Maison Bentley Style

Creative Magic x


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..


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..


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..


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


But this denim is smarter, sharper, fruitier..


Straight talking boxy shapes that still hold a seductive allure.


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

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Making a Point..


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


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


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…


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Tripping the Light Fantastic x

Tripping the Light Fantastic x


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


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


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


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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