The Perfect Summer Wrap

The Perfect Summer Wrap

06/20/12

I remember one year ‘it’ was a paper thin black t-shirt. More recently ‘it’ was a linen tank top dress with a drawstring empire waist. It’s a black maxi dress. It’s a pink silk-tiered skirt… the ‘it’ I am talking about is the one perfect stylish, comfortable, versatile, cool piece in every woman’s wardrobe that gets thrown on again and again all summer-long. This summer’s IT is a flowing tie-dyed pink and yellow cover up brought to us by Aya’s of Marrakech. I...

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The Story of Kif Kif

The Story of Kif Kif

05/22/12

I first visited Marrakech in 2009. I walked, talked, and shopped for 10 days – heaven found. I tend to wear all black, but I found myself drawn to the colorful necklaces, flaming embroidered pillows and bright leather clutches of one shop in particular, Kif Kif. Jump ahead to 2011. I am trying to find a ‘fixer’ in Marrakech, a person who can facilitate meeting all the needs of A Curated World. A woman named Stef was recommended several times. She “owns a shop called Kif Kif.” I...

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Shop Akkal

Shop Akkal

04/09/12

Akkal means clay in Berber. To me it just sounded like a lovely name of a company, something that rolled off the tongue, but as a pottery studio it made perfect sense. We met Charlotte Barkowski on our second day of filming in Marrakech. We started her interview at the parent showroom, Fenyadi, a lovely two story expansive shop in the industrial area outside Marrakech city proper known as Sidi Ghanem. It was lovely, but stark and white and could have been a showroom in any city. Things...

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The Inspiration Behind Lalla Bags

The Inspiration Behind Lalla Bags

03/12/12

See Kay in the Lalla Studio with handbag designer Laetitia Trouillet. Influenced by the intensive shopping trips in the souks of Marrakech searching for the unexpected, Laetitia shares her inspiration and love of the beautiful city. Find Lalla’s Zarbia Camel bag here. Video Credit: Produced by Ali Sargent, Photography by Christopher Rufo, Edited by Brian Patriacca, Edited by Chris Guevarra, Music Composition by Steve...

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