Maison Bentley Style

Creative Magic x

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After the long summer break, it’s the much anticipated start of Creative Coffee (click for details) this morning – chutneys and oat cakes today, but above are pictures from a previous session of sausage making rather than a demonstration of what happens to unfortunate attendees..

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We made them right through from mincing the meat, adding bread crumbs and spices (for three different kinds of…

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Food for Thought..

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Much of the work of Marques’Almeida nibbles on an old drumstick: Denim – which doesn’t stop it being the sartorial rage of the moment..

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It plays to that thrilling duality of grunge and deconstruction meeting designer brand.

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But this denim is smarter, sharper, fruitier..

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Straight talking boxy shapes that still hold a seductive allure.

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And if you didn’t know already, they’re doing a collab…

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Making a Point..

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Vans.  Fail safe, classic and easy…but could there be room for change?

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What about pointy Vans like these by Nicholas Kirkwood now viewed from above??

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Sneakers with a heel and now sneakers with a point..who would’ve thought it.  But this actually feels like a rather nostalgic nod to the once must-wear pointed flats of the eighties..and it’s always nice to find a forward moving mash…

Laters,…

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Tripping the Light Fantastic x

Tripping the Light Fantastic x

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Sitting here with a hangover from hell..I blame you Miss Fairy! It was her birthday last night…and there was a moment, a sliding doors moment when we were in a lift heading in the right direction away from the roof top bar till she turned to me with a cheeky grin and said, go on..let’s just have one more…personally I think it was less my scintillating company and more the rather handsome…

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Stamp of Style x

Stamp of Style x

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Using badges and logos..not invented by Marc by Marc Jacobs but cunning all the same…

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A rather delicious collection of fonts and styles married to the perfect boyfriend jeans..just add a smile and a killer pair of heels..

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Penelope Chilvershas also got in on the act, although is hers a more traditional, preppy version..and the meanings are meaningful..I’d love to be able to buy the patches…

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