Author Archives: BiniChic

A Holiday in Menorca

  Guest Post by Mary Robertson What a pleasure for my husband Jim and me to visit Menorca and drop in on the life Susan Unger has made for herself there.  I first met Susan on Menorca 20 years ago … Continue reading

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Modern Classics

In a world of fast (and disposable) fashion that values trends over quality, one company has decided to do things differently. Sabah shoes produce quality leather slip-ons in limited quantities, and are the perfect, bright outfit maker for city dwellers. … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Kilim

I believe that what makes a project “great” is the designers’ ability to take a good concept and give it shape with an original design, solid quality and a sustainable production. Fellow designers and dear friends of ours, Ivana Blaž and … Continue reading

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A Bedding Story

I finally have the time to sit down and write a proper post. We’ve been so busy lately working on different BiniChic projects, that it’s been hard to find the time to tell you all about them. We have some … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh (Island) Air

Refined and traditional, yet eclectic, sensual and contemporary; our bags are easy to live with.  Like good art or wine, they are timeless. For this new collection — the Solivera — we wanted to capture the tones and textures of … Continue reading

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Moroccan Rugs: The Vernacular Becomes Art

Our Southern Mediterranean neighbor Morocco is comprised of a unique blend of Arab, African, and European influences. The coastal country is known for its breathtaking dunes, exotic animals, and most recently in the eyes of interior design world, their one-of-a-kind … Continue reading

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Mad about Mod

This year’s fall trend report headlines read MOD. From Rothko to Go-Go we’ve compiled our favorite vintage snapshots and current runway looks reminiscent of our very own “Color Block” Justine Scallop bag. The recent revival of late 1960s textiles, graphic … Continue reading

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S’Olivera Chronicles: The Calm Before the Storm

A few years ago, Susan commissioned Regan Bice to give S’Olivera a contemporary relevance while retaining its original soul and spirit. The solution was to adapt the interior so that the very essence of emptiness revealed its purity. To take … Continue reading

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Understated Luxury Created to Keep

It is always exhilarating when you hit on something that reflects who you are — a phrase that rings true to your philosophy. That’s exactly how Susan and I felt when we came up with our tagline: Understated Luxury Created to … Continue reading

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BiniChic Bags: Around the World

We are happy to be back with an exciting New Year ahead of us! Here are some photos of BiniChic fans around the world, as well as some inspirational photos I took of our bags in the Tuscan location of … Continue reading

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