Latest News for: British linen


Less is definitely more for artist Barbara Todd

Times Union 23 Nov 2021
One of artist Barbara Todd’s favorite quotes these days came from a yoga instructor ... 18. There’s a rhythmic structure to where the pieces are hung ... Spread throughout as if on a grid that reaches from high to low are lots of smaller linen collages ... Todd is reproducing it on a 100-foot long expanse of linen that she wove from imported British materials ... .

Let’s Chat: Languages of Egypt Over Centuries

Egyptian Streets 28 Oct 2021
Hieratic Book of the Dead of Padimin written on linen; mummy wrapping ... The British Museum, London ... Similarly colonial, both French and English were brought in during French and British imperialism, respectively.

Farming for Fashion: Homegrown Textiles in the UK

Treehugger 27 Oct 2021
Two recent events—the British Textile Biennial 2021 in east Lancashire, and Scotland's first Flax and Linen Festival, which took place last month—have revitalized interest in homegrown textiles once again ... A portion of the linen they created went on display at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery as part of the British Textile Biennial 2021.

Fashionable farming - the people growing their own clothes

BBC News 14 Oct 2021
It is considered to have first been cultivated in the British Isles for the production of linen during the Bronze Age - some 4,000 years ago ... Growing more flax in the UK to make British-made linen clothing would also cut down on the carbon emissions, and cost, of shipping and flying fabric and finished garments into the country.

From sarees to achkans: Author Jasvinder Kaur on how the British Raj has influenced Indian dressing style

The Times of India 14 Oct 2021
The hangover of British Raj is everywhere even now in our dressing ... But I must specify that the entire population of Punjab wasn't Westernised during the British Raj ... Also the manner of tying a saree which has now become a universal way in India, including Punjab where upper-class women do wear sarees, is inspired by the Britishers.

Townhouse hotels are all the rage – and behind the elegant facades are sumptuous rooms ...

The Daily Mail 10 Oct 2021
Glamour ... City slickers ... Originally the headquarters of the British Linen Company and then part of the Bank of Scotland, the mansion on St Andrew Square is returning to its 18th Century roots, with panelling and grand, canopied bedrooms, plus a rooftop bar and a restaurant that will bring some of Gleneagles’ produce to town (

Taylor Swift announces that her re-recording of Red album will be released one week 'earlier ...

The Daily Mail 30 Sep 2021
And Taylor Swift revealed on Instagram that Red (Taylor's Version) will be released one week earlier than anticipated ... The Lucky One ... She added ... She lip-synced to the song Screwface Capital by the British rapper Dave, with lyrics including. 'Six figure discussions, dinners in public/ My linen all tailored / My outstanding payments swift like Taylor.' ... .

Taylor Swift makes her TikTok debut as she channels recent album covers before teasing November ...

The Daily Mail 23 Aug 2021
The Lucky One ... She lip-synced to the song Screwface Capital by the British rapper Dave, with lyrics including. 'Six figure discussions, dinners in public/ My linen all tailored / My outstanding payments swift like Taylor.' RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next. Olivia Jade sports oversized sweater and distressed denim at... Dog The Bounty Hunter ... Share ... 19 ... .

Carey Mulligan is all business in a blue blazer on the New York set of ...

The Daily Mail 19 Aug 2021
As the 36-year-old British actress prepared for a long day of filming, she sported a navy linen blazer and matching dress with a daring slit a few inches above her knee ... Looking professional ... .

Why the new era of British fashion is all about the factory

The Observer 15 Aug 2021
The Somerset Love bag, designed by Alice Temperley and named for the county where it is made, represents a new movement in the British fashion industry ... The catwalk is so last season; the new era of British fashion is all about the factory ... Linen grown in Europe is shipped to Asia to be dyed before returning to Europe to be made into shirts.

How to dress like a grown up with Shane Watson: At last! The kaftan gets ...

The Daily Mail 08 Aug 2021
The reason for this dramatic turnaround is simple. beachwear got so much better ... Pictured. NRBY ... Last summer, I lived in the cheesecloth version of British label NRBY’s long-sleeved linen maxi (now £112 in the sale, on the beach in Suffolk, but mainly off it, and I can confirm it looks nearly as good with a waterproof over the top ... .

'You are my hero': Pete Wicks looks delighted as he poses with his mother Tracy ...

The Daily Mail 21 Jul 2021
The TOWIE star, 32, showed off his signature edgy style in the post, wearing an all-black ensemble, despite the current British heatwave ... Tracey looked amazing in the snap as she dress appropriately for the weather in a yellow linen sundress with a floral patten, paired with cream heeled sandals ... Tracey opted for a yellow linen sun dress.

Freedom day? Boris Johnson faces a tough call as Covid cases soar

The Observer 11 Jul 2021
“We’re very worried about tourism in the tourist hotspots this summer because there are going to be too many people trying to cram into too small an area in too short a time,” said Ros Pritchard, director general of the British Holiday & Home Parks Association.

In Mamata’s Bengal, women are crossing age-old boundaries, so what if the personal is political?

The Telegraph India 06 Jul 2021
Linen has been around since the Egyptians and the Mesopotamians used the fabric. No one gave much thought about how and where to wash attire until a Frenchman by the name of Napoleon Bonaparte objected to the act of cleaning dirty linen being turned into a public spectacle ... It is simply washing one’s clean linen in public.”.