Lotty's story

March 26, 2018 3 Comments

The Pink House shop on Mustique

> THE PINK HOUSE <

Nestled beneath the palms on the Caribbean island of Mustique, sits a gingerbread-style boutique that is quite possibly the most iconic and photographed establishment on the island. The Pink House boutique is a treasure trove of Mustique must-haves, carefully chosen designer items and our very own, much sought-after, Pink House Mustique and Lotty B labels.

> THE LIFE <

Mustique has been my home since 1993 when my husband took up the post of island doctor. Inspired by the island’s wealth of flora and fauna, I spent the next few years designing and hand-painting silk sarongs whilst bringing up our children, barefoot and fancy-free.

The early days - Lotty B - Mustique
From sarongs, to kaftans, kimonos, jumpsuits & full length dresses

> THE LABEL <

Sarongs soon developed to kaftans and then a small resort-wear collection for women, until in 2008 the little shop became available. We called it the ‘Pink House’ true to its nature and a new brand was born.

The Pink House Mustique label provided a much-needed men’s collection to complement the womens Lotty B’s, as they had become known. Pink House Mustique now includes linen and swimwear for men, women and children while Lotty B continues to specialise in silk sarongs, kaftans and women’s resort-wear.

> THE ISLAND <

25 years on, I am still designing & painting here on Mustique where the influence of my stunning surroundings remains at the heart of my designs. Local seamstresses and artisans from neighbouring islands make as much as possible for Pink House but an increase in worldwide demand has moved our main production to China where silk screen printing is an absolute metier and the attention to detail is extraordinary

Lotty designing &painting at her home on Mustique

A note about The Pink House would not be complete without a mention of Yuoca and Patchace, the life and soul of the shop, who are here on Mustique, day in, day out, looking after The Pink House as if it were a much-loved child. Alongside our island labels, we stock creations from a range of talented designers. If you haven’t yet stepped inside and experienced the unique atmosphere for yourself, you have a treat waiting in store. We look forward to welcoming you.



3 Responses

Pink House Team
Pink House Team

November 18, 2020

Message for Helen Griffiths: Dear Helen, how lovely to hear about your trip to Mustique and your great purchases from Pink House! Wonderful to hear this feedback. We thought you might be interested to learn that we have some of our new prints in the Sustainable Store, 320 Kings Road, Chelsea SW3 5UH. Currently they are operating a “click and collect” system, but also offering personal appointments. You can contact William or Isabella at: info@sustainablestorelondon.com. We are all very much hoping that they will be open again in early December, if Government Guidelines allow it. With our very best wishes, The Pink House Team

Helen Griffiths
Helen Griffiths

November 16, 2020

I recently visited the island of Mustique and the wonderful pink house which was
One of my highlights of my visit .
I absolutely loved the dresses ,men’s shirts ,Children and infant clothing Which enabled me to purchase gifts for my wonderful family,friends and myself of course ! I just wish we had an outlet in london to visit too .

Richard Mineards
Richard Mineards

June 02, 2018

I have always loved the vibrant colorful designs and now have quite a collection of the men’s bathing suits, many of which I have been lucky enough to acquire at the shop personally over the years.
Hopefully Cat Pollon and I will be down again soon, having not seen you since that delightful dinner party at Toucan Hill.

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