Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Fashion is Personalisation


We all strive to be individual, be that through our tastes in music, the way we speak or the way we dress, we all have an innate desire to be unique. This very concept of ‘being unique’ quite simply boils down into our inner thoughts and the ways in which we express them and quite often the way we dress, our fashion, is at the forefront of this ideal. 

Monday, 12 November 2012

The Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2012, A review

Photo: Irena Dragic

 With the Prize for Embroidery 2012 winners announced, we at Hand & Lock would like to divulge some more detail about the winning designs and what went into our hugely successful event at the Fashion and Texiles Museum on November 5th

Thursday, 8 November 2012

The Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2012 Winners are announced


After what proved to be a magnificent display of fashion, elegance, and embroidery, we are very proud to announce the winners for the Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2012!
 To find out more about the show and the names of the talented 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, please continue reading below

Friday, 2 November 2012

The Hand & Lock Prize for 2012 at the Fashion and Textiles Museum, 5th November


We at Hand & Lock are delighted to announce that the Prize for Embroidery 2012 Show at the Fashion and Textiles Museum, London, is nearly upon us!

On the 5th of November, finalists from around the world will have their stunning embroidery designs judged by a panel of leading fashion industry luminaries. Our esteemed guests will also have a chance to vote for their favourite pieces in what is shaping up to be a extraordinarily dazzling bonfire night show.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Hand & Lock produce the Lord Mayor of Westminster's robe


Last Sunday, 14th of October 2012, the Lord Mayor of Westminster presented herself at the ‘Evensong Celebrating Service’ in Westminster Abbey in her stunning new robe.

The robe, called ‘The Diamond Jubilee Robe’, was created in its entirety by Hand & Lock.

It took 4 weeks for the 56 individual golden ornaments alone to be hand embroidered, and nearly one week to put the robe together