One of the great things I experienced on my most recent trip to see suppliers in Europe was an opportunity to look through some of their Archival collections. The Thomas Mason Archive at Albini Group in Italy was an incredible resource and history of men’s shirting spanning 2 centuries. Liberty Fabric has an equally impressive collection.
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has always been a great place for designers to go to draw inspiration and late last year they opened the Clothworkers Centre.
The Museum holds one of the most important collections of textiles and fashion in the world, ranging from archaeological textiles to contemporary haute couture. The Clothworkers' Centre has been opened as a dedicated facility to study, conserve, and store the textiles and fashion collection.
Based at Blythe House in Kensington Olympia, the new Centre brings the V&A's extensive textiles and fashion collection together under one roof, providing appropriate storage to enhance the long-term care of the collection. It really is an incredible resource.
It’s been a challenging time to get married recently, and we have heard so many stories of recent weddings having been affected by COVID-19. With border restrictions easing and postponed events now being able to be rebooked, it makes us more excited than ever to be looking ahead to the 2022 wedding season, and we’re...
Jeans might come from a different clothing tradition than tailoring, but they're a fundamental part of any man's wardrobe and with Crane Brothers Denim, we can now make them with the same level of craft and construction that's usually reserved for handmade suiting.
Knitwear is a fundamental part of any wardrobe - whether you're wearing it on its own or layering it with a shirt and tailoring, it offers warmth, comfort and ease of wear. For New Zealand's changeable climate, that’s doubly true - having a soft, adaptable layer that can be easily added to an outfit is...