Category Archives: Luxury

Lavender’s Blue + Zürich

Well Insured | A Ulyssean Effort Like all the best photographers writers, or at least James Joyce anyway, we’ve ended up in Zürich. Advertisements

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The Private Dining Room + The Goring Hotel London

Reel of Fortune It’s quite simply London’s classiest hotel so an invitation to a party in the Private Dining Room of The Goring is frame worthy. A promotion from mantlepiece to wall no less. Saturday night turns out to be … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue + Fashion

Venn Diagram When fashion and interior design collide…

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Mary Martin London + Fashion

The Collaboration It’s Friday evening and Lavender’s Blue HQ is bursting at the seams: there’s a makeup artist sorting out an assortment of overflowing MML branded bags and suitcases, a stylist hanging dresses and accessories on the resident tailor’s dummy, … Continue reading

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Coopershill House County Sligo + Francis Bindon

Louder Sang that Ghost Really, it’s the perfect Georgian box in the perfect grouping in the perfect setting. Coopershill House took 19 years to build; over 240 years later the house and estate are still in great shape. Dr Roderick … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue +

The Anticipation Off the red eye from Barcelona, Mary Martin’s on her way. Full entourage alert! In the top London fashion designer’s own catchphrase, “This will be amazing!”

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Mount Falcon County Sligo + Phantom the Falcon

The First September The architect James Franklin Fuller sounds like he’d have been good craic at a dinner party. When not bashing out High Victorian melodramatic novels, bragging of his descent from Charlemagne or boasting of his wife’s connections to … Continue reading

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Ox Mountains + Gleniff Horseshoe + Aughris Head County Sligo

Spinning Round the Moon | West Coast Cooler Yeats Country. The land of William Butler is Irish countryside at its most majestic. And dramatic. And awesome. And elemental. And poetic. The place names themselves carry a lilt, from Doonbeakin to … Continue reading

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Goodwood Revival 2018 + Richmond Lawn Marquee

Early Autumn The War is over, the party’s begun. It’s a sepia tinted festival for the upper echelons. Goodwood Revival is all about the fashion dancing racing. Every September the West End comes to West Sussex as the Earl of … Continue reading

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Sprivers House Kent + The Irish Georgian Society London

Rhymes with Rivers | Colon Irrigation At the Irish Georgian Society London: we do like our very private houses: the longer the laneway the better. Sprivers House in the Weald of Kent ticked both boxes and then some. We were the … Continue reading

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