In this weekly column, we curate some of the most stylish buys to get you in a rustic and laidback state of mind.
#1: Leather and velvet sandals, price unavailable, Carven
#2: Jigsaw silk-blend top, $279, Level 3 Robinsons The Heeren
Inspired by the best-selling shell top design by the London brand, this gingham-printed update comes with a more luxe silk finish and silk georgette lining.
#3: The Book of Palms, US$ 69.99 (S$94.30), www.taschen.com
This re-edition of the three-part encyclopedic work by 19th century German botanist and explorer Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, include 240 illustrations of palms from the Brazil and Peru forests. A perfect reading material for the nature lover and those who appreciate botanical illustrations.
#4: Hunting Season Iraca Trunk raffia and leather shoulder bag, US$701.90 (S$946), www.net-a-porter.com
The Valentino-trained Danielle Corona of Hunting Season gave her rustic raffia box bag a sleek look with leather finishes and luxe suede-lining.
#5: Embroidered velvet dress, $89.90, Zara
This folksy dress is polished enough to be worn for that holiday party thanks to the use of velvet.
#6: Oliva Burton steel watch on leather strap, $199, Level 3 Tangs at Tang Plaza
Trust this English brand to create the most romantic bouquet of florals for the print on this watch dial.
#7: Denim jeans, $1,350, Loewe
This piece, created as part of the brand’s collaboration with famed textile company Morris & Co., gives the rolled-up, fisherman-style pants a street edge in denim.
#8: Carriere Freres Tomato candle, $70, Escentials
This sweet scent is an intriguing fragrance for the home.
#9: Metal hoop earrings, $750, Celine
Phoebe Philo gives the typical hoop earrings an organic and arty spin in colours as bright as crayons. Also available in green and blue.
#10: Manolo Blahnik X Castaner jute espadrilles, $490, Castaner
Need some South of Spain vibrancy to your wardrobe? This tie-up collection has plenty of options to choose from — from full satin to colour-blocked numbers.