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…

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…

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 [iframe id=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/149620266″ align=”center” mode=”normal”…

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…

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…

Knitwear & Boudoir Bras | GS X Fleur of England

Have you noticed the trend of triangle bras and knitwear on your favourite bloggers Instagram profiles? Us too! The perfect way to ‘work’ the triangle bra and knitwear trend is to pair delicately elegant boudoir bras with chic luxurious knitwear. We have come together with British lingerie brand, Fleur of England to illustrate this huge blogging trend. The…

GS X LFW2016

What a great opportunity to have been apart of London Fashion Week Feb 2016.

We had a great opportunity to present our collection at The Apartment AW16 and have our knitwear worn by some fantastic influencers!

More to come on London Fashion Weekend and Paris Fashion Week!

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GS X London Fashion Weekend

It’s nearly time for London Fashion Week, looking forward to this exciting & inspiring fashion event this season? Come and visit us at London Fashion Weekend 25-28th February 2016! We will be showcasing a range of exclusive accessories including socks, oversized blanket scarfs and a first look at AW16 winter warmers; as seen on Hannah Crosskey during NYFW16.…

Laura Lea Design X GS Workshop

We are very excited to announce that I will be collaborating with Laura Lea Design Boutique this spring, to run two crochet workshops to challenge and explore your crochet interests. Even if you are completely new to crochet, I will teach the basics and give you confidence to create your own product to take home with you. No…

Spotted at the GS S16 launch…

“Gathering an eclectic crowd of models, bloggers and stylists, British designer Genevieve Sweeney launched her new collection last week.” Notion Magazine, November 2015. Two weeks ago, Genevieve Sweeney Limited unveiled its SS16 collection as well as showcasing the AW15 line to bloggers, VIP, stylists and buyers. In attendance included Kara Marshall, Danielle Peazer, Ashley James, Laura…

The Alpaca Collection

Genevieve Sweeney has hand-selected fleece from The Border Mill’s herd of Alpacas to create unique yarn, spun from family connections within the herd to give a distinctive, individual look and feel with blends of natural colours. The micro mill processes the fleece through modern machinery to the highest standard; attention to detail is noted at…

Experiences of Manufacturing in the UK

  Six months ago, I successfully went through the Virgin StartUp Scheme and received funding for my premium knitwear label, Genevieve Sweeney Limited. All the manufacturing is produced within the British Isles, and this was a key value that I wanted the brand to hold. My background, before launching my label, was designing and developing…

The Alpaca Edit

Genevieve Sweeney has hand-selected fleece from The Border Mill’s herd of Alpacas to create unique yarn, spun from family connections within the herd to give a distinctive, individual look and feel with blends of natural colours. The micro mill processes the fleece through modern machinery to the highest standard; attention to detail is noted at…

Keeping It British….

Investing in a piece of premium knitwear? What you should expect… It is not simply the finest fibres, high quality manufacturing and attention to detail. It is the investment in a piece of premium knitwear that will provide you with long lasting value.     Genevieve Sweeney believes in the authenticity and narrative behind a…

The Border Mill Alpaca Project: Sneak Peek

Last September, we drove around The Scottish Borders to meet suppliers and family run mills were we met John and Juliet at their Micro Mill, The Border Mill in Duns. John and Juliet are specialists at bespoke spinning of alpaca fibre as well as other rare sheep breeds. Incredibly soft hand feel and natural colours have the option to be spun…