Fun with a retro twist at Robin’s Nest Interiors

SOUTHERN CAPE BUSINESS NEWS – A chance to celebrate the styles of yesteryear came up when Robin’s Nest Interiors invited fashionistas to dress up in 1950s and 1960s style.

Guests sipped cocktails and viewed the designer range shoes of the hugely talented shoe maker, Lindsay Bennett. Bennett – who has made her mark both nationally and internationally – recently moved her studio from Wilderness to George.

Robin’s Nest Interior’s general manager Sue Oelofse said, “To make our clients feel special we organised a fun day where women dressed up and were able to feel all ‘girly’ again.

At the high tea held at Robin’s Nest Interiors on Friday, from left Nadia Abrahamse, Lindsay Bennett, Natasha Norton and Marie-France Smit.

“The bright, up-art designs of the 1960s are far too cheerful for anyone to dwell on nostalgia. Instead, we arranged a display of fabrics, shoes and furniture which inspires future design trends and interior decorating. We lined up a high tea and ended the day with a smart cocktail party. There was a lucky draw for a R500 cash prize and Cansa will benefit from the R20 donated for the sale of each pair of shoes.”

The Robin’s Nest Interiors group has managed to stay on top of trends and even generates its own sophisticated designs for their ongoing local and international projects involving furnishing homes and hotels.

Robin’s Nest Interiors’ staff joined in the fun by dressing in the 1950’s style on Friday; Top photo, from left back – Jeanette Kruger, Madri van der Berg and Rob van der Berg. Middle – Natasha Barnard, Veronica Steyn, Gerda Bence, Idonia Chandler and Carina Bezuidenhout. Front – Mariska Nel, Lindsay Bennett (shoe designer) and Sue Oelofse

Thu, 03 May 2012
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