Tag Archives: Cape Town

  • Libermanns Pottery

    Out & About: A visit to Liebermann’s

    While I might have been a semi-conscious human for much of the 70’s, I seem to have managed to absorb that era pretty deeply into my being. I mean, I do macrame, pottery, and I’m learning to weave, too, ffs!  This probably explains why I was happy to spend a solid hour of my Tuesday …

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  • 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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  • Jason Bakery

    Friends & Neighbours: Jason Bakery

    All those bums on Jason’s Bakery’s seats show that Skinny laMinx fabrics can take a beating!

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  • Airbnb

    Astrid’s AirBnB empire

    Take a tour of Astrid von Brucken’s stylish clutch of AirBnB apartments in Cape Town (full of Skinny laMinx, of course)!

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  • Louis V

    The Louis Vuitton City Guide

    We’re thrilled to be featured in the latest Louis Vuitton Cape Town City Guide.

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  • Theweekender Cover

    In the Press: The Weekender

    German magazine The Weekender has a 16 page Skinny laMinx feature in issue 22.

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  • Lookbook Saks Sofa

    Friends & Neighbours: Saks Corner

    I love this quote from Dan Saks of Saks Corner, who we collaborated with when putting together the BRISE SOLEIL Lookbook. Our businesses have been growing side-by-side over the past few years, and I’ve always loved Dan’s sweetly quizzical air that also comes across in the things he makes and sells at Saks Corner. I dropped in at …

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  • Brise Soleil Lim

    Friends & Neighbours: LIM

    I moved to Cape Town in 1996, and the LIM store on Kloof Street has always been a fixture in my neighbourhood. It took me a few years before I felt sophisticated enough to go inside, but these days I’m SO sophisticated, I’m in there all the time 😉 When putting together our 2016 LookBook for …

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  • Beach Bag

    In the shop: Beach Bucket

    We had a bright idea and scaled up our super-useful soft bucket design and added handles, to create the most enormous Beach Bucket you ever did see! Just as with our popular soft buckets, the edges fold down to create some rigidity, which means it’s easy to plonk down on the beach, roll down the sides, and …

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