Mariya Dykalo – Day 1

I love the early hours of the day – my four-month-old daughter Safiya normally wakes me at 6am. We have beautiful mornings in our country house in West Sussex, which is part of a stunning National Trust park. The sun comes up over a misty field and my head is full of ideas when I wake. I love this time of day; it’s still very quiet and through my sliding window doors I watch baby deer in our English garden. It’s not long before the peace is interrupted by Daisy, my miniature schnauzer, who is chasing rabbits around the garden. Daisy usually wakes my seven-year-old son Jack, along with the rest of the family. (more…)

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Interview with Aspinal of London Creative Director, Mariya Dykalo

Earlier this year we announced the appointment of the Aspinal of London Creative Director Mariya Dykalo, recognised for her passion for colour and desire to create fresh, contemporary collections.

We sat down for a quick chat with Mariya to hear all about what inspires her, her background in design, and what life is like behind the scenes at Aspinal… (more…)

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Today I am presenting for your attention the new column about my favourite brands, as well as the most famous and interesting trademarks of the today’s fashion industry, both Spanish and foreign. I would like to start publications about very famous luxury in UK leather accessories design and manufacturing brand ASPINAL OF LONDON, which provide bags for men and women and other natural leather products. (more…)