24 February 2012

Travelling Necessities

Spring is the perfect time to explore and travel, whether it's through the beautiful Peak District of central England, viewing the tulips in bloom in Holland, or making a tour of the various fashion weeks throughout Europe.


Whether its getting the right dishes for your picnic, or the right antique pen knife for an adventure through the Amazon, Grays Antiques has you covered.


Outfits

Full length gown by Jean Varon , print by Celia Birtwell. Vintage Modes, Grays Mews.

White Bakelite Sunglasses. Gillian Horsup, Grays Mews.
1960's Jacqmar Scarf. Vintage Modes, Grays Mews.
 

Table Spreads
Warm weather requires hikes and picnics, which means you're going to need some travel worthy plates and utensils.
New Dealer Jane Wildgoose, Showcase V023 in Grays Mews

Turkish Silver Dish, Circa 1890.  Antique Choices and A.J. in Grays Mews.

Whitley Tea Pot.  Walter Schaetzke, V013 Grays Mews.


Tools
The most important thing while travelling is to have a companion!  But if lacking one, these will help you on your journey. 



Nature themed Penknife.  Margaret Mullins, P8 in the Mews.

Travel Compact. Linda Bee, L19-20 Grays Mews


A 1930's Watermans jade green patrician fountain pen. Shabbir Solanki, Grays Antiques
Leather Inkwell with Brass and Glass interior c19th century.  Cekay, Showcase V027-V028 Grays Mews.

George Ist almanac and notebook with silver stylus, dated 1723 AD. Jane Stewart, L25 Grays Mews.
 And don't forget some travelling money!
Seleucid Empire coin. Autrochus VIII Epiphananes. 121-96bc

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