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For all the fun, glamour and scandalous adventure that’s associated with the bachelor pad, in reality numerous men are flummoxed as to how to properly decorate their living space. Many naively purchase imposingly large televisions or over-complicated home gadgets in the hopes that they’ll impress whoever steps through their front door, but these features are now somewhat cliché. A true gentleman should concern himself with purchases that will not only reflect an excellent taste in interior design, but what will also portray his unique personality. For such items, there a few better places to turn to than Patrick Mavros.
Founded 35 years ago, Patrick Mavros started his eponymous brand out of the desire to produce luxurious pieces that are distinctly exotic, with his home in the wild hills of Zimbabwe acting as a key point of inspiration. His four sons, Alexander, Forbes, Patrick Jnr and Benjamin are now also heavily involved in the business, keeping alive their father’s passion for extraordinary creations. A stunning combination of family heritage, craftsmanship and the visuality of the African landscape, we’ve selected the Patrick Mavros pieces that are sure to add a bold touch to any discerning gentleman’s home.
Take your wine from the rack and give it the display it deserves with the giraffe coaster from Patrick Mavros. Crafted from sterling silver, the giraffe’s long necks act as wonderful decor for the base of your favourite bottle.
Purchase the brand’s silver swizzle stick and appear as a master mixologist within your own home. An essential tool for making top-notch tipples, the flying grouse design is also the perfect touch for shooting enthusiasts.
If your home workspace is rather uninspiring, why not add a touch of the wild with this hippo paperweight? Made from sterling silver, it’s heavy enough to keep all the important documents on your desk in place.
Trying to create a sophisticated living space means you can’t let even the smallest interior accessories go unnoticed – this paperknife boasts a Shangaan arrowhead design will make opening your letters a stylish affair.
This stunning crocodile and monkey ashtray is a conversation piece in its own right; fashioned from sterling silver with 18ct gold details, it’s sure to impress the next time you’re enjoying a cigar and a drink on the rocks with friends.
This article was written in association with Patrick Mavros. To find out more information about the brand, see here.
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