For Autumn-Winter 19/20 the brand has extended its sustainable offering to include woven rugs, made with recycled plastic bottles – yes you read that right - the plastic is cleverly turned into a silky yarn that can be woven and holds colour and print beautifully.
There are also bold, textured cushions made with recycled denim, and more shimmering recycled glassware.
2new concept store
The new space in Duke Street, Mayfair houseswomen’s and men’s wear, accessories, homeware and fragrance and feels more like a cool independent boutique than a high street stalwart. There's even an artisan coffee shop Fernandez & Wells, where you can sip a macchiatto, glass of wine or bite to eat between purchases.
3 TREND-LED DESIGNS
As with its fashion side, French Connection is on the money where trends are concerned, leading the way with its rattan and cane furniture and industrial-style lighting.
4 FABULOUS LIGHTING
While French Connection isn't the only High Street fashion brand to have nailed furniture and homeware, their lighting is on a par with some of the more premium interiors destinations. Who'da thought you could pick this beauty up with with a new clutch or coat at the same time?
5NATURAL MATERIALS AND EARTHY TONES
Made with different timbers and metals, the latest Le Brun furniture collection manages to be both current and classic. These earthy natural tones have longevity and are easy to mix with other more trend-led pieces.
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Jacky Parker is a London-based freelance journalist and content creator, specialising in interiors, travel and food. From buying guides and real home case studies to shopping and news pages, she produces a wide range of features for national magazines and SEO content for websites
A long-time contributor to Livingetc, as a member of the team, she regularly reports on the latest trends, speaking to experts and discovering the latest tips. Jacky has also written for other publications such as Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Red, Grand Designs, Sunday Times Style and AD, Country Homes and Interiors and ELLE Decoration.
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