We were so excited to host Stephen Lewis, founder of textile line Lewis & Wood, and creative director Magdalen Jebb here in Charleston this September for their annual sales meeting, where they officially launched to the public - and their own team of reps! - their latest collection, called Mediterranea.
The Lewis & Wood team spent their time in Charleston (many of which was their first!) at the fabulous Zero George, where they were charmed by the history and beauty of the neighborhood and space. Stephen and Magdalen arrived in Charleston ahead of everyone, and kicked off their time here with a full day in the Fritz Porter Showroom.
Over 23 friends joined us to preview the line here, from designers and their teams to Lewis & Wood aficionados. Appointments lasted throughout the day, with us keeping people refreshed with some of our favorites like coffee from Mercantile + Mash and tea sandwiches from Hamby's. This was a great rehearsal for Stephen and Magdalen's presentation of the collection the next day with the sales reps!
The best part of the trip, to celebrate the week and our partnership with the brand, was a dinner hosted here at Fritz Porter. The Showroom was transformed with the help of our friends at SYG and Snyder, and Lewis & Wood thoughtfully provided a stunning custom tablecloth in their Palampore linen.
After passed hors d'oeuvres and drinks, including a specialty English Garden Gin cocktail by none other than Stephen Lewis himself, we gathered for a sit down dinner by Harvest Catering.
We are so thrilled to have hosted such a fun event and to continue carrying Lewis & Wood in the Fritz Porter showroom - here's to many more parties with gin cocktails and new collections to come!