Brix and Bailey's World - London + New York
Sister based in her design studio London
THINGS (SHOPS, GALLERIES, STORES ) I ( BRIX ) HAVE LOVED IN LONDON FOR THE PAST 15 YEARS
The NedAvery - A firm Brix and Bailey favourite place to see. A subterranean spa features a 20m pool and hammam, whilst the rooftop club takes in another pool, a clutch of bars, and bracing views of St Paul’s Cathedral and the Shard." [Wallpaper]..could not agree www.thened.com
Ham Yard Hotel. Something of a find...this very private hotel is a firm favourite with the Brix and Bailey team.It is very close to Piccadilly Circus in a private (ish) courtyard the hotel is close to some fabulous independent boutiques and a great piece by a Brit artist Tony Cragg. www.grandluxuryhotels.com
LONDON PLACES BRIX LOVES TO VISIT
Bella Freud, Chiltern Street
49 Chiltern Street
London. Amazing Womens + Mens fashion!
W1U 6LX www.bellafreud.com
Maltby Street, BermondseySuch a great find....tucked away in the railway arches in an unprepossessing area of Bermondsey is an enterprising collective of traders whom open their doors to us foodies for a few precious hours each week. www.maltbystreet.com
Redchurch Street Take a look at one of Brix's favs; Labour and Wait for all those timeless household goodies (labourandwait.co.uk),onto Maison Trois Garcons for the most opulent vintage homewares ever (lestroisgarcons.com), followed by the amazing Aesop (www.aesop.com) & finish at my t-shirt staples store APC (www.apc.fr)
The Hoxton, Shoreditch Hotel The Brix + Baliey team always choose to stay at The Hoxton whever sposisble...cool, kooky and clean.The Hoxton Hotel in Shoreditch really lives up to its fame. It is beautiful, stylish and uber cool. Thank you for having us to stay, it is always so much fun and we will be coming again soon!www.thehoxton.com
Q: HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE BRIX? A: MINIMAL AESTHETIC MEETS LOS ANGELES LAID-BACK
DISCOVER BRIX'S FAVOURITE LONDON STORES -
Labour & WaitBased in the heart of East London's market district, Labour and Wait offers a lovely wide range of timeless, functional products for daily life. www.labourandwait.co.uk
LibertyLiberty is regarded as the quintessential English emporium. Brix and Bailey love to look at their selections of inspirational and avant-garde fashion. www.liberty.co.uk
LN-CCThe LN-CC store space acts as an ever changing platform for some of the newsest and best menswear, womenswear, footwear, leather goods, music and books.www.ln-cc.com
Dover Street Market “I want to create a kind of market where various creators from various fields gather together and encounter each other in an ongoing atmosphere of beautiful chaos; the mixing up and coming together of different kindred souls who all share a strong personal vision” Quote from Rei Kawakubo....Could not agree more. www.doverstreetmarket.com
ForestA complementary mix of old and new art forms through a series of exhibitions and collaborations with contemporary artists....great space. www.forestlondon.com
The Schoolhouse A Favourite with Bailey when he is in London, The Schoolhouse (Battersea) has a most impressive selection of 60 plus craft beers, a lage wine list and too many cocktails to mention.
Cire TrvdonThe space is unusual and kooky. The walls colours are unusual and inspiring btu it is their beautiful candles that get us every time..perfect studio smells.www.ciretrudon.com
OtherThe perfect store for those wardrobe staples. I love it! The store seems to base its ethos on supporting new British or unknown designers which is brilliant. The rails are filled with labels either exclusive to Other or hard to find items. The walls and windows are full of great photography, sculpture, painting and illustration. www.other-shop.com
Magma - A fabulous bookshop find, this one is stakced to the roof with contemporary magazines and amazing graphics, illsurtation and photography books that a perfect finds for designers. www.magmabooks.com
Future & FoundWith a vision for what’s to come and a love of what’s been before, Future and Found brings a carefully curated collection of beautiful things for the home. They have their own ranges alongside products from designers around the world and vintage market finds.Their products are simple, stylish & thoughtfully designed and the Brix + Bailey cant miss this store when out and about. www.futureandfound.com
HostemA new find for Brix + Bailey on Redchurch Street, Shoreditch. Hostem’s interior is casual yet luxe where streetwear designers are married with the niche, the unexpected and the directional. One for Bailey I feel.www.hostem.co.uk
Twentytwentyone ShowroomTwenty twenty one have their roots in original and vintage design from the twentieth century, alongside reissues of classic designs from luminari. Twentytwentyone provide an opportunity to see the very best of emerging International design alongside the established.www.twentytwentyone.com
Yippee....This wonderful shop stocks a great mix of different types of fear, a huge collection of edible human bits and bobs alongside Fang Floss and Zombie labelled Mints.www.monstersupplies.org
Kemistry Gallery is an independent gallery exhibiting the outstanding work of some of Brix and Baileys favourite graphic designers. www.kemistrygallery.co.uk
This is a great little gallery & book shop based on Hoxton Square, hosting monthly exhibitions featuring the best visual creatives working today. Covering illustration, graphics fashion and photography each show is expertly curated and presented. The bookshop stocks self published Kessels Kramer photography books alongside hand picked titles from publishers large and small...one of my favourites.www.kkoutlet.com
Pentreath & Hall
As good as independat boutiques gets Pentreath & Hall is a small perfectly formed shop in the heart of London's Bloomsbury, that stocks fabulous china, glassware, bedding, furniture, pictures, candles, vases, lights, antiques, books and other delights. Sourced from all over the world it sells pieces that are indivdual to their core.
The Shop at Bluebird
The shop at bluebird is a design-led concept store offering a journey of discovery through the ever-changing worlds of fashion, interiors and beauty. The ethos is to showcase the best in design but in an environment that is personable like a favourite neighbourhood
Brother based in New York City
THINGS BAILEY LOVES TO DO IN NEW YORK CITY
Strand Bookstore New York - Baileys best kept secret...There are few better places to seek refuge from the cold than this epic Manhattan bookstore, which celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2017. Come from the 18 miles of books, and stay for the events—Laurie Anderson, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Alexander Chee are among the cultural bigwigs giving talks this season.
Whitney Museum of American Art - Now based in the Meatpacking Distruct (A Bailey haunt) this Museum houses innovative art exhibtions along with a very impressive core collection..love it!
Metrograph- Manhattan may be losing some of its most beloved movie theaters—pour one out for Sunshine Cinema and Lincoln Plaza Cinemas—but at least there’s Metrograph, a recent addition to the Lower East Side and a Bailey favourite as a keen film buff! www.metrograph.com
Q: HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE BAILEY? A: TIMELESS - THOUGHTFULLY DESIGNED, CAREFULLY MADE.
DISCOVER BAILEY'S FAVOURITE STORES IN AND AROUND NEW YORK CITY:
Atlanta based shoe makers from heaven now offer bespoke shoes online and made to order...Bailry LOVES them....www.querohms.com
Bird, New York - A long standing Brix + Bailey favourite - they carry womens an mens fashion such as Acne Studios and Alex Mill and all three stores are sleek and cool.
3 X 1This is like no other store. They have men’s and women’s limited-edition styles denim products & they offer in-house production allowing a short run of pieces of any given style, and less than 25 pieces are made per day! www.3x1.us