• We’re still Skinny . . . but so much BIGGER!

    In 2011, I opened a shop at 201 Bree St. You may already know the tale, but if not, and you’re up for a history lesson, read more here. That narrow little shop has served us very well, but six years later, Bree St has grown up a lot, and so has Skinny laMinx, so it’s …

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    We’re Renovating!

    The shop is closed, but our online shop is always open, with super-quick free delivery in South Africa for the duration of the renovation.

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  • Skinny laMinx shop Kelly

    Since December 2011

    Did you know, I never actually intended to open a shop? It was just that my dusty painter’s studio on Buitengracht Street was about to be demolished, and I spotted a To Let sign in the window of a grubby scooter repair shop on Bree St, while on my way to my favourite coffee spot. …

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  • Skinny laMinx Twofor Sale

    The TwoFor Sale

    Our annual TwoFor Sale starts today! That means you get Two for the price of One at Skinny laMinx, both in-store and online. HOW IT WORKS: STEP 1 : Choose an item & select a quantity. STEP 2 : If the quantity selected is 1, we’ll send you 2. Order 2, we’ll send you 4… with the free item …

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  • Clearing The decks sale

    Clearing the Decks – Fabric Sale

    Every year, just before we launch a new textile print, we have a big fabric sale to make space for all the yummy new new new! Important things to know: The sale runs 5 – 6 May 2017 in-store and online Selected fabrics will be 25% – 50% less normal retail price Sale fabric is available while stocks last. …

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  • Skinny laMinx Shop 2017

    Styling with Green

    As you know, we’re fully endorsing Pantone’s ‘Greenery’ colour for 2017, even if we insist on calling the colour ‘Brazil’. In between giving customers five star treatment, our brilliant shop manager Janine Loynes gives our shop a shake up and move-around every week, and has been putting PLENTY of Brazil green in the mix. Cushions, top …

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  • Paris Apartment Via Abkasha

    Colour Yum – Shell & Cocoa

    Wouldn’t it be great to have a long weekend in this stylish Paris apartment? Sigh. In second place, how about a Colour Yum post instead, with a yummy array of pink-and-cocoa-inspired images from around the web, along with our suggestions for the Skinny products to fit the scheme perfectly. Skinny pillows, top to bottom:  Ovals in cocoa, …

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  • Week Autour Du Monde

    Find us at Bensimon Autour du Monde

    We’re très, très thrilled to bits to see Skinny laMinx cushions in the Bensimon Autour du Monde concept stores in Paris this month!

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  • Moodboard Web

    Skinnylaminxenstein: Planning with moodboards

    Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, newsletters, blogs… there are so many messages that we put out there every week, and making sure that all these communication channels tell the same story requires a ton of good planning. I thought I’d get practical in this Skinnylaminxenstein post, and share our planning trick for integrating all these communications: We send out a weekly colour-and-product mood …

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