Creative Inspiration

My new work-shirts – bring on the creative vibes.

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Pale Logwood and Eco Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

Logwood Shibori Dyed Shirt

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Video – The Fashionable Rise of Harris Tweed

Surely everyone loves Harris Tweed?

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Look for this label

Fantastic support for our fabulous Harris Tweed industry. Loving this revival – long may it last.

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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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New Style Harris Tweed Handbag

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My newly re-designed Tulip Bag. This one is the first I have kept for myself so not for sale!

This range comprises one-off, handmade Harris Tweed handbags with my own unique knitted and naturally dyed embellishments.

More stock and colourways coming soon at £75 plus p&p.

The Fashion Set

Me too – how did I miss these? and can I still buy them? – will have to check it out.

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 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 

 

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