Motley London Blog


Meet the Designer: an interview with Hannah Martin

by Ilana Lever on

We catch up with one of the first designers to join the Motley fold, cult British designer Hannah Martin, to talk about her time at Central Saint Martins,...

The Case Against Fashion Jewellery

by Becky Dow on

Fashion Jewellery vs Design Jewellery. Do you know the difference? We break it down for you, from what commercial "flash plating" is to the more premium "vermeil" technique...

Motley x Women

by Becky Dow on

Women are our founders, our muses, our designers, they’re our wearers and our driving force. So International Women’s Day is a pretty big deal for us.

Motley Meets: Slay In Your Lane

by Ilana Lever on

Motley meets the writers of "Slay in Your Lane", Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke, the 'Black Girl Bible’ which sparked a bidding war between nine publishers and was dubbed “the...

Meet the Designers: An Interview with Sim & Stout

by Cecily Motley on

We chat with the next designers to join the Motley mission, Katie Stout and Simone Paasche, to talk all things art, design, and crucially 'Ruby Boobies'.

Motley does Valentine's (in style)

by Becky Dow on

Motley's mapped out the top 5 Valentine's expeditions in London, recommending where to go, what to eat, and what to wear. Read our Valentine's Day guide for some...

Motley's Guide for the Perplexed: The Background Story

by Ilana Lever on

Discover why Motley created the Guide for the Perplexed - an online 'gift guide' tool to help you find the right gift for the right person, in your price...

Motley x Culture: Anni Albers at Tate Modern

by Becky Dow on

Motley Marketing Manager, Becky, visits Tate's retrospective on the pioneering textile artist, Anni Albers, to see her abstract wall hangings, works on paper, and beautifully crafted jewellery.

Motley Remembers: Louise Bourgeois

by Becky Dow on

The Motley Pioneers series remembers French-American artist, Louise Bourgeois, who was one of the great figures of modern and contemporary art in the 20th century.

Motley Meets: Pollen + Grace

by Ilana Lever on

Female co-founders of healthy food start up, Pollen and Grace, Stephanie Johnson and Kristina Komlosiova, discuss running out of cash, selling pet rocks and not-so-affordable art.