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Follow Me & My New Project INSPIRED KIDS

In 2006 I opened my store Olive Loves Alfie in colourful contrast to a world that was obsessed with pink and blue gender stereotyping. Through my creative approach to children’s style and my work as a fashion stylist I have been recognised as ‘the non-conformist mum’. This has given me the opportunity to work on […]

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Penny For The Boys – Sheena Bose & Ashlyn Gibson

Photography Sheena Bose – Styling Ashlyn Gibson …with my favourite local Hackney boys Aaron, Luca and Michael – on location in East London. Clothing from left to right. Left – jacket and trousers from Marmalade & Mash – hat from Bobo Choses – scarf from Barts – gloves from Molo available from Olive Loves Alfie Middle […]

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From Papier Mache A New Destination

I have been watching Papier Mache Magazine since it’s first digital issue went live in 2009.  It captures a spirit that chimes with my store and with my own approach and values of childhood. And it strives in all of the areas that I do – to push the boundaries of creativity and originality. Issue […]

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Turning Japanese

I was obsessed with the 80‘s band Japan in my youth. I wore chopsticks in my hair, stretched out a kimono on a bamboo cane on my bedroom wall like a giant butterfly and was a dab hand at painting flicky bits of eye liner all in a bid to make myself look oriental.  I […]

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Olive Loves Kidscase

Kidcase echos many of the things that are important to us at Olive Loves Alfie.  From their design principals to their production philosophy right through to their photography Kidscase have a pure and honest vision. Founded in 2000 by Jacqueline van Nieuwkerk and Merel Verbrugge, Kidscase is an independent Amsterdam company that designs subtle, minimalistic […]

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We Have The Magic…X

Circus, sequins, glitter balls, dreams, honesty…read our story in the next issue of Papier Mache Magazine…out January 2012. A styling, story tellers dream and the beginning of our magical collaboration with photographer Tom McLennan. …clothing from my wardrobe and Tutu Du Monde.

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Getting Colour So Right!

I had a colourful conversation with  Anna Starmer from the design consultancy Luminary Colour a few months ago. A colour and trend forecaster, Anna loves our take on colour at Olive Loves Alfie so she made a special trip to come and see us when she was researching for her new book on colour, Luminary SS2012. Anna […]

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Photo Shoots

How many photo shoots can you do in one week?  Last week we had 3 interior shoots at home; one for Sunday Times Style,  one for Junior Magazine and one for a new Japanese interior book on British Style.  We finished off the week by doing a still life shoot with local photographer and friend Nicola Hippisley for […]

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