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Horst: Photographer of Style »

On September 4th, 2014 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

“A master of light, composition and atmospheric illusion” Horst P Horst’s illustrious, and surprisingly varied, photographic career is given all due credit in the V&A’s latest exhibition. Horst: Photographer of Style covers everything from early shots of Society girls to Surrealist still lifes, scenery from his travels in the Middle East, Hollywood stars and even […]

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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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Thank you Art Everywhere »

On August 31st, 2014 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

Today is the last day of a six week long art exhibition. ART EVERYWHERE is the largest outdoor art exhibition ever – with 25 of the countries favourite paintings featured on thirty thousand poster sites and billboards up and down the country celebrating a summer of art. I want to say thank you to the all of […]

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Bold new carpets from Grosvenor Wilton »

On August 29th, 2014 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artisans,Selvedge.

As soon as I feel a slight autumnal chill in the evening air, the desire to sink my toes into a soft pile carpet is irresistible. Just in time-I have found these beautiful new rugs by Kidderminster-based Grosvenor Wilton, one of the UK’s oldest carpet manufacturers. Grosvenor Wilton began making carpets in 1790 and has […]

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Leaping Lizards »

On August 28th, 2014 Ashleigh Spooner wrote on the subject of Shops.

Another independent business has chosen to make Archway Road its home. Leaping Lizards recently opened near the Selvedge drygoods store, stocking vibrant childrenswear which is handmade in Britain. The designers travel the world in search of ethnic prints to sew into clothing in sizes up to eight years old. The clothes are handmade out of […]

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