Who We Work With
WickerWood carefully selects their clients to ensure the best and most consistent results. Below is a comprehensive list of our current retained clients, as well as past clients and brands we have had the pleasure of doing specific projects or events with.
Each and every client is valued and respected by a uniquely assembled combination of the WickerWood team to best share the clients’ vision and achieve objectives.
Aston Martin is a luxury British sports car manufacturer, with strong links to the James Bond franchise. The brand’s HQ is situated in Gaydon, Warwick.
WickerWood work with Aston Martin on a project basis, assisting on VIP and HNWI events, and media track-days when required.
The Club at Cafe Royal
Café Royal is a luxury 5 star hotel in the heart of central London. With elegant Mayfair to the west and creative Soho to the east, Hotel Café Royal is perfectly positioned within walking distance of London’s finest shopping streets, tourist attractions and theatre land. Paying homage to the history of the building, grand historic areas have been sensitively restored and a selection of restaurants, bars and events spaces are a tribute to the rich heritage of excellent hospitality and dining. In its reincarnation this iconic London landmark now features 160 contemporary guestrooms, including 54 suites and seven signature suites.
Brought To You By Those Who Drink It. Privately owned by George Clooney and longtime friend, bar and restaurant mogul Rande Gerber, and Discovery Land Company CEO & founder Michael Meldman, tequila-filled nights with friends is how Casamigos was born. Launching this Spring in the UK, these small batch, ultra-premium tequilas are made from the finest hand-selected 100% Blue Weber agaves grown in the rich red clay soil and cool climate of Mexico’s Jalisco Highlands for a minimum of seven years. Casamigos Blanco is crisp and clear, with subtle hints of vanilla and a smooth finish, Casamigos Reposado is smooth and clean with hints of caramel. Casamigos Añejo is aged 14 months and has a beautifully pure and refined complex aroma, with soft caramel and vanilla notes.
Casamigos is available in the US, Bahamas, Canada, Ibiza and Hong Kong. RRP from £49.99 Casamigos is available in bars throughout the UK and can be purchased from 31dover.com, Selfridges and Harvey Nichols.
Casa di Stefano
Casa di Stefano is a truly authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of Mayfair, London. In a warm and inviting atmosphere with signature dishes including burrata and home made pasta that will transport you all the way onto the Mediterranean.
Ingredients are sourced directly from Italy, through long standing relationship with suppliers and the team of Sommeliers have created an exquisite wine selection for you to discover.
Chef Stefano Stecca says “sharing food at the table brings people together and enriches the culinary experience”.
Fountains for the Future
This year, Whole World Water presents Fountains for the Future, a two month campaign (August-September 2016) where water fountain exteriors will display artwork submitted by world renowned British designers, artists and VIPs. These fountains will be placed in strategic, high footfall areas across Westminster and city dwellers and tourists alike will be able to draw free water in reusable non-plastic bottles.
Working with the Mayors Office, the Royal Parks, Westminster Council, Thames Water, the London Zoological Society, London College of Fashion and affiliate associations, this event is designed to drive tourism and spend in the businesses located in Westminster. Restaurants, hotels, and retailers are invited to participate in the campaign by hosting a fountain and engaging in merchandising opportunities.
GLOSSYBOX is an online subscription service that has fast become a favorite of beauty addicts worldwide. With a GLOSSYBOX subscription, customers will receive five travel size beauty products from well known luxury brands and up-and-coming niche brands, conveniently delivered to their door. Beauty boxes arrive each month and contain expert beauty tips on how to look beautiful with their own cosmetic samples.
GLOSSYBOX also makes an easy and luxurious gift for any beauty lover. Customers can now breathe easy when they buy makeup as beauty samples are carefully selected by beauty experts to suit.
The Imperiali Emperador is the most prestigious cigar chest in the world, available for the price of one million Swiss francs. More than a luxury, it’s a moment suspended in time for a privileged few, with only 12 numbered pieces will be produced each year. Combined with a timepiece featuring a tourbillon, this utterly unique object marries the old age art of Swiss watch making with the skills of the best experts from 27 trades.
Ladies of Influence
Ladies of Influence was founded in 2104 by the WickerWood founders, Gabby Wickham and Shirley Leigh-Wood Oakes, with the mission to celebrate influential females by bringing together a strong network of like-minded, successful women. Offering ladies the chance to network while enjoying hand picked surroundings, sumptuous cocktails and cuisine, Ladies of Influence work with luxury venues across central London to host these events. Previous venues events have been held at include, Brown’s Hotel, Belgraves Hotel, West Thirty Six, South Kensington Club, L’Escargot and the Bulgari Hotel.
L.K.Bennett is a British accessible luxury brand and shoe specialist that reflects its unmistakable heritage; a modern blend of femininity, colour and style. Its collections of shoes, ready-to-wear, handbags and accessories, appeal to women who want a wardrobe perfect for any occasion. Founded by Linda Bennett in London in 1990 and renowned for her signature kitten heel shoes favoured by celebrities and stylish women alike, L.K.Bennett rapidly became the ultimate destination for feminine footwear. Ready-to-wear collections were introduced in 1998 establishing the company as a leading fashion house.
A design-driven label with a luxury twist, the distinctive handwriting stays strong thanks to a dedicated in-house design team, creating looks that appeal to an expanding customer base. The Group is now operating through 166 branded locations around the world including 114 in the UK and Ireland and online at lkbennett.com.
LOUIS XIII cognac was created in 1874. Each decanter takes four generations of cellar masters over 100 years to craft. Its grapes grow in the chalky soils of Grande Champagne, the most sought-after area of the Cognac region, in France. It is an intricate alchemy of up to 1200 eaux-de-vie, the youngest of which is at least 40 years old. The unique blend evokes tasting notes and scents of myrrh, honey, immortelle, plum, honeysuckle, wood bark, leather and passion fruits. LOUIS XIII cognac is the ultimate expression of the mastery of time.
Massimo Restaurant & Bar
Massimo Restaurant & Bar is a fine dining Italian restaurant open for lunch and dinner, serving seasonal dishes with a creative touch. Massimo is centrally located within walking distance of Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, Covent Garden and London’s Theatre district.
Art Deco in style, Massimo Restaurant is a striking space lined with statuesque Corinthian columns, lit by hovering globe light fittings, and decorated with mahogany and marble. For a more intimate experience, the private dining room offers guests the opportunity to experience a real Italian kitchen. This space has a state-of-the-art show kitchen where the Massimo team take centre stage preparing meals.
OMEGA is a luxury Swiss watchmaker and official timekeeper of the Olympic Games.
OMEGA Ambassadors include Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Cindy Crawford and Eddie Redmayne, and hero constellations include the Seamaster, Speedmaster and De Ville.
WickerWood work with OMEGA on a project basis, assisting with VIP and HNWI procurement for events and store launches.
Paolo e Noemia D'amico
d’Amico Wines is owned and founded by husband and wife Paolo e Noemia d’Amico from the prestigious d’Amico Italian shipping family. The wine collection from the Calanchi Hills encompasses eight variants, with each unique expression representing the family’s personal tastes.
With a first hand experience of superior wines, the d’Amicos built their wine portfolio to draw on their passion for wines and understanding of excellence enabling them to create a sophisticated, unique and varied portfolio.
d’Amico Wines are currently available at Hedonism Wines: www.hedonism.co.uk
Since 1724, Rémy Martin has transformed the finest French grapes into sophisticated, complex and opulent cognacs. With one philosophy: the feet on the ground, the head in the stars. At Rémy Martin, Fine Champagne cognac is a legacy rooted in their DNA, and their passion for revealing talents – the talents of nature and of the winegrowers and cellar masters who craft their blends. It requires multiple skills, know-how and expertise to achieve this excellence, this diversity of tastes, this bold and open spirit. Each vintage produces a variety of eaux-de-vie and each eau-de-vie can have more than one life, expressed in our different blends. This mix is a way of life, drawn from the founding philosophy and a drive to take these diverse talents further in their quest for perfection.
In November 2015 Seedlip “The World’s First Distilled Non-Alcoholic Spirit” entered the UK market. Seedlip’s founder Ben Branson’s inspiration to create Seedlip stemmed from a book written in 1651 called ’The Art of Distillation’. After two long years of planning, Ben finally launched his product into Selfridges. Shying away from the standard fruity and sweet offerings, Seedlip combines six individually-distilled barks, spices and citrus peels to create an adult and complex blend best sipped long with tonic or short with bring as a non-alcoholic martini.
Seedlip is currently only available in the UK. Priced from £29.99, Seedlip is available in various bars and restaurants throughout London and can be purchased from Selfridges, Honestly Healthy and the Whiskey Exchange.
South Kensington Club
You will find in the vibrant heart of South Kensington, nestled between Hyde Park and London’s best known museums, the South Kensington Club provides an unrivalled lifestyle offering for body and soul.
SKC offers its members a classic country club experience with inspiring fitness, social and bathhouse spaces to keep fit and well, all in a relaxed homey setting.
The Club has been designed with its members every desire in mind. From the cultural and culinary, to the physical and philosophical, they have access to the best services, including exclusive social and travel opportunities as well as a pioneering center for fitness and well-being. Whether you are visiting for a cocktail, taking a dip in the salt-water Watsu Pool, seeking a moment of calm in the bathhouse or inspiration from the Voyager Program the South Kensington Club offers excellence in every field.
The Ivy Cafe
The Ivy Café is situated in the heart of Marylebone and offers a local, friendly and neighborly environment, with accessible all-day dining. Critically-acclaimed Martin Budnizki Design Studio has consulted on The Ivy Café’s interiors, creating a more casual environment for all-day dining.
The café – style menu, featuring breakfast, elevenses, brunch, lunch, afternoon snacks, cream tea and dinner, offers something for every occasion.
The Ivy Café is bijou and relaxed, holds back 50% of tables for walk-ins, allowing locals to drop in throughout the day at their leisure and brings some of the familiarity of The Ivy brand to ceaselessly chic Marylebone Lane.
The Ivy Chelsea Garden
The Ivy Chelsea Garden combines approachable sophistication and familiar luxury with an underlying feeling of glamour and theatre. Situated on the King’s Road, the restaurant offers easy access all day long – over half the tables are available to “walk-ins”.
It’s pièce de résistance is the extensive orangery, terrace and garden conceived by Anthony Challis and Dan Curran of Ginkgo Gardens. Classic in design, with trailing wisteria and climbing roses adorning the garden’s pergolas, the soothing sound of water tinkling on the stone clad fountains, arched antique mirrors set into leafy trellises, it is a magical place to dine in the heart of Chelsea.
The menu is all-encompassing, serving modern British and international dishes from dawn till dusk over breakfast, elevenses, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and weekend brunch. A comprehensive and hugely enjoyable cocktail list includes a combination of classics and some inventive concoctions which the bar team has come up with.
The Ivy Kensington Brasserie
The Ivy Kensington Brasserie, set in the space previously occupied by Pavilion’s Restaurant and Bar, almost opposite High Street Kensington tube station, offers accessible sophisticated all-day dining for local residents, businesses, shoppers and visitors.
As with The Ivy Kensington Brasserie’s sister sites, The Ivy Market Grill, The Ivy Chelsea Garden and the recently opened Ivy Café in Marylebone, tables are held back for walk-ins, and the modern British menu is all-encompassing, including breakfast, elevenses, lunch, afternoon tea, weekend brunch, light snacks and dinner.
Alongside the dining menu sits a specially curated cocktail list, featuring 12 bespoke cocktails – both traditional and contemporary in style, yet each as distinctive and irresistible as the next.
The Ivy Market Grill
The Ivy Market Grill is an all-day café and restaurant, set in London’s industrious Covent Garden, where residents and visitors to the area will be able to drop in for a quick fix – breakfast, coffee, a snack over a meeting; or while away the time, relishing the extensive fare on offer.
Its accessible all day dining menu is an eclectic mix of modern British, comfort food and international dishes and run through breakfast, elevenses, A La Carte lunch and dinner, pre and post theatre, afternoon tea and weekend brunch.
The Ivy Market Grill has its own gin and its own Champagne – both of which are integral parts of this menu. Highlights include Inigo Jones’ Fizz (Fragola Tosolini wild strawberry, basil & black pepper, topped with fizz) and Henrietta Maria Treacle (rum Treacle with Havana Especial, Amaro Averna and a dash of fig honey and orange bitters), not to mention classic martinis, negronis and juleps.
Vero: True Social
Vero is a next-generation social platform that takes the nuance, control and consideration we use to connect and share in real life and translates it online. By categorizing connections as ‘Close Friends’, ‘Friends’ and ‘Acquaintances’ Vero users can tailor the audience for each post. Whether you want to share a private moment with family and friends or update your entire network, Vero lets you be social in a way that suits you.
With Vero, you can share unique content and start conversations around movies, music, books, places, photos and more.
Through the Collections tool, content is no longer lost in the crowded room of news feeds and sponsored posts that other social networks have become. Now, users can see recommendations on the books others have read, discover new music that their friends are downloading, and uncover other hidden gems within the cities they are exploring.
In Spring 2016, Vero will be launching new functionality that will allow anyone to choose to be followable. Also, brands and content creators will be able to insert “Buy now” buttons into their posts, offering users the convenience of purchasing goods from their feed without leaving the app.
Paolo and Noemia d’Amico first moved to the Estate in 1985 after falling in love with Villa Tirrena. The villa is set in the illustrious and magical surroundings of Umbria, over-looking the magnificent vista of the Calanchi with 25 hectres of vineyards and an exquisite privately owned sculpture garden.
Due to its natural setting in Umbria, Villa Tirrena’s view stretches along Calanchi – a natural phenomenon created by deep scarring landslides that are caused by the erosive action of water over hundreds of years. The Villa sleeps 14 people across 6 rooms and is available to rent.