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Claire Best Shoes

Not for any particular reason - just for a change - I recently resolved to do something a bit different with Milly's Instagram and this blog. Month by month, we'll be choosing different themes to play with, beginning this month with the theme, SHOE.... Somebody who knows quite a lot about the shoe is local maker Claire Best. I had seen Claire's work [...]

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Long Weekend Trading

Milly's opening hours are much as usual this weekend, with a slight alteration (funnily enough) to Sunday!Friday: 11 - 6Saturday: 10 - 5Sunday: 1 - 5We'd love to see you!*Enquiries.

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Chorus September Edition

This month, Chorus have paired up with Pinar & Viola to create another - as it says on their website - "knock-out print". Pinar & Viola is a European-based design office, headed by Pınar Demirdağ and Viola Renate. I believe that they were the designers who worked with Chorus on their first ever print, so this is [...]

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Chorus August Edition

The showing period for the Chorus August Edition has flown ... It's a tidy one - just two pieces - a fluid dress and trouser (with a detachable sash!) designed to be worn together or, of course, separately - available in black and navy, or navy and black ... (Side note - apparently the idea [...]

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Wear STUFF

Amid the earliest arrivals for the season ahead (Spring/Summer 16/17, in case you're as befuddled by time as I am) are a handful of exquisite pieces by a new Melbourne-based label named STUFF. 'Clothes from plants', says Stuff's Instagram profile. This means, of course, garments made from natural fibres; it also suggests an engagement with where things [...]

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July Edition from Chorus

PLEASE NOTE - MILLY SLEEPING WILL BE CLOSED ON SUNDAY JULY 31 - APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. Out-of-hours appointments are always welcome; email leah@millysleeping.com to arrange at time.The Chorus Monthly Edition concept is going strong. This month (July, tipping into early August), Cassandra and Louise have worked with Vietnam-based textile designer, Lucie Ketelsen, to develop [...]

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Millicent updates

Two people asked the same question this morning - is our Millicent secondhand collection *all* online..? "No", I said twice. The comings and goings quickly became a bit rapid, although I do try to keep aside the extra special/rare pieces to photograph ...If you haven't already seen it, Millicent has her own Instagram feed, which is currently [...]

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Chorus June Edition

One of each, please...Samples for the Chorus June Edition are now in store, until the end of the month. Pictured (from top to bottom) are the Tux Pants - in grey fleck wool or black wool crepe - RRP $380; the extremely versatile Constant Roll Neck - black or cobalt rayon/nylon/spandex) - RRP $190; the [...]

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A fashion revolution

Quite a many days ago, it was Fashion Revolution day ... I put together some images of the makers of Milly's garments, and then completely forgot to post them. It doesn't matter, obviously, because every day can be Fashion Revolution day - a day when one pauses in consideration of the people who make our clothes.... [...]

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May Edition from Chorus

Following directly (naturally) on from their first Monthly Edition in April, Chorus have released their May edition ... a neat and lovely top and pant combination. The 'LBD' pants are a redevelopment of a popular cigarette-style pant that was produced for the first ever Chorus collection - now available to order in dark charcoal cotton/poly/elastane or dark [...]

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