A Splash of Summer

Enjoy all the fruits of the warmer months (and plenty of the juices too) with Peter of Kensington’s Summer Favourites. The good news is that it’s doesn’t cost much to streamline your lifestyle in the warmer months with Peter’s Grand Re-Opening Sale in full bloom and generous reductions across all departments – here’s just a few of our favourites that will help you make the most of the summertime season.

Ecoya: Start that `feel good’ atmosphere in your own home by indulging in one of the magical home fragrances by Australian brand, Ecoya to activate all of the senses. Nothing says the scent of summer quite like Ecoya’s Lemongrass & Ginger Metro Jar Candle.

Sunnylife: Update your pool or your beach outings with Australian brand, SunnyLife accessories, This Rose All Day Pool Float is a tribute to our favourite summer wine, while the inflatable, hot pink Wrecking Ball will add an extra buoyancy to those sunset ball games on the sand. 

Everdure by Heston Blumenthal: If all that surf, salt and activity is making you hungry, then unpack your Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Cube Orange Portable Charcoal BBQ from the car. The stellar chef has not only created a collection of barbecues that allow you to enjoy Australia’s favourite cooking method wherever you go but the Cube also includes an integrated storage tray and a food prep tray as quite simply, he’s thought of everything.

Lalay Beach Towels: What else do you need to take to the beach?  How about a beautifully soft but compact Lalay beach towel from Turkey? The stylish Safi Peshtamal Royal Blue Towel provides an extra-large space to soak in the sun’s rays and softens with every wash.

Med Blue Canvas Bags: You can easily pack a Lalay towel into your Med Blue Palm Beach Signature Tote Bag or if you’re after a different destination, the Med Blue Positano Tote is highly recommended or even the Bondi Beach Tote!

Avanti Frozen Fruit Ice Cream Maker: Cool off back at home with the Avanti Frozen Fruit Ice Cream Maker, which makes the ultimate delicious fruit ices. Simply have your favourite summer fruit frozen or ice cream on hand, add it to the machine and churn it yourself to control the sugar and other ingredients that go into it. Talk about a fun way to cool down!

L’Ensoleillade Table Linen: Set the table outside or on the terrace with these French Provencal tablecloths from l’Ensoleillade. Try this Clos Des Oliviers Tablecloth, treated to resist spills while adding some provincial stylings to your outdoor table settings.

Royal Doulton 1815 Tableware: The summer months also call for more relaxed tableware and Royal Doulton has a collection for that, 1815. With their vibrant splashes of colour, 1815 is ideal for summer lunches and casual evening dining with shared plates and everyone helping themselves – You could start with this Tapas Round Dish Set that brings an undeniable sense of effortless elegance to any setting.

Riedel Margarita Set: Maybe you might like to kick back and serve a Margarita or two to accompany the tapas.  The newly-released Riedel Margarita Set includes four perfect Margarita glasses, each with a specially-designed bowl that enhances the spirits usually found in the classic summer cocktail.

At Home With the Hostess: If you need to know more about how to put it all together try browsing At Home With The Hostess – the `how to’ of entertaining by a true A-lister, fashion designer turned cook, Stephanie Conley. It’s essential summer reading material and what better way of staying chilled than with a good book. 

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