The Seamstress of Bloomsbury Autumn Winter 2019 Collection: Lilian Dress in 40’s Red
Loretta Wrap Dress - A new version of our Stunning Classic 1945 Wrap Dress with ties around the waist for easy comfortable fitting.
Circle Skirt -  This is The Classic Swingtime skirt from 1944, it has a belt and buckle waist and hangs neatly to your sides, but swings out when dancing, and it finishes just below the knee.
Lisa-Mae Dress - the Lisa-Mae dress is brand new for this season and has every element of the perfect 1940’s dress.
Lauren Siren Suit -  A stunning and authentic Hollywood style Siren Suit with a front tie belt, elasticated waist, pockets, turn-back sleeves and a front hidden zip
Mae Dress - A Classic 1940’s Hollywood Dress with original square jet style buttons and a cream undercollar, with diagonal buttonholes also sewn in the contrasting cream colour

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Seamstress of Bloomsbury: A Brand with Real History 
 

The story began in London in 1939 and England is on the brink of World War II. A young apprentice with little education shows a talent beyond her years. It turned out that she was naturally gifted and as she honed her skills as a seamstress, her future was written before her. As time went by she went on to sew beautiful dresses for the aristocratic families who inhabited the mansions around Bloomsbury Square. As she sewed those stunning frocks, she dreamt about having a sewing room of her own one day. She also dreamt that she’d meet a soldier, marry, have a family of her own & create beautiful clothes for them too. 


Unfortunately, her dreams never became a reality. Even so, because her skills and talents were famous and admired by many, her work was sought by many aristocratic families and royalty from around the world. 
Today, a brand has been created in her name by those who have known and worked with the great Miss Lilian Wells. Honouring the tradition of her skill, Seamstress of Bloomsbury was created to revive her original 1940’s patterns and designs to share with the world. 


This season reinvents feminine styles of classic polka dots and rouge noir styles in a way that only the seamstress herself would know how. 


LondonEdge Stand Number: M233 

 

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