Editor's Note: Today I am wearing a dress by Carven and shoes by J.Crew.
Happy Friday! Wow--May is flying by! I cannot believe it is the 19th of May already. Besides being my birthday month--May has such great weather and the flowers are still blooming every where. This week marked the beginning of my moving out of my almost 15 years work home. Onward and upward, I cannot believe how my business has grown in 15 years. I could almost pinch myself! Today I am featuring a hotel in Cape Town. The article states that it is the latest architectural feet in Cape Town--I am sure you will agree. The Silo's hotel is unbelievable! Have a super weekend everyone--we can all dream of staying in this hotel one day!
Oh my--this penthouse is fabulous! The windows are designed to look like pillows. What a fabulous view in this elegant dining room!
What a dramatic headboard! I love the channeled back and the detailing on top. Liz Biden--the founder of the South African based hotel group the Royal Portfolio--wanted this hotel to feel personal + intimate. This could be a bedroom in a home. Just stunning!
The ceiling in the lobby still has the industrial elements from the industrial building past life. How cool to keep the history in this elegant hotel?!
The crystal chandeliers used throughout the hotel are made in Egypt. The beauty of the crystal and brass against the cool industrial tall windows is such a great juxtaposition! What a view from the Deluxe Suite!
The building was the tallest building in South Africa when completed in 1924. It was a grain Silo. The hotel pool is 213 feet up on the 11th floor. Amazing!
The stunning piece of local art in the lobby is by Jody Paulsen. The drama of the subject matter + large scale sweeping up to the original industrial ceiling is a sight to behold.
The view from this roof deck is breathtaking! The 360-degree view includes views of Cape Town, the South Atlantic, and Table Mountain. I have never been to South Africa--but I can see how my friends and clients who have been rave about its beauty!
"Rouge Luxe" Article Featured In Departures May/June 2017 Issue
Written By Deyan Sudjic
Photographs By Mark Williams
Love these quotes!
Dinner last night was a bacon wrapped jalapeno sausage, salmon, served with a spinach salad. Delicious!
This song always puts me in a good mood!