The V&A collection for People Tree

Maybe it’s because I’m a northerner that I find the V&A’s vintage prints appealing. Originally produced by the Calico Printer’s Association in Manchester, the People Tree’s V&A collection  uses 1930s prints from the museum’s archive. Manchester was home to the textile industry and centre of cotton trade in the 19th century. And where I studied for my degree (not in the 19thRead more

There’s still some Rodarte for & Other Stories left…

  The round-the-block queues, the online frenzy, I prefer to let the brouhaha around a fashion collaboration die down and then nip in-store for a quick shifty. At the weekend, I popped into Liberty to look at the range for Uniqlo. Conclusion: the shirts and shirtdresses are best, the t-shirts and jersey hoodies look sloppy and if the idea of aRead more