Last weekend we visited the Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair to have a hunt for some new pieces for our home. The fair is always full of lots of exciting inspiration, as with all antiques fairs you never know what you might find! We thought we would share some of our favourite items we came across.
As you can tell from our limited number of blog posts over the past year, 2014 has been a busy time for us at And Mary.. Alongside the designing, jewellery making and trade shows, Edith and Elvis became parents for a second time! We now have two lovely new members of the And Mary family- Bob and Marley! We are looking forward to sharing their adventures with you as well as what we are up to at And Mary on a more regular basis.. we promise!
A couple of weekends ago we shot our AW14 Lookbook with the help of our very talented friend Julia Graham Photography. We took advantage of the beautiful Autumnal countryside for shooting our newest range. For our Woodland Wonderland Collection we have added some friends from the forest including new hand painted porcelain stags, squirrels, acorn and feather designs as well as new seasonal shades to our luxurious Italian leather collection. We also have some exciting new festive fellows including our robins in top hats, polar bears and penguins.. but more on them next week!
You will be glad to see that we are keeping up with our regular website blogs! Once a quarter is ideal right??
Anyway, a lot has been happening here at And Mary HQ. The run up to Christmas was crazy and hopefully everyone had a great time over the festive period with friends and family. Over the last few months we have been working on finalising our SS14 range and hopefully you can see the new pieces at your favourite stockists in the coming weeks and months.
We were lucky enough to shoot our SS14 range on the beautiful beaches of Tulum and on location in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico. It was a great opportunity to take our beautiful, and still quirky, SS14 collection to a sunnier climate. We had a great day shooting with Hernan, Lucas and the stunning Luisinaa on the beach in Tulum. The weather was stunning and we could not have been luckier in meeting the fabulous French Canadians who very kindly lent us their villa for the shoot. The team did a great job and we couldn't be happier with the results.
Our stylised shoot was done with our favourite photographer, Julia, poolside at her hotel. Through her jet lag she worked her magic again and we think the pictures and our new collection looks amazing - thank you!
January and February has been busy with tradeshows and hopefully March will see things start to turn back to, slightly less crazy, normality.
We are adding our SS14 range to our website all the time so please check back to see the latest arrivals.
A special thank you to the people who helped with our SS14 shoots:
Photographers - the beautiful Julia Graham (www.juliagrahamphotography.com) & the talented Hernan Santiago (www.byhernansantiago.com)
Model - Luisinaa Etchegaray