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 […]View Post »
It’s sacrilege to say it but we’re getting the tiniest bit tired of plain white bedding. Style wise we’ve been pure as the driven snow for years and years and this spring something about those bluebells, the cherry blossom and the daffodils dancing in the breeze has sparked the desire for a touch more colour and decoration. That […]View Post »
On April 28th, 2015 Sally Adkin wrote on the subject of Selvedge.
Textile Designer and recent graduate Sonia Parekh‘s beautiful hand-made cushions and tassels are currently providing a burst of colour in our window display here at Selvedge. Her exotic pieces based on tropical plants and plumage are influenced by memorable places she has visited and she employs a variety of techniques to complement her illustrative style including laser cutting, […]View Post »
I interned at Selvedge two summers ago and have been officially part of the team for 8 months – in that time I’ve seen 5 fairs come and go and have become a fairly seasoned window shopper. This spring (as ever) it’s colour that is catching my eye… In all this time, I’ve never caught more […]View Post »
To say it’s been hectic organising Selvedge Spring Fairs in three different locations is something of an understatement but when everything comes together on the day it’s all worthwhile. I’ll be at Chelsea from 8am helping everyone set up and I’m hoping to find time before take down at 5pm to run around and see the host of brand new exhibitors […]View Post »