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Thursday December 18th 2014

‘Hotels’ Archives

Versace Mansion

Versace Mansion

During our recent trip to Miami, we visited the infamous Versace residence. It was built in 1930, and is the most famous home on Ocean Drive. This 3 storey Mediterranean villa was purchased by a telecommunications tycoon for $90million after Versace's death and converted into a private suite hotel. With flowing French fountains, floor to [...]

Swimming Pool Swagger

Swimming Pool Swagger

Is this not the hottest Miami rooftop swimming pool ever? It’s not hard to see why most of our time was spent horizontal on the lounge beds sipping on Prosecco at the Dream hotel. A few days designing with our client ; rest of the trip poolside. Mixing business with pleasure has never been so good… After a day lounging we [...]

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

A client of ours who wanted a dress designed for a family party flew us over to Miami during LFW. As our private clients are just that; very private, we don’t tend to post images of the finished articles on our style diary as they prefer their commissioned pieces to remain unique. Needles to say though, the body-con brocade that we [...]

Sneak Peek

Sneak Peek

The second part of our ss Rotterdam post gives a behind the scenes glimpse of the cruise liner, (formerly known as the Grande Dame) with an impression of what life was like in bygone days... After a refined evening spent sampling classic dishes at the Club Room , the sports-deck is where the ladies would do their gentle morning [...]

Mutiboko Walks on Water

Mutiboko Walks on Water

Ladies did you know that the ss Rotterdam is the largest passenger ship ever built in the Netherlands? During our private tour of this majestic naval creation, we also learned that She was also regarded as the flagship of the Dutch merchant marine. And guess what else… More than simply a cruise ship, in the 1950’s, ss Rotterdam had [...]

Mutiboko’s last day in Koh Samui

Mutiboko’s last day in Koh Samui

Our last day in Koh Samui started with a stroll along the beach.. Followed by a beach bellini... Finished with an afternoon treatment of a hot stone massage at the Magnolia Spa, that could only be described as amazing. Then off to the airport for the long flight back to London. It was an amazing adventure that flew by way [...]

Mutiboko in the Buri Rasa Village

Mutiboko in the Buri Rasa Village

The Buri Rasa Resort and Spa is an enchanting and traditional Thai dwelling on Chaweng Beach that had been recommended to us by friends. It's a lovely resort with a friendly and homely feeling. This is the reception... Our welcome.. Our de-luxe room... I especially loved the fresh fruit breakfast of papaya and [...]

Mutiboko discovers 9 Gems

Mutiboko discovers 9 Gems

Our most memorable evening in Koh Samui was our trip to the breathtaking and newly opened 9 Gems lounge restaurant, a modern, ultra-luxe hilltop location. Without a doubt, 9 Gems has some of the most spectacular views that I have ever seen, overlooking Chaweng Beach and Chaweng Lake. From start to finish, the service was exemplary... We [...]

Mutiboko in Koh Samui

Mutiboko in Koh Samui

The last part of our adventure took us to the tropical island of Koh Samui with its beautiful white sandy beaches and coconut trees. One of the many highlights of our stay here were the fashionably luxurious hotels that we visited. The secluded hideaway of the 5 star Bo Phut Resort and Spa was our first stop off.. What a lush [...]

Mutiboko at Mollies-Part II

Mutiboko at Mollies-Part II

The day of the wedding.. Ladies, look at the beautiful brocade drapes in the honeymoon suite.. Champagne reception... Name cards.. Tatler style photo shoot of the beautiful bride prior to the service...

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