Chantal Coady

A Very Special Birthday – Roald Dahl September 13th 1916

Recollecting my childhood in the 1960s, I might sound like a dinosaur. We had no TV and were devoted to books, crayons and paper,…

A Whirlwind Trip to Potentino, Tuscany

Very early one chilly Monday morning in February, I set off to meet Sam, our events manager at Rococo, at Gatwick. After getting through…

International Women’s Day Pledge for Parity

by Chantal Coady OBE “Equality for women isn’t a women’s issue. When women fulfill their potential, everyone benefits. Equality means better politics, a more…

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Today, 193 world leaders will come together to commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years.  End…

Francois Doucet 1934-2015

Dear friend, patriarch and founder of http://www.francois-doucet.com/en/ I vividly remember my first meeting with Francois Doucet at the old Duke of York Chelsea barracks…

Rococo and Rockflower

There are few things that go better together than flowers and chocolates. It’s the perfect partnership. So when Rockflower came to us wanting to…

Christmas by Chantal: Fairs and Decorations

It’s been a busy start to December as everyone starts to realise Christmas is nearly upon us. I started the month at an incredible…

Panik Designs Advent Candelabra by Charles Wilson

Christmas by Chantal: Advent Sunday

Christmas is a time of year I always look forward to. At Rococo we’ve been busy behind the scenes planning our Christmas collection for…