Fashion Record

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Made in Britain

Made In Britain by Catherine McDermott
Design historian Catherine McDermott provides an insight on the history and highlights of British fashion with "Made In Britain"(Octopus Publishing Group, 2002).

Made In Britain discusses British fashion from the perspective of historical influences, tailoring, traditional fabrics, evening glamour, rebellion and subversion. British street style, bespoke tailoring, British royalty and Celebrity are some of the other highlights of British fashion that are considered. The revival/rebrand of labels like Burberry, Aquascutum and Jaeger are also described.

Made In Britain also showcases the impact of designers such as Timothy Everest, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westward and John Galliano.

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Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Jessie Tucker Lingerie

Jessie Tucker creates beautiful, limited edition lingerie, designing styles and patterns influenced from her painting and costume design background.

The style of each of her collections is set by themes such as 'Airmail', or 'Tales of a Wholesome Vamp'. Her latest is 'The Lace Tent & the Treehouse'. Her lingerie has even been featured at the Nation Gallery Victoria, to accompany the recently held Vivienne Westwood retrospective.
In 2004, Tucker expanded her range to include t-shirts.

Go to for more info on the collections and where to find them, or visit her online shop at

Jessie Tucker

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