The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 has just opened at the V&A and explores great craftsmanship and creativity, luxurious materials and expertise for which Italy has become renowned.
de Le Cuona scours some of the world's unlikeliest places in the hunt for beautiful textiles but works with Italian mills to weave the most exquisite cashmere. Illusion, is a gossamer fine cashmere with a whisper of a paisley design woven into it. Bernie de Le Cuona has launched her first collection of accessories online called Shop the Studio. This edit of handcrafted items includes designs woven from ultra-soft Italian cashmere, such as this sublime Balmoral Cashmere throw cum bed blanket.
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