Monthly Archives: April 2016

East Meets West With Wool

Fashion designer Vivienne Tam is another popular face in the fashion industry that is utilising the potential of wool in her creations. Chinese-born in the late 1950’s, she is now based in New York after first moving to Hong Kong when she was three years old. Vivienne states that being raised in a British territory in the east was the first inspiration of her fashion creations, which have a very east meets west aesthetic. 
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Exciting Wool News from Sydney

A wool conference that took place in Sydney this week has indicated that the future of this versatile fibre is bright, despite a recent slump in production. More than 400 people attended the conference, which was held in order to discuss all of the latest trends within the wool industry and predictions for the future. 
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Vivienne Westwood and Wool

Vivienne Westwood is a well-known British fashion icon. During the 70’s this influential designer pioneered bringing punk style into the mainstream. 
She showed no signs of slowing down during the 80’s when she released collections with her then husband Malcolm McLaren. The titles for these exciting ranges were almost as thrilling as the clothes,  ‘Savages’, ‘Nostalgia of Mud’ and Punkature were just a few. Continue reading