Luxury Is In Each Detail…

“The only thing that separates us from animals is our ability to accessorise.” – said a wise Clairee in Steel Magnolias; and what a privilege it is to be able to choose from a spectacularly curated collection of goodies every day! Brooches, necklaces, rings, scarves, anklets, earrings, cuffs….the list is endless and so are the possibilities. We love accessorising. It enables us to transform any outfit (making even our longest-loved pieces look new again) is a gre.....
Spotlight on Hermès

Spotlight on Hermès

From its beginnings in a humble workshop in 1837 to its creation of the most exclusive handbag in the world; we put the spotlight on Hermès. Thierry Hermès established Hermès in a workshop in Paris in 1837 and specialised in finely made horse saddles and equestrian accessories. In 1855 Hermès won first prize in its class at the 1855 Exposition Universèlle in Paris; an arts exhibition where millions attended to see the works of the some of the world’s finest. By 1880.....

Shop Savvy This Christmas!

Enjoy the thrill of the hunt this Christmas and shop savvy for your gifts! Why pay full price for designer pieces when you can shop with Grace & Ted and find items in new and excellent condition at a fraction of their original prices? Whether it’s that Tiffany pendant your girlfriend wanted 2 years ago or the Christian Louboutin shoes your best friend has been lusting over since you’ve known her – you can find gifts as unique as the people you’re buying them.....

Bringing Home the Birkin

As dedicated followers of fashion, this blog probably won’t come as a surprise to you. However, those that are unfamiliar with the power of the bag that effectively originated as a ‘holdall’ will no doubt be shocked to learn that the value of an Hermès Birkin is increasing at a faster rate than gold and now, the US stock market too. Between 1980 and 2005 the Birkin had an average increase in value of 14.2% – compared to the S&P 500’s increase of 8.7.....

Hermès scarves…

The Hermès scarf is one of the world’s most recognisable accessories and there is one sold every 25 seconds. Since their creation in 1938, the house of Hermès has introduced more than 750 designs, resulting in nearly 400,000 scarves printed annually. Themes inspiring each Hermès scarf include hunting, boating, horses and flowers. The quality is exceptional, the colours rich and the designs unmistakeable. These classic pieces aren’t just for classy trips to the co.....