Luxury accessories designer Hermione Harbutt is celebrating four years of her London outpost in Kensington, with a floral storefront installation that’s wowing the Instagram influencer set. As London experiences one of its hottest summers ever, the Bristol-based designer wanted to give passers-by a surprise visual treat on her usually simple and elegant monochrome storefront.
Hermione Harbutt is a huge name in the luxury wedding market, and her stunning headpieces have featured on brides all over the world, including numerous celebrities such as Darcy Bussell. She has recently expanded into a range of red-carpet and gala wear, and her accessories are now a hot topic at major society events, premieres and charity balls. Her latest summer designs feature butterflies and large colorful blooms, perfect to make a statement at your next exclusive outing.
We caught up with Hermione to find out more:
Tell us about your range and how you make them?
Hermione: “I specialize in creating exquisite hair accessories and jewelry for weddings and special occasions. Each Hermione Harbutt piece is entirely unique and created by hand in our UK design studio using the finest pearls, Swarovski crystals, gemstones and diamonds. We have meticulous attention to detail and the high calibre workmanship involved in the creation of every piece ensures that Hermione Harbutt accessories are treasured as heirlooms of the future. We’ve been chosen and endorsed by some of the most prestigious international designers and our pieces can be found in flagship salons and showrooms amongst some of the world’s finest couture, as well as our own showrooms in Clifton, Bristol, and Kensington.”
What made you decide to update the London storefront?
Hermione: “I wanted to create a really beautiful installation to celebrate the last four years we have been based in Kensington and to create a beautiful spectacle for those passing by. I have been completely overwhelmed by the positive responses and amazement of those stopping to view what we have created.”
The Hermione Harbutt installation is temporary, so visit soon to catch it.
Article by Darren Darnborough