binnenshuis, maar als je ze niet buiten laat staan, vind ik ze persoonlijk veel leuker als … [Read more...]