100 Years of Fashion

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
book by Cally Blackman

100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman — a book review

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Jodhpurs – a history

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Jodhpurs entered Western fashion culture by way of horseriding. They are trousers which are tightfitting with a seam that diverts from the inside leg and ending in a…

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Harris Tweed, history of a trademark

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Harris Tweed is the only commercially-produced textile still to be handwoven and the only fabric protected by an act of parliament. Production of Harris Tweed is here to…

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Gingham fabric, a chequered history

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

From Dorothy’s blue gingham dress to the 1960s mod sensibility to classic vintage styling, gingham fabric is a fashion staple representing different elements of this simple design.

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Corduroy: a complete history

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Corduroy is a truly vintage textile of cotton or cotton-mix fabric with a raised, ribbed, sheared surface nap and underlying weave.

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