We’d heard whispers but now it’s official – France’s très stylish outdoor furniture and furnishings brand, Fermob, is now available in Singapore. Outdoor-resistant? Check. Colourful? Check. Cool enough for Google HQ, Times Square in New York and the Luxembourg Garden in Paris? Check, check. We’re waving au revoir to our artificial rattan and teak faithfuls and heading over to new online retailer Myselection.sg to size up Fermob’s iconic metal dining and lounge designs.
Launched in 2016, Myselection.sg handpicks quality products from across the globe (think home decor, fine wines and accessories, all at honest prices). Founder Alexandre Kebabtchieff started out stocking only Fermob’s Balad Lamp and, realising its success, has recently extended the collection to include their contemporary furniture and cushions, too. Lucky for us!
Made in central France at the crossroads between Burgundy and Beaujolais and near the little village of Thoissey, the statement brand collaborates with some of the world’s top designers (from Patrick Jouin to Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Andrée Putman to Terence Conran). So, which Fermob pieces would work best for your outdoor area? We asked Alex for his styling tips and tricks.
Psst! Pre-order over at Myselection.sg until early May 2017 and save up to 22% off regular prices.
Plein Air Collection: Perfect for condo living
“For a small balcony, I would recommend the foldable chair, armchair and table from the Plein Air Collection. You can also mix in a chair or low table from the Luxembourg Collection (or a Bistro chair or two) for an eclectic look. Add interest with a selection of bright outdoor cushions from the Trefle, Bananas and Watermelon ranges,” says Alex.
Bellevie Collection: Perfect for families who like to entertain
“If you’re looking for furniture that can move easily from the living room to outdoors, the Bellevie collection is a stunning option. The sofas and armchairs are available in 24 colours and you can choose to have the cushions in grey or white. Add a coffee table, table or bench from the same collection to pull the look together. The Quiberon table is also a great addition as a side table or a place to fire up the BBQ,” says Alex.
Balad Lamps: Perfect for anyone who likes to dine outdoors
“The Balad Lamp is the perfect outdoor lighting solution,” says Alex. “Available in two sizes with handles in a variety of colours, it uses rechargeable LED technology and can be teamed with an upright stand for added wow factor.”
Alfresco setting sorted. Now, what’s to drink?
“Lay the table with LED ice buckets and acrylic glasses available on Myselection.sg. They’re elegant yet unbreakable,” says Alex. “Mark a special occasion with Gold Medal IWC 2015 Champagne from Roger Constant Lemaire ($55). White wine drinkers will enjoy a bottle of Petit Fume or Sancerre, while Rosé wines, such as Made in Provence, Rose Bonbon and Hydropathe (voted best Provence vineyard for seven years in a row at the Paris Agricultural Fair), are sure to impress guests. A round of traditional French cocktails from Maison Guillou is also a crowd-pleaser. Santé!”
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