Tokyo Mama Magic

Cakes, cups of tea, laughter – and mamatomo. This pretty much sums up the things that sustained me (and my sanity) when I first became a mother in Tokyo, thousands of miles from family in London. It was while pregnant that I learnt one of...

Spotlight on Caramel Kuwait

How to escape the heat as the mercury rises in Kuwait ? The Avenues Mall is the largest shopping mall in Kuwait and the second largest in the Middle East as well as home to Caramel’s offering of carefully considered luxury childrenswear. Its particular strand...

BEST OF BRITISH

There are some things that are immutably British: Pimms, Strawberries and cream, fish and chips or deckchair stripes – traditions that inspire much of what Caramel is about. Eva Karayiannis enjoys putting her unique spin on heritage wools, tweed and argyles. Or perhaps adding a...

CELEBRATING GOOD DESIGN

Rita Konig, interior designer and journalist, explains how to create children’s bedrooms with enduring style.Can we ditch Disney? Rita Konig isn’t a fan of style pigeonholes and when it came to decorating her daughter, Margot’s bedroom, she sought the charm of a little girl’s room...

Spotlight on Caramel Kiev

Nestled in the calmness of Kyiv Passage, a few steps from the buzz of Khreschatyk (Kiev’s main shopping street) is Caramel’s Kiev shop. Our characterful store is housed in a building with a rich architectural heritage and lavished with relief garlands, angels, night owls, bulls’ heads, children playing with...

Summer Holidays

  Photographer and stylist Meta Coleman captures the anticipation of summer holidays: endless days of blistering sunshine, and finally the chance to run, hide, play, kick back, relax and mostly switch off, preferably while wearing a riot of electric blue, punchy jade green and a splash...

A British Love Affair in Tokyo

From English cups of tea and British movies to cashmere socks, Yumeka Miyazaki been a self-confessed Anglophile since as long as she can remember. Dreams of all things English began when Yumeka was a little girl – and today, her Tokyo home is packed with British...

Spotlight on Caramel Notting Hill

It’s funny to think that not so long ago, Notting Hill, as immortalised in Richard Curtis’s film, was officially classed as Middlesex and that this urban, thriving shopping destination of niche, discerning finds was until the 1980s a run down neighbourhood where communities of all different...

A Vintage Childhood

      How do you remember your weekends as a child? Foraging in the countryside or hiding until it was too dark to see. Here the photographer Saar Manche explores the nostalgia of childhood. Waxy linen coats (all the better to ward off rain)...

Father’s Day: Experiences of Paternity Leave

This Father’s Day, we shine the spotlight on Paternity leave. Since 2011, the government has challenged the myth that it is the mother’s role to stay at home and care for children but uptake so far- around 1 per cent- has been low compared to countries such as...

The Wardrobe Mistress | Jane McFarland’s Womenswear Picks

  Fashion Director of The Sunday Times Style magazine, Jane McFarland tells us why Caramel makes the best destination store, how we all need a shirt dress and pens an ode to jumpsuits.       Caramel is my go-to for those in-between pieces throughout...

Best of British

There are some things that are immutably British: Pimms, Strawberries and cream, fish and chips or deckhair stripes – traditions that inspire much of what Caramel is about. Eva Karayiannis enjoys putting her unique spin on heritage wools, tweed and argyles. Or perhaps adding a...