Karen Walker Cracks

“We love the beauty that comes out of catastrophe, and the brittle nature of things,” said designer Karen Walker of her new show. “Cracked,” as the show was themed, had beginnings in the designer’s decade-deep archive, from which she unearthed a favorite print of a broken strand of pearls. The gone-to-pieces motif was tempered with strong and simple silhouettes and charming graphics, including the resurrected pearls and a colorful new shattered-china-plate print. “It was a strong collection with loads of sellable yet quirky separates. And, frankly, is there a better time for fashion that celebrates the beauty that can blossom after things fall apart?”


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London’s Prettiest Restaurant is Apricity

London’s Prettiest Restaurant is Apricity

“There’s an instantly soothing, unexpected simplicity at Chantelle Nicholson’s low-waste restaurant Apricity, Mayfair’s newest distinguished address a skip from Selfridges. Gentle and calm, its appeal is worthy of a…