Category Archives: Threads

Joseph Kony – Nonie says Ew

It was because of what Joseph Kony did in Uganda that Threads became the book it was. He created the Lords Resistance Army that forced thousands of Uganda’s boys to become child soldiers, and its girls to become slaves. It … Continue reading

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The Oscars – Nonie has spoken

Well – the moment has come. Nonie has been busy today, but finally she has researched, reviewed and reached her opinion on those all important Oscar dresses. First of all, she must thank Harpers Bazaar for the photos, which were … Continue reading

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Four Girls and a Handbag

Would I like a cover for Threads that looked like this Moschino handbag? Would I like to see my four girls looking a bit too cool for school, but totally together? Well yes, yes I would. As Carrie Bradshaw would … Continue reading

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The Swan

Want to see the Swan dress? (From book 1). This one is by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. Crow was at the show, obviously. And something about this dress looked vaguely familiar …. (Has Sarah been reading about us recently? … Continue reading

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Sew beautiful …

My New York editor (oh, how I love those words), Siobhan, sent me this wonderful link to a short segment from an American radio show. It’s all about the ‘petites mains’ – the women who work on lace and embroidery … Continue reading

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On Sunday I will be …

… at the Edinburgh Festival. Sophia will be talking about how we came to exist, what we wear, why we wear it and why we do (OK, why mostly Edie does) the amazing stuff we do. There will be pictures! … Continue reading

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Window dressing

In the new book, I spend quite a lot of time wondering what my favourite job in fashion would be. There are so many, but I never considered the job of window dresser for Harvey Nicks. This is what made … Continue reading

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Going on tour …

I’m not blogging much at the moment because I’m on tour. Well, to be specific, Sophia is on her way to Scotland to talk about me and the books, and the rest of us are touring the blogosphere. If you … Continue reading

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And the winner of 4 (count ‘em …) books is ……….

Well, first of all, photos. Here is the bag I used. It’s vintage (like its owner – guess who), and dates back to 1987. It is also a bit broken. *sad face* But perfectly good enough to double as a … Continue reading

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Competition time – 200 projects

First of all, thank you to all of you who sent me pictures of great potential wedding dresses for the ‘That dress‘ post. They were amazing. You rock. Now, I think you deserve a little something to celebrate it being … Continue reading

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