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A Fine (& Sandy) day out!

A lovely part of our job is to visit our amazing stockists around the country. Last week I went to the gorgeous village of Tynemouth to see Fine & Sandy who have recently started stocking a range of our Forget Me Not clutch/cross-body bags including our new Dalmatian and our ever popular Ocelot (Leopard) print. Perched on the coastline, a hop and a skip from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tynemouth is a lively community of cafes, restaurants and a wonderful variety of independent shops. There is even a church which has been converted into a shopping arcade. I can thoroughly recommend a stroll along the high street breathing in the salty sea air, listening to the whirling sea-gulls and a visit to the...

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Summer Party Time!

  Garden parties, flower shows, weddings, the races - It’s a lovely time of year to dress up in something pretty and strut your stuff! We caught up with milliner Amy Morris-Adams, busy stitching fabulous creations for Ascot, and asked her about colours and styles that she is seeing this year. Amy loves the dashes of fuchsia pink and royal blue around at the moment as well as lots of silver to go with a range of colours such as navy, green or greys. Blocks of colour are popular amongst her younger clients and an outfit can include up to four blocks of colour in each of the hat, the bag, the shoes and the dress. In terms of style...

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Love Flowers! Happy National Flowers Week!

It's National Flowers Week and we blooming love flowers! Our name 'Fioriblu' means blue flowers in Italian. Why flowers? Well, because they are all about colour, interesting shapes and silhouettes, beautiful textures and of course wonderful smells. They are sensuous and precious. We name all our bags after British or Italian flowers and love thinking up names for the new styles as they come in. This year, look out for the Primrose and Sweet Pea bags.  (Handbag featured in the picture is a Crocus bag)

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