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The Modern Classic | The Rea slouch jumper

There’s more to the Rea that meets the eye…..     Luxurious, effortless style and refined details             The Rea’s story begins at the renowned woollen spinning mill, Z.Hinchliffee based in the Denby Dales in Yorkshire. Established in 1766, this family-run business has passed down its experience and knowledge through…

Cardigan Love

Cardigans are the rare combination of being both comfortable and stylish. They’re perfect for layering and can be shrugged on and off without fear of ever-changing temperatures, whether at work, play or home.   The easiest knitwear piece to wear styled over a Tshirt and jeans or tucked into tailored trousers or a high waist…

Meet the British Knitwear Designer

Meet The Designer | Part One

Introducing the Meet the Designer Series, where I share with you my journey of GS, my studio space and generally just a little info more about me! Over the next 3 blog series, I hope to give you more of an insight into the GS world, how I design the collections, who I work with…

Effortless Airport Style

As the summer holiday countdown begins, I wanted to share with your my airport style hacks that will keep you feeling comfortable and looking stylish from the start to the end of your journey. Earlier this year I had wonderful feedback from a client about the GS knitwear she wears when travelling for work. “They are…

Father’s Day | Gift Edit

It’s always hard to buy the big man in your life a gift when he owns most things! That’s why I believe in gifting something unique, thoughtful and unexpected, that he is sure to love. As it’s Father’s Day on 17 June and I have got together the must-have GS Father’s Day Edit, for all…

Enduring Style | Seasonless knitwear

Genevieve Sweeney encapsulates Slow Fashion. Fusing contemporary detail, heritage skills, British manufacturing and sustainable processes. The 2018 collection focuses on seasonless style, creating a multifunctional knitwear edit that will see your wardrobe for 365 days, whatever the weather. Modern classics and unique statement knits that are worn for years to come, styles you can rely on no…

white tshirt with zodiac print

The First GS T-Shirt Collection

  Introducing the first GS Summer Tshirt Collection in a Limited Edition Zodiac Collection. A collaboration with Artist Joe La-Placa, who has brought together the Zodiac house with intricate hand-drawn details with a twist of humour and imagination.                 I met Joe 8 years ago whilst he was studying Illustration at…

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Sustainable Notes of Spring

As a British Designer, I have always focused on the sustainability of my collections from the herd to a jumper.  Sustainability in fibres, promoting local craftsmanship and ethical manufacturing has always been at the heart of GS Knitwear and I hope to illustrate how powerful making slow fashion choices can be. During the last year I have slowly moved…

Mens Apres Ski Style

Apres Ski Style | GS Style Edit

Icey mountain air, cosy colourful knits and hot mulled wine….must be ski season! Time to show off your statement knitwear off piste! Here is a GS Style Edit of must-have knitwear during your time on and off the mountain slopes, as I totally believe it is the best time to embrace clashing patterns and contrast…

Personalised Sparkly Stripe Socks

Hosiery Heaven

The statement sock can truly transform an outfit. You can show your personality with a flash of lurex and give a modern edge to a pair of heels. Socks are the perfect way add a little pop colour or nod a seasonal trend such as mixing and clashing prints. Paired with trainers, velvet sandals, low sandals, flat…

Knitwear Designer Drapers Online

My Fashion Life | Drapers online

Knitwear designer Genevieve Sweeney founded her eponymous brand in 2015, after a career working with some of the most prestigious global designers. Inspired by heritage techniques, the brand manufactures entirely in the UK with a network of knitters ranged across the country. With stockists including Fortnum & Mason and Young British Designers, the jumpers retail…

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Tales of Jude | The Luxe Knit

Collaboration with one of my favourite bloggers, Tales of Jude based in Dublin, I absolutely love Judith’s style and love how she mixes textures and tonal hues together with a modern edge. I wanted to share with you my favourite images from her article “The Luxe Knit” featuring the Rea slouch jumper in Hurricane Blue. ”…

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British Icons in Knit | Mens Style

Taking inspiration from British Icons who have shaped the menswear fashion industry throughout the last few decades. These sartorial silhouettes will never go out of style, a reason why we should invest in timeless knitwear that becomes a staple in your everyday wardrobe throughout the seasons. Shop the edit of our knitwear style icons  …

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Behind the Scenes Autumn Winter 17

The photoshoot is one of my favourite moments of bringing the collection together, not only does it mean I have to stop knitting (even if it is 4am the morning of the shoot) but I have the chance to work with the most amazing team! The AW17 collection was inspired by mark making, focusing on faded…

Knitwear Innovation Printing Sweater

Innovative Knitwear | Digital Printing

A year ago, I discovered Faering a company based in the Midlands who specialise in luxury digital textile printing including fabrics such as knitwear. This innovative technology caught my eye as I could see it as a great vehicle for brands to use it as an up cycling method for an unsold stock as you can…