My new work-shirts – bring on the creative vibes.
Looking forward to my first event with Sally Evans Artists and Makers Fairs.
I will be in the Plant Centre at Waddesdon Manor 10.00am to 4pm tomorrow and Sunday (11th and 12th May).
Now here’s a man who should definitely wear Tweed. Awesome.
Fantastic support for our fabulous Harris Tweed industry. Loving this revival – long may it last.
My running commentary on London has gotten a little sidetracked…
Let’s just say, we are temporarily moving north; Scotland to be precise…to the Isle of Lewis.
You are probably asking yourself, “why the heck is she taking us there”?
Many years ago, when I was working for Christian Lacroix, one of his early Haute Couture and subsequent Ready to Wear collections featured Harris tweeds.
His inspiration stemmed from a sports jacket (similar to the one below) he owned, which was made up from a patchwork of tweed fabrics.
It was this interpretation which found its way into some of his most creative Ready to Wear collections in the early 90’s.
Today, tweed is finding itself back in fashion. If truth be told, it never quite went out of fashion, it just became less fashionable.
The definition of Harris Tweed, is a tweed cloth which has been hand woven by…
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Long made the Tweed revival last!
Abraham Moon and Sons Limited share 175 years’ of weaving heritage.
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Me too – how did I miss these? and can I still buy them? – will have to check it out.
British Royal Mail has presented a collection of stamps which showcases the illustrated history of British fashion. These stamps were unveiled in the year that Britain celebrates its Olympics and Jubilee year.
From the iconic Vivienne Westwood – harlequin dress that Supermodel, Naomi Campbell wore, to Zandra Rhodes gold ballgown, and a Hardy Amies suit from the forties, these stamps brought forth the best in British fashion !
These stamps are available at www.royalmail.com/stamps