Maison Bentley Style

Yo! Beach…

Yo! Beach…

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Last summer I was seduced by retro swimwear..the high wasted bottoms and halter necks. ew_black_bikini2_large

It was my first toe in the water of vintage styles for the beach and I didn’t want to trip up so kept it simple and stuck to black accessorised with cats eye sunnies and red lipstick.ew_black_polka_dot_swimsuit2_large

It was one of my best buys of the summer and this year I want colour and print – it’s hard to explain the physics of how more…

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Coachella 2014

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Coachella: A place for people to unshowily declare themselves.

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To turn up and have fun like a wild drive through the night whilst still standing in a circle of friends.

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To sing, play, dance and listen and put a distance from the real world.  Just for a little bit.

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Personally, it’s the Coachella Art Studios that would have my name on them – the craft themes this year are: Paper,…

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Espadrille Competition!

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Calling all fashionista’s (particularly those with a  young child within)  for our inaugural Pimp Your Kicks Design Competition! this is your chance to play, glue, dye, make..bake! accessorise and bling-o-rize a classic pair of espadrilles into a thing of beauty worthy of a street style photo shot (See here for more inspiration – seriously – the only limit is your imagination!)

The details:

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Home! Time to curl up somewhere (relatively) quiet! Xxx

Home! Time to curl up somewhere (relatively) quiet! Xxx

Inside London’s smallest library! Xxxxx

Inside London’s smallest library! Xxxxx

Jackie? Are you there??! x

Jackie? Are you there??! x

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Leaving on our adventure..not sure how Bella managed to take this pic, but I love the way the shadow looks like a man with a big nose…

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Charlie is our fashionisto today..he’s insisted on wearing his top back-to-front..

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To match his blue nail varnish (Yep, a fashion statement rather than hyperthermia..)

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First part of the journey is by train.  The kids are tickled pink by the…

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Still travelling..

Still travelling..

Heading off on our adventure…

Heading off on our adventure…

Linking to NY! x

I know..cryptic eh? But New York is five hours behind…. And we have a little adventure to go on before the magic happens!

Linking to NY! x

I know..cryptic eh? But New York is five hours behind…. And we have a little adventure to go on before the magic happens!