Made in Grey Britain: Collaborative Label - Printed cashmere collection of garments for A/W 2012

Emily Quinn (Designer), Jason Lee (Photographer)

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Abstract

Made in Grey Britain is a collaborative collection of six hand screen printed cashmere jumper designs with World renowned cashmere producers Johnstons. Inspiration for the collection is about Britain today; industries in decline, industrial manufacture, shop floors, British weather, the generation spanning productivity of Johnston’s Mill in Hawick and its commitment to create beautiful things at all points throughout its history, individualism and a need to question, utilitarian objects that have died, been dismantled and resurrected on the garments they were once used to create. The made in Grey Britain tag is a more thought provoking idiom. The collection has been showcased at Premium Berllin, Pitti Immagine, Milan and marketed through Global agents. In excess of 300 units were marketed on an international level. The collection received wide acclaim through International press and fashion blogs including Italian Vogue.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventGreen Closet, Pitti Immagine - Milan, Italy
Duration: 25 Feb 201227 Feb 2012

Keywords

  • Cashmere
  • Heritage
  • Fashion industry
  • Textile finishing; Dyeing; Fabric hand; KES-FB; Objective evaluation
  • Textile manufacturing processes
  • Design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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