This breathtaking dress entitled ‘The Elizabeth’ was completely hand-knitted by Jemma Sykes from certified organic wool. Displayed at Harrods, and eventually auctioned off at a breast cancer charity event, this stunning piece was created for an ethical fashion label - Butcher Couture. You can see more stunning images of this piece via trendland.com.

Knit It

Posted on July 18, 2012

I do love a good woollen or cotton knit, there’s something sexy and dreamy about donning a cotton knit in summer, and throughout winter I feel a special connection with my hearty woollens…  it’s a comfort and warmth thing, security I suppose, perhaps even protection. I ponder the journey the fibre has taken from farm to wardrobe, waiting patiently for winter to roll around until it eventually has the opportunity to lay itself upon my skin offering warmth and comfort – the full circle so to speak.

 

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