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Vogue Germany | Madison Beer wears Genevieve Sweeney hand knit jumper

Madison Beer wears Genevieve Sweeney ELKA HAND KNITTED CABLE JUMPER for Vogue Germany Online.   Hand Knitted Textured Cable V-neck jumper, in a cotton mohair blend, made in Britain. The yarn is a white chainette cotton filled with grey mohair fibre. Very lightweight and incredibly soft, a great sweater for spring and those chilly summer …

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Spring Knitwear is here!

Spring has spun, the sun is out, the perfect time to update your Spring wardrobe with light knitwear. Textured slubs, delicate pointelles and silky lightweight knits in essential silhouettes, transforming your wardrobe from fresh Spring days to warm summer evenings. The perfect styles to layer up whilst there is still a chill in the air, then pair …

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Relax and unwind with repetition | Hand Knitting

Therapeutic, peaceful and hypnotic. Hand knitting is a powerful hobby that brings people together, challenges the mind and allows you to express your creativity. I believe it has serious super powers! Over the last few years, I have met people across the world who have found a new drive in life with hand knitting. They …

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Wanting to go the extra mile this Mother’s Day? Get major offspring points with my round up of the best 5 gifts whatever your budget. 1. The only way to say “thank you for being the best”….sparkly socks made in Britain. 2. Pure Luxury with this accessory, that will never leave her side…..Merino Silk!   …

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Luxury Loungewear for that Off-Duty Style

The ultimate off-duty wardrobe, experience true comfort whilst indulging in the wonders of merino cashmere with my new loungewear collection. Introducing the Elsa set bringing nonchalant luxury style to lazy Sundays and work-at-home Mondays. Made in Britain and knitted in the finest Merino cashmere, a wonderful blend which includes the softness and gentleness that cashmere …

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My first front cover | S Magazine

What an incredible moment to see my knitwear on the front cover of S Magazine this weekend! The front cover showcasing the Edin Hand Intarsia cashmere jumper geometric jumper knitted in 100% cashmere in the Scottish Borders and Elsa metallic jacquard lounge trousers in a merino cashmere blend, knitted in Britain. My gold Alina dress and Aurora …

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The Art of Slow Fashion | One sock at a time

Inspiration comes from so many different forms when I am designing, how did I get into designing socks, well I fell in love with a yarn that was too fine to knit with for jumpers but I had the thought, this would make an amazing pair of socks. Through the Worshipful Framework Knitters Livery, I …

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London Fashion Week Mens AW17 | Street Style

Spotted on the streets of London Fashion Week Men’s AW17, Genevieve Sweeney knitwear. Hand Intarsia Leithen Chevron Cashmere jumper Linen cotton pointelle mouline jumper Munro Hand Intarsia Geometric Cashmere Jumper

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London Fashion Week Festival | February 2017

It’s that time of year again where we brush off our highest heels and head out for London Fashion Week. I will be showcasing my newest collections as well as exclusive pieces at London Fashion Week Festival (the renamed LFWend) This year we are presenting in a new venue for 2017,  The Store Studios, 180 …

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Melt their sparkly hearts this Valentines

Sparkly hearts are the best hearts, discover our special edition Valentine’s socks. Whether you’re looking for a treat for yourself this February or a cute gift for a loved one… The difficult question is….micro or geo hearts? Solline Geometric Heart Grey cotton, silk tweed blend with a contrast Bright Red Heart with gold lurex Solline Micro …

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GS Stocked at Fortnum & Mason

Genevieve Sweeney, Premium British Knitwear stocked at Fortnum & Mason. I am incredibly proud and honoured to have my menswear and accessories collection stocked at Fortnum & Mason, such an iconically British store that truly support British manufacturing and heritage. Starting with AW16 menswear, including the Oban and Soar jumper..discover the collection on the menswear department …

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Tales of Jude | Capsule Winter Wardrobe

Thank you to Tales of Jude for featuring Genevieve Sweeney Arisa Rollneck jumper in her latest blog “Capsule Winter Wardrobe” THE LOOK “Recently I’ve been living in this rollneck sweater from one of my favourite designers Genevieve Sweeney. I admire her so much for what she has achieved in the British fashion industry, her make it happen attitude …

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The colour of Love | Valentines Edit

Banish the January Blues and this frosty winter weather with our Valentines Edit. Bordeaux, crimson, poppy, blush and burnt cranberry…striking colours that will bring passion to your winter wardrobe this February. Whether you’re looking for a special treat for yourself or looking for that little something to say “I love you”, you’ll find that unique piece of …

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The Art of Slow Fashion | Hand Intarsia

 When visiting the Scottish Borders to buy an old knitting machine for my studio, I met David a Hand Intarsia knitter who had worked for a renowned Knitwear Manufacturer until the 1990s when factories in the Borders started closing down and manufacturing moved to China. I was so saddened and frustrated that so many highly skilled knitters …

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Vogue Brazil | Slow Fashion

Vogue Brazil features Genevieve Sweeney in “Un Novo Tempo”, January 2017. Celebrating slow fashion and discussing my passion for heritage skills and British manufacturing,  Vogue Brazil features my knitwear story and my love for Hand Intarsia knitting. Showcasing our Soar ecru jumper in Wool cashmere with rib and mesh stitch placement, made in Britain. Our …

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Syn Magazine | Limbo

Syn Magazine features our statement knitwear in their latest editorial “Limbo”. Showing that knitwear is more than just a jumper with our Gold textured flared jumpsuit. Made in Britain in a viscose linen blend AW16 Elma textured jacquard Navy Trousers, available here Merino Viscose blend in a straight cut style, made in Britain     …

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Stocking Fillers | Little Christmas Luxuries

Complete your Christmas gift list with our Stocking Filler edit, from the striped, the sparkly, the colourful and the cosy. You’ll find the perfect socks for friends, loved ones or even Secret Santas! All our socks are made in Derbyshire and hand finished for a high quality product. Add a little personal touch to your …

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British GQ | Genevieve Sweeney

The GQ Edit features our Men’s knitwear in British GQ December Issue Celebrating the revamp of Fortnum & Mason menswear department, GQ, The Style Manual selected their Edit for the season. Sport Luxe : Oban Textured Stripe Jumper in a merino cotton blend, Silver Grey. Made in Britain £180 Weekend : Soar Mesh Rib Textured …

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A personal touch this Christmas | Christmas Gift Guide

Looking for that special present this Christmas with a personal touch? Discover our monogrammed knitwear from stocking fillers to timeless statement jumpers, customise your Christmas gift with up to three initials.  Selene Argyle Sparkly Sock, made in Britain Davin Hand Intarsia Cashmere Jumper, Made in the Scottish Borders Rea Lambswool Slouch Jumper in Poppy Melange, made …

Genevieve Sweeney Cashmere Red Intarsia Jumper

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How Knitwear became “It” wear | Stella Magazine

Thank you, Emily Cronin at Stella magazine, The Sunday Telegraph for featuring our Leithen Hand Intarsia cashmere jumper in “How Knitwear became “It” wear” feature. “Genevieve Sweeney creates complex geometric intarsias in alluring colour combinations” Celebrating Slow Fashion with contemporary designs and traditional heritage techniques, knitted and finished by hand. Hand Intarsia is a traditional …

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This jumper is not just for Christmas

A Christmas Collaboration inspired by craftsmanship and innovation. At the beginning of the year, an innovative printing technology came to the UK, printing directly onto the delicate yarn, it leaves no residue as if the image is part of the knitted fabric. The jumpers are knitted and finished by hand in the Scottish Borders in …

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Gifts for Her | Christmas

THE GS CHRISTMAS EDIT | GIFTS FOR HER Something Lurex, Cosy Knitwear and Luxury Stocking Fillers, our Christmas Edit will help you find the perfect gift for her whatever your budget. Christmas Party Sweaters with lurex and sparkle that will become her go-to statement piece in your winter wardrobe       Cosy jumpers to …

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GS Christmas Events

Cosying up in sumptuous Christmas jumpers, mince pies, mulled wine and a warm fire. It’s our favourite time of the year! This festive season we have lots of Christmas events planned across the country showcasing our Winter collections as well as exclusive pieces of womenswear, menswear and accessories. 17-20th November : Living Craft, Blenheim Palace, …

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Gifts for Him | Christmas

The GS Christmas Edit | Gifts for Him From sartorial knitwear to premium stocking fillers, discover our edit of Christmas gifts for him. Stylish Christmas Sweaters that will become that go-to piece in your everyday wardrobe. Stocking Fillers for the discerning modern man Personalised Gifts to add that little something special Monogram your knitwear with …

Genevieve Sweeney Boucle Unisex Sweater

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Kat got the cream | Boucle Up

Kat got the cream wearing our Aaron unisex raglan jumper in a merino mohair boucle yarn. Beautifully textured yarn, very lightweight with contrast clean trims. Hand knitted in Britain. “You all know by now what a sucker I am for navy and I felt drawn to something of the faux fur effect you almost get with …

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Joshua Osborn Fashion Illustration Collaboration

Joshua Osborn is a London based artist specialising in line drawing. His illustrated reportage gives a powerful energy to balanced forms, subtle marks and expression in lines. You can find Joshua’s work in publications such as The-Out-Net and ShowStudio.   Joshua and I came together for a collaboration in time for my first Pop Up Shop at …

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Clerkenwell London | The Gold Room

Clerkenwell London is one of the most inspirational concept stores in London, curating niche designers, creatives’ and artisans to celebrate innovation and craftsmanship combining with unusual curiosities. This is a space I could easily spend all day exploring,  savouring good coffee, testing the wine library, enjoying fine dining in 155 Bar & Kitchen, unexpected martinis …

British Knitwear Roll Neck Jumper

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Tales of Jude

Thank you to Tales of Jude for featuring our Arin brushed mohair jumper in the latest blog post “Wardrobe Basics: The Genevieve Sweeney Knit”   THE LOOK “The sweater is a midnight shade of navy so quite dark. I was going to wear it with blue denim (which looks amazing) but decided to try a navy …

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WGSN Features GS in Textile Sourcing AW 17

WGSN features our SS16 Andra Two Piece in their Textile Sourcing AW17/18 “Metallic Mix” Andra Colour Block Jacquard in a viscose linen blend with matching culottes. See the SS16 Collection here

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Women in Business | Genevieve Sweeney receives Essex Business Boost Award

In the early Summer, I relocated to Clavering, Essex to set up my new studio and my husband’s workshop, Flint Fine Art. The move has given the GS brand a fantastic opportunity to grow organically, the head space to be inspired and develop the brand, though as you can see from the photos it’s taken …

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Campaign for Wool | Wool Week 2016

Campaign for Wool was launched in 2010 by HRH, The Prince of Wales as patron of the campaign, with the aim to educate and engage the consumer about the benefits of wool and reverse the decline of the wool industry. This week, 10th-16th October marks Wool Week UK. Why should we choose wool? Wool is …

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Breast Cancer Care | Exclusive Pink Hand Intarsia

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, to help raise money for Breast Cancer Care, I have designed an exclusive pink Munro Hand Intarsia cashmere jumper. On 21st October is it #wearitpink day to show our support and raise awareness, but with this intarsia design you can support all year round. £100 of every jumper sold will be …

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Noctis Magazine | Cosy

Noctis Magazine “Cosy” editorial featuring our Oban textured stripe jumper Made in Britain in a merino cotton blend, a rib and links links stripe placement creating subtle texture to a unisex silhouette. Thank you to 📷 @lironada Stylist: @xdanielaaaa Assistant photographer: #daniellebennun Hair Stylist: #linadahlbeck Makeup Artist: @vivis_makeup Model: Tamina @milkmodelmanagement  

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GS Made in Britain | Buy British Day

Saturday 1st October is Buy British Day! Why should we buy and support British made knitwear?  As a British designer who manufactures in the UK, I was not only drawn to the luxuriously spun yarns, high-quality manufacturing and attention to detail. It was the precision and the knowledge that a knitted garment would become a …

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Crash Magazine | Eternal Youth

Crash Magazine features Genevieve Sweeney Edna plush stripe jumper in Eternal Youth editorial. A digital exclusive fashion story with a beautiful autumnal feel. The Edna jumper: textured stripe placement, a broad velvety plush stripe block with subtle sheer stripe placement, a slim fit silhouette. Made in Britain.   Stylist @marina_german_ Photographer @jesselaitinen MUA @emma_broom Modelled …

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Schon! Magazine | Treadmill Boogies

Schon! Magazine features Genevieve Sweeney’s AW16 Erin Roll Neck Jumper in the editorial “Treadmill Boogies”. Sportswear styling with well-known brands, such as Adidas, Puma and Fila gives a dynamic editorial with our textural knitwear. The Erin jumper knitted in Britain with a wool polyamide blend with contrast stripe on trims. Available via our e-shop in Off white …

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Autumn Winter 2016 Inspiration

Arising from the designer’s exploration and personal experiences, Autumn/Winter 2016 creates a sense of intrigue and brings wonder to knitwear. The collection is integral to Genevieve’s aesthetics and explores the juxtapositions between androgynous silhouettes and femininity, structure and fluidity, and heritage and innovation. This is undoubtedly a collection of contrasts. Autumn/Winter 2016 is inspired by …

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Hello! Fashion Monthly X Genevieve Sweeney Hand Intarsia

Hello! Fashion Monthy features Genevieve Sweeney Edin Hand Intarsia Jumper in their October issue. Graphic Fusion “Make a statement in an Aztec Sweater”     Inspired by architecture in Iceland, our Edin Cashmere Sweater creates a diagonal colour block with rich blues and warm grey shades. Luxuriously soft and knitted by hand in the Scottish …

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STREETS Magazine | ‘I Wonder Why’

Streets Magazine Editorial  ‘I wonder why’ Featuring Genevieve Sweeney AW16 knitwear, Elja Engineered Rib Merino Cashmere Jumper Luxurious staples for your AW16 wardrobe in a soft merino cashmere melange blend.Slightly oversized fit to create this casual style for everyday wear. Made in Britain using the finest Italian yarn. Engineered rib stitches create diagonal strokes across the chest …

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North Distrist | Huf Magazine

North District Editorial Huf Magazine  Featuring Genevieve Sweeney knitwear, Arisa metallic fleck roll neck jumper and textured Crochet dress   Credits: Photographer: Laurids Jensen Cinematographer: Nicolas Heitz Stylist: Sarah Stalder Makeup: Natalija Matkovic Hair: Laura Todd Models: Zandre du Plessis @ Elite Models London, Brynja @ Nevs Models London and Antonino @ Premier Models London

Genevieve Sweeney X Elle Canada | Hand Intarsia Cashmere Jumper

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Elle Canada X Genevieve Sweeney Davin Hand Intarsia Jumper

Elle Canada features Genevieve Sweeney Davin Jumper in their September Issue! Cool Club “Apres Ski Style with a Glam Twist” Genevieve Sweeney Davin Hand Intarsia Cashmere Jumper with Diagonal Pattern. Shop it here!  

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Small Business Session Podcast

The Small Business Sessions by Enterprise Nation: The designer breathing new life in to UK knitwear As a member of Enterprise Nation and attendee of their GoGlobal trade missions, I was offered the opportunity to talk in The Small Business Sessions Podcast. Discussing Genevieve Sweeney, my journey so far, my passion for manufacturing within the UK …

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RED SUMMER EDIT

RED SUMMER Featuring the Leithen Hand Intarsia Cashmere Jumper #STEPHANIEALCAINO Photography Platform Agency Discover how our Hand Intarsia jumpers are made here!

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GS Featured in Stylist Magazine

Did you see us in this week’s Stylist Magazine? “Throw this simple yet stylish jumper over any outfit and look instantly chic” The Davin Geometric Intarsia Cashmere Jumper See how our Hand Intarsia jumpers are made here…

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A Place in the Sun | Editorial

A Place in the Sun by Stephanie Alcaino, June 2016. Stunning editorial of our Munro Hand Intarsia jumper and Soar textured unisex jumper featured in Stephanie’s latest work. Soar: Wool Viscose Cashmere blend in a rib and mesh structure placement, unisex silhouette. Munro: Hand Intarsia cashmere jumper in a geometric pattern placement Photographer/ Stylist: ‪#‎StephanieAlcaino‬ Hair and …

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Summer Open Studios | Cockpit Arts

Excited to be presenting my studio and work during this weekends Summer Open Studio 2016 at Cockpit Arts, Holborn. If you are out and about in London this weekend, I would love to invite you into my studio to see the machines at work, the new collection in development and a chance to buy the …

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The Menswear Edit

Men’s knitwear has always been a strong focal point in my heart, luxurious yarns and statement stitch structures give an unexpected style and refinement to a silhouette. High quality finishes are emphasised by the highly skilled craftsmen that manufacture the garments across the UK, creating a key investment piece for any wardrobe. Our knitwear brings …

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Spotted in Cosmopolitan May 2016

On the 1st April I ran to the local off license to pick up the May Issue of Cosmopolitan, what a moment of excitement to see Chloe Keenan the winner of Britain’s Next Top Model, wearing our AW16 Mohair jumper and S16 Culottes! Thank you to everyone at Cosmo for including my knitwear in the …

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SS16 Inspiration

SS16 collection is inspired by a trip to Morocco, i loved the muted golds, dusty navy, sunset reds and YSL blue. Repeat and exaggerated pattern placement is a strong theme in this collection, emphasising the characteristics of the yarn. There is a strong style in silhouette with low back, flared jumpsuits, culottes and tshirt dresses.

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Genevieve Sweeney Pop Ups 2016

Genevieve Sweeney is taking part in two pop-ups this Spring to showcase the SS16 collection The Independents Club, Gentlemans Retail Lounge,  Holborn Monday 25th April to Sunday 1st May The Collaborative store,  Shoreditch Wednesday 20th April until Sunday 24th May. Check out our first Pop-up shop at The Hackney Shop, October 2015

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NBC News Feature with Genevieve Sweeney

In February I had the wonderful opportunity of NBC News visiting my studio in East London to interview me. We discussed my love of restoring vintage knitting machines, my passion for manufacturing in the UK as well as my design processes. We took a visit to Clerkenwell London in Farringdon London to see my knitwear stocked …

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GS X Fashion Week Feb 2016

Genevieve Sweeney at New York Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week 2016! What a fantastic month we’ve had at GS, our Autumn Winter 2016 collection was worn at New York Fashion 2016, the Spring 16 collection was showcased at The Apartment, our accessories range at LFWEnd and we launched our new Autumn …

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