The Girl Can't Help It
The Originals - Paola & Iaia
These are just a few of the pieces I found and all of those brilliant colours certainly left me with a smile on my face despite the change of season!
Alfies is unique in that it houses so many dealers in one place creating an eclectic mix of design, decoratives and lots of surprises! Here are a couple of views from the outstanding furniture, lighting and interiors shops at Alfies.
Lorna Lee Leslie - The Quad, Ground Floor
Francesca Martire, 1st Floor Mezzanine
French Art Deco Handbag - Tony Durante
During the Edwardian period wealth fluorished, the movie and motor industries excelled and it was a time of new ideas, refinement and elegance. The era lasted from 1901 to 1915 and is often referred to as La Belle Epoque and/or The Gilded Age. Queen
Edwardian jewellery was feminine, delicate and light, and less ornate than in Victorian times. Platinum became the most popular metal during this time and Cartier pioneered its' use by designing delicate fragile looking jewellery. Baguette cut stones, in the millegrain settings, were popular as they reflected maximum light and colour. This flash of colour and brightness suited the fashion of low necklines in evening dresses. Pendants bec
"Plique a Jour Pendant" - this beautiful silver & moonstone pendant is attributed to
An Edwardian paste bracelet offered by Peter and
A selection of various Edwardian and Victorian pieces of paste jewellery by Peter and
Rings were popular during this era and women tended to wear several on each hand, such as this Edwardian di
Victorian/Edwardian memorial brooch with en
Natural pearl brooch with agate in the centre, 1915, offered by Sheila C
Edwardian homes were furnished and decorated with refined pattering and designs and home utensils were beautifully made to fit the tastes of this era, such as this Royal Worchester en
The Edwardian era also birthed writers, artists and composers that we consider modern. Pablo Picasso ignited Cubism with his move to
Many more Edwardian objects of style are to be found in Alfies!