• Life.Style.etc Loves…Clippings pop-up shop

    by  • December 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    IMG_1320 hiresNo Christmas shopping experience would be complete without a pop-up to peruse, so much to our delight our new online obsession clippings has set up shop in Covent Garden for a few weeks over the festive period. In association with design exhibition Designjunction, the pop-up Christmas shop offers an array of home wares, lighting and original gift ideas by a selection established brands and emerging designers. No excuse for anything less than super stylish gifts this year….

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    Palette of the Week: Modern red

    by  • December 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    red A notoriously tricky colour when it comes to interiors, take inspiration from Dulux’s graphic feature wall and give red a re-think. Be bold and pair punchy accents with earthy shades, throw in an off-white, and you might be surprised at how sophisticated, modern, and liveable the results are. Jamie Hayon’s elegant Favn sofa for Fritz Hansen (£6,500) is a perfect statement piece for any room needing a colour hit. Accessorise with this two-tone rustic Folklore pitcher (£45) and add an element of pattern with Sister Parish‘s Albert fabric in red (£60 per yard), its primitive brush strokes softens blocks of red for a relaxed look.

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    The World According to…Ally Capellino

    by  • December 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

    UnknownOriginally established as a clothing brand over 30 years ago, Hackney based Ally Capellino makes beautiful, timeless accessories with a focus on tactile materials of the highest quality such as leather, waxed cotton and canvas. Understated and minimal, the brand’s aesthetic has developed a cult-like status and loyal following thanks to a rare combination of practicality and style (pieces are frequently seen dangling from the arms of celebrities, designers, artists and hipsters). Having with collaborated with the likes of Tate galleries, Apple, and most recently the Ace hotel in Shoreditch, founder Alison Lloyd is certainly a tastemaker in demand……

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