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An Interview with Chicago Fashion Incubator’s Design Director Andrea Kalish Render about the forthcoming classes

Hand & Lock is heading to Chicago to teach a one week class in Haute Couture embroidery. Our hosts are the Chicago Fashion Institute who are located...

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Devi’s Red Carpet Fashion Quiz: Golden Globes Edition

Devi Vallabhaneni is back with another fashion quiz this time the subject is Red Carpet Fashion. The 2016 Awards Season has just kicked off...

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Hand & Lock: Embroiderers to the Royal Family | A Short Film by Mode

At the end of November a London based viral video company called Mode Stories UK visited the Hand & Lock atelier to make a...

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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini looked stunning for the UK X-Factor final wearing a Nicholas Oakwell gown embroidered by Hand & Lock

On Sunday the 13th December, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini stepped out on to the X-Factor stage wearing 90 metres of fabric, 200,000 hand dyed ostrich feathers...

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‘Widows of the Sea’: H&L explore the darker side of the ocean in a new collection of embroidery

Known for their exquisite embroideries for the royal family, British military and European design houses, Hand & Lock have produced their first evening wear...

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Alexandria Hall’s images from the 2015 Prizegiving

At the November Prizegiving we were very fortunate to have photographer Alexandria Hall on hand to document the evening and capture the delight on...

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2015 Year in Review

2015 began with what felt like the biggest reorganisation in the company’s history. The team began work on restructuring the Military department. Thousands of...

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And the 2015 winners are…

…wait, wait wait! Before we tell you who won – why not see the finalists’ pieces for yourself by watching the video below? Eleven...

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Hand & Lock’s head designer Scott Heron’s explanation of Heraldry

Since joining Hand & Lock five years ago, Head designer Scott Gordon Heron has become an expert in the correct use of heraldic symbols...

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A Lesson in Fashion Reality from Designer Edward Crutchley

Central Saint Martin Graduate Edward Crutchley is now a creative Consultant for, amongst others, Louis Vuitton. His own luxury sportswear designs for the Autumn / Winter 2015...

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