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Louie Louis has just arrived and as well as their Jane Fonda inspired fluro leggings they have designed a range of basic tees that will become favourites at home or make great birthday presents.  Each tee incorporates a skull and is numbered 2 to 8.  The tees are £14 each and available from our online […]

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A New Delivery From Rice Has Arrived

The new delivery from Rice has just arrived and I could take most of it home with me.   We have delicious new things arriving every 6 weeks so if you are looking for homewares or presents don’t forget to check out what new exciting Rice products have arrived. Their new oil cloths are fantasic and […]

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Get Festive With DIY Paper Chains

We found our Christmas spirit by making strings and strings of different sized paper chains last week to hang in the window of our boutique in Stoke Newington.  Our colour theme was influenced by creating a back drop for the long awaited arrival of a new collection from a newly launched designer in Denmark called Size Small.  The most directional […]

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Love love love Cornershop

Vibrant colour, illustration, music and nostalgia are just some of my passions. You can imagine my delight at the sound and sight of the new Cornershop album and their new video Soul School.   I love the pop vibe of orange and pink combined together.   It was the first choice for my own logo when we […]

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Dumpling Dynasty

I fell in love with Eastern styling during my design days at Red or Dead when we travelled to China and Japan three or four times and year. It was there that the design team always found new and exciting inspiration. We spent time scouring fabric markets in small towns, flea markets and night markets […]

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Good Things Are Coming Your Way

 Last weekend my friend and photographer Nicola Hippisley took  her daughter Orla to play in the Autumn leaves in Epping Forest.  Orla was wrapped up in a Barts hat, gloves from Melton and a Spotty Otter down filled jacket that Nicky bought from our boutique.   As always Nicky took some lovely pictures and here are just 2 of […]

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Autumn Dreaming

Olive and I spent a beautiful day with one of my oldest and closest friends at Burnham Beeches a beautiful ancient woodland in Buckinghamshire.  Wandering around largely beech woodland it has an air of mystery and is the perfect place for an adventure especially during the autumn when the light and colours are incredible.  Close to Pinewood and Shepperton Studios […]

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A Very Happy Little Nina

4 year old Nina came into our shop today with her lovely mummy who comes from Tokyo.  Nina  stepped right into a new pair of tights from Melton, a Hubble Bubble dress from No Added Sugar and a pair of red polka dot ballet shoes and quite literally danced out of the shop wearing them all. […]

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Boo Foo Woo

Yeah the new SS09 collection from Boo Foo Woo in Japan has arrived and we love it.  The jackets are reversible with oversized coloured enamel poppers and everything comes along with a knitted or beads badge or key-ring.  It isn’t on line yet but you can call the store for details.

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Singing and Signing

So along came Dan Zanes with his unmistakable hair and his banjo case.  All the way from Brooklyn to Olive Loves Alfie by way of London’s South Bank to meet the kid’s and parents who love his music.  Dan came to hang out and have some fun.  He signed copies of his albums,  played his banjo, sang […]

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