From the Anya Smells range of scented candles, a candle inspired by “family summers spent in the sunshine” with notes of Italian Bergamot, Tunisian Orange Flower, Regrettable Tan Lines, Angelica Seed, Cedar Wood from Texas, Vanilla, Musk, and Holiday Romance Tears.
A delicious cocktail for the Summer, tried and tested from Shake: A New Perspective on Cocktails, by Eric Prum and Josh Williams.
Makes two drinks.
What you will need:
2 shots of gin
2 shots of plum liqueur
2 cubes of cane sugar
4 small summer plums (pits removed and quartered)
4 small sprigs of fresh thyme (plus 2 to garnish)
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Love, ambiguity and style in a Paris Hotel Room. Hotel Chevalier 2007, short film written and directed by Wes Anderson, starring Natalie Portman and Jason Schwartzman.
“It’s about misunderstandings between people and places, being disconnected and looking for moments of connection. There are so many moments in life when people don’t say what they mean, when they are just missing each other, waiting to run into each other in a hallway.” Sofia Coppola
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Mario Sorrento for Jil Sander September 2017.
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Drawing inspiration from the urban and architectural landscape of New York City Eva Fehren Fine Jewellery adds that perfect amount of edge to any look.
Eva Fehren Torque Dagger Earring.
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Ancient Greek Sandals Thais in Velvet.
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