This weekend saw the much awaited launch of the new showroom of luxury jewellery e-boutique, Benna.co.uk. I popped along to see it...
Once I'd actually found the right door, (it's 82a so go down the little stairs!), it was like a magpie's paradise, in the classiest possible sense of the word, complete with chandeliers, candy coloured macaroons and the cutest daintiest china teacups and saucers.
Being a bit of a sparkle fiend, I thought the vintage wooden and glass cases looked amazing encasing pieces from Mawi, Zoe and Morgan, Lara Bohinc, Annina Vogel, Kenneth Jay Lane and Erickson Beamon, to name but a few. Then there was a beautiful round table to show off the Repetto ballet pumps next to a dinky black velvet sofa and more vintage wood, this time in the form of many tiny drawers, pulled out to reveal delicate gold chain pieces.
I have to say I started making a shopping list for after my birthday, including these fabulous emerald drop earrings from Kenneth Jay Lane (above), and these bright Repetto ballet pumps in 'Ketchup'... is that the best colour ever?!
There are so many pieces in here that aren't on the website, so you really should pop in, if not only to see quite how beautiful and how sparkly the new Mawi pieces are, ahh!
P.S. Going to put some pics of the showroom itself up soon!