“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.
Tulips, dahlias, peonies
Billecart-Salmon Champagne Brut Rosé, English Sparkling Wines (especially rosé!), Craft Gin
Anything salted caramel, fudge, nut-free chocolates
Tom Ford Velvet Orchid, Alexander McQueen Parfum For Her, Clive Christian Rococo Magnolia
Diptyque, Jo Malone, Le Labo, ByRedo
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
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
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...
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?!)
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!)
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
Chewton Glen, Lime Wood Hotel, The Slaughters Manor House, Gidleigh Park, Belmond le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Ragdale Hall
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