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Introducing Millicent.

Millicent is a new in-house label, presenting 'select secondhand' wares. These are, of course, one-off items, carefully plucked from here, there and everywhere. It's a small 'why not?' addition to the store, which we hope you'll enjoy. The first grouping of pieces (pictured above) is now available online. To view something in person, head to the lovely Limedrop [...]

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Interview with Lauren Elise Cassar of Mirador.

When Milly's 'shop-in-shop' opens at Limedrop tomorrow (Sat. Oct. 03), a feature of the space will be new cotton voile sarongs by Mirador. The pieces are large, and truly lovely - each depicting a vivid (albeit partially abstract) 'scene'. Lauren Elise Cassar is the artist behind the works, who we knew previously in her role as [...]

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Milly Sleeping cropping up at Limedrop

As of this Saturday (October 3rd), Milly Sleeping will be 'in residence' at the Limedrop shop, inside the wonderful Cathedral Arcade, at the foot of the Nicholas Building in town. For this special occasion, we've put together a collection of pieces from seasons past and present, by labels inc. RWB, Soot, Livia Arena and Monster Alphabets. We will [...]

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Rosie.

Some 'out-takes' from our most recent shoot, featuring new garments by Chorus, Djur, ffiXXed, Inside Outside and Raggatt. These are modelled splendidly by the lovely Rosie - thank you Rosie. Rosie is an artist. She also works at the newish Caves gallery, and tells me compelling things about the small shows that are on there, which I [...]

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Barely there.

Above, an incomplete look-about at 'Plotlines' by Elise Sheehan (undesired golden glow courtesy yellow lights inside on a grey day outside). It's a lovely, quiet show, whose elements crop up from Milly's front window to back wall: ambiguous signposts, ladders to nowhere, intricate illegible maps. And, of course, lots of wearable bits - quite a number of [...]

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A little 'cooee'.

Pictured above - the almost-advent of Spring via new garments by Romance Was Born and Chorus.Additional imagery by Fran Moore in 1984, featuring unique bush-inspired pieces by RWB's current collaborator extraordinaire, Linda Jackson.*Hello and goodbye.

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Updates.

Sweet shut eyes, dreaming of Spring and fairy floss - or the cup of tea that was going cold while we took these photos. Thank you Skye.All pieces above, including shoes, are now available in the online shop (quantities very limited). Click on the images to snap up your favourite.*Hello and goodbye.

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Interview with Elise Sheehan

'Plotlines' by Elise Sheehan is a new exhibition, now on display at Milly Sleeping in conjunction with the 2015 Craft Cubed festival. Elise installed her show on Monday afternoon, building an assembly of little landscapes about the shop (while passing on hot restaurant and happy hour tips). Each 'tableu' comprises original hand-made objects, ceramics, jewellery and illustration. While we [...]

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