Monday, 29 April 2013

Playful Pocket Squares

We were happy to see Life of Pi actor Suraj Sharma pop up on the Mr Porter feed wearing the bestselling Marwood mesh lace pocket square in ecru. A simple statement but one we like to continue. It is also available in navy. 
Check out the Mr Porter Journal here....
The navy cotton square last in the row is exclusive to buy from the 
Marwood online shop. The cotton is lighter than the normal silk 
squares we make and has a batiq-effect pattern. We recommend it. 
 Marwood silk houndstooth pocket square featured on the Financial 
Times 'How To Spend It' list. Also available to buy on Mr Porter. 
These faded effect silk patterns are available exclusively 
on the Marwood online shop - see HERE 

A Bowie Moment

Thursday, 18 April 2013


Last night we went to a Patternitalk - an event created by Patternity co-founders Anna Murray and Grace Winteringham. They invited the following guest speakers to discuss how pattern shapes their own practice...

Lily Silverton (Director/Film Maker/Fashion Features 
Editor at POP Magazine), 
Katie Gaudion RCA (Multi-disciplinary textile designer), 
Katherine Hamnett (Fashion Designer CBE) and 
Kathryn Ferguson (Artist and Filmmaker).

It was a really interesting evening and inspiring to hear successful, creative women doing so well. Katherine Hamnett's confident, unswayed vision in her work, human rights and world issues; Lily Silverton's striking, monochrome film collaboration with Patternity; Katie's creation of a Springy-Thingy Pouf to benefit children who suffer from autism spectrum disorder and Kathryn Ferguson, a filmmaker originally from Belfast who spoke of her influences and inspirations that put meaning and reason behind all that she creates. We can see why Kathryn was the perfect person for Selfridges to assign their brief to make a film to commemorate International Women's Day 2013. We love the results and wanted to share the film with you... 

Snap shots taken during Katherine Hamnett's slideshow talk...

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

In addition to boats...

Christopher  Wood painted people. 

Following on from the below write-up of the 'Amongst Heroes'
exhibition we found some more non-boat artwork that also appealed 
- by Christopher Wood. 

A dapper chap himself. 

Monday, 15 April 2013

2 Temple Place - London

The mission last week was to pay a visit to 'AMONGST HEROES - The Artist In Working Cornwall' before it ended on Sunday. The curator, Roo Gunzi, did a wonderful job of displaying a collection of admirable British art. It provided a close-up history of working England - in particular the Cornish corner of the country and its fishing industry. The works of art are normally housed in some local museums in Cornwall but mainly were borrowed from private collections - so it really felt like a fortunate and rarer experience to see them all together. All the works were traditional oil paintings and there were a few that really appealed - particularly one by Christopher Wood, basically the more modern work between 1920s-40s. The situ for the exhibition was Two Temple Place and this was an experience in itself. The building was at 2 Temple Place, right next to Somerset House. It was stunning... wood panelled walls, mosaic floors and intricate stain glass windowed ceilings. The wood carvings were works of art in themselves and it reminded you that London has some beautiful, historic buildings inside and out. 2 Temple Place is only open to the public during the annual exhibition (the first one debuted last year showcasing William Morris' works). However being a friend allows you a guided tour... perfect for a rainy London day. 

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Thursday, 4 April 2013

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Planning Time

Collaborations, SS14 launch of new product, London Collections Men, Paris Fashion Week, Copenhagen Events, Pop-Up Store, Events, Re-launching website.... and much more to come this summer. 
There is lots to talk about around the table at the moment. Exciting times.