It was hello Caroline Rennie and goodbye Nelson Choi when guests gathered last month to celebrate The Gift Room’s change of ownership, interior transformation and renaming as The Porcelain Lounge.

Long time owner of specialist Lladro store, The Gift Room, Nelson Choi has retired and in keeping with the store’s name change, new owner, Caroline Rennie has introduced a new interior look and widened the range of china. Photographer MATTHEW BROODRYK was at the opening celebration.