St James's is the proud host of the annual London Craft Week events, talks, experiences and demonstrations exploring craft with modern makers. Discover some of our unique retailers who took part this year, whose traditional techniques adjoin to make contemporary craft.
Capturing No. 3 St James's Street: Little Halstock at Berry Bros. & Rudd
Craft Week began at the UK’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, Berry Bros. & Rudd. Together with Little Halstock, purveyors of grand bespoke interiors, they presented an artistic evocation of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s home at No.3 St James’s Street.
Discover how Luke Wycherley, master craftsman and the curator of this intricate box, captures the history and singularity of No.3 St James’s Street. The artefact pays homage to Berry Bros. & Rudd’s original shop, a London landmark, in St James’s.
The Goldsmiths’ Company at Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum & Mason demonstrated their centuries-long commitment to supporting new talent and British craftsmanship by teaming up with the iconic The Goldsmiths’ Company. In partnership the pair curated an exceptional selection of jewellery, contemporary silver objects and intricate accessories, displayed across three floors.
1920s-Inspired Fragrance Workshop at Floris
Ever pondered how fragrances are inspired? The world’s oldest independent perfumer, Floris, offered London Craft Week guests a workshop of fragrance inspired by their latest launch ‘1927’.
With perfumers Edward Bodenham and Nicola Pozzani as hosts, visitors explored the art and culture inspiration behind the latest eau de parfum from their Fragrance Journals.
Exploring Elements of Silk at New & Lingwood
If you’re looking for worldly excellence in fine fabrics and apparel, New & Lingwood won’t disappoint.
Product and Marketing Director Simon Maloney delivered an exploratory talk on the development of silk fabrics, delving into the meticulous techniques used to produce luxury gowns and fine ties, and the importance of these rich materials to New & Lingwood.