• Living with Skinny laMinx COVER

    LOOKBOOK 2017/18 – Living With Skinny laMinx

    Let’s be honest. While the Skinny laMinx shop is a lovely space to visit, there’s a TON of pattern and colour there, which can be pretty overwhelming when you’re trying to make a decorating decision. I get it! I’m the worst decision-maker in the world! That’s exactly why this year, we’ve rearranged our fabric book to group designs …

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    “Ferro forjado” is wrought iron in Portuguese

    Something that really caught my eye while in Portugal was the amazingly expressive and varied ferro forjado (portuguese for wrought iron, y’know) on doors, windows and balconies

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  • Paris launch

    Roof Garden launch… in Paris!

    I’ve just got back from my hop to Europe, so here’s a quick catchup on what I got up to on the two crazy days that I spent launching our new fabric collection in Paris.

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    Living with Skinny laMinx

    One of the biggest perks of this job is when we get to see how our customers use Skinny laMinx fabrics and products in real life, in their own homes. We must have the most stylish fans ever, like this one from Design Store, with a range of our Weft and Orla pillows. To see …

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    What goes with green?

    Have you ever wondered how we decide which colours to include in a new textile print? Well, it was quite a process this year with Roof Garden, as we haven’t had a three colour print in our range before, so here’s how it happened: The process started late 2016, when the design had been decided upon, …

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  • Lynn Fagg

    Friends & Neighbours: Lynn’s Studio

    Are you a professional decorator in the Cape Town or Stellenbosch area? Then you need to meet Lynn Fagg – our energetic dynamo of a fabric consultant. She’d love to be in touch with you to show you the Skinny laMinx fabric book.

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  • Skinny laMinx Fabric Roof Garden in Rio

    How we roll

    Our three-colour Roof Garden print in production.

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  • Skinny laMinx Roof Garden

    Introducing Roof Garden

    Behind the Skinny laMinx shop, a steel fire escape leads up to our production studio via a hot, bleak city rooftop. Over time, I’ve been adding plants to this scorched place, transforming it slowly into a spiky rooftop garden, populated with the sculptural forms of heat-loving aloes, cacti, euphorbia & more. The shapes, colours & …

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  • Skinny laMinx Brancusi Stripe Fabric in Shell

    Brancusi Stripe updated

    Last year we did a blog post about pink and green, and loved it so much, we decided to update our Brancusi Stripe print, adding in three new colourways in shell pink, forest green and spruce.   We’ll be releasing a couple more new colourways in some other old favourites soon, so sign up for …

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