01
May
09

Seriously Selfridges

What better way to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the most high-end department stores in Europe, than to take a visit to it’s superb Birmingham branch. The original Selfridges in London is a stunning Americanised Classical style but the Birmingham store is an altogether different story. Open in 2003, transforming Birmingham’s Bull Ring, Selfridges was designed by architects Future Systems. It is covered in thousands of aluminium discs and is the second largest branch outside London, winning countless awards in the six years since it opened.

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Not to mention what’s inside, the staff are incredibly friendly and the top floor – women’s designer wear – is great. Stand out pieces for me were this Le 30 Cannage Dior bag

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and this stunning Temperley London one-off Glade, silk dress, which was actually in a bottle green in store.

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