How to set the scene for a Christmas feast of love

This Christmas gather your loved ones into a scenery of beauty with xmas attitude.

“Christmas dinner is a highlight for most of us and a big part of the celebrations” writes IdealHome’s Jennifer Louise Ebert. As per her guide we should use cool wintery colours and icy glassware for a relaxed Scandi-style Christmas table, mix traditionally festive colours of red and green with cute country-style touches, invest in some Nordic charm with crisp stripes and checks in red and white and snow-white highlights with ceramics with plenty of candlelight and mix rose gold metallics and soft velvet in midnight jewel tones “for an effortless yet luxe Christmas table setting”. We can even go dark and dramatic or enter the world of Narnia. After all Christmas is magic. Read more

Bottega Veneta partners with KPM for your table only

Bottega Veneta partners with KPM for your table only

 Bottega Veneta’s German-born Creative Director Tomas Maier is an unstopable force of creation ever since 2001. In his search to expand the Italian house’s class and extraordinary craftsmanship Maier presented Bottega’s home line allowing us a glimpse into Maier’s ideal lifestyle.

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The invitation/ Valentino Garavani wants to wine and dine with you

He is the undeniable Emperor, not only of fashion but also of l’art de vivre. A legendary party host, he brings his unique mix of opulence and refinement to bear on his events, held at his homes around the world. An invitation from Mr. Valentino cannot be turned down—and now, readers everywhere can join the soiree. As fashion editor and friend André Leon Talley writes in the introduction of Assouline’s soon to be published VALENTINO: At the Emperor’s Table, a keepsake book shot by renowned Italian photographer Oberto Gili and organized by residence  Read more