1947 gets the stamp of approval from FT How to Spend It

January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

A huge thank you to the team at the Financial Times’ FT How to Spend It for their feature about 1947 last week.  We’re extremely proud to be recognised by this luxury title which in turn helps spread the word about the importance of British craftsmanship which we so emphatically support. In the article, the FT praised the brand’s blend of “elegant old style couture” and “contemporary finesse” as well as […]
1947: Launching this month

December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are delighted to announce that we will be unveiling our debut collection on Wednesday 9th December at the beautiful private members’ club, Grace, in Belgravia. Our dresses are made to order however there will be a range available on the night both to try and buy at a significantly reduced price. To be added to the guest list for the launch or to find out more please contact [email protected] or register your […]
The Inspiration behind 1947 Bespoke

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our label takes inspiration from one of the most unforgettable and enduring moments in fashion: the legendary “New Look” of 1947 which represented a pivotal shift in how women dress. After the seemingly endless misery of war and wartime fabric rationing, Dior’s 1947 debut collection, with its metres of swathed material, tiny wasp waists and voluminous longer-line skirts, was a total revolution. British Vogue put it like this ‘There are […]