7 stylish sanctuaries perfect for London Fashion Week
Dwellings for design-lovers
Discovering the latest designer collections on the catwalk, spotting famous faces in the crowd and, of course, the elegant evening events... This year, London Fashion Week promises to be as fabulous as ever.
If you’re heading to town for the occasion, then we know the perfect place to stay. From sleek minimalist apartments to graceful art-filled abodes, these stylish sanctuaries deposit you right in the centre of all the action, while providing you with the peace and privacy you need after a busy day in the heart of haute couture.
Porchester Terrace North
Every little detail of this attractive one-bedroom bolthole has been thoughtfully considered and tastefully chosen. From the artfully mismatched vintage furnishings to the vibrant pops of burnt orange, flushed pink and deep ochre, there’s plenty at Porchester Terrace North to delight every kind of design lover.
Situated six floors up, this handsome penthouse boasts panoramic city views and a gorgeous rooftop terrace. That’s certainly not the Petersham House's only charm, however. The apartment’s warm wood panelling, stylish retro furniture and quirky light fittings certainly ensure the interiors are every bit as dazzling as the view.
Aldridge Road Villas II
This elegant four-bedroom home delicately unfurls over five levels, revealing a palette of soft, pastel hues, balanced beautifully against restored vintage pieces and tasteful artwork. The embodiment of serene sophistication, Aldridge Road Villas II is a welcome haven to return to after a busy day in the city.
Featured in endless glossy magazines, the gracefully curving walls and quirky interior features (such as a slide and a fireman’s pole) ensure Blythe Road stands out from the crowd. An off-road drive takes you straight to the door of this astounding architect-designed abode, where you can enjoy the delights of the small outdoor pool, secret rooftop terrace and spacious light-flooded interiors in complete peace and privacy.
Walton Street VIII
Imbued with a rich sense of detail and subtle mix of contemporary design, handpicked antiques and beautiful artworks, it’s no surprise that the owner of Walton Street VIII is an artist. The perfect spot for art and design aficionados, you’ll even find five of the proprietor’s own archival prints in the living room, hanging above the handsome duo of antique leather armchairs.
Carlingford Road III
It’ll come as little surprise to learn that the owner of Carlingford Road II is, in fact, an interior designer herself. The clue is in the details: the artfully curated blend of patterns, colours and textures, the tasteful collage of old and new furnishings and elegant design features. A soothing palette of charcoal greys and sage greens runs throughout the home, reflecting the leafy bounds of Hampstead Heath - just a few minute’s stroll away.
Britton Street III
A minimalist’s dream, Britton Street III almost feels like you're entering a contemporary art gallery, thanks to its perfectly positioned design-led statement furniture and lighting pieces along with an impressive double-height living room with floor-to-ceiling windows. Situated on a quiet side street in Farringdon, some of London’s most celebrated restaurants, pubs and bars are right on your very doorstep.