ALACARTER STYLE


Who’s going to the Rankin Live & Retrospective Exhibition? by Samantha
July 30, 2009, 2:13 pm
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Rankin Live

Rankin‘s latest project to help raise money for Oxfam, consists of a collection of 1,000 portraits of people in today’s society who represent true Britishness. The exhibition starts tomorrow, July 31st and will end the 18th of September at the Old Truman Brewery. Hope to see you there!

SAMANTHA



Pop-up showroom to run during London Fashion Week | News | Drapers by David
July 18, 2009, 12:31 pm
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Pop-up showroom to run during London Fashion Week | News | Drapers

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Chiming with Chimol… by David
July 13, 2009, 7:27 pm
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Italian-born jewelry designer Antonio Ben Chimol is based in Barcelona, but sells his collection of subtly elegant designs around the world. Check out his website for more information, and treat yourself to something nice today!

David

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DO SOMETHING POSITIVE… by David
July 13, 2009, 7:06 pm
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Designers Against Aids is an organisation that brings together fashion designers, celebrities, models, major retailers and fashion magazines to raise awareness of AIDS. They have just launched an on-line shop, selling a collection of Fair Trade certified organic underwear, nightwear and T-shirts (many limited edition pieces designed by celebrities). All the money raised goes to fund AIDS education, so this is a fantastic chance to buy something amazing and make a real difference. Check out their new site – www.designersagainstaidsshop.com.

David



Historic Lingerie. by Samantha

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The lingerie exhibit at the Fashion and Textile Museum that began June 12th, is this summer’s hottest art scene! Going on until the 27th of September, the exhibit observes everything from the first bra by Christian Dior to contemporary designs from La Perla and Stella McCartney. On the 24th of July, try to make it to the Undercover event for a night of music, poetry, catwalk and burlesque.

SAMANTHA



Fiesta. by Samantha
July 9, 2009, 3:58 pm
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Parties at 40WiNKS

The exclusive glamorous bi-weekly ASW parties at 40 WiNKS have become the event of the summer. The perfect way to meet fascinating beautiful people with a touch of style.

SAMANTHA



The New Wave. by Samantha
July 9, 2009, 3:17 pm
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Nouvelle Vague’s new album has been released in Europe and will be released in Japan and USA in September. I am already shakin’ and whirlin’ my hair to their bossa novavic version of Master and Servant by Depeche Mode.

SAMANTHA



La essenza Inglese. by Samantha
July 9, 2009, 2:08 pm
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Vogue Italia Junio 09

The June issue of Italian Vogue is OH SO military elegant and has me mesmerized! With old English military attire, the spread photographed by Tim Walker sends chills down my spine with his eerie and sexually constrained shoot. Questa foto e’ un amore!

SAMANTHA



Egyptian Method. by Samantha
July 9, 2009, 1:04 pm
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This summer’s Egyptian amulets are making me walk like an Egyptian!

SAMANTHA



Chair of the Day – Nest Chair by Charles Brill by Kelli
July 6, 2009, 8:31 pm
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The “NEST CHAIR” designed by Charles Brill won the 2006 Wilsonart Laminate Chip Chair Competition. This chair is constructed mainly of Laminated Wilsonart Strips and is available by special order. I wouldn’t buy but I like the idea of it… what do you think?Chair-nest



Chair of the Day – Fjord chair by my Favorite Patricia Urquiola by Kelli

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Chair of the Day – Moor Chair for Driade by Philippe Stark by Kelli

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Luxuriously Cozy. by Samantha
July 3, 2009, 5:29 pm
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Pajamas for those luxurious cozy Bedtime Story Nights at 40 WiNKS, which can also be worn during the day! Dolce & Gabbana’s SS/09 pajama inspired collection has everyone hopping straight into bed after a long day.

SAMANTHA



40 WiNKS: The Micro-Boutique Hotel by David
June 11, 2009, 12:43 am
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40 WiNKS: The Micro-Boutique Hotel

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comings and goings



david carter : ’40 winks’ hotel by David
June 11, 2009, 12:41 am
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house proud....

house proud....

david carter : ’40 winks’ hotel

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Chair of the Day – Bocci 25.0 by Omer Arbel for Bocci Canada by Kelli

bocci 25.0 by omer arbelOmer Arbel was born in Jerusalem but grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia and trained under the architects Enric Miralles (Barcelona) and John and Patricia Patkau (Vancouver). I am a fan of his interiors work as well so check out his website.



Chair of the Day – Sweet 27 by Paola Navone for Gervasoni by Kelli

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Chair of the Day – Kadrega by Huub Ubbens for Montina by Kelli

huub ubbens chairHuub Ubbens is a wonderfully talented designer, a LOVELY person and a great teacher. I had the privilege to study under him at Scuola Politecnica di Design during my masters program and learned a great deal about furniture design. This chair, Kadrega, is one of the many great designs by Ubbens. Ubbens has worked with many world famous designers such as Michele de Lucchi. IM A FAN! 🙂



spot the carter…. by David
May 22, 2009, 10:13 am
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David and Aliona naughtily integrate themselves in to a picture by Mark Seliger...

David and Aliona naughtily integrate themselves in to a picture by Mark Seliger...



CUSHION COUTURE… by David

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Susann Eschenfelder creates the most divinely decadent cushions you could ever possibly imagine… Each one is a work of art, hand embroidered in antique silver thread or embellished with all manner of precious materials. Based in Hamburg, Susann produces her bespoke cushions for an appreciative clientele who come to her from across the globe for the ultimate in couture cushions. For her emboidered pieces, prices start at around £1500. She is represented in the UK by Saffron Interior Arts, or contact her direct via her website www.salon-prive.de.

DAVID