We could all use a little more romance in our lives, so it’s no surprise that colour supremos Pantone chose magenta as shade of the year, a tone halfway between sultry scarlet and sensual rose. As our interiors edit reveals, with this passionate palette, it’s always love at first sight.
If style is your Valentine’s first love, don’t try to compete. Instead, embrace it. Whether she’s beguiled by knitwear, enticed by tailoring or intoxicated by accessories, take the sartorialist’s route to seduction and win her heart by way of her wardrobe.
We blame winter’s grey days, which only served to reinforce the luscious interior inspo delivered by White Lotus series 2 (TV’s awards-scooping global binge-watch). Whatever the reason, we’re craving colourful interior opulence. It’s mix-and-match aesthetic – baroque meets deco meets disco dazzle – that spells pure, unadulterated glamour.
There’s something almost sensual about fine stationery, from the unique scent of a pristine page to the sumptuous leather of a desk diary, the elegant flow of a ball-point pen or a luscious line-up of colour-pop pencils. Such deluxe desk details transform work into pure pleasure.
As if we needed an excuse for dolling out extra cuddles and cute surprises, it’s still a delight to introduce our youngsters to Valentine’s Day. What better opportunity could there be for reminding little ones of the huge place they hold in our hearts.
Hosting your Valentine at home? Before you prepare your menu of ambrosias and aphrodisiacs, lay a table worthy of such seductive fare. The prettiest linens, sweet ceramics and glassware in romantic pinks and pastels forms a fitting backdrop to the food of love.
Valentine’s is the biggest date night of the year, which means perfecting the look for your romantic rendezvous. Wherever you’re heading, the secret to style lies in steering clear of ‘sexy’ tropes to focus on what makes you feel fabulous. After all, there’s nothing as seductive as self-confidence.
Our appetite for denim ebbs and flows, and this season it’s not so much a passing interest as a grande passion. From the classic (jeans and jackets) to the contemporary (dresses, skirts, hats and handbags), we bring you the latest chapter in the story of the blues…
If ever we needed a dose of stylistic splendour, it’s now. With the headlines as gloomy as the weather, it’s time to rediscover the beauty and hedonism of opulent fashion. Luxurious fabrics and lavish decoration are a chic call to arms; a rallying cry to the uplifting power of adornment.
Winter may have us in its icy grip outdoors, but inside, the first signs of spring are breathing new life into the kitchen. Fresh green ceramics, linen and glassware nod to nature’s reawakening, while vibrant kitchenalia finds warm colour blossoming within the heart of the home.
The instant connection, the unbreakable bond, the binding commitment: this is inspiration behind Tiffany’s new Lock collection, an exquisite celebration of the links we forge through love. Designed to be worn by all genders, Lock represents love in all its multifaceted beauty: platonic or passionate, inclusive, ageless… No rules. All welcome.
Love stories begin, memories are made and relationships forged at our favourite restaurants. Whether it’s a tiny local eatery or a Michelin-starred spectacular, these beloved venues become our romantic home from home. Here, Collagerie’s friends reveal where they’ll be canoodling come Valentine’s night…