Dwell: Winter Wardrobe edit

We’ve been working on the bedroom since we moved in – we wanted to finish this room first so that we had somewhere to escape the dust, polyfilla and wet paint in all the other rooms. The one piece of furniture that was missing from the room to make it complete was a wardrobe. I’m […]

Scandic Grand Central

Home from home: Scandic Grand Central

I’m not sure how to write this post without sounding grandiose. Last week I had a minor life-changing/affirming trip to Stockholm. I always had a feeling that I would like Sweden, I am drawn towards Scandinavian interior design and fashion – I can’t get enough of the laid-back, relaxed style that retains warmth and comfort. […]

Win £150 voucher for Wayfair.co.uk

The lovely people at Wayfair.co.uk are offering one lucky Bell & Smokey reader the chance to win a £150 voucher to spend at Wayfair! Pictured above are some items from Wayfair.co.uk that are available for less than £150 (details on those items are below) – but if you are the lucky winner, you don’t have to […]

Isa Arfen

Labels to know: Isa Arfen

Isa Arfen is the label from Italian-born Serafina Sama. Sama was inspired by Slim Aarons, the society photographer that had a love affair with Italy and its rich and famous,  resulting in the retro glamour of Isa Arfen’s first collection. The label is “relaxed, feminine and fun – shot through with a touch of aristocratic sensibility” – it […]