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The Love of Luxcycle. Upcycling our way into the future of slow fashion.

On Saturday the 15th of September we will host our first ever taster in our Atelier- the Saturday Upcycle Slow Fashion Surgery, from 12-2pm, you can come along, and quiz us on how you can make your items brand new. You can bring along up to 5 items that we will make our way through and give all the know-how, tips and advise on how you can make it brand new, transformed to fit into your life all over again.

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Mini Bili Sparks at Dot To Dot London Childrenswear Trade Show

Mini Bili made its debut at London’s independent childrenswear trade show, ‘Dot to Dot’ on its 10thEdition held at the Vinyl factory in Soho. Being one of the ‘Spark’ brands as first timers to the show, it was an exciting prospect to connect with retailers face to face, gaining their perspective and feedback on what is happening on the front end of children’s boutiques across the U.K. As a bespoke brand, it became clear from the show that our processes are unique from those of other luxury kids wear brands. With us the norm is for our clients to choose from a range of vintage fabrics, designing to the specifications for their children and making exclusive pieces. Having spoken to...

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Mini*Bili the Story so far.

As the excitement of launching the brand new line Mini*Bili continues, a thought came through to share the journey so far, in the lead up to finally launching a side of House of Bilimoria that has been long in the works. Mini*Bili was born through the love of self-expression and uniqueness. It’s the magic of childhood that brought me here. Throughout my young days, the earliest memories are dressing up. Dressing up in clothes that had been made by hand. By either one of my grandparents, or my mother. From that ripe age, the essence of a handmade item of clothing definitely wore to a different level of self-expression than something that I saw picked off the peg where there...

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Kajal's Banarasi Engagement Journey

We have seen the revival of the traditional Banarasi Saris is very much at the forefront of the Indian Fashion. Creating Kajal's perfect engagement outfit with a heirloom sari was simply exquisite. Here she shares her journey with us, from the moment she said I DO, till her big day... not to forget the even bigger day yet to come!!  I have to say, getting engaged was something I had not spent much time thinking about, so when my partner, Steven proposed to me on the 15th April 2016 I was completely surprised! It was all rather emotional and very surreal, and we couldn’t wait to share the news with our friends and family. Coming from two different cultures: Indian and Irish,...

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Clothes Show 2015, Birmingham NEC December 4th-8th

We have begun the countdown to the Clothes Show 2015! It's the first time that we have taken on doing such a huge show and are super excited to see our customers and show them the new products we have created.  We've kept a close eye on sustainability this collection, sourcing materials mainly from charity, and vintage suppliers. Reincarnating materials that may have ended up in the bottom of a big pile, destined for landfill!! One of the highlights is creating our new Block printed range. Using varied mediums, including hand carved lino-blocks, and then also vintage Indian blocks. We've created some really stunning pieces, main accessories, making our printed range easy to buy, and great gifts!  Keep up to...

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