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Liberty Fabrics

Liberty Fabrics

                                                                       

 Liberty was founded on 1875 by Arthur Lasenby after receiving a loan from his future father-in-law. He took on a building in Regent Street, London with just three dedicated staff and plenty of ambition.

Liberty's collection of ornaments, fabric and objets d'art from around the world proved irresistible to a society intoxicated at the time...


The Future of Fashion is Circular

The Future of Fashion is Circular

                                                    

Fashion has a sustainability problem. Global apparel and footwear consumption are expected to nearly double in the next 15 years–and so its negative impact on the environment.

In the last several years, the industry and consumers have finally started focusing more on this problem – many initiatives and awareness campaigns have been launched. A big emphasis is on the circular economy as an alternative to...


Espadrilles; The Timeless Summer Staple

Espadrilles; The Timeless Summer Staple

 Each year, as spring finally chips away at the winter chill, thoughts turn to packing away our weather-proof footwear and slipping into something altogether more elegant. It is here that the espadrille excels.

 

Characterised by its rope sole, traditionally formed of jute, the shoe has a storied past that only seeks to further its classic status. It can be traced back as far as the 14th Century.

 

The art of the espadrille: enduring craftmanship

 

The modern-day journey of the espadrilles begins with the Spanish Civil War,...