Hawthorne & Heaney at Glossier

We have been extremely busy with personalised embroidery events recently, one of them being at Glossier’s flagship UK store in Covent Garden. The building it’s self is one of the most beautiful in Covent Garden, and the interior did not disappoint either. It was a stunning setting to work in, and we thoroughly enjoyed discussing […]

Embroidery For Film and Performance

As a London based Embroidery studio, we have enjoyed working on a vast range of projects for film, TV and performance. Embroidery in film not only creates an impact and looks beautiful, it often sets a scene by indicating a characters wealth, heritage, and even plays a part in specifying an era where necessary. In […]

Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear, at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Three Graces. Virgil Abloh, JW Anderson, Ludovic de Saint Sermin.

Masculine fashion, what does it look like to you? Menswear has evolved and changed over the years as society has developed along with international influence and the greater understanding of what masculinity means to us as individuals and designers. The Victoria and Albert Museum has masterfully curated this exhibition which guides you from the early […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for London Craft Week 2021

London Craft Week is alive and kicking this week in London after a skipped year becuase of Covid and delayed from it’s usualy May slot. However, if you are in London between now and the 10th October, there are lots of events, open doors and workshop on to get involved with. We are very excited […]

Hawthorne and Heaney studies virtual tour of Rei Kawakubo’s collection: Collecting Commes

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A global Pandemic would have thought to close a lot of opportunities to explore and continue with normal livelihood, however one could say it has opened a lot of opportunities for us to stay in touch with radical discoveries more through virtual experiences. The NGV exhibition, “Collecting Comme” features Rei Kawakubo’s contemporary fashion collection. Cloak […]

Hawthorne and Heaney watch CHANEL: Journey of a Collection by Loic Prigent

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Whilst going down a loop hole that is YouTube, I came across this wonderful hour long video/documentary by Loic Prigent that was filmed in June and July 2020, after the lockdown in France. The house of CHANEL commissioned him three short black and white videos for their social platforms which gave him access to the […]