My Design Travels

Liberty of London ... Christmas windows 2014

Deirdre Brennan - Friday, December 12, 2014

/images/liberty_christmas_2014_windows_10.jpg

I am spending far too much time reminiscing about this time last year in London ... the Christmas windows, the shopping, the Christmas lights and catching up with friends !!  I couldn't help but take a peek at Liberty's windows this year.

/images/liberty_christmas_2014_windows_4.jpg

Harvey Nichols, Harrods, Fortnum and Mason and Liberty excel with their window display and they simply must be seen to be believed.  In Paris it is without doubt Hermes who win the prize. 

/images/liberty_christmas_2014_windows_6.jpg

They sparkle like jewels and are surrounded by crowds of admirers and adoring children, all rugged up against the winter chill.

/images/liberty_christmas_2014_windows_8.jpg

All this is made that much more atmospheric with the shorter days ... the evening closing in by around 3.30pm.  This is the cue to head to somewhere smart like Claridges or Browns for High Tea or .. simply champagne. 

/images/liberty_christmas_2014_windows_11.jpg

This is without doubt my favourite time of year to be in London ... they do Christmas like nowhere else and I can't wait to give you a glimpse of London this time last year.  

Christmas 2014 is the beach for us ... and I can't wait but am reminiscing !!



Follow Mydesignfile on Instagram

parisian fabric houses to peruse

Deirdre Brennan - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
/images/lelievre_paris.jpg

To stumble across such jewels ... only in Paris.  The cobblestoned streets of the Left Bank lined with the prettiest shop windows.

/images/jim_thompson_paris.jpg



Jim Thompson ... one of my all time favourites.  What a joy. These windows were a spectacle.

/images/pierre_frey_paris.jpg

/images/pierre_frey_paris_2.jpg

Pierre Frey ... always so smart and shades of colour to die for.

/images/nobilis_paris.jpg

Nobilis is pure elegance.

Just take the time to explore at leisure ... fabric houses for more than just fabrics. Cushions, trims and throws to play with alongside antiques and designer furniture. Shop after shop ... names you have only glimpsed in beautiful magazines.
And when it all gets too much, just pop into Laduree for a restorative pot of tea and delicate macaron.





 

Subscribe by Email

Subscribe in a Reader

Recent Posts


Tags

images of London the siam, bangkok Harvey Nichols, London christmas wreaths Harrods, London ribbons conran architecture beach wood happy haus Summer london fashion week 2012 queensland holiday elegance nightclubs london Tiffany fortnum and mason jubilee tea salon san domenico house, london hotel guestrooms black and white floors plaza athenee, paris interior design christmas in paris london christmas 2012 5 star hotels Paris boutique hotels braids London Christmas soane britain colour shops paris robin birley The Ritz, Paris design tips antiques sofas currumbin macarons sydney style Christmas Decorations olympic games colours beach houses stationary London shops liberty of london kit kemp 18th biennale of sydney hotel de crillon, paris furniture apple store Christmas gifts Cartier London Thailand petersham nurseries cafe scandinavian interiors plant nurseries timber interiors winter christmas fabric liberty london milan furniture fair 2012 rustic hermes hotel lancaster, paris Paris Paris hotels london christmas 2014 anibou Richmond, UK design currumbin surf club fashion Jewellery London wallpaper winter holidays the langham hotel,london mulberry leather and fashion beach shack bedrooms cafe, good food artwork diaries passementerie Art Deco New Bond Street London lighting diamond jubilee anouska hempel trims books zona tortona, milan claridges, london 5 star hotels la suite west, london laduree new bar apple Tiffany London Claridges London gervasoni furniture fortnum and mason the pelham hotel, london paint garden new restaurant salone del mobile 2012 styling neutral colour palette London Christmas Windows beach holidays loulou's london furnishing fabric white interiors christmas trees queens jubilee firmdale hotels swedish apartments Ham Yard Hotel London milan furniture fair london olympics Christmas lights Fortnum and Mason, London curtains elephant rock cafe smythson membership clubs london le marianne hôtel, paris travel London queen elizabeth pied a terre hotel guest rooms the greenwich hotel, new york

Archive


    Something else?

    1. Beach House Inspiration ... with a touch of black and white Deirdre Brennan 06-Jan-2016
    2. rustic kitchens with style Deirdre Brennan 12-Jul-2015
    3. Latest Stylish Hotel Design in Madrid Deirdre Brennan 23-Jun-2015
    4. winter whites .. the warmth of white interiors Deirdre Brennan 10-Jun-2015
    5. le marianne, paris ... boutique hotel style Deirdre Brennan 01-Feb-2015
    6. beach houses .. currumbin .. my edit 2014/15 Deirdre Brennan 18-Jan-2015
    7. christmas in paris .. Deirdre Brennan 22-Dec-2014
    8. London Christmas .. a glimpse .. No 4 Deirdre Brennan 21-Dec-2014
    9. Christmas in London .. a glimpse .. No 3 Deirdre Brennan 19-Dec-2014
    10. Christmas in London .. a glimpse .. No 2 Deirdre Brennan 17-Dec-2014

    Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...