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ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS & FORTNUM & MASON


Alice Through The Looking Glass, the heritage Alice brand with the luxury limited edition ‘Alice’ chessboard , rare books, first editions and contemporary additions launched a pop up shop at Fortnum & Mason in April 2013.

A magical ‘Chess for Children’ event was held in store with proceeds from ticket sales going to impressive charity ‘ Chess In Schools and Communities’.

Children were taught to play chess on a giant chessboard with life size pieces by chess maestro, Jason Kouchak and with the Iris Theatre Group performing key characters from the story; Alice Through The Looking Glass.



PINK SWAN PROJECT FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION

To support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Kelly Hoppen MBE re-designed the iconic Arne Jacobsen “Swan Chair along with 18 International Designers (alongside Holly Fulton for Swarovski and Margherita Missoni)

The three chairs were launched at the Gagosian Gallery in London, with Larry Gagosian, Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley hosting the event.

All chairs were then flown to New York for an onĀ­line charity auction with all proceeds going to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.