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Building Block

you know that feeling you get when you’re super excited and nervous? say, before a date with someone you really like… or after you’ve just done something amazing like bunjee jumped or skinny dipped (with that someone you really like). heart palpitations might be the right word. WELL. i just…

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Nancybird S/S 2013

the Nancybird S/S 2013 collection is probably my favourite so far. the new line is inspired by the coastal landscape of Australia – bright daisies, lobsters,  warm sand, weather ship ropes, sparkling sea and sunshine. those lobsters make me smile.

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Moving Mountains

Moving Mountains is a studio based in Brooklyn founded by Hawaiian born designer Syrette Lew. i absolutely love the Crosstown bag that doubles as a shoulder bag slash backpack.

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Young Frankk Giveaway

the giveaway is now closed. winner to be announced soon! i am sure that you have seen Christine Young’s beautiful jewellery label Young Frankk all over the internet, blogs, pinterest, etsy and here (of course) which is why i am THRILLED to be offering you this giveaway today! here’s how…

Brook&Lyn

i have been following Mimi’s personal blog Brook & Lyn for a long while, but somehow only recently discovered the beautiful jewellery she designs … i guess this is what happens when you intermittently follow blogs through google reader and don’t check in on actual websites often enough. i like the idea behind the…

Metrode

metrode is a studio based in seattle that emphasises natural materials, classic style, and a neutral palette in their inventory of vintage finds & new handmade pieces. shop owner caitlin also recently collaborated with julia of rennes to bring some wonderful dotted tote bags and pouches. i never tire of…

Fancy French Cologne Giveaway

the giveaway is now closed. winner to be announced soon. i have been practically bursting to launch this giveaway thanks to the fantastic ladies at Fancy French Cologne. firstly because shop owners Carly & Christine focus on bringing emerging designers to the fore, especially in their product collaborations with designers in their Entre Nous…

Goodies No.10

nice things no.10 – scarves edition! milleneufcentquatrevingtquatre: anthropologie: fieldguided: we are owls: leah goren: weston: redbricknorth: madewell: scout & catalogue: athena procopiou:

Couverture & The Garbstore Giveaway

the giveaway is now closed. winner to be announced soon. Couverture & The Garbstore is one of my fantastic sponsors, a concept store located in the heart of London’s Notting Hill that boasts three floors and is made up of two sections – Couverture which specialises in womenswear, accessories, kidswear, homeware…

Charlotte Linton A/W 2012

Charlotte Linton hits it straight out of the park again with her A/W 2012 collection The travel diaries of early 20th century artist Rockwell Kent provide a starting point for designer Charlotte Linton’s Greenland Collection. Taking inspiration from the paintings and drawings Kent created whilst living amongst Inuit communities, Charlotte…

Grace Spring 2012

Alison sent me the Spring lookbook for her lovely accessories label Grace. she also carries a scarf called the Diana, which literally has my name written all over it.

Scout & Catalogue Spring 12

i asked Anabela of the newly revamped Fieldguided – nice work Kate! – if she’d care to share the lookbook that she & her partner Geoff recently shot for Scout & Catalogue. i really love Anabela’s visual aesthetic, and particularly enjoyed her behind the scenes photos from the shoot. Shop the…

Golden Ponies

Golden Ponies is a line of handmade leather goods and shoes by designer Erandi Gutiérrez based and hancrafted in Guadalajara, Mexico.

YUE

“Yue stems from a family business specializing in Western leather goods. Each piece is handmade in limited quantities.” available at pour porter.

Rennes Handmade

i have been an admirer of Rennes Handmade for quite some time, but realised that i had never given this wonderful label some blog love (i don’t think? my archives baffle me sometimes). so, here you go! shop away. they’re on etsy too – love the marbled leather tote and pouches.…