• Fashion meets Interiors Collaboration

    Designers Ella Doran and Kirsteen Stewart, specialists in print and textile design, are delighted to announce their first creative collaboration. The duo has created a capsule collection of womenswear and accessories for Spring / Summer 2018, using Kirsteen’s signature simple shapes, which act as a canvas for both designers’ striking and distinctive prints, highlighting their […]

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  • Fashion, Technology & Archeology

      This autumn, Kirsteen Stewart will launch her new collection working in collaboration with the Archaeology Institute at the University of the Highlands and Islands.   Orcadian designer Kirsteen Stewart began working with Archaeologist, Dan Lee in 2016 using GPS mapping equipment to track favourite coastal walks and well-trodden routes throughout Orkney. These mappings created […]

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  • Fashion Revolution

    Fashion Revolution Week is a campaign that encourages millions of people to ask brands, ‘Who made my clothes’ by using the hashtag #whomademyclothes. The campaign is held on the 24th April every year, as this is the date of when the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed and killed and injured over 1, 138 workers on site. The […]

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  • New Beginnings

    I would like to firstly wish Hume Sweet Hume all the very best of luck for the future in the shop.  I am looking forward to seeing new brands alongside our customer favourites Lily and Me, Alison Moore Jewellery, Ichi, White leaf plus a few more. If you are looking for our own ranges in Orkney they will […]

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  • Behind The Print

    I would always consider myself as a collector as well as a designer.  This is the part of my job I enjoy the most.  I keep a diary sketchbook (which is partly in my phone, and partly in a variety of notebooks) of things that interest me.  Everyday items spark my attention – the geometry of […]

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  • Tokyo at Christmas

    Last week I was very lucky to spend 5 days in Tokyo. I travelled over to meet new buyers based in Tokyo – to show them both ranges and encourage further sales for 2016! Having been to Tokyo the previous year during Halloween I was excited to see how the city embraced Christmas – I […]

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