• Sneak Peek: Cox & Cox Autumn 2012

    by  • Monday, July 16, 2012 • Favourite shops • 7 Comments

    It may be a grey and gloomy day but the new Autumn 2012 look book from Cox & Cox has arrived which is enough to lift anyone’s spirits (that, plus the fact that I’m off to sunny Croatia this week). Founders, Fiona Cox and Lizzie Thornton-Allan have a great eye for practical and useful homewares. As a member of ‘generation rent’, I am often looking for ways to make my home more personal to me but I have to think carefully about what pieces to invest in as obviously I can’t rip out the kitchen, knock down walls or build fitted storage. So, I’m always on the look out for useful freestanding furniture. Cox & Cox have some lovely offerings from their new collection that would do very nicely in a rented place. Here are 3 of my favourites…

    French folding mirror, £75

    The photography and styling is always so beautiful and gives me lots of ideas for displays around the house. I love this pretty mirror with folding shelf, it looks like a French flea market find. Perfect for the downstairs loo!

    Vintage metal trolley, £145

    This trolley on wheels would be great in my kitchen. Bread bin on top with wooden boards, filled Le Parfait jars on the middle shelf, vintage fruit crates on the bottom shelf for extra storage…

    Wooden ladder shelf, £225

    And finally, the ladder shelf. I’m looking for one for an alcove in my living room; a great substitute for fitted shelves and I love this natural unfinished wood that looks very coastal. If you’re also a Cox & Cox fan, keep an eye on their website later this month as there are tons of tempting buys. – Alice

    7 Responses to Sneak Peek: Cox & Cox Autumn 2012

    1. Monday, July 16, 2012 at 10:25 pm

      That mirror is so cute!

    2. Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 2:27 pm

      Love the ladder shelf!
      I’ve just got back from Croatia, where it was absolutely beautiful, the people were so friendly and the weather was about a million times better than it is here. Have a wonderful time!

    3. LivB
      Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 3:22 pm

      cox & cox are just Fab !

    4. Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm

      Some beautiful finds here – the ladder shelf certainly has my vote!

    5. Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 4:40 pm

      Love Cox and Cox!

    6. Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 4:16 pm


    7. Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:40 am

      Great write-up, I

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