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The Return Of Horrockses

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 , No Comments

This August will see the return of the iconic British brand Horrockses with the launch of their new website and line. The designs are inspired by the original dresses of the 1940s and 50s. These dresses were worn both by the public, by celebrities of the time and the Royal Family. The linens will be [...]

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Where Country Fibre Warms The Big City

Monday, August 1st, 2011 , No Comments

Selvedge has been holidaying on the other side of the Atlantic and one place in particular has been high on the agenda. Brooklyn General Store, a yarn, craft and textiles haven in Brooklyn, NYC, was founded by Catherine Clark and Katie Metzger; an expression of ‘their mutual passion for making things’. The shop stocks a [...]

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Luva Huva

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 , No Comments

We’re not the type of people who would normally inquire about the colour of your knickers, but it’s Chinese New Year and tradition demands you don red underwear for luck! Joanna Ketterer’s Luva Huva brand offer pretty hand made lingerie made using ethically sourced fabrics and local UK suppliers – choose something from her bright [...]

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Ascher Studio’s pop up shop

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 , No Comments

If you have an eye for vintage scarves and textiles, don’t miss Asher Studio’s pop up shop between 18 February and 15 March for the launch of their A/W 2011 scarf collection. Explore the archive materials and admire the vintage Ascher artist squares at: 221 Brompton Road, London SW3 2EJ For further information contact:

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Sew your own in the city

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 , 1 Comment

Homemade London is a new craft salon that offers evening and weekend workshops in everything from bag-making and lingerie to signature scent creation, upholstery and chandelier making. It also offers sewing-machine and workshop space hire by the hour, organises private parties and hosts fashion seminars. Aiming to celebrate craft design talent in a beautiful setting, [...]

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1st Class Letters…

Monday, June 7th, 2010 , 1 Comment

A round up of top typography

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Fashion with a conscience

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 , No Comments

What better way to ward off consumer guilt then fashion with a conscience. Orla Kiely’s latest venture is a collaborative collection with Brown Thomas in aid of Action Breast Cancer. Driven by a personal desire to raise awareness of one of Britain’s most widespread diseases. The designs pay homage to 60s nostalgia while fusing modern [...]

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