Shoes – a gentleman’s guide

I have been accused many times of owning too many shoes. And sometimes I wonder myself, especially if I move to a new house or if I pack for a trip. But how many is too many? I believe this comes from my mother, who used to buy shoes almost every week. But my father was…

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Christmas windows in London

London is one of those cities where people visit during the run-up to Christmas, mainly for shopping as this is retail heaven for many. There is so much effort put into the lights, displays and decorations that there is no doubt that one has to experience it at least once. Since I am so lucky…

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Designing the Bar

Mad Men brought us back to the early days when gentlemen had their own bar in the office. That is a bit extreme and we shall not encourage drinking at work or drinking with no moderation. But having a nice stocked bar at home adds a bit of glamour and sophistication to our daily lives. That…

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Jonathan Adler – Pottery

I discovered Jonathan Adler’s work very recently when I visited his shop on Sloane Avenue. But he is a very well known potter, designer and author. In his shop I found lots of interesting pieces, not only pottery but cool rugs and furniture. I would define it as fun and colourful. He launched the first…

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