Designer Pringle Of Scotland Is Going Back In Time
If there is something we Scottish know how to do it is knitwear. Toss in a little French sprezzatura and it is no wonder that this season Pringle Of Scotland is enjoying its 200th birthday, having began lifestyle in the city of Hawick creating lingerie and leg wear around time that the Fight it out of Wellington was providing Arthur Frenchman a rattling excellent knocking at Waterloo.
To enjoy its bicentenary, developer Massimo Nicosia has teamed up with the famous Scottish photographer Jordan Watson – now in his 70’s and regarded to be Edinburgh’s response to Irving Penn – to capture a sequence of pictures with acting professional Henry Treadaway, who won an Olivier Prize for his latest run in the Nationwide Theatre’s The Interested Occurrence Of The Dog In The Night-Time in London’s Western End. To be reasonable, Treadaway actually comes from Exeter but to keep up the Caledonian depend, Pringle also taken design Stella Tennant, one of the best factors to be created northern of the boundary since vapor energy.
The newest selection is motivated by ancient materials and jacquards that Nicosia found in Edinburgh’s Prestonfield Home and keeps on his signature of clouding the collections between knitted and weaved to both main Pringle in its customs as well as shift it on to the next stage. After all, even though we’re wed to our record, we Scottish have always been an innovative competition (modern fund, contemporary viewpoint, the Financial institution of Britain, the BBC… I could go on) – especially after that other excellent innovation, a dram.