Back to school 10 Best: pencil cases

Pencil Case Bread and Jam

Because everyone needs somewhere stylish to store their pencils. Helen Dardik wooden pencil box, £6, Paperchase. By Virgo/Coq en Pate organic cotton canvas pencil case, £10, The Kid Who. Apple & Bee customisable pencil case, €19.50, Shak-Shuka. Wool pencil bag, £32, Sally Nencini. Poppy London Aunt Eva print cotton pencil case, £8, Not on the High Street. […]

Hello Kitty for Liberty


When I saw this superhot collaboration with Liberty, I felt myself become an instant Hello Kitty fan! The fabrics, oh the fabrics! Deliciously cool, the Tana Lawn fabric (left) features Kitty’s family and friends in a picturesque English village and Liberty’s Karenkubo print originally from 1933 has been updated with a Hello Kitty twist. And […]

Latest Oliver Jeffers out today! And other brilliant new books


  We’re complete book fiends here, so I’ve always got my eye on publishing catalogues for the latest releases – and the summer months have brought a host of fantastic new titles to our bookshelves. Firstly, boy was I excited to see that one of BG’s favourite authors, Oliver Jeffers, has a new tome out today, Stuck (HarperCollins, […]



Kitsch and Kawaii shopping heaven for lunchboxes, stationary and accessories. Lots of funky Japanese brands and heaps of colour. The place should be marked with a warning because it is full of waaaay too much temptation. Pick up treats by brands including Hello Kitty, KidRobot, Miffy & Friends, Moomin, and Decole. Visit Artbox online and […]