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About Mimi & Thomas®

A style for every journey. See the world with Mimi & Thomas® cashmere and leather travel accessories.

Mimi is a successful career woman. She's smart, independent, and loves her latte on the go. She's cosmopolitan, frequent flyer on her buying trips and visiting trade shows in the Far East and Paris. She blogs about her travel, daily trivia. During her business trips she gets to see new places and cultures, often inspiring new ideas.

Thomas is an online entrepreneur. He is sleek, well spoken and smartly dressed. He has just booked his flight to Frankfurt this month for a conference, and planned a two-stopper in Hong Kong and China next month for a supplier visit. He works on the go, even emailing customers whilst on holiday with his family in Sorrento. He aspires to be like Tim Ferriss, the '4-hour work week' man himself one day soon. He loves gadgets and appreciates the finer things in life.

Both Mimi & Thomas work hard and play hard. They love to travel and see the world, whether it's skiing in the winter, Marbella in the summer or a weekend break in Vegas or Dubai.

Inspired by this, our brand Mimi & Thomas® was created.

Designed and carefully sourced by Janet Carlisle, Mimi & Thomas offers a range of cashmere clothing and leather travel accessories.

Our ethos is to combine function and sleek design, using premium materials and skilled craftmanship from our Artisan manufacturers in Nepal, Inner Monoglia and China.

We are well known for our pure cashmere, multi-way button poncho for its versatility and softness, our luxurious cashmere 5-piece travel set and pure cashmere hooded onesie to keep you in utmost comfort at 39,000 feet.

Our latest addition is a range of leather travel accessories, from a highly organised travel wallet, matching passport holder and luggage tags, to a leather clutch bag and cross-body bags with a twist.

#seetheworld and travel in style with Mimi & Thomas - your online boutique for luxurious yet affordable cashmere and leather travel accessories.

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About the designer

Born in Hong Kong, Janet obtained her accounting and marketing degree in De Montfort University in Leicester, England, and she has been working for corporates as an assistant buyer, Asian purchasing manager and inventory manager. Janet aspires to follow her passion on fashion accessories and dreams of creating her own brand. She enriched her fashion background with courses locally in Leicestershire and at Central St. Martins London. When her first son was born, she became a full-time mumtrepreneur with Mimi & Thomas.

Fashion goes round and round again, but style never fades. This is one adage that almost perfectly describes the feelings of Mimi & Thomas founder, Janet Carlisle. Good fashion, she feels, ought to lift your mood every time you wear it, and it shoulder empower you. Wearing pure cashmere is a special experience; it's lightweight, utterly soft and non-scratchy. Once you put it on, your know you are putting on a quality piece of knitwear.

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    "It arrived in a beautiful gift box and bag and as it was a present, I was extremely impressed. It was worth every penny."
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  • "Beautiful soft and luxurious poncho. Perfect colour. Extremely well presented in lovely gift box and bag. Very happy with it, thank you "
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    Sue Jeffrey

  • "Excellent quality at a good price. Can be worn in lots of ways. Speedy service. Very satisfied. "
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  • "Perfect for Autumn. I love it so much I've bought a second one "
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Press Comments

"Featuring our best selling pure cashmere button poncho multi ways wrap."
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Mar 2018

Conde Nast Traveller

"Features our True Cashmere pure cashmere knitwear range as one of the 10 hot cashmere brands to check out this season!"
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Apr 2017

"features our white snake embossed leather clutch on their model shoot."
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Jun 2016

"Features our LUNA half moon leather clutch bag!"
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Jun 2017


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