Browsing Category

Homes and Interiors

In Homes and Interiors/ Something For The Weekend/ Style & Fashion

Great Aunt Mabel and me

She’s the stylist who made Hotel du Vin and The Pig group of boutique hotels renowned as much for their rooms as for their food and drink, with her ability to create laid-back eclectic interiors that effortlessly exude style key to their success.

Winchester-based Judy Hutson says that behind the scenes the attention is in the detail – or rather a million details – and even at home she’d never leave a sofa without its cushions plumped in just the right way.

Continue Reading →

In Art & Culture/ Homes and Interiors

Bring on the old razzle dazzle

Meet Simon Claridge from Claridge Fine Art on Southgate Street, whose dazzling diamond-dust art works have been snapped up by celebrities the world over.

They’re the sort of thing you can easily imagine hanging in a celebrity pad (Rod Stewart, Claudia Schiffer and Nick Faldo all have ‘a Claridge’). But they’re brilliantly executed too, and would be equally at home on a Winchester wall.

Continue Reading →