Articles by: Felix

On Board the Private Jet

On Board the Private Jet

The private jet symbolises a return to the glamour of international travel – a time when there were no dreaded queues or delays. Elitist as it may be, it doesn’t stop […]

February 22, 2015 ×
Salvador Dalí. Photograph by Philippe Halsman.

From Chanel to Dali: Five of History’s
Most Unforgettable Jewels

  Salvador Dali’s Eye of Time Watch The aesthetic value of much of Dali’s later jewellery design is contested – it is his early creations that stand as examples […]

February 19, 2015 ×
Paper ArchivesKeepsakes of the Future

Paper Archives
Keepsakes of the Future


February 19, 2015 ×
Book for the Library  Mr Salesman by Diane Keaton

Book for the Library
Mr Salesman by Diane Keaton

The first remarkable thing about this evocative book is that it was edited by Diane Keaton, favourite Woody Allen muse, forever etched in our collective memory as Annie Hall. […]

February 18, 2015 ×
Interior InspirationThe Sir John Soane MuseumLondon

Interior Inspiration
The Sir John Soane Museum

    No.13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, in London’s historic Holborn, was both the home and private museum of architect Sir John Soane (1753-1837). Consolidating three buildings to create his […]

February 12, 2015 ×
For the ArchiveZegna Couture Leather Shoes

For the Archive
Zegna Couture Leather Shoes

  The very first item for this section is an elegant pair of shoes, from Ermenegildo Zegna Couture SS15 collection. Combining heritage crafts with contemporary details, this item references both […]

February 9, 2015 ×
Mackintosh x Band of Outsiders

The Original Mac for Rainy Days

Nearly 200 years since it was first developed, Mackintosh is still keeping out the filthy weather. As well as making coats under their own brand name, Mackintosh also manufacture […]

February 8, 2015 ×
'Girl in a White Kimono' and 'Girl in a Red Kimono' all by George Hendrik Breitner.
Found on: Wikimedia and tumnlr.

Alexander McQueen SS15 +
George Hendrik Breitner’s Kimonos

For Alexander McQueen’s Spring Summer 2015 presentation in Paris, models navigated the narrow catwalk made of black lacquered wood and an oversized, pristine white orchid sculpture by Marc […]

December 6, 2014 ×
Cire Trudon X Yazbukey Candle Collaboration

Cire Trudon X Yazbukey Candle Collaboration

Cire Trudon, founded in 1643, is one of my all time favourite companies. While I still cherish the company’s evocations of France’s royal past, this new collaboration with colourful accessories […]

December 5, 2014 ×
Karl Lagerfeld's Alpine fantasy: Chanel Paris-Salzburg.

Chanel Tradition
Two Métiers d’Arts Companies
in London

Bootmaker Massaro, leather tannery Bodin Joyeux, glovemaker Causse and feathers by Lemarié have formed part of France’s fashion industry for decades and are celebrated in Chanel’s twice yearly […]

December 4, 2014 ×
Globe-Trotter Bespoke Luggage.
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Personalised Luggage
Goyard, Globe-trotter and Anya Hindmarch

At Maison Goyard, personalising custom-made luggage has been a speciality throughout its tradition. Choices can now also be made online and I have spent far too much time trying […]

November 26, 2014 ×
Couture PatchworkValentino, Gucci  Dries Van Noten & More

Couture Patchwork
Valentino, Gucci
Dries Van Noten & More

One of the trends crystallising on catwalks in Paris, Milan and London was patchwork and decadent assemblages of fabrics. While there was a thematic focus on patchwork’s glorious […]

November 21, 2014 ×
Journey of a dress

Journey of a Dress Exhibition
Diane von Furstenberg

  To celebrate the 40th anniversary of her most famous design, the Wrap Dress, perennial jet setter, Diane Von Furstenberg presents the exhibition Journey of a Dress at […]

November 12, 2014 ×
Stephen Webster +  Some Jules Verne Reverie

Stephen Webster +
Some Jules Verne Reverie

I am a big admirer of Jules Verne’s exciting escapades. Collected in Voyages Extraordinaires, the writer takes us around the world in just eighty adventure-filled days, to a […]

November 7, 2014 ×
‘Yucca and Grace Ave Hollywood CA’ by Paul Jasmin 2000.
Haddaway Home Los Angeles’ by Paul Jasmin 2006.  Images Curtesy of Casa de Costa

Paul Jasmin
Dreaming of Hollywood

  Over the last three decades, Jasmin’s emotionally charged images have appeared in countless publications, including Vogue and W. Three standalone publications, the most recent being, California Dreaming, […]

September 19, 2014 ×