MAYFAIR 2019 SUMMER ACCESSORIES & WHERE TO WEAR THEM | WOMENSWEAR EDITION
1.) Cabotin Escapade Bag from Moynat
Basking in the afternoon sunshine in Grosvenor Square, you produce a snack from this stunning Moynat picnic-chic bag made by a French cooperative founded in 1849 (the same year as Moynat). A Pomeranian darts past, chasing a tennis ball in the spirit of Wimbledon. You smile and take a sip of your 19 Brooks Mews coffee.
Where to find it: Moynat, 112 Mount St, Mayfair, London W1K 2TU
How much: £6,250
Where to wear it: Grosvenor Square via 19 Brooks Mews
2.) Eliurpi’s Le Grand Hat from Matches Fashion
It’s been a busy day exploring the Amalfi Coast. Your arms are full of ripe lemons that you’ve plucked from tree lined roads. You head towards the Beach Club Bar at Santa Caterina to continue sun-worshipping. The exaggerated wide brim of your Matches Fashion hat ensures your shoulders are protected and as an unexpected breeze threatens to thwart your catwalk, the deep crown ensures it stays firmly in place.
Where to find it: Matches Fashion, 5 Carlos Pl, Mayfair, London W1K 3AP
How much: £500
Where to wear it: Santa Caterina
3.) Diamond & Emerald Palm Earrings from Jessica McCormack
You waltz into Claridge’s Bar and head straight to your favourite spot, ordering the Garden 108 cocktail. You sip the delicate floral and herbal flavours of Seedlip mixed with cucumber, bayleaf, apple and lime juice. The light catches your hand-crafted Palm Earrings from Jessica McCormack, bathing nearby patrons in emerald green. As long as you’re green, you’re growing.
Where to find them: Jessica McCormack, 7 Carlos Place, Mayfair, London, W1K 3AR
How much: £36,000
Where to wear them: Claridge’s Bar
4.) Cat Eye Sunglasses from Chanel
It’s one of your enviably dynamic Monday mornings and the sun’s out to celebrate. You throw on the black Chanel sunglasses with the grey gradient lenses and race down to Chucs to grab a table outside. You order the Coconut, Mango, Banana, Kiwi & Matcha Chia Seed Bowl for breakfast and wash it down with an Almond Matcha Latte - your body is a temple and you’re treating yourself like the Goddess you are!
Where to find them: Chanel, 159 New Bond St, Mayfair, London W1S 2UB
How much: £350
Where to wear them: Alfresco at Chucs
5.) Ken Hunt Big 5 Silk Scarf from Purdey
You artfully drape this 100% silk scarf from Purdey around your neck, admiring the intricate wildlife design. You’re off to Stork Restaurant to try the Chalk Stream Trout (tongue-twister) with Dried Tomatoes and Wild Garlic. What better accessory to sport whilst embracing West African and Eastern European inspired cuisine?
Where to find it: Purdey, 57 - 58 South Audley Street, London W1K 2ED
How much: £295
Where to wear it: Claridge’s Bar
6.) MSA Supreme Pro IV Ear Defenders from William & Son
You’ve arrived at The West London Shooting School for your Ladies Clay Shooting Course, accessorising with the MSA Supreme Pro IV Ear Defenders from William & Son. The other girls chatter excitedly as they enter the gun room but you cannot hear them. You skip past the spare kit cupboard. You came prepared.
Where to find them: William & Son, 34 - 36 Bruton St, Mayfair, London W1J 6QX
How much: £195
Where to wear them: West London Shooting School
7.) Jitterbug Stacking Rings from Stephen Webster
You’re on a date with an extremely attractive human being, who’s treating you to a sensational journey through taste and texture at Jean-Georges at The Connaught. Finally, someone with style! You’re feeling a so nervous and fidgety that you’re about to involuntarily fling a finger sandwich at the lady on the next table. Looking down at your hands, you take a moment to pause and play with your Jitterbug Rings from Stephen Webster. Suddenly, you remember the meaning of true love.
Where to find them: Stephen Webster, Second Floor, 130 Mount St, Mayfair, London W1K 3NY
How much: £4,250 (price can depend on stones chosen)
Where to wear them: Jean-Georges at The Connaught
8.) Satin Headband from Prada
Feeling very 17th century, you adjust your suitably opulent headband from Prada as you enter The Garden at Annabel’s. You order a ‘Fresh from the Garden’ cocktail, made with 1800 Silver Tequila, Fresh Pineapple, Basil & Pepper Cordial and Cold Pressed Avocado. You’re missing the countryside terribly, but just for a moment you’re transported to the quintessential English Garden.
Where to find it: Prada, 16-18 Old Bond St, Mayfair, London W1S 4PT
How much: £170
Where to wear it: Annabel’s
9.) Limited Edition Bead and Sequins Bag
You’re at Handel and Hendrix with that special someone, enjoying a Jimi Hendrix talk amongst fans. In true maximalist style, you’re sporting the flower power bucket bag from Zara. As Foxy Lady begins to play, you smile, knowing Jimi would have approved.
Where to find it: Zara, 333 Oxford St, Mayfair, London W1C 2HY
How much: £45.99
Where to wear it: Handel & Hendrix
10.) The Gold Snake Bangle from Azza Fahmy
Today’s the day you’re going to confront the colleague who’s been bad-mouthing you in the office. You’ve made a point of wearing your poignant 18kt gold snake bangle from Azza Fahmy. Deciding to be the bigger person, you retrieve peace-making pastry treats from Marchesi 1824, owned by the Prada Group, on your way to the office. In amongst the duck-egg blue boxes and punchable panettones, you pause to wonder if the Devil Eats Prada…
Where to find it: Azza Fahmy, 27 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J 0EA
How much: £7,700
Where to wear it: In the office, via Marchesi 1824