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Darn’s ‘A little Lift’ collection.

Developed after a trip to Mexico and formulated during quarantine, this collection features a colour palette pulled from the native flower Bougainvillea and Luis Barragan’s iconic home.

After returning to the UK I took a liking to British snakehead tulips spotted poking out of meadows in the spring, with their perfect check-like pattern which reminded me of jockey uniforms I am so fond of. Keeping me company during quarantine, parrot tulips also make an appearance as a two tone design named Robyn, and were home grown by florist Boldoxlip.

The Anna Scarf is named after Anna Lee Aldred 1921, the first woman in the United States to receive a jockey license – giving hope to other aspiring competitive female jockeys. After her years of competing as a jockey she became a daring trick rider in prestigious rodeos throughtout the West. Nothing stopped her until, at the the age of 80, she broke her hip, ouch! What a woman. Thank you Anna for leading the way.

 

43cm x 43cm

Dry Clean Only

Each scarf comes wrapped in wax tissue paper and stowed into a potato sac.

About the Maker:

Amelia Pemberton studied womenswear at Falmouth University, where her love of womenswear, film photography and sea swimming first bloomed. Prior to her MA in textiles at the Royal College of Art, she created designs for brands including Alexander McQueen, Orla Kiely, Ally Capellino, Karen Nicol and Donna Wilson. At the age of 12 she founded Doobydolls, a company started from making bespoke dolls for her siblings as Christmas presents. She has been commissioned by the likes of Jane Birkin, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Michel Roux. She also collaborated with fashion brand Eley Kishimoto on a specially designed range stocked in stores across the world, from Paris to Tokyo. Doobydolls have been featured in magazines such as Vogue and The Telegraph.