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3 Great Accessories For Christmas Drinks

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 by

With Warehouse Home Issue Three receiving such a fantastic response, and with Christmas fast approaching, our thoughts have been turning to fizz and festivities!

Timeless and traditional, cool and contemporary, brass and gold accessories add a touch of refinement to any desk. But let’s focus for a moment on the drinks cabinet.

Our selection of the most stylish accessories, as featured in Warehouse Home Issue Three Photography by Oliver Perrott | Styling by Lucy Gough

Our selection of the most stylish accessories, as featured in Warehouse Home Issue Three
Photography by Oliver Perrott | Styling by Lucy Gough

Any self-respecting host knows that you need a smart tray to carry your cocktails on. And you won’t find any better than this one (below). Kayment has been proudly handmaking anodised aluminium ware in Bermondsey since 1947 – in fact, their factory is only a short distance from Warehouse Home HQ. Kaymet’s distinctive trays, trolleys and hotplates can be found around the world, with many of the original models still in production, alongside modern makeovers and new designs. We love this elegant matt gold number.

Kaymet sandwich tray in gold, £29, John Lewis

The ideal tray for Christmas drinks parties and cocktails, the Kaymet sandwich tray in gold from John Lewis

Kaymet sandwich tray in gold, John Lewis
Image courtesy of johnlewis.com

Meanwhile, those bottles won’t open themselves. These trendy yet timeless tools will help.

Fort Standard is a contemporary American design studio founded in 2011 by industrial designers Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings. This beautiful bottle opener has a functional form and a raw unfinished feel. It’s cast in brass directly from hand carved waxes and shows evidence of its hand made origin with visible filing marks.

Crown bottle opener by Fort Standard, £72, SCP

Crown bottle opener in brass by Fort Standard, SCP

Crown bottle opener, SCP
Image courtesy of scp.co.uk

Designed in London by Tom Dixon and sand cast out of solid brass, this corkscrew will add a sense of occasion to the opening of any bottle. The curved shape makes the corkscrew ‘comfortable and easy to hold’… a convenient excuse to reach for another fine wine…

Arc brass corkscrew by Tom Dixon, £45, Selfridges

Arc brass corkscrew by Tom Dixon, Selfridges

Arc brass corkscrew by Tom Dixon, Selfridges
Image courtesy of selfridges.com

This post’s opening image was taken from a feature in Warehouse Home Issue Three.

Brass accessories perfect for any gentlemen's study, in Warehouse Home Issue Three | Photography by Oliver Perrott | Styling by Lucy Gough

Warehouse Home Issue Three
Photography by Oliver Perrott | Styling by Lucy Gough

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