• Skinny Doughssant

    A Skinny Doughssant?

    F I R S T L Y. . . do you know about the unholy union of croissant X doughnut, known as a Doughssant? It’s the terrifyingly decadent brainchild of our friends & neighbours, Jason Bakery, whose weekly inventiveness (there’s a new doughssant EVERY SATURDAY!) results in winding queues down Bree Street, as salivating Capetonians queue …

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    Cut Out Indecision Competition

    Did you know that there are over 70 fabric choices in the Skinny laMinx shop? It’s a LOT to choose from, which can be a bit mind boggling when you’re trying to decide which fabric to choose for an upholstery project. I’ve invented a super-low-tech upholstery tool to help you make a decision. Just hold one …

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  • Roof Garden Mumbai WEB

    Adding Mumbai

    When we launched the Roof Garden design in three colourways last year, we named them after imaginary rooftop gardens across the world, in Cairo, Rio and Miami. Well, we decided to spice things up a bit, so we’ve added another colourway, this time named for an imaginary roof garden in… Mumbai!  Find three sizes of …

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  • paper tape

    Paper Tape

    In our ongoing efforts to reduce the amount of plastic that this business puts into the world, we’re trying to use less sticky tape. When we send wholesale orders, we’ve been taping the heck out of our boxes to keep a good tight seal, but… so much plastic! Our fabulous solution is this gummed paper …

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  • Skinny laMinx Headboards Diamond Fog

    We have headboards

    Our plan for 2018 is to make Skinny laMinx the most helpful place you’ve ever been. So, not only do we have loads of fabric choices, we’ll also help you complete the home decoration project that you’ve been hatching. First, it was lampshades made to order, then we introduced chairs in your choice of fabric, …

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  • Big Fat Skinny laMinx Sale

    The BIG FAT skinny SALE

    Don’t miss the BIG FAT skinny SALE this week, with huge discounts on all manner of discontinued fabrics, as well as slightly imperfect items. The sale starts in the Skinny laMinx shop at 201 Bree Street from 28 Feb til 3 March. Then, once we’ve taken stock of what we have, the online sale will …

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  • Skinny laMinx Teatowels

    Skinnylaminxenstein: It’s the Small things Part 2

    If you’ve read Part 1 of this post, you’ll know that I’ve got a bit of an issue with plastic waste, and it’s been bothering me for a long time that my business has been contributing to the problem on a daily basis. We’ve been using a plastic tagging gun for years! It’s quick, easy …

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  • X Shop View

    The Best of Bree Street

    We’ve extended our shopping hours during the Summer season, so you can visit the Skinny laMinx store at 201 Bree Street til 6pm on weekdays, and 3pm on Saturdays. While you’re on Bree St, make a day of it, and visit some of our friends and neighbours on this top-drawer Cape Town shopping destination street. Here are some …

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  • Calendars

    2018 Wall Calender

    Order our 2018 Wall Calendar before 22 November 2017.

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