Holidays and hiatus

Happy Easter dear readers! Milly Sleeping will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday but open on Easter Saturday (April 19) between 10 and 5. We hope you can swing by, between hot cross buns...

Pictured above is a somewhat haphazard selection of garments and accessories that are recently arrived from the studios of Soot, Kara Liu, Wendy Voon and High Tea with Mrs Woo. Many of these pieces are now available in our online store. Unfortunately, a little bit of trouble behind the scenes of our website has meant that this update is not as comprehensive as planned. Imagine also a sumptuous black merino dress with a contrast charcoal cowl-neck by High Tea... A most beautiful, crisp organza midi skirt with a patent leather drawstring at the waist by Livia Arena, and so on. We also have a new 'batch' of lovely, lovely necklaces and earrings by Anna Varendorff - because the last lot sold out!

Please note! This may well be our last post for a little while. As mentioned previously, our blog and online catalogue are moving house. We hope that there will be no lengthy interruptions to programming but if we disappear for a while, you'll know why. If you care to, keep an eye at Instagram and/or Facebook for tales of woe and excitement.

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Pictured: Wendy Voon merino Rhododendron Jacquard scarf (RRP $220);

High Tea with Mrs Woo Endings Beginnings scarf (RRP $110);

ffiXXed knit Cover sweater (RRP $175)

Kara Liu Delancey dress (RRP $253)

Wendy Voon wool batwing sweater (RRP $286);

Kara Liu Astrid shirt (RRP $253);

Kara Liu Bedford skirt (RRP $187)

Soot knitted bubble bag (RRP $139);

Soot knitted bubble hat (RRP $97);

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17.04.2014

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More beautiful new things are in store - particularly welcome given this week's cooler, gloomier weather:

Looking anti-clockwise from bottom left, just for a change:

the heeled, tassled Smyth boot by &Attorney (RRP $390);

cotton, wool and nylon tights by OK OK - four styles and five colour ways are now available in store, made in Aus and NZ (RRP $35 to $45);

brass and silver necklace by Anna Varendorff, currently one of the last remaining in store (RRP $69);

the teeniest item amid a delivery of gorgeous garments by Kara Liu - the GBF bracelet (RRP $44);

and... the Rhododendron merino wool scarf by Wendy Voon. It's lovely to introduce Wendy's work to the store, and even a bit strange to remember that it's an introduction. We've known Wendy for a little while, and it seemed perfectly natural that she dropped in today with a small batch of these scarves and a soft, fluid jumper. Thank you Wendy!

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06.04.2014

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Late last week, Elizabeth of Primoeza delivered just a handful of gorgeous one-off knits from her stock room to lucky Milly. These are wool or wool and alpaca pieces - three cardigans and one jumper only - hand made by Elizabeth. Fancy that they look just lovely with the last of our Colour Block scarves. Send your size enquiries with crossed fingers to leah@mlllysleeping.com.

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These items (scarves excepted) are now sold out, apologies.

Pictured: Primoeza cardigans (now $296 each);

Primoeza 3 Times Sweater (now $248);

Primoeza Colour Block scarves (RRP $147)

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06.04.2014

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Presenting... Milly Sleeping's collection of ffiXXed garments from the Simultaneous Affinities collection. To produce these pieces, Fiona and Kain collaborated for the second time with Ester Partegás - a Spanish artist, who now resides in New York. In honour of Ester, I thought I'd look up the Spanish word for beautiful. Happily, Google translate was able to provide numerous options, all of which must be very apt. We really do think these pieces are hermoso, precioso, bello, bonito, lindo, magnifico and guapo!

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Pictured: ffiXXed Layered Tshirt - orange stripe ($110);

ffiXXed cupro Simplified Enjoyment skirt - grey stripe ($172);

ffiXXed Simplified Enjoyment scarf - orange stripe ($77);

ffiXXed cupro Covers top - cupro stripe ($125);

ffiXXed cotton lined Openness jacket - blue spray ($351);

ffiXXed silk Drape Tarp top - dark navy ($218);

ffiXXed cotton Expanded Covers skirt - blue spray ($216)

Worn with brass & sterling silver necklaces by Anna Varendorff (all $69)

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21.03.2014

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Happy day. Anna Varendorff dropped into Milly today wearing a wonderful purple dress, sat briefly on our new sofa, and bestowed upon us a handful of very beautiful pieces. These are brass and sterling silver necklaces ($69) and earrings ($49). For now we have just a very limited selection of each, and they are all a little bit different/special.

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20.03.2014

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