Wow, our feet have hardly touched the ground this year! But we are now settled in Snowsfields, and the boutique is getting busier by the day….
We had our press launch a couple of weeks ago, which was great fun, and it finally made us feel ready to shout about our little shop!
We’ve had some great on-line press and blog posts since the event, with some of our favourites being Adorn, Velo-City Girl and You & Your Wedding.
Suzy.A and myself on the day - image courtesy of Adorn London.
We made up some amazing goodie bags, which we couldn’t have done without the help of Penhaligon’s, Clipper Teas, Cazenove & Loyd and Burt’s Bees…..plus we snuck in one of our Jubilee inspired “All the Best” necklaces…… We will be offering three chances to win one of these goodie bags, in-store, on Facebook, and on Twitter, so keep your eyes peeled for more details.
"All the Best" Necklace, £165
This Necklace is from Our ‘Best of British’ collection, which will be going out to stores across the UK in May.
We will be launching the range at 37 Snowsfields on the 31st May, all day until 8pm…..so come along and join us for some Jubilee style celebrations!
Another event we have coming up is with Astley Clarke – to celebrate the expansion of their range of Alex Monroe. It is next Thursday the 17th of May, from 6.30 – 8.30pm. RSVP via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I visited New York back in February, which seems so long ago now! We are hoping to expand Stateside soon, so I was visiting possible trade shows for us to exhibit at……
Out and about in NYC on a sunny Sunday...
Then off to my favourite diner for some brunch, B Bar & Grill….I discovered it on my first trip to New York, and now always have to pay it a visit!
40 East 4th Street At Bowery.
Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon.
The trip was also a great opportunity to check out potential stores to sell in, with my favourites being Love, Adorned on 269 Elizabeth Street and Catbird in Brooklyn. Do get in touch if you have a favourite U.S store that you think Alex Monroe would be a perfect fit with!
219 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn.
Inside the shop.....
Not on the jewellery line, but another great shop is Fishs Eddy….kind of like a quirky Habitat…..and when I got back to London I discovered that Liberty had just started stocking a selection from them!
Italian Floral Wine Glasses.
I also met some lovely people…..Charlotte and Ben Taylor from UK fashion label Charlotte Taylor….check out their amazing prints…..and Caitlin from Cosmo and Harper’s Bazaar kindly showed me around their jaw-dropping offices…..
Caitlin at her desk.
Next stop for us will be Milan for a showcase of British designers at department store, La Rinascente. This starts on 31st May, and runs until the 24th June, so Italian fans of Alex Monroe will have the opportunity to buy pieces in this exclusive Milan store.
Event at La Rinascente in celebration on the Diamond Jubilee.
Finally, for anyone who has watched the ITV series ‘Scott & Bailey’ and wondered about the necklace Lesley Sharp’s character wears….we can confirm that it is our lovely little Baby Bee!
Lesley in "Scott & Bailey".
And we also loved this Vogue shoot with Florence Welch wearing our White Topaz Bud Earrings…..
Vogue, January 2012.
White Topaz Bud Hook Earrings.
PHEW! Ok, I’m done. Bye for now!