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Archive for November, 2011

Frock Me!

Frock Me!

This weeks Frock me! Friday feature is designed by Mutiboko. We've kept our review short and sweet as we think that Crazy Broc can speak for herself.... Mutiboko Loves The Flamboyance Of this dusky blue brocade ball gown with its crazy net petticoat.. A youthful Liz Taylor would look gorgeous wearing this wouldn't she [...]

The Etiquette of Happiness..

The Etiquette of Happiness..

Ladies, have you wondered what it means to be really happy or what forms the basis of human happiness? I guess that we are constantly asking ourselves that question.. The Lady's Book of Manners observation is elegant and succinct... The basis of human happiness is truth: without this virtue, there is no reliance upon language No [...]

Backstage With Alexander McQueen

Backstage With Alexander McQueen

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Frock Me!

Frock Me!

This weeks floaty feminine gown is dip dyed n draped to perfection. Mutiboko loves The Muted Tones Of sky blue, the palest lemon and lime punctuated with a sliver of cotton white. The hi-lo hem Of this elegant sari like gown. The Panache Of the knot at the decolletage The Length Of this floor skimming chiffon couture [...]

Fashionable Bathing..

Fashionable Bathing..

Whilst out with a friend last week I overheard a conversation between two young Ladies. Both were texting on their i-phones whilst planning their week. One said to the other... Next week I might be a bit late on Monday and Wednesday morning as these are my bath mornings but wait for me.... It's not difficult to conclude from this [...]

Tom Ford: Visionaries

Tom Ford: Visionaries

The Tom Ford documentary Visionaries aired on Oct 23rd. Visionaries follows Mr Ford as he candidly reveals intimate memories about his time at the helm of Gucci and how he had always longed to be a film maker, but just didn't know it. The fact that Ford has never let anyone film him like this before meant that anticipation was high. He [...]

Frock Me!

Frock Me!

This red dress gets our green light.. Mutiboko Loves The Print And the way that this Masaai inspired feature makes a bold and striking statement... The Button Stand Binding Which on closer inspection isn't actually binding but an overlap of the print. Clever huh ? The Versatility For the office we'd wear this straight : [...]

Fashionable Dinner Date Rules

Fashionable Dinner Date Rules

With the party season almost in full swing, we thought it fitting to write about guest etiquette. According to the Lady's Book of Manners, a lady's rules for the routine of a fashionable dinner are as follows : Invitations should be sent seven days prior or other engagements could prevent some from accepting. Ladies, we suggest a save [...]

A Brief Encounter

A Brief Encounter

This weekend we were invited down to Norfolk by one of our clients for a housewarming party. We made our way to Wymondham and were pleasantly surprised with this beautiful historic station. Hanging on the walls of the station bistro are pictures of the British actors Cecilia Johnson and Trevor Howard. Their presence in spirit and mood has [...]

Making An Impression

Making An Impression

Ladies did you know that you have three seconds to make a first impression? Why is deportment important ? It refers to our demeanour, conduct and behaviour : our body language. The way that we stand, walk and carry ourselves makes a huge impression. Good posture lengthens the body making you look taller and can make you appear [...]