S P I T A L F I E L D S S I L K R O U T E
T H E S P I T A L F I E L D S R I V I E R A
Inspired by the rich and varied history of London's Spitalfields, and following a visit to Stephen Walters mill in Sudbury, this project presents a contemporary collection of summer suiting fabrics for menswear. The starting point was following the route the silk took as it traveled around the area from raw material to finished fabric during the 1700's.
Incorporating hand dyed yarns the collection is woven using linens, silks and cottons, and also includes data visualisations of the latitude lines of several key weaving locations from the streets around Spiatlfields Market.