Good morning! I’m slightly reluctant to peek through the curtains today given that the sun has been a little shy these past few days, but seeing as this month is all about outdoor living, I’m pushing ahead and being optimistic!

This summer we’re seeing a strong presence of beautiful, Mediterranean blues in tableware – a trend I’m really happy to see. On a balmy summer evening, what could be better than to invite our friends for a picnic in the garden and transform ourselves to the French Riviera…

Blue Summer

 |1| Indigo platter | M&S |2| Ikat bread plate | Zara Home  |3| Jessica Lantern | John Lewis  |4| & |5| Hand-blown glasses | Howkapow  |6| Tribal Stripe Navy napkins |  |7| Waves napkin set | LEIF |8| Blue Wick Weave blanket | Zara Home

Combine tones of blue, from deep cobalt to rich azure with interesting textures-woven throws, thick cottons and smooth glazes. My latest obsession is the humble napkin. Such a small touch makes a huge different to a tablescape and I’ve just started stocking Hallie Gray’s striking Tribal Stripes in my store. Aren’t they stylish?

The beauty of this look is that nothing is too matchy and try-hard. It’s an effortless style, don’t you think? Now, pass me the mezze platter…

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