August’s Meet the Maker - We Talk to Kat from Misskukie

jewellery Misskukie

One of the many things I love about being an independent retailer is getting to know the people behind our products. I first met Kat of Misskukie Designs three years ago after she came into the shop to show me her jewellery collection as a potential range for the shop .  Based near Brighton in leafy Hurstpierpoint, Kat runs her business from home, where she lives with her husband and two dogs.  Her collection includes delicate, minimal and statement pieces which can be worn alone or layered for an individual look.  We started to meet up for coffee, she would bring her latest collections and I...

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July’s ‘Meet the Maker’ We talk to Penny from Little Nell

It is time to celebrate another one of our amazing independent makers! We have been speaking to Penny aka Little Nell jewellery who we first met in 2016.  Her range of gold, silver and rose gold plated studs, statement necklaces and bold brass earrings are a staple here in Little Beach Boutique and we have recently added them to our website for your home purchasing pleasure too!  Read on to find out about her life, inspiration and process. Tell us about what you make... I make contemporary jewellery from my studio in Shropshire. How did you start out? I started...

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Weekday Workshops - New dates for our ‘Introduction to Fused Glass’

fused glass Glass workshop

Exciting news! Due to popular demand, we have decided to add week dates to our ‘Introduction to Fused Glass’ workshops here in our colourful basement in central Brighton. A more condensed version of our longer weekend workshops, these sessions will be 2.5 hours - the perfect amount of time to learn the basic principles of glass fusion before having plenty of time to make your own unique glass pieces. For now, we have listed Monday 12th August  - and we will list more dates when this has sold out.  If you are unable to make this date contact us and we...

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Little Beach Boutique is ‘Shop of the Month’ in Coast Magazine!

Coast magazine press

It was a lovely surprise on a Monday morning to get an email from a customer saying she had seen us listed as ‘Shop of the Month’ in Coast magazine for their August issue! Listing our glass coasters and felted seagulls, they mention our ‘beachy beginnings’ on Brighton seafront, and make reference to our focus on emerging artists and makers and giving ‘people a platform for their work’.  It is wonderful to see some of our latest images of the shop as well, highlighting our summer collections.  We are chuffed to bits! The rest of the magazine has a focus on...

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June's Meet the Maker - We talk to Tipperley Hill

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It is nearly the end of a busy month in beautiful Brighton and we thought it was a good time to start celebrating the designers and makers who produce the ranges that keep people coming back to our little shop time after time. Our bestselling range in June has been this range of hilarious animal prints by Tipperley Hill.  We started selling their quirky collection at the end of last summer, after Roz was passing the shop on a day trip to Brighton last year.  Loving the look of Little Beach Boutique, Roz contacted us via Instagram saying we were the perfect place...

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