Origins - History of Lace - Flock Brighton

Origins – History of Lace

Louisa of Brighton Lace tells us the story behind this beautiful textile. It is difficult to know exactly when and where lacemaking started. Some say it began in Belgium where a painting of a priest wearing a lace trim collar was found and dated back to 1485. Over...

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Flock Summer Looks - Brighton - 2017

Summer Looks 2017

Hooray Summer is finally here! We're celebrating with a mini summer look-book featuring, as always, lots of gorgeous handmade and vintage pieces from our talented local labels.   [caption id="attachment_1443" align="aligncenter" width="683"] Handmade lace dress by Hearts and Guns[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1445" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Vintage jacket by Pick Up Sticks...

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Flock Festival Looks 2017 - handmade and vintage - Brighton

Festival looks 2017

Are you festival ready? Our local makers have been busy creating bold and beautiful pieces this season. Whether you're heading to Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party or Shambala make sure you're kitting out in colourful handmade & vintage. [caption id="attachment_1412" align="aligncenter" width="683"] Shannon wears: African Hoop Earrings -...

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My Space - The Emperor's Old Clothes studio at Flock

My Space: The Emperor’s Old Clothes

This month we head downstairs to explore The Emperor's Old Clothes on-site studio - yes that's right one of our local labels hand-makes all their items on the Flock premises. As well as their rail of handmade clothing in the shop the Emperor's team offers...

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My Space - Palomita - Flock Brighton

My Space: Palomita

This month in our 'My Space' series we're peeking behind the scenes at Palomita HQ. With jars of pom-poms and beads galore we're already in heaven! Let's hand over to: Francesca Herrera of Palomita I used to rent a room at my parents house as my workshop,...

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