Brand New Bling
Bonnie Bling is an award winning range of acrylic jewellery and fashion accessories created by graphic designer Mhairi Mackenzie.
Since the company began, Bonnie Bling has featured in various press and blog articles, and attracted a celebrity audience including Lana Del Rey, Laura Whitmore, Olly Murs, Amelia Lily, Usain Bolt and even Sir Elton John.
Shortly after beginning the business in February 2011, Bonnie Bling won the prize for best new product in the jewellery category at their first ever Scotland's Trade Show.
In June 2012 Bonnie Bling were finalists for the Scottish Fashion Awards Accessories Designer of the Year, alongside winner William Chambers Millinery, and fellow runners up Kennett Watches, Gilda & Pearl, Jenivieve Berlin Millinery and Rene Walrus.
The micro manufacturing base is set on the Isle of Bute on Scotland's West Coast, creating local jobs in a rural economy, and utilising the company's very own laser cutting machine that was crowd funded, via Bloom VC, from over 100 supporters in 2012.
CrowdfundingWe recently ran a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to purchase our own laser machine. These are exciting times for Bonnie Bling as more and more people discover the brand and our quirky ton...
London Jewellery WeekIt's been a very, very busy time for our small business. Since our show at Pulse, Earls Court the demand for Bonnie Bling has been incredible. We have lots of new English stockists who we will sha...June 11 2013
Little Mix join team BlingDelighted to wake up this morning to find that our custom superhero pieces for Little Mix made the cut in their new photoshoot. We were asked to create large pieces of each girl's character logo t...March 19 2013
BBC BLINGWell, Mhairi's finally on telly, and not even for anything rum related! (Clickety Click) They managed to get some great footage, in-between the chittering ...and in turn the or...October 24 2012
The Nitty GrittyUnless you've been toasting your lugs in one of our stunning new winter hats... (clickety click) you may have heard the groaning of the cogs in Mhairi's brain of late This ...October 18 2012
B.B.Bute.Not many people who’ve met you for all of ten minutes invite you to come and stay with them. Oor Mhairi did. So here I am, the new intern as I’ve become lovingly known. Must have been the su...October 03 2012
Blog is back!To be fair, we could have posted this in June, but now any lingering hope of a sunny day has faded entirely it’s time to wear your body temperature on your sleeve/coat/jacket with Bonnie Blin...September 21 2012