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Fashion Tatler Takes 5: Lauren Santo Domingo Of Moda Operandi

Tatler Takes 5: Lauren Santo Domingo Of Moda Operandi

Tatler Takes 5: Lauren Santo Domingo Of Moda Operandi
By Hong Kong Tatler
September 10, 2019
With a showroom slated to open in Hong Kong later this year, Moda Operandi is transforming luxury e-commerce and exclusive designer trunk shows into real-life experiences. Its co-founder and chief brand officer shares five things that inspire her

1/5 Church Of Santa Maria Assunta

View of Church of Santa Maria Assunta in Positano, Italy.
View of Church of Santa Maria Assunta in Positano, Italy (Photo: Glenn Pettersen)

Also known as Torcello Cathedral, as the basilica is on the Venetian island of the same name. With architecture that reflects its Venetian- Byzantine heritage, it is one of the most ancient sacred monuments of the Veneto. It is slated for restoration by Save Venice, an American nonprofit organisation dedicated to preserving the city’s heritage.

2/5 Masterpiece

Photo: Courtesy of Masterpiece London Art Fair
Photo: Courtesy of Masterpiece London Art Fair

The Masterpiece fair happens twice a year, in London in June and in Hong Kong in October. It’s one of the world’s leading cross-collecting fairs, offering the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery, from antiquity to the present day—everything I love.

3/5 Abdul Kareem Egyptian Oil

Photo: Courtesy of Abdul Kareem
Photo: Courtesy of Abdul Kareem

As a teenager growing up in Greenwich, Connecticut, I was aware all the cool older girls, like Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, wore Egyptian musk. We would buy it from a street vendor in New York City. I recently heard through a childhood friend that the same street vendor, Abdul Kareem, still produces the fragrance, which is sold online at Charlotte Vale-Allen. It smells of teen spirit.

See also: 7 Luxurious Dry Body Oils To Replace Your Body Cream

4/5 Marfa Myths

Photography: Alex Marks
Photography: Alex Marks

Held in Marfa, Texas, every April since 2014, Marfa Myths is a contemporary festival that encompasses music, the visual arts and film. Marfa is a place that’s not quite like any other; it was home to the late American minimalist master Donald Judd, and it has a slightly wacky, off-beat vibe. Marfa Myths captures the spirit of both.

5/5 Interiors: The Greatest Rooms Of The Century

Photo: Courtesy of Phaidon
Photo: Courtesy of Phaidon

More than 400 of the world’s best living spaces created by over 300 of the most influential people in interior design appear in one luxurious book, Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century, by Phaidon editors. The book has an introduction by William Norwich and showcases houses of fashion icons such as Gianni Versace, Coco Chanel and Pierre Cardin.

See also: 10 Stunning Coffee Table Books For Art Lovers 

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