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The First Apron

This is the first apron ...                  Working as a milliner I needed an apron I could wear in the studio. One that was tough, durable but looked smart enough to meet clients in. I couldn't find one I liked, so, I decided to make my own.  I visited Berwick Street in London's Soho and found a shop selling Japanese selvedge denim. It was love at first sight. The fabric was perfect, it ticked all the boxes on my brief with the added advantage that I wouldn't need to wash it very often and was fond of the idea that it would age and wear over time developing its own personality like a...

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