16 Dec, 2023

The Last… With Violet Dent

Violet is a Designer, Stylist, Creative Consultant, and currently the Creative Director for Cabbages & Roses

The Last…

Time you danced?
With my daughter at her nativity play.

Thing you bought from an actual shop?
I went to the Bettina Ceramica pop up and bought a beautiful terracotta bowl.

Thing you brought online?
Fairy lights.

Person you spoke to?
My daughter, Dolly.

Podcast you listened to?
I’m not really a podcast listener, but I listen to Harry Potter every single night.

New brand you discovered?
Hokan Bowls. I’m obsessed.

Film you watched at the cinema?
Paw Patrol: The Movie.

TV series you watched at home?
Lessons in Chemistry.

Restaurant you ate at?
Dorian.

Takeaway you ordered?
Pho. Always.

Book you read?
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith. I’ve read it many times, but I have a copy that sits by my bed and I read it when I can’t sleep. It’s my favourite.

Magazine you flicked through?
Scenery. Although I’m not sure if it counts as a magazine, it’s more of a big book of beautiful images that looks a bit like a magazine. Whatever it is I love it.

Country you visited?
Spain.

Town you walked around? 
Bruton.

Time you cried? 
Last night, watching the film Seven Pounds.

Time you laughed until you cried? 
Every time I’m with my sister.

Thing you do at night before switching off the light? 
Put Harry Potter on.

Meal you cooked? 
Pasta.

Cocktail you drank?
Spicy Margarita.

Play you saw?
Dolly’s nativity.

Thing you baked?
Carrot Cake.

Thing you burnt?
Carrot Cake.

Time you said sorry?
This morning.

Website you bookmarked?
Douceur.

Song you added to a playlist?
Seabird by Alessi Brothers, it was on the radio and Dolly loved it so we added it to her playlist.

Person you kissed? 
My husband Harry or Dolly.

Travelled by bus?
Yesterday.

Radio station you listened to?
Radio 6.

Time you swore?
I have a friend who I recently realised never swears. I’ve known her for over 10 years and haven’t heard her swear once. I thought that was lovely so I’m trying not to, but probably today.

Biscuit you ate? 
I don’t like biscuits.

Item of clothing you wore two days running?
My Cabbages and Roses Red Robin coat.

Thing you smelt?
Coffee.

Time you said I love you? 
Every day.

Loving right now…

 Cabbages & Roses Lolly dress
My current favourite dress.

Cabbages & Roses quilted suit
It’s the cosiest thing I own.

I adore If only If nighties and I will be getting this for Dolly to wear on Christmas Eve.

This is the terracotta bowl I bought. I adore it.

The best chair in the world. Made by my brother & sister in law. It’s perfection.

This is the beautiful magazine book I mentioned. All the images inside are so beautiful and I adore the cover.

Violet is a Designer, Stylist and Creative Consultant and currently the Creative Director for Cabbages & Roses.

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