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Archive for January, 2011

5 things we love about Flirty Firthy.

5 things we love about Flirty Firthy.

With his debonair good looks and his broody charm it’s not difficult to see why Colin Firth is the man of the moment. With several Academy Award nominations under his belt, most notably Actor in a leading role for The Kings Speech, he’s a man very much in demand. After watching several interviews with him this week, we’ve put together a [...]

Etiquette Friday-Date night.

Etiquette Friday-Date night.

As its Etiquette Friday we thought that we'd do a post for all of you ladies going on a date tonight..In Etiquette for Women Irene Davison says Its every bit as important to be punctual when you are invited out to a restaurant or theatre. If you are being entertained by a man, don’t be deluded by the old fashioned theory that its good to [...]

Rodarte-Inspiration for a generation of costume designers ?

Rodarte-Inspiration for a generation of costume designers ?

We’ve had several calls from journalists this week asking whether our Noir dress has been designed in homage to the costumes created by Rodarte for Black Swan... Mmm, bearing in mind that we only got to see the film last Sunday it’s not likely! Although influenced by ballerina style tutus and of course swans, our main inspiration for [...]

Black Swan-Smokey Eyes

Black Swan-Smokey Eyes

The alluring dramatic kohl eye make up worn by Natalie Portman is one of the many reasons that I’m now mildly obsessed with Black Swan. Kohl eye make-up has been around for centuries and Cleopatra most definitely owned the smokey eye. However did you know that Cleopatra’s eye make up was not worn just to enhance her good [...]

Black Swan

Black Swan

An insanely intense thriller, Black Swan starring Natalie Portman was never going to be a typical Swan Lake ballet film. Having heard lots of great reviews I couldn't wait to see it this weekend.. Natalie plays Nina, a featured dancer who finds herself locked in a sometimes frightening web of intrigue with a new rival at the ballet school [...]

Etiquette Friday-Personal habits

Etiquette Friday-Personal habits

Picture this-and it shouldn’t be too difficult as I’m sure that we’ve all been there… Crowded tram, bus or train with nowhere to sit. Squashed like sardines you notice an offensive aroma emanating from the person closest to you… According to The Lady’s Book of Manners ; We have no right to offend others. Attention to the [...]

Coretta Scott King-My Fashion icon.

Coretta Scott King-My Fashion icon.

Martin Luther King Jr ( Jan 15 1929-April 4th 1968) was an American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. An iconic figure in the civil advancements of African Americans, he is best known for his famous “I have a dream speech” delivered in the 1963 Great March on Washington. Martin Luther [...]

Cape Me

Cape Me

Cass Gowing a fashion enthusiast and prolific writer of upcoming trends was recently voted one of the "Top 100 fashion bloggers in the world to watch." Pretty impressive huh ? Well guess what .. she has featured Mutiboko on HER blog !  This is what she wrote about us yesterday.. "If you’ve an event to go to within the next couple of months, [...]

London’s top 5 most romantic hotspots..

London’s top 5 most romantic hotspots..

Love it or loathe it Valentines day is just around the corner ..In anticipation, St Valentine has got me thinking.. During an average day hopping between meetings, lunches or drinks, I may pass or spend time in at least one venue that I think is actually quite romantic-The Champagne Bar at Kings Cross St Pancras being an obvious [...]

Matthew Bourne’s Blitzy Cinderella.

Matthew Bourne’s Blitzy Cinderella.

Its been a while since I've been to see a ballet,  so I was pleasantly surprised when my date mentioned that he had an evening booked with Cinderella.. Set against the blitz of 1940’s London, Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of  Prokofiev’s haunting score depicts Cinderella’s romantic fairytale as never envisioned before. Having never [...]

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