Category: Shops

Found Muji »

On May 20th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Artisans,Artists and Designers,Fashion,Selvedge,Shops.

From Toast to Dover Street Market, via Anthropologie, practically every UK and US ’boutique’ and brand deemed stylish appears to be completely seduced by Asian aesthetics. The utilitarian simplicity of Japan and the warm, vibrant and decorative aesthetic of India, both seem, not only huge geographical generalisations, but basic sartorial go-tos for Western designers. Of course […]

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In print and in person »

On May 11th, 2015 Sally Adkin wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge,Shops.

Nancy Straughan has been on our to-feature list for over a year! We have nothing but admiration for the way she has established and grown her eponymous company, Nancy Straugan Printed Textiles after graduating in 2011. Since then she has sold designs to some the UK’s best department stores and additionally works as a freelance craft tutor, […]

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Open Market »

On May 9th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Crafts,Fashion,Selvedge,Shops.

It doesn’t take much to tempt us down to Spitalfields Market, the area has a fascinating history and is filled with interesting shops and cafes. Even so here’s one more to add to the list – Anthropologie are opening their eighth To celebrate the opening they will be hosting a pop up ‘Art School’ with tutors and […]

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH KAUFMAN MERCANTILE »

On April 30th, 2015 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Shops.

As we approach the long weekend my hopes are high for good weather. If we are blessed with some sunshine – I plan to get out into the country for a long walk or maybe even a camping trip. To prepare for my adventure I have indulged in one of my favourite online shops, Kaufman […]

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Making a difference »

On April 29th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Selvedge,Shops.

It’s not easy trying to make a difference in the developing world and even the best intentions can go awry. We frequently hear about textile-based projects which hope to improve living conditions in Africa or India but tangible results are often hard to discern. Somehow Sancho’s Dress – an independent, ethical, organic fair-trade clothing company […]

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