Hawthorne & Heaney for Chaos

A few weeks ago, we were working on a project with newly formed and soon to launch accessories line, Chaos. The brain child of the well know styling team of Charlotte Stockdale and Katie Lyall, the line brings an element of humour and personality luxious pieces.


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They have produced a series of videos for their launch on Matches Fashion which can be seen on instagram with a whole host of famous faces, including Edie Campbell, Taylor Hill and Binx Walton.  It was for these videos that we did the embroidery onto their tracksuits, similar to the ones we did for Chaos for the Suicide Squad Premiere.


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There were two back designs, and little clubs (the brand’s logo) on the front in a variety of colour combinations. To see all the designs and colours, have a watch of the video below:

If you would like to read more about the Chaos brand, see this article from the Business of Fashion or check the Chaos website (launching soon)!


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Hawthorne & Heaney at Debenhams Christmas in July Event

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It may only be August, but Hawthorne & Heaney have already done our first monogramming event for Christmas 2016. The Debenhams PR team, in conjunction with Reverb held their Christmas in July event in a beautiful house in Fitzrovia where we were providing our machine monogramming services.

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The launched their Christmas ranges which included fashion, homewear, lingerie and more. Our embroiderer Pearl and her assistant Chelsea were adding initials to pyjamas and hankerchieves for the attendies while they explored the rest of the event.

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Debenhams guest designers such as Patrick Grant and Julian McDonald were there to talk to the attendies about their collections. The team chose two of our classic fonts in a range of 5 colours for people to personalise their pieces with.

debs 5All in all it was a very busy day, with plenty of glitz and glamour that has set the bar for the rest for the events to come later in the year.

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Hawthorne & Heaney at the ‘Style Forever’ Launch

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Being a fashionable lady about town, our Director, Claire Barrett often attends events like the launch of Alyson Walsh’s new style guide, ‘Style Forever’ in the company of her friend and tailor, Kathryn Sargent.


As an esteemed fashion journalist and blogger, Walsh has now turned her attention to the FAB (Fifty and Beyond) generation in order to inspire women to remain excited by their style choices as they get older.  Her book advises on stylish choices from unusual ways to fashion your scarf to playing with proportions, featuring tips and life stories from many well respected names from the industry. One of the being, Kathryn Sargent who contributed to the book in the appropriately named, ‘It’s All About the Fit’ Section. Sargent has a unique perspective to give on the matter as she is known as the only established female tailor on Savile Row.

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The book itself is a lovely thing to hold and has been loving hand illustrated throughout by fashion illustrator, Leo Greenfield making it a perfect coffee/dressing table addition. The launch was a wonderful opportunity to meet the many contributors to the book as well as the author and even get a signed copy.

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