This month, I am celebrating the opening of my lovely shop in Camden Lock’s West Yard, TEN years ago!!!
So thank you all for continuing to support my work as an independent designer/maker!
Below is a small selection of shop views featuring my designs….
dresses cream and black coat
children’s range hats and mitts
On the 7th March we are holding a special event in the shop to support Oxfam’s yearly International Women’s Day appeal, which we had great fun supporting last year with our Fashion Show!
This year, I am asking you to come to the shop wearing my designs on Thursday 7th March.
If you are wearing my work on the day, you will get a 10% discount on any full priced article. I will also be donating £5 per sale to the Women’s day appeal.
I hope you might support the campaign too! www.oxfam.org.uk/get-together
It is always so much fun to see my work being worn. As I have been designing for over 26 years, I think there are probably some vintage pieces out there by now!
And just to add, I am very pleased with another new coat I have recently designed for Spring…
I have had a recent delivery of Margo Selby’s lovely scarves, and new to the shop, some exciting contemporary jewellery by a company called MODJOOL!!
Both worth popping into the shop to see!
I have just designed a new Spring coat.
It is made with my warm mohair/boucle mix and on colder days will double as an inside jacket!
The dress under it is also a new design, worn with my very contemporary jewellery from Etnika, lovely for that Special occasion!
I am very excited, I have just made a new range of my ArtKnit cushions – ‘mostly Matisse’ – I love his work!
What a very special present….!!
You are invited to a Special late evening in my shop on Thursday 29th November.
We will be open until 9pm to give you an opportunity to come and find some great Xmas presents, along with a cheery glass of wine and a mince pie or two!
For those of you that visit on the night, I will also be offering you an exclusive discount on my Lauren Vidal range.
This event coincides with the The Night Market at Camden Lock • 5pm until 10pm
which will feature We Make London, a creative organisation dedicated to supporting British designer-makers by offering them the opportunity to affordably sell and promote their work to a wider market through events and fairs dedicated to showcasing their work.
I have a page (see below) featuring my work in the new book published by We Make London about designer/makers working in the Capital, that was launched recently.
It is called Inspired London which I will be stocking it in the shop.
I have at last had a chance to make some more of my POP ART cushions!
My shop has been looking sad without them…They are fast becoming collector’s items.
p.s. they won’t let you into the Olympics with the Elvis/Pepsi one!!!!
Pictures from the Fashion Show to support the Oxfam womankind campaign.…
Penny Burdett Penny Burdett
Andrea Toth Lauren Vidal
As you can see it was a wonderful occasion with lovely models and great photographs!! Thanks to everyone involved, they all did a brilliant job.
I would say it’s the best show I have ever done!
I continue to design unusual pieces which are available only from my shop.
Andrea Toth also produced a lovely new collection available from the shop too.
And the Lauren Vidal range is a specialised French Design label, sold in boutiques like mine rather than the big stores.
You are invited to a very special Fashion Show on Wednesday 28th March to support the Oxfam womankind campaign.…
The show will be held at Lockside Lounge, 75-89 Camden Lock Place, the very classy bar opposite my shop in the West Yard, and will feature some of my newer designs (see above) and recent work from Andrea Toth who showed with me at our last show.
We will also feature some of the new Lauren Vidal Spring/Summer range and Dan from Lockside has promised us a brand new cocktail the ‘Fashionista’ to celebrate the occasion in style!!!!
This event is slightly later than actual Women’s day on the 8th March, but it will still be in the spirit of it all…
Free entry will be by guest list only, so to be included, please email me at email@example.com or call the shop on 020 7482 6630.
I will be donating 10% of any sales made from the show to Oxfam.
Look forward to seeing you there, please tell your friends about it too and make it a great night for both Oxfam and all of us!!!!
I have recently had a delivery of some unusual jewellery by Etnika…perfect for that party outfit!
And at very reasonable prices too…. a small selection below…..
Necklaces £42 - £60
Just a reminder, now the weather is turning more seasonal, of the some of the delightfully cosy garments I have in my shop…
I found a small selection of the most beautiful antique silk coats at a recent show I went to, and I couldn’t resist buying them for the shop.
They are all one off pieces and I only have these five in the various colours and sizes they come in….. they are all unrepeatable.
Quite simply magnificent… a collectors item, at £250 a piece!
Thought you might like to see some pictures from my latest Fashion shoot….
I was so pleased with them!….. all these pieces are available in my shop now, in a wide range of sizes…..
The first delivery of my new Spring range from Lauren Vidal has just come in!
Very feminine and flattering shapes in crushed fabric edged with fine net and featuring unusual detail, they come in a wide range of sizes.
They layer up beautifully, travel well and are easy to care for.
This Season colours are pale smoky pink, cream, gentian purple and deep petrol.
It’s quite hard to do them justice in a photograph!
Dress £95, long jacket £115, wide pants £65, necklace £33, short jacket £69, flower dress £120
I thought you might be interested in a recent project I have been involved in….
I was asked to make some distressed knitted panels for a play called ‘The Knitting Circle’ at the Soho Theatre in Dean Street (West End, London). It is set in a mental institution, thus the distress!
As a designer it has been a fascinating experience and has given me lots of ideas for new garments!
Watch this space…..!!!
Here are pictures of some of the panels I produced….
Just to let you know I now have some new wonderful jewellery from Jane Adam in stock, very, very special!!
Well winter sure has come early this year! We have been busy making hats, scarves and mitts to keep you warm! …they make lovely presents too…as featured in Time Out…
Long scarves £55, short (not shown) £25, hats £25, matching mitts (not shown) £15
now also available at the Apple Market, Covent Garden on Tuesdays and Wednesdays!
Below are some pictures from my recent Fashion show, so if you are looking for something special to wear for that Xmas party….
mulberry mid dress £150 gentian long dress £299 bolero £69 patterned top £130, skirt £90
I am delighted to tell you that I am holding a Fashion show on October 6th - in conjunction with Lockside Lounge, the classiest bar in Camden.
Featuring my new designs and the work of up and coming designer, Andrea Toth.
Andrea, a recent MA graduate from the London College of Fashion produces the most delicate evening knits which she cleverly combines with fine net fabrics and light tweeds.
They compliment my newest knits beautifully, as does my new seasons range from Lauren Vidal….
This is a quote about my work from a ‘fan who lives in Sweden' :
“I love the way your clothes feel on my body, the sway and beauty of the lines as I am walking - it is as if I am always dancing”
“a delight to wear, both feminine and beguiling, working so well on the more womanly figure too…”
Venue: Lockside Lounge, Camden Lock, Camden NW1 8AF on October 6th at 7 for 7.30pm.
As there is limited space, invites will be by guest list only, so if you would like to come please email me on firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place