Symbol of kitsch in London, Annabel's reopens its doors
Redesigned by the Martin Brudnizki Studio, the flamboyant Londonian club Annabel's has finally reopened its doors in the upscale Mayfair district.
Under the impulse of interior architect Martin Brudinski, the former most glamour night-club of the British capital has undergone a major facelift. As soon as it opened in 1963 Annabel's was the place to be. At the time, it hosted the wild nights of the Jet Set, from Mick Jagger to Diana Ross, in the extravagant salons of a Georgian townhouse, at the heart of a lovely building on Berkeley Square.
London renews with the so kitsch spirit of Annabel's
Showcasing English eccentricity, floral and animal themes on the walls have the allure of a jungle. A unicorn hangs above the staircase, walls feature wild prints and paintings by Picasso, the corridor is guarded by a gorilla more real than nature and the elaborate sinks are in pink onyx, while faucets are gilded in fine gold.
A very coveted Guest List
In this temple of London nightlife, well-being is pushed to its utmost with this elaborate boudoir, essential after gyrating on the dance floor, or having spent time at the bars, theme restaurants or Spa. But in order to be admitted into the holy of holies, you must be on the « Short List » of VIPS…