We are pleased to welcome our latest team member, introducing Robert McQuillan our new Escorial Sales Director. 1. How long have you been working in the Textile industry? The start of my career within the textile industry began at a young age where I worked for a large mill in Bradford, coinciding with my academic studies of achieving a BTech in Textile Design. Throughout the past 32 years within textiles, I have developed within many areas of the industry; from designing of fabrics, to brand sales director, the passion for ‘made in England’ products remain, with the same strong ethos. 2. What are you looking forward to the most about working with our team for Escorial? I am looking forward to working for the brand itself, I have been aware of Escorial from the beginning and believe it is developing into a fantastic, iconic brand. It is an honour to be working with such a great team, and an exclusive brand that I am eager to be globally promoting and offering such luxurious and unique products. 3. What future plans do you see for the Escorial brand? I see the brand building from strength to strength and becoming globally recognized […]
We would like to congratulate the very talented Matthew Miller on winning the menswear International Woolmark Prize for 2017/18, which was announced on the opening day of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence, Italy. Thank you for using William Halstead fabric to create your winning designs and we wish you every success in your design career and future. Well done once again. *Image by The Woolmark Company
Luxury Fabrics welcomed a group of V.I.P. guests from London: Chris Moodo, David Evans, Jamie Ferguson, Jonathan Edwards, Hannah Rigby, James Girdwood and Daisy Knatchbull. The fabric enthusiasts, from all walks of life: from blogging about style, fabrics and tailoring, a photographer who captures street style tailoring of luxurious fabrics to a 3rd year fashion design student who is setting up their own business upon graduating visited the mill in Bradford, West Yorkshire – Home to the Luxury Fabrics group (Charles Clayton, Escorial Wool, John Foster, Kynoch, Standeven and William Halstead) and Stanley Mills Weavers. David Gallimore – Managing Director of Luxury Fabrics presented our guests with a detailed tour of the mill describing each production process while seeing the machines in action along the way. Everyone at Luxury Fabrics had a fabulous day meeting our guests and telling our stories of the rich British heritage, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thank you all for coming!