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Simply You Autumn 2018

Simply You is a go-to shopping guide featuring stunning interiors, fashion, style and beauty showcased in a premium format. Shop and style everything you desire from the new collections in one experience with Simply You.

New Zealand
Bauer Media Pty Ltd
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4 Issues


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fresh start…

A pictorial tour of some of Dior’s milestone moments over the decades (page 126).Cause a butterfly effect with treasures like this Fornasetti cabinet from Design55 (page 24).As part of the exciting evolution of Simply You, we welcome you to our new-look first issue of 2018. Never before have fashion and interiors been so closely linked, with both regularly influencing each other, which is why we are so proud to present this magazine to you – our inaugural quarterly powerhouse of ideas and inspiration where fashion, style, interiors, beauty and travel unite.It is for you that we have curated this beautiful autumn issue, which has been reimagined and reinvigorated to evoke the feel of a coffee-table book that could be collected and revisited. Building upon our elegant history, the Simply You…

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interiors news

KALEIDOSCOPE VISION Plate, $197, by Liberty London.Give me the birdThe endangered New Zealand kokako has been captured forever in full flight by glass art studio Lukeke Design.lukekedesign.comNew horizonsOne of Auckland’s most frequented shopping precincts, Newmarket’s 277, is having a makeover – to the tune of a $790 million redevelopment. The new site will offer a much-anticipated David Jones store along with more than 200 other new shops. Its new features include a concierge to deliver your shopping bags direct to your car, 30 restaurants and bars on a rooftop dining zone and over 2000 car parking spaces. It will be two years until the shiny new doors open, but we have a feeling it will be worth the wait. westfield.co.nz/newmarketTake a seat.Dreamed-up by Italian architect Piero Lissoni for Kartell, this…

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Making House: Designers at Home by Dominic BradburyThis rare glimpse inside the homes of designers, architects and artists, including Jonathan Adler, lets you into the minds of interior influencers where they feel most at ease to express and experiment with their style. $87, from paperplus.co.nzThe Seaside House: Living on the Water by Nick Voulgaris IIIExperience the beautifully captured interiors, gardens, and patios of glamorous seaside homes, from Giorgio Armani’s Antigua getaway to Donna Karan’s zen East Hampton retreat and Tommy Hilfiger’s pop art-inspired Miami house. $119, superette.co.nzMies van der Rohe by TaschenA pioneer of modernist architecture, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe favoured a less-is-more approach. This Taschen tome speaks to the minimalist-minded while exploring the hotly debated tastemaker’s 20th-century aesthetics. $30, fourth-st.com ■…

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feast for eyes

Inside the historic walls of Bologna’s Palazzo della Mercanzia, Gucci Garden has opened to the public. It includes an enchanting rotating exhibition from the luxury brand as well as a vividly designed restaurant headed by culinary cult figure Massimo Bottura. gucci.comCherry on topGood design is functional as well as fun and Nika Zupanc’s cherry pendant lights are a fab example that’s ripe for the picking. They create a glow of semi-diffused light across the room as well as delighting any guest who happens to look up. In a range of colours from cherry red to matte black, and a limited-edition reflective gold finish, the design plays on the idea of a product so delicious you want to reach out and grab it. qeeboo.comHIVE OF ACTIVITYFor French Country Collections, homes aren’t…

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form meets function

Modern homes demand more from their amenities. They must be stylish as well as useful and, if possible, perform more tasks than one. The Multitap ticks all these boxes: it filters hot and cold water from the same tap and includes an extra mechanism for filtering near-boiling water. Both time-saving and quashing the need for kettles and other apparatus to be on the bench, it transforms the way a kitchen can be used and styled.Best of all, the three Italian-designed and-manufactured tap styles make use of compact water-tank technology and can be neatly retrofitted, tucking out of sight under the bench with plug-in convenience and a tool-free connection. Minimalists, take note.parex.co.nz ■…

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hollywood glamour

1. Jacques bar cart, POA, by Jonathan Adler. 2. Le Marais chandelier, POA, by Nellcote. 3. Mansfield bed, POA, by Andrew Martin. 4. Hexagonal marble side table, $495, by Republic Home. 5. Lampert sofa, POA, by Jonathan Adler. 6. Mughal mirror, $995, by Republic Home. 7. Goldfinger chair, POA, by Jonathan Adler. All available on request from Republic Home.Wandering around Republic Home’s two Auckland stores it’s evident owner David Peez has a deep love of travel. Unique, colourful and eclectic in style, Republic Home stocks furniture, homewares, lighting and décor collected from across the globe.Peez’s customers dare to be different, and love the constant element of surprise a visit to Republic Home brings. When Simply You visits to view the new collections, the store is showcasing luxurious new looks, many…