Objects of Desire

The Wick - Blue and White Side Plate by Henry Holland

Objects Blue and White Side Plate by Henry Holland

Planning an alfresco dinner party soon? Look no further than Henry Holland’s line of plates and side plates in a variety of delicious colour combinations and patterns. Showcasing the intricacy of Holland’s signature marbling technique, this little gem is made from a mix of blue and white earthenware clay and finished with a high gloss transparent glaze. The raised lip will help prevent any spillages between kitchen and table, while the soft palette will complement the greenery of the garden. In our eyes, it’s all about working in harmony with the setting — and these plates will blend right in. Add candles, a neutral tablecloth and some freshly cut flowers for ultimate summer party vibes.

The Wick - Lambswool Cashmere Blanket by Begg X Co + Bruce McLean

Objects Lambswool Cashmere Blanket by Begg X Co + Bruce McLean

Begg X Co has teamed up with the Scottish sculptor, painter and performance artist Bruce McLean on a limited-edition woven jacquard blanket. And we love it. The Begg X Co design team has carefully translated paintings from McLean’s ‘Gardenworks’ series, which are inspired by the play of light and shade in the garden of his Menorca studio. With alfresco dining in full swing, now’s the time to add a statement throw to your hamper. Who said you can’t picnic in style?


The Wick - Objects Breast Friend Ceramic Vase by Anissa Kermiche

Objects Breast Friend Ceramic Vase by Anissa Kermiche

Since launching her eponymous jewellery line in 2016, Anissa Kermiche has garnered a loyal following of A-list fans, collaborated with high-profile brands and expanded her range of products to include delightful homeware. She’s revered in the world of interiors for her playful approach to the female form: curves, soft lines and circles are integral to her blueprint aesthetic. This breast shaped vase is one such brilliant example. Fill it with flowers and set it centre stage in your sitting room — a sure-fire way to get the party started.


The Wick - Victoria Grant Jubilee Hat

Objects Britain Rocks Beret by Victoria Grant

Get into the Jubilee spirit with this striking Union Jack Beret by Victoria Grant. Revered for her eccentric take on millinery, Grant has dressed the trendiest heads in fashion, from Dolce & Gabbana to Dita Von Teese. Now, it’s your turn. Hand-made in London, this glorious creation features petersham ribbon, a crystal chain and a small crystal crown. Whether you don it to a glamorous garden party or celebratory alfresco dinner this bank holiday weekend, you’ll be commemorating Her Majesty in right royal style. Long live the Queen!


The Wick - Jubilee Tree Planting Tea Towel by Emma Bridgewater

Objects Jubilee Tree Planting Tea Towel by Emma Bridgewater

To mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne, Emma Bridgewater has released a range of limited-edition Platinum Jubilee souvenirs. Think Union Jack mugs, ‘God Save the Queen’ cake tins and royal-themed teapots. We’re opting for this cotton tea towel, as a portion of the proceeds from each tea towel will go towards The Queen’s Green Canopy, a not-for-profit initiative which invites people across the UK to plant a tree for the Jubilee. At just £12, it’s the perfect commemorative gift for royal fans with green fingers.


The Wick - The Platinum Jubilee Celebration Picnic Hamper by Fortnum & Mason

Objects The Platinum Jubilee Celebration Picnic Hamper by Fortnum & Mason

Never has there been a better time to indulge in a fabulous foodie feast — and we know just the thing. In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Fortnum & Mason has created the ultimate hamper for luxury alfresco dining. We’re talking cheeseboard essentials, including wedges of Blue Stilton, multi-seed Sourdough and three varieties of moreish crackers, smoked salmon, scotch eggs, a large sharing pie and a vegan-friendly antipasti. It also includes bottles of Fortnum’s limited-edition Platinum Jubilee English Sparkling Brut and Côtes de Provence Rosé. Yes, it costs £500, but it’s sure to be appreciated by those lucky enough to tuck in. Cheers, Your Majesty!


The Wick - Farnaz Gholami Night Pool

Objects Art on a Postcard

Art on a Postcard Mini Auction
Prices vary

Now’s your chance to snap up work by recent graduates before their prices soar. Curated in collaboration with The Bomb Factory Art Foundation, the latest Art on a Postcard Mini Auction features 100 postcard-sized masterpieces, with all sale proceeds going towards The Hepatitis C Trust and The Bomb Factory Art Foundation, which helps arts and education to flourish in the local community. There are works by Serena Huang, Liam Fallon, Turner Prize Winner Mark Wallinger and Oli Epp, whose 2017 Whistleblower painting recently reached over 10 times its estimate at Phillips. Of all the lots up for grabs, we’re particularly taken by Freya Tewelde’s bight, bold landscapes, Henry Coleman’s photographs and Farnaz Gholami’s Night Pool. Happy bidding!

The Wick - Color Matter Acid from Paperwork by Off-White

Objects Colour Matter Acid

Color Matter Acid from Paperwork by Off-White

We’ve fallen head over heels for Paperwork, the debut beauty collection from Off-White, conceived by the late Virgil Abloh prior to his untimely passing last autumn. A physical manifestation of Abloh’s vision of the brand as ‘a blank canvas to inspire endless creativity’, Paperwork includes a ‘toolkit’ of genderless, ageless fragrances, cosmetics and nail polishes to encourage ‘self-expression, whatever form that may take.’ Elevate your day-to-night look with this season’s most coveted colour sticks — and this dazzling glitter polish for extra pizzaz. Add to basket now.

The Wick - Richard Prince High Times

Objects Richard Prince

Richard Prince Gagosian Shop Takeover, Burlington Arcade London
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Swing by the Gagosian shop in London’s historic Burlington arcade to glimpse the short but sweet Richard Prince takeover. The American painter has taken over the shop on occasion of his solo exhibition at Gagosian in New York. Included in the shop presentation are the artist’s books, posters, and other merchandise, with a special selection from the Katz + Dogg line created by Prince in collaboration with Darren Romanelli. Upstairs, you’ll find a recent Prince painting and selected ‘High Times’ drawings from 2019 that have never been exhibited before. We’re looking to new book Richard Prince: Hoods, 1988–2013, which is available here ahead of its official release by Fulton Ryder in June 2022.