Category: Shops

Hermes Wanderland »

On April 13th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Fashion,Selvedge,Shops.

If you’re planning to visit our London Spring Fair in Chelsea this month, the exhibition ‘Hermes Wanderland’ has just opened at the Saatchi gallery – off the King’s Road and a short walk away from The Chelsea Old Town Hall, where our fair will be. A collection of Emile Hermes’ possessions (1835–1919, son of Hermes […]

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Thoroughly Modern Margo »

On April 8th, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge,Shops.

This issue you can find out about Margo Selby’s new venture… After several years of experimenting and building her portfolio, Margo has created a range of artworks which she describes as ‘paintings with yarns’. Available as framed pieces, you can click here to read our article ‘Thoroughly Modern Margo’ from issue 63. Or why not get […]

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Timorous Beasties in debt to William Morris »

On April 1st, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Selvedge,Shops.

Known for their modern take on Toile de Jouy, Timorous Beasties produce textile designs full of historical design references but twinned with a sharp use of colour and contemporary eye. As part of their 25th year in textile design, Timorous Beasties are launching a new design trio ‘in debt to the great master, William Morris’. There […]

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Globe-Trotter Archives »

On March 30th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Historical textiles,Selvedge,Shops.

Established in 1897, the Globe-Trotter brand was founded by David Nelken in Saxony Germany, it later moved in 1932 to the UK, where the business has since remained. The Globe trotter suitcases themselves have, however, spread far and wide. Captain Robert Falcon Scott took his on the infamous Antarctic expedition in 1912, Sir Winston Churchill used one whilst […]

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On your marks… »

On March 30th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Fashion,Selvedge,Shops.

If you’ve ever tried to bag a bargain in a Toast archive sale you’ll know that speed is of the essence. Will it or won’t it make it through to check out without the dreaded notification “Sorry, that item is no longer available”? It’s enough to make your heart race. And it’s why we don’t think […]

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