Posts tagged Handmade in Britain
“How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun” - Van Gough

Introducing our latest stunning silk scarf the Saffron Wave perfect for spring summer wardrobe and beyond. 

Our Saffron Wave is crafted from AAA silk chiffon the finest available and lovingly made in England.

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The secrets of a silk scarf: You get what you pay for

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” - Benjamin Franklin.

Do you know your Twill silk from your Silk Chiffon, or your Habotai silk from your Crêpe de Chine? And do you have any idea how a luxury silk scarf comes to be?

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SEEKING sustainability

So, what is sustainable fashion and is 100% sustainability even possible?

As you will know, Basma Design is a passionate supporter of sustainable fashion, ethical buying and the Slow Fashion movement more generally speaking. Designed freehand in London and digitally printed in England - in one of England’s most established silk factories – supporting the local economy is as much of a priority for us as making sure we use natural dyes and support local people. 

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