My quest for green always reaches a peak late winter. So this week I’m going Hulk in every way.
1.Conservatory Archives, my favourite London florist is growing. The tiny shop on Hackney Road now has spun off at Lower Clapton Road.
Here you can linger in an abundance of greenery. There’s also a little café cum deli that serves up delicious Matcha and Chocolate mousse-like cheesecakes.
Quirky details, vintage furniture and lighting adds to the charm.
A must for every greenery and plant lover.
Conservatory Archives, 3-5 Lower Clapton Road, London.
2.Italian fashion deluxe brand Bottega Veneta is making waves with new Artistic Director Daniel Lee. He previously held the position of director of ready-to-wear design at Celine, a protégé of Phoebe Philo. So he knows a thing or two about timeless, sophisticated elegance.
In the autumn of 2017, I visited a Bottega Veneta event at Chiswick House, London, where craftsmen and women where showcasing the brands high level of craftsmanship. It’s one of the few fashion houses that has stayed true to the artisanal heritage, when many other ones these days goes for a quick fashion fix. It will be interesting to follow Lee’s approach in this matter.
The new collection of oversized bags with their classic Intrecciato leather pattern now blown-up to XXL proportions and the are close to this years hottest bags so far in MHO. Some of the styles sold out straight away in their webbshop. So seems I’m not alone here…
The first AD-campaign has also created a lot of buzz with it’s modern, cool attitude and perhaps foremost for the fusion of fashion and some desirable furniture. (The armchair with leather armrests, yesss please!)
These green sporty, oversized leather shorts is the perfect mix of cool and elegance. A timeless dream ticket that never goes out of style.
Shorts in green nappa, £ 2095, Bottega Veneta.
3. Every morning I’m waking up on the green side with a wheatgrass super green shot. It comes packed with vitamin A and C, which help to maintain healthy vision and contribute to normal brain function.
It also helps the immune system, antioxidant protection and skin rejuvenation. The wheatgrass is produced with minimal processing.
Cheers and Good Morning to that!
Organic Wheat grass powder, Green Origins, £5.99, Ocado.
4.On my wishlist for some years now, LA-based ceramist Eric Roinestad’s work has it’s own, unique expression.
He mixes the spirit of California folk modernism with the designer’s own Scandinavian heritage. I think I could decorate a whole room with one of his pieces as the starting point.
Ceramics, Eric Roinestad.
5.Normally I’m quite beige and boring when it’s comes to eye make-up.
But this dark, moody green shadow from Danish, organic beauty brand Kjaer Weis had me thinking outside my usual greige box.
The refill system is brilliant and part of the brands sustainable philosophy. The range is free of parabens, silicones, petrochemical emulsifiers and synthetic fragrances.
Made in Italy, almost all of the products have been Certified Natural or Certified Organic by Italian standards.
Cream Eye Shadow Sublime, €43, Kjaer Weis.