Never thought I'd ever be writing a post about stamps, but the Royal Mail has just released a range of fashionable stamps celebrating Great British Fashion and I kind of like it. The 10 stamps feature designs by iconic British designers from past and present: outfits by Paul Smith, Alexander...

These days we speak of the very British fashion awards, which went on stage a few nights ago in London at the Savoy Hotel in the English capital. Many of the awards that were awarded in the hands of great British fashion industry leaders, among them the very name of the great Paul Smith, who...

By shopping Great British brands at My-Wardrobe that's how! Having 'money to burn' is a priveleged position to be in, but why burn money, regardless of how well off you may be? Purchasing from My-Wardrobe safeguards you from burning money (and thus contributing to Global Warming) by...

To match the quality of its rubberised footwear, the label – now under the creative direction of Alasdhair Willis – offers everything from waxed hunting coats to vinyl windbreakers, perfect for exploring the great British countryside or urban streets alike. Speciality: Waxed and quilted...

br> Photographer Solve Sundsbo shot images of clothes from Alexander McQueen, Zandra Rhodes, Vivienne Westwood, and other designers and retailers for the series of first-class stamps. The stamps will surely lend style to any envelopes they're stuck on, but they also carry an important message...

He gave a great talk at CSM years ago, and inspired me to look at "throw-away" materials in a new light. Photos: Mitchell Sands Words: Maia Adams

For me, the most interesting contestant in The Great British Sewing Bee is Chinello, a twenty-six year old dressmaker who does not use paper patterns, having learnt to cut forms directly onto the cloth. Chinello's approach to clothesmaking is riveting because she engages with fabric...

The opportunity to grow more great British luxury companies is huge, and if all stakeholders play their part it lies clearly within reach. Michael Ward is Chairman of Walpole, an alliance of 170 luxury British brands, including Alexander McQueen, Boodles, Burberry, Harrods, Jimmy Choo and...

I was sent their Great British Travel Gift Set, containing 6 x 30ml products & a bamboo wash cloth. I have never used a bamboo wash cloth but from researching it's an ideal cloth material to have, gently exfoliates, anti-bacterial and naturally absorbs a lot more and honestly has to be one...

But it was Nadiya's Big Fat British Wedding Cake that, pardon the pun, took the cake. The winner was annouced at a tea party with family and past contestants. Upon winning, Nadiya burst into tears, and her proud family stormed the field. Later, she told the cameras that she's done limiting...

 

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