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The notorious 'tramuntana' winds whipped  up the seas around the coast of Menorca over Easter, but this didn't stop our lot from attempting a spot of skimboarding and shell collecting, whilst trying to avoid stings from the influx of 'medusas' (jelly fish) that were littering the shores. With not a soul around on the deserted beaches, the kids made the most of their vast private play space. Sand, Water and plenty of running space seems to be the recipe for happiness for our kids and after weeks of cold in London and a busy school term, they really were in...

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Team Palmaira had a lovely afternoon with the gorgeous Vogue ladies and the talented Marianne Cotterill and Dylan Thomas, shooting for Vogue's Centenary issue. We were thoroughly spoilt by Anna Caldicot who made possibly the most divine lemon and ginger cake we've ever tasted... For interiors inspo, visit Marianne's website (link below), we have all fallen in love with the gorgeous vintage tiles, mirrors and quirky collectibles that represent Marianne's eclectic style.  And mention has to be made of the most fabulous hallway and coloured glass entrance, as pictured. http://mariannecotterill.com/house/ The talented Mr Thomas.  http://dylan-thomas.com/ Baby Palmaira working his usual...

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Inspiration strikes in many ways, but when you are lucky enough to spend part of your working life in one of the world's most naturally beautiful and unspoilt places, it becomes almost instinctive. Our new Luxe Neutral collection has the varied coastlines of our beloved Menorca to thank.  Named after some of our favourite coves and beaches scattered around the Island, is this irresistible collection of sandy-hued nubucks and sunset-toned metallic straps. The best times in this most-beloved place are the quiet times, out of season, when a beach is your own private playground and your favourite restaurants retain the...

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               Me and my bag have been together for nearly a year now. I designed her 2 years ago, then spent the next year sourcing the perfect person to bring her to life, and the perfect combination of soft natural leather and quirky details to ensure that me and my bag would be inseparable once she arrived. We finally met early in 2015 and have not been apart for very long since. I have well and truly road-tested this pretty little leather back-pack through 2015. She has accompanied me on every business trip, meeting, family outing, city...

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