Some might say that celebration exists most vividly in our memories. That the planning of an event starts with the question, 'what do I want to remember?' Light, flavour, scent, colour and conversation all contribute to the final blur of fantastic imagery and the associated emotions.
To help paint your very own picture of celebration, we steer your focus towards tactility; hand-blown glass with slight imperfection, silk slips, lace detailing and delicate jewellery that adds subtle yet unmissable sparkle. Everyone knows that fragrance can bring on a flood of memories, so infuse your day with rich, mellow ambers, hand-blended citrus notes and natural woody undertones. Finally, turn your thoughts to colour — the warmth of love-worn wood, the neutality of white, fresh radiant greens, barely-there pinks and a spicy pinch of saffron red...
[L. Georgia Jay Ring O Rosie Pom Pom Bag, Ingrid Starnes White Lace dress, Trestle Union Pot Plant Stand and Flower Pot. R. Franco Albini Ottoman, Organic Cashmere Throw, and Spiegelau Champagne Saucer]
[L. Joanna Campbell Sequin Necklace, Charlotte Penman 9k Gold Serpent Cocktail Ring and Ingrid Starnes Slip w Lace Insert. R. [Grand Boule de Provence by L'Artisan, Ingrid Starnes Vetyver Bergamot Candle and Vase d'Sept Jours by Tsé & Tsé Associées]
[Rachel Carlet Lotus Bowl, Joanna Campbell Silver and Gold Sequin Necklace, Ingrid Starnes Hand Cream, In Eau de Parfum by Miller et Bertaux, Oh, ooOoh.. oh Eau de Parfum by Miller et Bertaux, Rachel Carley Grid Vase, Loop Ring by Stefan Rondel]
Images by Greta Kenyon, styling by Greta van der Star.
See full feature in the latest issue of Together Journal.