The shawl collar jacket is our most successful garment shape – It is very flattering and one size fits all. This dramatic piece is painted in bright red, silver, pinks and grey – onto silk doupion. The shawl collar goes round to the centre back of the neck and can be worn up or down, and there are no buttons and no pockets. The ‘Santa Maria’ group of scarves and clothes were a direct attempt to paint the colours and effects of sunlight pouring through stained glass windows on the the walls, columns and floor of the church. Part of a collection inspired by paintings in the Uffizi Gallery, Florentine streets, doorways, churches and colours, corrugated metal gates and sparkling sunshine. ‘ The woman who knew too much’ is to be found, staring out of the painting straight into the eyes of the onlooker – in Masaccio’s ‘ Holy Trinity painting in Santa Maria Novella.Worn shoes from ChaniiB in Bath. Bracelet by Bronwen Gwillim and concrete pendant by Rhiannon Palmer. (Contact us for details)
Measurements : Backlength: 83cm/32.5″” Bust:116cm/46″ ” Shoulder to shoulder: 43cm/17″
Dry clean or handwash with care and iron while still slightly damp to get best results.