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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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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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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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Learning from Nature

“Green exercise improves psychological health.” — Richard Louv Nature is our best muse. It is also our wisest teacher. This point of view echoes deep within BiniChic’s roots, permeating our designs and lifestyle. Today we’d like to place the spotlight … Continue reading

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Gravity and Grace

On a recent trip to New York, my friend Alana introduced me to the amazing work of renown artist El Anatsui. Expressive and elegant, the mix of colors and textures of his opulent wall hangings capture the imagination of the … Continue reading

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Coming Into Fall

After recently writing some very personal posts, I felt the yearn to write a more whimsical post about one of my biggest passions: fashion. I love the infinite possibilities clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry and other life accessories can conjure up … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night’s Wedding – The Invitation

Today we start a series of posts dedicated to the various aspects of what it takes to create and organize a BiniChic wedding. Jacopo and I will be getting married this summer in Tuscany (where he’s from), and thought you … Continue reading

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Effervescent Times

When she gave me the book “Photographs: Malick Sidibé,” Alana told me she got it because Sidibé’s images reminded her of BiniChic. Sidibé composed his portraits as if arranging a painting, beautifully capturing the rapidly modernizing Malian youth culture of … Continue reading

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Of Light and Shadows

Plunging her hands into the cold water, holding a mold and deckle, patiently sifting the fiber onto the screen, a pure sheet of cotton paper is born. The ancient tradition of paper-making is a disappearing art, yet Núria Gavin carefully … Continue reading

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