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My Rotterdam favourites: Charlotte Wooning

Dutch jewellery designer Charlotte Wooning has been handcrafting her covetable creations at her Rotterdam workshop since 2005. She produces new collections twice a year, as well as making bespoke items such as wedding rings on request, and has become known for her refined, feminine and contemporary aesthetic. She shares her insider tips on what to look out for in her home town this autumn/winter 2017/18 with Ximena Daneri

Ximena Daneri
Ximena Daneri ,

‘Aesop’s Sage & Zinc Facial Hydrating Cream smells amazing and makes my skin feel great. I love all Aesop’s products and the fact that they are all natural and unisex.’

Aesop Sage & Zinc Facial Hydrating Cream, €33
Skins Cosmetics, Van Oldenbarneveltstraat 137, 3012 GT Rotterdam, +31 (0)10 214 2505

‘My favourite piece from my autumn/winter 2017/18 collection is a the Moon earring, which is bold but still very elegant.’

Charlotte Wooning Moon earrings, €85
Charlotte Wooning, Hoogstraat 8A, 3011 PN Rotterdam, +31 (0)10 243 0315


‘My small Rimowa beauty case is an essential travel item. It is very sturdy, so all my make-up and toiletries are safe and arrive in one piece.’

Rimowa Salsa beauty case, €289, Rimowa Bossa Nova beauty case, €609
De Bijenkorf, Coolsingel 105, 3012 AG Rotterdam, +31 (0)88 245 3333


‘Hay S Rainbow tray - this tray is such a beauty for all my jewels and my watch. I always love to store accessories in something pretty and so I can see them as well. The whole Hay store is a lovely place to get inspired.’

Hay S Rainbow tray, €15
Hay, Haagseveer 99, 3011 AH Rotterdam, +31 (0)10 226 5710


‘Everyone should have a classic horn comb. I love natural materials and organic products. Some things have been the same for a long time, but why change a good design?’

Hornvarefabrikken horn comb, €19
Pantoufle, Pannekoekstraat 97A, 3011 LD Rotterdam, +31 (0)10 203 7920


‘I love all Céline’s leather goods and my daughter’s second name is Céline. It is such a refined brand and its leather goods collections in particular are timeless.’

Céline handbag, €1,750
De Bijenkorf, Coolsingel 105, 3012 AG Rotterdam, +31 (0)88 245 3333




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