bM chats to: ORLANDO SANPO FROM BLACK VELVET SYDNEY

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IF YOU LOVE CUPCAKES THEN YOU HAVE TO TRY BLACK VELVET SYDNEY! OMG THERE ARE NO WORDS! A-MAZING!

Which is why we had to chat to the cupcake king himself, bv’s founder & creative director, Orlando Sanpo, {who is equally amazing}


Here’s Orlando in his own words:

You, in three words? Creative, fun, happy.

What inspires you? Love, life, art.

What’s your work title? Founder & Creative Director for Black Velvet Sydney.

What was your first ever job? Stylist at my mum’s boutique store.

What did you want to be ‘when you were little’? An architect.

How did ‘Black Velvet’ come about? A hobby to bake for my ex, surprisingly turned into a venture and a brand.

Explain your usual day? Baking, connecting with clients, meeting with my A-team, collaborating with influencers and designing new ideas.

What ‘makes your day’? When my clients email me the images of the lovely moments that they shared with their loved ones with our products.

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Three things in your life you can’t live without? Family, friends and my iPhone.

4 fave songs on your iPod? Moon River by Audrey Hepburn; You Belong To Me by Dean Martin; Brooklyn Baby by Lana Del Rey; and Rain On Your Parade by Duffy.

Fave place to escape to? My mum’s home and Melbourne.

How do you relax? By going to the art gallery and shopping.

Best piece of life advice you’ve received? Never change who you are and stick to what you believe.

What will you be doing 5 years time? Expanding BV Sydney into an international luxury brand and homewares range.

We can’t wait !

Visit www.bvsydney.com for more details and to buy online
& follow them instagram.com/bv_sydney


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