The Amara Press Day is Fast Approaching

The exclusive invite-only Amara press day is quickly approaching and our PR team are currently working flat out to organise the glamorous day to ensure every detail goes off without a hitch. To be held in the penthouse of the prestigious The London Edition hotel, this latest addition to the luxury hotel chain blends cutting edge innovation, outstanding design and decadent cuisine and can be found in the heart of Fitzrovia.

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Our team paid a quick visit to the landmark building to sample a selection of the sumptuous treats which will be on offer on the day and we couldn’t help but share the pictures with you.  Our talented creative team will transform the penthouse into a must-see Amara showcase full of products from some of our top brands including Missoni Home, Jonathan Adler, L’Objet and many many more.

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Visit the blog for exclusive behind the scenes shots and the low down on the event itself, which is taking place very soon!

Doesn’t the food look to die for?

Introducing Amara’s Luxury Wedding List Service

Amara’s luxury wedding list service is just that- a service. Our passionate and friendly wedding coordinators are always on hand to liaise with, and have in depth knowledge about our wide array of products.

We have an unrivalled collection of luxury brands, the combination of which you won’t find anywhere else. Included in our vast range of brands are exclusively Ralph Lauren Home & Roberto Cavalli.

In addition we have high end home fashion designers such as Sonia Rykiel Masion and Missoni Home. Registering is quick and free, simply go to the registration page and complete your details online or call 0800 587 7645. Your guests will also find it a simple, easy and an enjoyable experience to purchase from your wedding list by using the website or calling the team by phone.

To celebrate our new website, we will be exhibiting at the Designer Wedding Show in Battersea, London on 12-14th October so do please come along and have a glass of champagne with the team.

For further information or if indeed you would like us to send you a brochure please email weddings@amara.co.uk or call us on 0800 587 7645. 

Summer Cocktail Must Haves

Summer time means party time, and what’s a party without cocktails? Make sure your party is where everyone’s at by investing in super stylish cocktail accessories. No matter how good you Long Island Ice Tea or Mojito mixing skills are the best cocktails taste even better when served in style…

 

Create a signature punch and fill it full of fruit to make the perfect centre piece to any party. This punch bowl & ladle by LSA International is part beautifully handmade, and is the perfect way to serve lashings of Pimms or other fruit cups on a sunny afternoon.

 

 

Mixing a cocktail is a misunderstood art that needs all the help it can get so a must have for any cocktail fan is a good quality shaker. This Braiden Cocktail Shaker is modern and stylish in design, made from silver plated brass this it features a removable strainer and there is also enamel detail on the cap.

 

Serving a summer cocktail without ice is sacrilegious, use the Paul Smith Statement ice bucket for extra style points. It features innovation statements from the designer himself engraved into the black surface, a perfect conversation starter at any soiree.

 

Pour you delicious masterpieces into exquisite cocktail glasses for maximum effect and to add a real sense occasion to entertaining. This cocktail glass by LSA International is part of the joint best selling Jazz range. Mix it up with these handmade, mouth-blown cocktail glasses, featuring stylish assorted hand-painted decors.

What are your top tips for creating the perfect summer cocktail?

Luxurious Leather Home Accessories

Leather is a beautiful texture for adding to any room, bringing warmth and a touch of luxury to any living space. Perfect for gadget covers from iPads to iPhones leather is not only timelessly stylish but durable and practical. Decorative accessories also look great in leather adding traditional style to wherever they are placed. We’ve put together our top five leather home accessories…

 

Protect your iPad in style with this sleek & smooth coffee brown leather sleeve by Pinetti. Made from the finest Italian leather, Pinetti use only the very best selection of hides that are exclusively from cattle destined to be butchered for food.

This Moore Leather Letter Rack from Ralph Lauren Home is stylish and practical. It is made from saddle leather and faux alligator embossed leather, perfect for adorning desks at home or in the office.

For those who love the smell of leather this Warm Perique Tabac ceramic scented candle by Voluspa is a must have. It features a delightful aroma of antique leather and worn wooden floors, inspired by indulgences from all over the world.

Add some character to any doorway with this fabulous  tan leather dog doorstop by Wish Original, he’s quintessentially quirky with wonderful attention to detail. With high quality, hand crafted finishing such as its cute brown leather collar with a ‘W’ Wish original charm this doorstop will sit beautifully in any home.

 

 

This striking photo frame by L’Objet is made from plated platinum and croc embossed leather, perfect for displaying your cherished memories it had been inspired by fine jewellery.  Meticulously handcrafted and detailed with bevelled glass, satin liner, leather back, and decorative closures it makes a fabulous luxury gift idea for any occasion.

Which of our top five luxurious leather accessories is your favourite?

Top Five Cool Coasters

Protect you table from unsightly cup marks in style with our wide choice of cool and quirky coasters. Whatever you style, from luxury chic to bold and colourful we have the perfect set of coasters to match you interior decor…

This set of four coasters by Anorak feature the adorable kissing stags design in black on a cream background. These quirky coasters look even better when combined with the matching placemats also available.

 

Get designer style for your table with this set of six statement designed by Paul Smith for Stelton. With a gloss finish they features innovation statements from the designer himself engraved into the black surface.

The perfect pop of geometric colour for your living space, these Jonathan Adler coasters are presented in a strikingly designed matching gift box making them a fabulous gift idea for any occasion.

Romantically emblazoned with Fleur de Lis, these luminous coasters are as stylish & chic as a city skyline and make a madly stylish gift for either a host or hostess. Part of the Pewter Stoneware collection by Juliska they will complement any table setting.

This set of Ayers coasters by Ralph Lauren Home includes four leather coasters and a black storage case. Each circular coaster is silver leaf embossed with the Ayers skull & crossbone design, perfect for adding a touch of luxury to any home.

Hammond Chess Set Makes the Style List

One of our most extravagant items, the Hammond Chess Set by Ralph Lauren Home made it into this week’s Style List, and it achieved the hot spot of Editor’s Pick!

 

 

‘Exquisitely crafted, Ralph Lauren Home’s chess set is the chicest way to play’

Aesthetically beautiful this chess board comes complete with uniquely modern designed chess pieces. It also boasts a removable lid for storage of the chess pieces when not in use. Made from the finest materials including; leather, walnut, nickel plated brass and bronze this chess set is something to truly treasure. Presented in a Ralph Lauren gift box this is a fabulous gift idea for chess fans and novices alike.