The most famous flea market in Paris is the one at Porte de Clignancourt, officially called Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, but known to everyone as Les Puce’s (The Fleas). It… Read More.
2012 is well and truly underway and with the Christmas break feeling like a million years ago it’s definitely time to start dreaming of the next holiday. There’s certainly not… Read More.
Named after one of the brightest buds in the garden, Poppy, from Melbourne’s Katie Marx Floral speaks to Design Field Notes about styling and keeping Melbourne’s Oly showroom in bloom:… Read More.
Melbourne just can’t stop talking about the launch of Australia’s first Oly San Francisco concept store on Church Street, Richmond. The exquisite Oly furniture and homewares collection came alive last… Read More.
Ok, so I’m biased because I live, and love living, in Bondi, but me aside, many are pitching this new butcher as one of the best in Sydney and they’re… Read More.
Since moving to Australia I have greatly missed the delights of fabulously eccentric British antiques and the extraordinary displays on show at all the antiques fairs and markets. As controversial… Read More.
Sibella Court is one of Sydney’s most recognisable interior stylists; walk into any of the Sydney spaces she’s worked on (Ms G’s, York 75, Upstairs at the Beresford, El Loco,… Read More.
hidradenitis suppurativa diet Stand styling at Maison Objet was pretty varied in scale and style, perhaps one common denominator was a natural element running through most stands. Flamant Flamant used… Read More.
From high streets to local markets, I found some beautiful designs for door hardware in London; bejeweled ceramic, heavy steel, glass, leather and resin. From Large plate handles to delicate… Read More.
On Saturday 4th Feb, Belle readers were treated to an afternoon of “decadence, darling” with the King of interior design and the star of Million Dollar Decorators, Martyn Lawrence-Bullard. Hosted… Read More.
While recently in Paris for the Maison et Objet home products fair I had a chance to visit Deyrolle, a 170 year old shop in the St.Germain district of Paris.… Read More.
As Australia’s own International Furniture Fair draws to a close, here are some of the treasures that were lurking in the vast expanse of the Sydney Exhibition Centre. It took… Read More.
I feel as though there was perhaps not so much innovation at this Maison Objet Fair, perhaps due to current global conditions everyone is ‘playing it safe’. There is still… Read More.
I’ve just finished a week at Maison et Object, but still enjoying Paris… thought I’d update you guys with what colours were happening at the show! This year it was… Read More.
The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards acknowledges and rewards excellence and creativity in the Australian interior design industry. The winner of the Interior Designer of the Year Award 2011… Read More.
On my recent travels back to Blighty, during a retail therapy London marathon, I stumbled across All Saints on Regent Street and thought is should be heralded as an iconic… Read More.
James Perse learnt the trade from his dad, Tommy Perse, and together they’ve been dominating the California fashion scene for over 40 years. James continues the legacy by now coining… Read More.
My most recent return to the motherland took me to the fabulous Hotel Missoni in Edinburgh, the debut of a series of Missoni Hotels. A lively injection of colour into… Read More.
Felix is a friend of mine from France who is relatively new on the interiors photography scene but doing some great stuff. Now getting featured in many international interiors publications,… Read More.
This Christmas the chilly streets of London were not frosted in the conventional manner, but with diamonds, crystals, jewel encrusted garments, dazzling furniture pieces, chandeliers and a light spattering of… Read More.
A good friend of mine, who had a stint in NYC, told me that I MUST get to this little shop on my last trip to the Big Apple. Fishs… Read More.
Independent hardware chain’s are not easy to come by these days. Hardware retailing has been ‘Bunnified’ with Bunning’s just being so easy, cheap and let’s face it, addictive. So it… Read More.
If you’re after a holiday in the sun with a difference (and your somewhere in California!) try Palm Springs. Although the water might be in a pool instead of an… Read More.
Americano has opened without a bang, but instead has crept into the NYC hotel scene in a unique understated manor. Set in the once industrial streets of Chelsea, Americano is… Read More.