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Best Summer Reads

Best Summer Reads

Summer is officially here and during the holiday season and there’s nothing quite like diving into a new book while relaxing on a beach to escape even further. It’s time to unwind with one of these page-turners. Whether you’re lounging bedside or tanning by the pool, here are eight books you’ll want to get lost in.     VILLA AMERICA Liza Klaussmann, 2015 Klaussmann has fictionalized the lives of Gerald and Sara Murphy, illustrious American expats central to the 1920s arts and literature movements in Paris and Cap d’Antibes, where they built their fabled home Villa America.       THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAPPINESS Arundhati Roy, 2017 From the author of The God of Small Things, this highly anticipated novel dazzles with its kaleidoscopic narrative approach and unforgettable characters.     BONJOUR TRISTESSE Françoise Sagan, 1954 Sagan’s 17 year-old narrator Cecile has a chic life, living in Paris with her charming father and holidaying on the French Riviera. Weave your way through glamorous descriptions and psychological tension in this perfect holiday read.     FATES AND FURIES Lauren Groff, 2015 An elegant and intricate story of a flawed marriage over twenty-four years, this book will show you that there are 2 sides ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on June 23, 2017
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SPRING BANK HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

SPRING BANK HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Here are our top picks of things to do this spring bank holiday. For foodies, theatre goers, music lovers or adventurers, we’ve got your long weekend covered!   Open air theatre Make the most out of the (hopefully!) good weather this long weekend with a visit to one of London’s many open air theatres. Regent’s Park Open Air is showing the timeless On The Town and Shakespeare’s Globe is showing Emma Rice’s uninhabited take on Twelfth Night. Book tickets for Regent’s Park Open Air here. Book tickets for Shakespeare’s Globe here. Chelsea Fringe Festival Not going to the Chelsea Flower Show? Get your green fix at The Chelsea Fringe Festival with quirky events such as beekeeping workshops and guerrilla gardening tours. Healthy cookbook author Deliciously Ella will be popping up with a market garden in Exchange Square, Broadgate, where you will be able to pick fresh herbs and vegetables. Running 23rd May- 4th June. Music in Alderney Fancy getting out of the city this bank holiday? Head to the most northerly of the Channel Islands where the Performing Arts Festival is taking place. Immerse yourself in a medley of jazz, blues, classical music and opera whilst taking in the picturesque ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on May 23, 2017
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the finer details

Introducing the cashmere jumper to wear right now. Silva is our elegant new arrival. With craftsmanship at the heart of our cashmere, the delicate detailing of this piece will add a unique touch to your everyday wardrobe. The fine pointelle stitch along the neckline and sleeves gives a feminine feel. Pair with jeans for a feminine, off-duty look all year round. Shop here!  
by Les 100 Ciels Team on February 28, 2017
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behind the seams | spring summer ’17 collection

We’re very excited to share with you a sneak peek of our upcoming Spring Summer ’17 collection. Our new collection takes inspiration from the senses and how we perceive our surrounding natural environment. For a behind-the seams look at the new collection, here are our key themes in more detail: In a world of evolving technology, from time to time we crave a simple, natural existence. In this collection we have explored a world without technology, one that is influenced by the forces of nature. This is a celebration of craftsmanship and texture that draws on the essentials of life whilst paving a way to the future. We have also explored the inter-connectivity between design, architecture, nature and culture and how they influence and work with each other. Architecture lends itself to fashion and design can take inspiration from nature- the world is unified through creativity. Our new collection will give you a foundation to your wardrobe by offering a mix of classic tailoring and a fresh take on qualities. Key pieces include wide-legged trousers, fresh cotton poplin shirts in our signature oversized silhouettes, sports-luxe jersey jackets and t-shirt dresses. Our luxurious cashmere features at the heart of every collection and ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on January 13, 2017
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Treasures from the sale | our top picks

From the softest layering piece to the ultimate knitted trouser, these are the pieces you can’t (and really shouldn’t) miss out on…   1. The Coat Ada A bonded terri-cotton coat which allows for the soft comfort of cotton near the skin, while the coated exterior creates structure and durability. A simple and clean silhouette with a single button fastening at front. £199 NOW £139 Shop here! 2. The Dress Shann A mid length dress, cut in a flattering shape and composed from a soft and supple material. We love how versatile this style is, as it can easily be dressed up or down for any occasion. Wear on its own or over leggings on cool days. £129 NOW £90 Shop here! 3. The Shirt Flores This is the style for you if you’re looking for an easy day-to-evening piece. An elegant 100% silk shirt dress in black with a concealed front placket and a loose fit. £149 NOW £104 Shop here! 4. The Trousers Pascoe Cropped trousers with knitted waistband and front pockets. The trousers fit loosely through the hips and thigh and taper at the calf. Ideal trousers to wear to work. £109 NOW £76 Shop here! 5. The Jumper Issey A ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on October 28, 2016
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In the press | New season styles

We’re so thrilled to see our new season collection in the press this month! Shop the magazines below! Slouchy Stars: Our Deena cashmere roll neck and Natalia cashmere joggers have been featured in the latest Stylist.co.uk shopping gallery ‘the best loungewear and PJs to get comfy in’. We love cosy loungewear and nothing beats relaxing in head-to-toe cashmere.   Shop the gallery here!    Shop Deena cashmere roll neck here! Shop Natalia cashmere joggers here! Our Huan cashmere jumper dress has been featured in September’s Fashion Issue of Stylist Magazine! Tap into the head-to-toe knit trend with this luxurious and cosy dress. Be the first to shop Darby when it goes live on online here!     The lovely team at Hello! Magazine has featured our gorgeous Plato cashmere skirt. Available online and in-store now and in Blush Pink and Taupe.   Shop Plato cashmere skirt here!   Woman & Home Magazine have chosen our Darby tunic in their ‘how you wear it’ feature, showing you how to layer your clothes like a pro! The styling team at Woman & Home have paired Darby with a pair of tailored trousers for a sartorial edge, or you can layer it over ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on September 21, 2016
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