The World Is Not Enough for Net-a-Porter
Elaborate packaging is integral to the Net-a-Porter brand. It was central to Massenet's vision when she started the company in her apartment in 1999, on the premise that good old-fashioned luxury and the utilitarian promise of the internet need not be ...
August 12, 2015
Vintage Treasures big hit at Flinthills Mall
We have a lot of wall hangings for decorative purposes. Most everything we have today is man cave appropriate.” “Then you have the Industrial Age with all the cogs, wheels, movements, bottles and clocks … those type things. It also came out of the ...
July 27, 2015
Two small pieces of World War II's sweeping narrative
A 400- to 500-metre-wide ring of destruction ensued. The accompanying concussion ripped tiles off roofs for blocks around. By late June, doodlebugs had exacted a heavy toll: direct hits on Victoria Station and Wellington Barracks sharpened the knife of ...
August 2, 2015
The Power of Perfume
fading black-and-white photographs and reproductions of famous paintings covering almost every inch of wall space, furniture covered with clear plastic (to be removed if “company” ever came), a grandfather clock that would chime every 15 minutes, a ...
July 9, 2015
30 of the world's best hotel bars
With its Baccarat chandeliers, antique fireplace, damask walls and Chesterfield armchairs, this Victorian-themed bar is one undoubtedly classy establishment. Top shelf bottles are offered alongside champagne cocktails and staples like the sherry cobbler....
Can DNA Testing Personalize Skin Care?
The test is from a company called GeneU (pronounced “gene you”) and performed at its nine-month-old shop on New Bond Street, which looks like a cross between a science fiction movie set and a silver-gray-and-red-dipped Apple store — perhaps fittingly ...
June 17, 2015
Want To Decorate Your Home? Follow These 15 Pinterest Accounts
Via Sugar and Charm HOME | Add interest to your living space with a #DIY tassel wall hanging. HOME | Minimal Triangle Clock | Hello Lidy HOME | Storage Jars HOME | neon HOME | Speckled ceramic cone-shaped planters are like vases for your wall....
July 17, 2015
Children’s Books Inspire Room Decor
For an Alice in Wonderland room, use classic Victorian furniture and black-and-white checkerboard textiles. Add a big vintage-style wall clock and a teacup lamp (www.target.com). Find rugs, nightlights and wall decals from Eric Carle books The Very Hungry ...
August 19, 2015
Up to the minute: The best clocks and watches
Clockwise, from top left: Cuckoo clock, £25; spokes clock, £40, both Habitat (0344 499 1111, habitat.co.uk); hand-drawn vinyl record clock, £25, Giggling Hedgehogs (gigglinghedgehogs.co.uk) “Ice cream” clock, £18, Sainsbury’s; ice cream cone ...
October 25, 2014
Adeco Vintage-Inspired Brown Iron Table Top Alarm Clock
This sweet antique-style clock is fashioned to look like a vintage alarm clock. Brown stylized numbers surround an image of a butterfly a sparrow and a colorful wildflower bouquet. The faux twin bell detail and shaped feet makesThis quaint clock the ...
December 10, 2013
Notting Hill Victorian Jewel/Tiger Eye Pull - Antique Brass
Notting Hill Decorative Hardware creates distinctive, high-end decorative cabinet hardware. Our cabinet knobs and handles are hand-cast of solid fine pewter and bronze with a variety of finishes. Notting Hill's decorative kitchen hardware features classic ...
December 10, 2013
Antique Market Trends: Victorian Is Out, 1940s And '50s Are In
Victorian marble top furniture is out ... Tiffany and Carnival glass pieces also are hot sellers, as are wooden wall clocks. But if you're hoping to get top dollar for your great-uncle's collection of antique kitchen gadgets, you may want to hold onto ...
January 18, 2010
Unidentified coat-of-arms on antique wall clock belong to Bishop Saverio Caruana (1)
After reading the letter by Frederick Galea (The Sunday Times, November 29), I would like to inform him that the coat-of-arms on the antique Maltese wall clock he bought is that of Bishop Francesco Saverio Caruana (July 7, 1759 - November 17, 1847).
December 6, 2009
AN EARLY VICTORIAN BRASS-MOUNTED CALAMANDER ETAGERE
This ormolu-enriched étagère, designed in the French/antique or Louis Seize manner ... see the Christie's catalogue, Furniture and Clocks, 23 April 2009, p.77-87. Similar three-tiered stands of this pattern were sold Sotheby's, New York, 22 January ...
June 3, 2009