British Invasion: Tobi’s Top Ten Picks from the UK

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What better topic today than anything to do with Great Britain.  With the Royal Wedding happening today, I thought I’d do a Tobi’s Top 10 and share all of my favorite products from the UK!

1. Cole & Son Wallpapers

Cole & Son, Vivienne Westwood, Wallpaper

This wallpaper is from the Vivienne Westwood Collection.  Cole & Son never leaves me wanting more color or pattern!

2. Julian Chichester

Julian Chichester

The Anna Low Cabinet would provide a wonderful graphic punch to any room.

3. Designers Guild

Designers Guild 

The fabrics of Designers Guild provide yards and yards (or metres and metres) of sheer color happiness!

4. Vaughan Lighting

Vaughan Lighting

The Portobello Lantern from Vaughan has a gorgeous gilt finish.

5. William Yeoward Fabrics

I’ve been a huge fan of the bold patterns and colors of William Yeoward fabric quite a while.

6. Trowbridge Gallery

Trowbridge Gallery

I love the Matthew Moore Shells from Trowbridge so much I hung them in my own home.

7. Osborne & Little

The flocked cameo style of O&L’s Clarendon wallpaper was perfect for my daughter’s bathroom.

8. Wedgwood China

Wedgwood, Jasper Conran

The Chinoiserie Pattern by Jasper Conran makes me green with envy.  I need these now!

9. Malabar Fabrics

Malabar has a great range of fabrics from light and feminine to preppy and bold.

10. Besselink & Jones

This Large Silver Lantern from Besselink & Jones is polished to perfection!


Leading image copyright Mario Testino.

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4 Responses to British Invasion: Tobi’s Top Ten Picks from the UK

  1. you are so spot on tobi!
    just spent much of the winter in england and love all things english. your choices were perfect. a friends mum over there was telling tales of when william y. was a lad; no doubt that is what happens when one becomes that renown
    best to you

  2. Karena says:

    Tobi love it all especially the Art shells!

    Art by Karena

    Last few days to Come and enter my very Fashionable Giveaway from the French Basketeer!

  3. Lisa Mende says:

    Love all these lines especially Julian Chichester and Osborne and Little! Thanks for a stellar list!

  4. John says:

    Fabulous pictures….. Especially the last one…. It is my favorite….. I also pass my time with my DSLR to have pictures of my lighting fixtures like Waterford Chandeliers or some other antiques….