The world went to Regent Street, BrandAlley grew green fingers and Regatta partied in Ibiza.
What The World on Regent Street
Where The heart of London
An international shopping event was held on Regent Street earlier this month, with the road shut off to vehicles so people from all over the world could hit the shops. Retailers partnered with a country, with cooking demonstrations, live music and dance lessons on offer while shoppers browsed.
The drinks Wines from across the globe.
What BrandAlley is blooming lovely
Where Chelsea Flower Show
Private Sales etailer BrandAlley scooped the prestigious Gold Award in the Fresh Gardens category at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. It said the concept was created to reflect the designer lifestyle of its customers.
Smelling of roses BrandAlley wasn’t the only winner this year, as a 100-year ban on gnomes was lifted for the first time.
What Regatta Great Outdoors - spring 14 product launch
Where Santa Eulalia, Ibiza
Leisurewear brand Regatta launched its spring 14 collection in style on the island of Ibiza. A three-day international conference culminated in team games on Bora Bora beach, with the Brits picking up the silver
medal after the German team clinched the gold.
The food A selection of traditional Spanish tapas.
What Warehouse summer party
Where Shoreditch restaurant The Yard
Guests rubbed shoulders with singer Diana Vickers and Made in Chelsea’s Millie Mackintosh while listening to pop star A*M*E (with Warehouse’s Lisa Byrne and Paula Stewart). They were also treated to manicures and mini-makeovers.
The food and drink Mini-burgers and drinks served by Background Bars.
What L.K.Bennett and Grace & Thorn win ‘Peoples Choice Award’ for the Chelsea In Bloom competition.
Where Sloane Square and King’s Road stores
Grace & Thorn were asked by L.K.Bennett to design the windows of their Sloane Square and King’s Road stores as part of the prestigious floral art show ‘Chelsea in Bloom’
L.K.Bennett’s offices were the inspiration for the “House of L.K.Bennett” design. Working with their in house visual team, a black and white illustration of the building was commissioned and turned into a 3D installation complete with life size window boxes.
Which retail boss insisted on calling in his own make-up artist before a Drapers photo shoot?
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