Just because the weather is cold doesn’t mean the outfit has to be boring. Bold, fun, feminine, whimsical- Miu Miu’s fall winter collection for 2011 is anything but dull!
I’m so pleased with my latest Treasury that I cannot help but share it here. How I wish I can buy all of these old goodies for myself, particularly the antique Peugeot wood coffee mill and the vintage stainless steel teapot which I think can double as a coffee brewer too! The white porcelain coffee set is exactly what I want and the retro wire basket is such a fun and functional piece I’d love in my kitchen. To see each seller and the details of each item, please click here .
Minna introduces her new collection for the Spring/Summer of 2011 with the theme “Modern Romance”. I love how delicate laces are used to subtly accentuate a woman’s body. As always, the lines are soft and elegant, even black cannot hide the lightness of the fabric.
Each piece is made from organic silk and Scottish lace and hand dyed using tea or Azo free, reactive dyes.This month, Minna is offering 20% off on all items from their website and FREE worldwide shipping! Here are my favorite pieces:
It’s always nice to see a new shop and it feels great to be able to support talented and hard-working people, even in the littlest way you can. We have featured a couple of new shops in this segment, so it was a truly a pleasure when Claire, emailed me to let me know that she along with three friends is launching, The Nimbus Factory.
On March, we have featured Claire’s shop (Dot & Jim). In this interview, let’s find out how this four some started their company and get to know a little bit about each of them.
What’s the inspiration behind the shop’s name?
Do you own other businesses aside from the nimbus factory?
Emily: sketchbook, brush pen, a little grocery bag
Julia: pen, spoon. You never know when you might need a spoon.
Phyllis: iphone, pen, scrap paper
Claire: moleskine, micron, and paint chips
We admire many shops, but if we HAD to narrow it down.. Rifle Paper Co., Anthropologie, Giant Robot!
What tips would you want to share for aspiring home based entrepreneurs like you?
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