Muubaa Blog

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STYLE FOCUS | Dark Romance, Leather Dresses & Skirts

Luxe leather jackets, handbags and shoes have been part of the style-conscious woman’s wardrobe for decades. But now leather is beginning to appear more and more in other garments too – whether as a touch of trim or making up the entire piece. Leather dresses started to appear on the catwalks of London, Paris, Milan and New York for Spring/Summer 2012 in bright, fresh colours. (See Bangstyle.com Trend Alert). Now, for Autumn/Winter, the look is bigger than ever, and leather dresses have reverted their natural home – the shades of... Read More

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STYLE FOCUS | Leather Tops

Muubaa Praia Knitted Suede/Wool Cardigan £699 Playing with the parameters of what is possible is a passion of ours here at Muubaa. We all know what leather garments can do: keep you warm and dry, work with an infinite number of outfits, provide a wardrobe staple that will last for years. But then we thought: what about the things leather can’t do? And we set out to make them possible. The result is Muubaa leather tops. Ultra soft and relaxed in fit, the Sinatra Drape Suede top is perfect for... Read More

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BLOGGER STYLE | Tough Luxe

Leather biker jackets are, as you may have noticed, a favourite of ours.  What we love about this style is the way it has been reinvented by the women who wear it.   Once was the time when only rock chicks and rebels would dare to wear a leather biker.  Anyone with a more feminine sensibility would shy away from the obvious masculine overtones for fear of appearing too “hard”.  Thankfully that has all changed and in the last few years we’ve seen the biker finally come of age and... Read More

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PRESS | Vogue

BIKER REDUX – It may not reinvent the wheel but the jacket’s new guise is ready to get the motors running. Featured: Muubaa Nassau Biker Jacket in Dark Turquoise £379

LEATHER APPEAL

‘Muubaa Leather Appeal’ launched on Wednesday 1 August 2012, in partnership with the international humanitarian organisation British Red Cross to help people in crisis both in the UK and abroad. Having identified that there are over 1,000,000 unwanted/unworn leather jackets hiding in the UK public’s wardrobes, we have made it our aim to get as many of those recycled and resold in British Red Cross charity shops. And what’s more  anyone who sends a jacket will receive £75 off a new Muubaa leather jacket in return. Muubaa chief executive, Stephen... Read More

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VIDEO | Muubaa A/W 2012 Campaign Video

Muubaa A/W 2012 campaign video shot at our A/W 2012 photo shoot on a freezing day in January at The Wapping Project, London. With Leather Biker Jackets, Shearling Coats, Suede Dresses and Suede Jackets from the Muubaa A/W 2012 Collection available Mid July 2012 Featuring model Jira. Campaign Credits: Photographer – Barnaby Wilchier, Styling – Mary-Anna Kearney, Art Director – Raya Ghattas-Eddé/Plum Brands, Producer – Alison Landy, Hair & Make-Up – Kolbrun Ran. Filmed & Edited by – Simon Jones/Muubaa

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INSIGHT | 5 Classic British Designs

To mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend, we have compiled a list of our top five British Design Classics of the last 60 years.  Nominated by members of the Muubaa team. Vote for your favourite on our Facebook page for a chance to win £150 to spend on a Muubaa British Design Classic. CLICK HERE   1. The Sex Pistols, God Save The Queen single artwork designed by Jamie Reid 1977. “I’ve always loved the way that this image pokes fun at the British Royal family. Now an... Read More