Category: Shops

Mouki Mou »

On December 10th, 2014 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artisans,Shops.

I have fallen in love- yes really – admittedly I am impetuous and it is on the rebound; but nevertheless this is the real thing. My heart has been broken by the high street, a haven of wonder in my youth: the once-loved stores have been transformed into bargain basements of blandness with nothing to […]

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READY STEADY SHOP! »

On November 10th, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Shops.

Beat the competition this year. Get ahead of the game with a spot of stress-free early Christmas shopping with Selvedge… slippers and scarves, blankets and bears – we’ve even got a handmade fairy for the top of your tree!  Last orders dates for Christmas 2014:   Australasia: 3 December USA: 9 December Europe: 11 December United Kingdom: […]

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Shilo Engelbrecht’s work with the Centre for Advanced Textiles, Glasgow. »

On October 26th, 2014 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Selvedge,Shops.

Whizzing along the Kings Road yesterday, I caught a glimpse of Shilo Engelbrecht’s digitally printed cushions and wall pieces in Anthropologie’s window. The South African artist now lives in Cambridge, but worked with the Centre for Advanced Textiles in Glasgow (issue 03)  who transferred her paintings into textiles. The digital printing process captures the subtlety […]

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‘Invisible Permanent Clothing Made in England’ »

On September 11th, 2014 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Selvedge,Shops.

This intriguing sign stopped me in my tracks on Warren Street. Shielded from the street by a curtain of bamboo, the serene store come gallery is originally merchandised on a series of staircases and landings. When I asked Carin Mansfield the proprietor of this tiny store about her signage, her sense of humour assured me […]

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GUDRUN’S ELEPHANT REBELLION »

On September 2nd, 2014 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Shops.

With patterns that pay homage to the elephant, the giraffe and the leopard it’s clear that Gudrun Sjödén’s autumn 2014 collection is inspired by Africa. “Of course there are incredibly beautiful patterns to be found in nature, my inexhaustible source of inspiration! It was wonderful for me to be able to really get stuck into […]

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