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Wishes

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”
― Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

Gifts, of course, are never expected but they are wholeheartedly welcomed. If you would like to spoil me, even just a little, here are a few of my favourite things for some inspiration...

For those who prefer more guidance, please visit my LuxyList

A few Of My Favourite Things...

If you'd like to bring something to give me when we meet these are sure to make me smile.

Flowers

Tulips, dahlias, peonies

Drinks

Billecart-Salmon Champagne Brut Rosé, English Sparkling Wines (especially rosé!), Craft Gin

Sweet Treats

Anything salted caramel, fudge, nut-free chocolates

Fragrance

Tom Ford Velvet Orchid, Alexander McQueen Parfum For Her, Clive Christian Rococo Magnolia

Candles

Diptyque, Jo Malone, Le Labo, ByRedo

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Fashion Crushes

I may no longer work in the fashion industry, but I still find beautiful clothes, shoes and bags irresistible. This is a wonderful way to spoil me!

Favourite Clothing Brands

Zimmermann, Reformation, Sandro, Maje, Valentino, Erdem, Chloe, Rag & Bone

- UK Size 8-10

Favourite Shoe Brands

Aquazurra, Valentino, Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik, Saint Laurent, Tom Ford

- UK Size 4 / EU Size 37

Favourite Handbag Brands

Louis Vuitton, Celine, Saint Laurent, Dior, Anya Hindmarch, Bottega Venetta, Givenchy

Favourite Jewellery Brands

Tiffany, Cartier, Monica Vinader, Astley Clarke

Favourite Lingerie & Nightwear Brands

Edge O' Beyond, Fleur du Mal, Coco de Mer, Fleur of England, Studio Pia, Olivia van Halle

- Bra Size 34B, Panties Small

Gift Cards

Not able to meet but still want to spoil me? I accept gift cards from the following:

Selfridges, Edge O' Beyond, MatchesFashion.com, Fleur du Mal, Studio Pia, Harrods, Harvey Nichols

Experiences:

Places I'm longing to visit, and things I simply have to do. Let's do them together, or maybe treat me to a voucher for some solo pampering or fun with a friend...

Restaurants

A.Wong, The Fat Duck, Core by Clare Smyth, Sabor, Mere, The Cottage In The Wood, Frog by Adam Handling, Muse by Tom Aikens

(I'm a foodie, what can I say?!)

 

Afternoon Tea

The Gallery at Sketch, Gatsby's Room at The Beaumont, The Corinthia Hotel, The Ritz, Claridges, The Dorchester

(it may be a little twee, but I simply adore it!)

Hotels

The Mandrake, The Edition, The Ned, Four Seasons Trinity Square, The Corinthia, The Rosewood, Bulgari London, Mandarin Oriental

 

Spa Days and Breaks

ESPA Life at the Corinthia, Four Seasons Hampshire, Monkey Island Estate, The Pan Pacific, Bulgari London

Country Escapes

Chewton Glen, Lime Wood Hotel, The Slaughters Manor House, Gidleigh Park, Belmond le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Ragdale Hall

Activities

Clay Pigeon Shooting, Foraging, Theatre, Ballet, Museum Exhibitions (I particularly love the V&A, The British Museum and The Natural History Museum), Horse Riding, Magic Shows, Comedy Nights, Jazz Bars, Cooking Classes

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