Made in Britain news this week 19th August 2011

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Made in Britain in the news this week: Roksanda Ilincic, Mulberry, London Design Festival, British Craftsmanship

Roksanda Ilincic: ‘I think the Queen would look very nice wearing my clothes’ (Telegraph)

A visit to London Fashion Week last week revealed that more and more designers are now making ‘Made in Britain’ a part of their brand. Roksanda Ilincic is one of them, as told in this interview in the Telegraph last week.

 

Mulberry handbag factory: The Rookery

Mulberry handbag factory: The Rookery

Emma Hill: the £1 billion bag lady (ES Magazine)

Hill talks about the Rookery, the Somerset factory where many of the Mulberry bags are made.

The London Design Festival (Manufacture & Industry)

On now until the 25th September, Manufacture & Industry have a good summary of the best events on their blog.

Craftsmanship: a dying art? (The Ecologist)

 The Ecologist poses the question, and asks if we are in danger of losing British craftsmanship altogether.

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