Although Valentine’s may officially be over, you can keep the loving vibes flowing and revel in a romantic indulgence or two all year round. For surviving a very stressful year and it’s still not over, treat yourself to something bubbly in sparkling crystal. Baccarat flutes or coupe glasses
Be chic and comfortable in one of my favorite loungewear designer Banke Kuku’s red forest leaf short robe & trousers in silk satin. I’ve been following Banke Kuku, a Lagos-based designer who’s blazing a sartorial trail with her stunning loungewear. Banke, a textile artist, developed her textiles, finding inspiration through telling the story of Africa with dynamic prints. The lush 100% silk satin fabrics are sourced by her London agent, manufactured in Lagos, and sold in her namesake boutique.
Roses go far beyond Valentine’s Day. So make a whimsical unstructured statement of fresh blooms in varying shades of red in an assortment of vases from Baccarat vases,
Whether you need to rest, relax or just escape to your bedroom, indulge in self-care by snuggling between the best quality sheets your budget will allow. “Life is a journey, make your bedroom all you want it to be…” words to live by from Margarita Cittadini founder of the exquisite Cittadini Linens featured above
Treat yourself to the luxe Fornasetti Rosetti candle for its exotic floral scent and the pop-art ceramic container decorated with the seductive pout of Italian opera singer Lina Cavalieri – the brand’s muse. Fornasetti Rosetti candle
Your family will appreciate a lovely meal baked in this Le Creuset enamel cast iron pot .
This chic scalloped placemat and napkin set has a Valentine’s mood that can easily be enjoyed all year round.
So the showy display of love should not be limited to just Valentine’s Day… make it a year round moment that you can share with your beloved in your private quarters.
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Doreen arrived in Manhattan from London to pursue a career at Estée Lauder and later Donna Karan Cosmetics & Home. It was there that she first fell in love with the process of creating, developing and accessorizing interiors.
Those skills were later put to work when Doreen became assistant to world-renowned architect, Peter Marino. On project after project, she saw how structures come together and how the spaces within them come to life. After going on to study at the New York School of Interior Design Doreen founded her design studio in 2001.
Named a Next Wave rising star designer by House Beautiful Magazine, Doreen draws on inspiration found in nature, fine art, theatre, fashion, food, and travel. She designs sophisticated environments with a serene ambiance for her clients, where they can unwind, relax, and recharge. Whether projects are big or small; the aesthetic contemporary, modern or traditional the timeless sophisticated homes Doreen creates are relaxed and welcoming.
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