interiors

Gentlewoman style: A look inside Jenna Lyons’ apartment



Jenny Lyons apartment decor

My bags are packed and I’m ready and waiting to move in with Jenna!

How fabulous is Jenna Lyons‘ apartment? The New York Times T magazine has the whole feature but if you only want pics, here’s the low-down. Blush pink velvet seating, Cy Twombly art, an Hermes-covered screen and an overall Paris-modern vibe.

I’m going to go to bed dreaming of that Breccia Capraia marble bathroom (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Pop Swatch, Apple Watch, Nike Air Max, Issey Miyake X Iitala



Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar…

1. POP SWATCH RETURNS
Pop Swatch returns
While some watch brands work out how to solve the wearables conundrum, others do what they do best. Example: Swatch, who has just announced the return of the Pop Swatch. Last seen adorning fashionable wrists in the 1990s, these jumbo-sized chunky-faced watches will be coming to a Swatch store near you on 28th April. (more…)



Feeling at home at the revamped Hermes New Bond Street store



London's Hermes New Bond Street flagship reopens

Making your retail store feel like a home – a relaxing, inviting and luxurious one – is quite the thing right now and Herme?s has of course nailed it. Enter exhibit A: its newly re-zhuzhed London flagship in the old Time & Life building in New Bond Street. This year marks its 40th anniversary in this location and it’s celebrated by doubling the size, enhancing the tactile factor and giving us a whole lot more product. (more…)



WHERE TO STAY IN ANTWERP: BOULEVARD LEOPOLD



Boulevard-Leopold-Antwerp-Hotel

Three nights in Antwerp – where to stay? A overpriced fancy hotel in the centre of town, a cheap but unpredictable Airbnb, or something more unique – like Boulevard Leopold?

We chose the latter on recommendation by good friends. A handsome 19th century townhouse in the Jewish quarter, it’s billed as a B&B, but it’s not your average Formica-and-nets affair. (more…)