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Posts Tagged ‘Brahan Seer’

Henrietta Ludgate: ethical fashion design inspired by a Scottish childhood

Henrietta Ludgate has been making waves with her luxury womenswear label: an antidote to fast fashion made from beautiful British fabrics. Here's an extract of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Henrietta Ludgate S/S 2011 by Abi Daker
Henrietta Ludgate S/S 2011 by Abi Daker

Scottish designer Henrietta Ludgate grew up in the wilds.
I grew up in the most idyllic environment for a child: my imagination ran wild in the woods, nurse I collected frogs from the bog, see and skated on the dark loch in winter. I aim to capture these vivid memories forever, website like this in each collection. I’m inspired by Scottish folklore, the setting sun, the Northern Lights and the witching hour – the time when supernatural creatures are thought to be at their most powerful and magic is at its most effective. The Brahan Seer is a local mythical figure from the 17th century who was and still is renowned for his many prophecies which have… read more

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