A Bentley grille becomes a piece of furniture and the most interesting cafe in London
Why you should wear your high heels to the new Jimmy Choo cafe after shopping and why a car brand was able to design the season’s outdoor furniture: the week’s style highlights.
Well worth a trip to London
Them Harrod’s London department store Jimmy Choo or Coffee shop open. Those not too busy to take in the all-pink interior, complete with Instagram-friendly coffee service, can enjoy strawberry eclairs, raspberry croissants, logo tarts, rosé champagne and delicious shrimp-filled bites . As a shoe designer, you know that details matter. Open until the end of September.
For sunbathing and petrol
Car connoisseurs identify a Bentley with a quick glance at the grille. No wonder this has served as an inspiration for the metallic filigree details of the following designer pieces: “Solstice” is the name of the new one. Bentley Home Outdoor Furniture Collection, designed by creative director Carlo Colombo. Leather, chenille and satin covers adorn the chaise longues, side tables and sofas. These are treated with a special technique so that dust and water roll off. All pieces can be customized, a highlight is a fabric covered with recycled marble dust.
According to trend forecaster Lee Edelkoort, we are in the age of the amateur. And indeed, jewelry that looks like it’s homemade (or from a gumball machine) is especially popular right now. Small finger sculptures mainly evoke a good mood and should do one thing above all: attract attention. Instead of like others costume jewelry imitating precious materials such as gold or precious stones, it should be clearly understood that profane alternatives such as Plasticine, acrylic or glass come into use. The colors are bright and precious, like the bobble rings from Smilla Brav, a small label from Heidelberg, where the pieces are also handmade. From 45 euros, available at www.smillabrav.com.
Very good for tomato mozzarella
Anyone who previously only appreciated basil as the icing on the cake in a Caprese salad will be delighted by the latest flavor creation from home. hermes be surprised: Se “Eau de Basilic Pourpre”it’s already being marketed as a new classic. Why? The nose behind the spicy and fresh unisex fragrance is Swiss perfumer Christine Nagel, who has already designed Miss Dior Chérie and the film Wood Sage and Sea Salt for Jo Malone. Your secret with this fragrance? It combines red basil with bergamot and geranium. 50 ml from 75 euros.
And just lie down! In 1982, Jane Fonda’s first workout video was released. 40 years later, the 84-year-old does gymnastics Jane Fonda in front of the camera again – instead of wearing leggings and leg warmers, wearing new workout clothes Brand H&M Move. The message from the fitness modeling icon: exercise is also important in old age to strengthen the cardiovascular system. Apparently she still has plenty of fans: the monogram print pants are already sold out. From 15 euros.