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When Viva Cake invited us to make jewellery at their Dolls' Night Out party at the Viktor and Rolf exhibition our Russian Doll name necklaces were born. With one week to go til the party we wanted to give our website gals the chance to snap one up first! Each wooden doll is printed with the name/word of your choice (9 letters max), varnished by hand and made into a necklace with a selection of chain lengths to choose from. But do remember the dolls are handmade to order and take up to 10 working days for delivery so allow plenty of time if ordering for a special occasion. If you'd like us to make you one in person then come along to the Barbican Art Gallery next Thursday - click here for more details!
Our Russian Doll name necklaces look super ace with Autumn's new folk inspired frocks worn with studded ankle boots, bright opaque tights and skinny leather belts. We've completely fallen in love with Luella's rockin' fall collection which featured an array of colourful smocking on dresses, jumbo ric rac detail and crazy clog style shoes! So get ready to infuse your look with folklore galore this fall and what better way to start than ordering your good self a Russian Doll name necklace! Click here!
A pot of tea and a slice of the most delicious victoria sponge has been my regular Sunday morning treat for the past few months as Sam and I have slipped away from the throngs of green fingered locals at Columbia road flower market and into the Cake Hole behind Vintage Heaven. Owned by the lovely Margaret and her brother Billy who were the people behind Shipps Tearooms which sadly closed earlier this year, the shop and cafe are literally bursting with stylish and quirky kitchenalia, objets d'art and knick knacks which just sing to you "buy me, buy me, buy me" as you squeeze by. My favourite part is the huge wall of framed tapestries (Sophie Ellis Bexter purchased three dontcha know) and whilst sitting there slurping my third cuppa one Sunday I thought this would make an ACE location for our next photoshoot. So last Friday we shot our all new Russian doll name necklaces for our page in Nude magazine with the help from Tomoko our hair and make up supremo; Anastasia a local graphic designer turned model for the day; Faye our intern who spent the past week raiding all vintage stores in East London for block colour folk style clothing which was no easy task; Laura our photographer and Margaret who spoiled us with cups of tea and cakes all day. It was such a hoot - note to self must get out of the studio more often. I'll post the photos soon and the new name necklaces will hopefully be up online next week.
In the meantime if London is your playground then pop along to the Cake Hole Cafe at Vintage Heaven, 82 Columbia Road, London E2 7QB. Opening times are Fridays 9.30 - 17.30, Saturdays 10.30 - 18.30 and Sundays 7.30 to 17.30. It's also available for private hire, please call Margaret on 07846 703263. Plus knitting, gardening and book groups are held once a month, call for details. We're all going to the knitting club this Tuesday!
Congratulations to Suzanne Watson who has won an exciting £50 Lady Luck Rules OK gift voucher in the final draw of our Summer Fete tombola! Well done Suzanne and we hope you enjoy treating yourself to oodles of goodies a la Lady Luck... That was our final Summer Fete draw but we have another exciting competition in the pipeline so make sure you're on our mailing list so you'll be the first to know about it! Yay!
Join us for this fantastically surreal event ‘Dolls Night Out’ at the Barbican on Thursday 28th August. In association with Viva Cake, Lady Luck Rules OK has specially designed a Russian doll name necklace to coincide with ‘The House of Viktor and Rolf’ exhibition. Dress-up in your most outrageous doll costume and enjoy live rock n’ roll bands, beauty bar and parlour games accompanied by free tea and cakes served by Viva Cake’s roller tea girls. And don't forget to visit the Lady Luck Rules OK booth and we'll make you a Russian doll name necklace!
With a miniature dolls price tag of just £8 this ticket will get you access to the much talked about exhibition and the Dolls Night Out after party from 6.30pm to 10pm. To order your ticket in advance click here!
Congratulations to Lucy Yates who has won an exciting £50 Lady Luck Rules OK gift voucher in the second draw of our Summer Fete tombola! The next time Lucy logs into her account the gift voucher will be in her shopping cart with a dancing icon in the side panel to remind her it's there! She can shop whenever she wants and spend as little or as much as she wants until the voucher runs out. We will draw the tombola ONCE more - to enter please place you order by midnight Wednesday 13th August. Good luck!