Acknowledging the design of the Christmas jumper creates a shared experience of festive consumerism, allowing the jumper to supersede the material and enter the intangible and quasi-sanctified realm of celebration. This new hyperreality is a joyous state that plain knitwear is simply incapable of rendering.
Because December is spenny.
There’s something about the Christmas period that means you have to pretend you are infinitely wealthy and have wads of cash
'Fashion tech' and wearables are often described as solutions looking for a problem. The fashion industry is, paradoxically, resistant to change, while science and technology exist to pose and answer questions and catalyse change.
Knit by knit, Alice is filling the British fashion landscape with UK-made pieces designed to last forever. I caught up with her and am so happy and honoured to share her journey wisdom here.
This time of year there is little better to do that to wear that sweater- if only we could do it day in day out- which is why I've put down three of my favourite knitwear brands for you to take a look at.
When people ask me what I do, I am sometimes loathed to admit that I work in fashion. It is not the glamorous industry it sells itself as but rather a vast and reckless monster, bulldozing its way through the seasons.
Since getting back in the studio I have been super motivated, I'm working on a range of men's socks for a brand - they're going to be simply fabulous so watch this space.
Working from home is pretty blissful in most respects, I'm lucky enough to have a space which I have been given free reign (by my incredibly supportive parents) to make my own.
It's been a while since my last blog post and a lot has changed over the last few months. My previous posts were all about being a graduate and how I was coping with the shock of the real world. Well, I'm still coping with the shock of the real world but as it's 2015 and indeed a good six months since I graduated, I think I must officially call myself a grown up...