Archive for October, 2010
By now you may have realised that I have a very sweet tooth. Remember my meeting in Notting Hill on Tuesday ? My friend took me to Ottolenghi my patisserie pit stop of choice when I'm in the area. Usually I like to think of myself as quite a lady but when it comes to cake I lose my inhibitions and anything goes- within reason! I opted for the [...]
We had lots going on at the studio this weekend. Online orders to process And deliver... We've also got a new stockist in that trendy part of West London - Notting Hill. Its a beautiful boutique called The Dispensary. Pop in if you are in the area...
Supper clubs, those dining establishments which also serve as a local members club have been making a comeback in London for several years now. The first supper club in the United States was said to have been established in California. They became popular during the 1930s and 1940s although some establishments that later became "supper clubs" had [...]
Of late our studio has been looking like a fox's den so today we decided to face the music and have a spring clean. So far we have shredded 50 redundant patterns... And given away 10 rolls of fabric to our local school that we wont be using.. Its such a good feeling and we're proud of ourselves....
Interns are working on a fabric collage during their lunchtime today just for fun. Its therapeutic apparently...
Best way to take the edge of an early breakfast meeting... Cake made by the fair hands of one of my interns... Major browny points for her !!
I love weekends that involve escaping from the incessant noise and pollution of London to the charming and charismatic South coast. Last weekend I drove down with my family for a relaxing day at the beach. Surprisingly it was so warm for October that when I closed my eyes it felt like the Mediterranean. Damn that pebble dash... After an [...]
Last week I had the pleasure of being introduced to the stunning work of Yanick Dery by a French Canadian blogger Vintage Marie. The black and white texture of these images are beyond belief. Love the dynamism of the first. Even though the image below looks like a lawsuit in progress its actually a very sexy campaign for a BKF bag. [...]
Without stating the obvious Mad Men Mania is officially everywhere. Whilst nipped in waists and full skirts are a trend that the fashion houses are embracing at the moment ,for Mutiboko accentuating the hourglass shape is one of our design rules. For us its not a passing trend its part of our DNA ! Everyone I know is hooked on Mad Men but it [...]
I could watch this all day long. Click on each image for the full effect... I-Pad Editorial Shot by Pierre Debusschere. Styled by Nicola Formichetti