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At the Shops | New at Belgrave Crescent: The Suede Collection


At the Shops | New at Belgrave Crescent: The Suede Collection

Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.

Recently, we introduced a few new things at Belgrave Crescent, including this beautiful new suede collection for bright June mornings & pink August sunsets . . .

At the Shops | New at Belgrave Crescent: The Suede Collection


The Las Salinas Suede Clutch in Ibiza Sunset is made of the softest, most beautiful suede we could find. Perfect for romantic summer days and sidewalk cafés, throw in the necessities — lipstick, credit cards, phone and keys, or more if you like, and carry as a tote. Solid brass rings set off the soft pink suede to perfection for the chicest and prettiest combination ever . . .

At the Shops | New at Belgrave Crescent: The Suede Collection

Paris: Favourite Shopping Addresses on the Rive Gauche

The Most famous département stores in Paris are a stopping point on all touristic itineraries. Aristide Boucicaut is one of the pioneers of creating the département store, opening “Au Bon Marché” in 1852. Since then the phenomenon of this style of shopping has become an integral part of life in France.

News 03.20.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Last year, two satellites the size of cereal boxes sped toward Mars as though they were on an invisible track in space.

Logo Mania: The Return of Fendi & Karl Lagerfeld’s Last Work

This is a time of fashion houses reissuing their iconic pieces, and with Fendi’s reissuing of its Baguette on the SS19 runways and Karl Lagerfeld’s recent passing away, the Italian fashion house is very much on everyone’s minds. The late designer did, after all, work for the brand for 54 years. So for this edition of Style Inspiration, we’ll look at the many iterations of Fendi’s iconic FℲ branded pieces, from mock turtlenecks and knits to capes, tights, and trenches, and of course, the Baguette.

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

TO SAY THAT HASN’T BEEN a great week around the world would be an understatement, with the horrific shooting at two mosques in New Zealand by an Australian terrorist last Friday afternoon, the on-going Brexit debacle and other unhappy news events. There were two bright lights in all this darkness, however.

News 03.18.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Eating grapes can feel like an old pleasure, untouched by change. The ancient Greeks and Romans loved to eat them, as well as to drink them in the form of wine. The Odyssey describes “a ripe and luscious vine, hung thick with grapes”. As you pull the next delicious piece of fruit from its stalk, you could easily be plucking it from a Dutch still life of the 17th century, where grapes are tumbled on a metal platter with oysters and half-peeled lemon

In the Atelier With: Hi June Parker

As you know, at The Shop, we have vastly expanded the range of items available to include a rather exquisite selection of jewellery. And so, to highlight all the new and talented designers we carry, we’re bringing you this series to showcase the talented créateurs we’re currently working with. This week, we’re featuring the unique and inventive fine jewellery of Hi June Parker.