An Intimate Journal

The making of a custom Chemise...

The making of a custom Chemise...

Good friends of ours recently got married and I wanted to gift the bride something unique that she would treasure for many years. They are not quite the traditionalists when it comes to marriage, but share a huge love for travel and culture. The bride comes from a Japanese background and her partner is Greek.   I wanted to create something in honour of the bride’s Japanese heritage, but still keeping the design quite modern. After doing some reading on the customs of a Japanese wedding, I discovered that traditionally, it was good omen to gift in the colours of black,...

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French Lace...

French Lace...

What is French Lace?  French Lace is a light and delicate material that is bobbin woven to create intricate combinations of netting and shaped motifs. Usually made up of floral and foliage assortments, to create beautiful patterns. This elegant and feminine material is used either on it’s own, or layered over other materials to create infinite textural and colour depth variations.  Originally woven completely by hand, the modern lace adaptations we see today are still woven by Leavers Looms in the North of France. Some of which have been in operation for 100-200 years! French lace has been renowned amongst...

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