Posted on January 17 2018
I’m not crazy about musicals. I have a friend who makes them worse by being all happy clappy & jolly through the whole thing. She suffers with SAD and is finding January very hard to cope with so begged me to go and see HAIR with her, promising it would be different and also, nudes. If anything, I could always giggle at a cold willy.
Posted on September 13 2017
There's hardly a sign of the festival left but this is a little blog post to recount what we did at the festival and a chance to say thank you.
Rather spontaneously, we decided to rock up at the festival without a plan to see if we could arrange a pop up shop for the whole of August.
Posted on June 14 2017
From the night we told our mum that Freddie Krueger was a comedy, we have loved horror, devoured it. Good bad funny boring, we have even loved watching Bollywood horrors, which let us tell you, are scarier than you think!
Jakop Ahlbom's Horror currently on the wonderful Peacock Theatre was made for us. Modern dance, great venue and an
Posted on May 14 2017
As two of the last women in London to read My Brilliant Friend by the elusive Elena Ferrante, we still think this is a good time to recommend it as the fabulous book has recently been adapted for theatre and tv. This is such a lovely tale of a sister friendship between two girls growing up in post-war Italy.
Posted on September 02 2016
Have you heard of the latest craze for Kaftan parties to hit New York? New York Magazine has listed some fun tips on how to prepare for one including throwing out your razor.
Posted on August 15 2016
The Guardian wrote last week about the increasing pressure on retailers to reform throwaway so-called fast fashion. This is great news for Sketch as it has always been our ethos to produce beautiful clothes and accessories in an environmentally sustainable, ethical way.
Posted on July 18 2016
We will be unveiling our brand new Spring/Summer 2017 collection at the INDX show in Birmingham from 3-5 August. If you're a fashion buyer please pop along or make an appointment.
Posted on July 18 2016
Set in idyllic, rural and picture-perfect Perthshire, Scotland, the majestic House of Bruar is a luxury shopping destination revered outside of London.
Posted on May 23 2016
Sketch Stockist, Betty Brown, is a gorgeous independent boutique in Leicester owned by the glamorous Sukhina Garcia, a designer herself. At the boutique you will find the latest Sketch collections sitting alongside Sukhina's own one-off creations.
Posted on April 19 2016
I struck gold with the giant butterfly end of run print above!
So, who made your clothes?
Each fashion season, I design a collection in London and then go on a mad treasure hunt in India to find end of run prints and other remnants
Posted on April 19 2016
Every so often a beautiful woman will sell me some snake oil. I'm addicted to makeup and so I'm pleased to be sprayed, brushed and recommended any products.
But even I was dubious about a Japanese sponge thing that was being sold to me by a woman in & Other Stories, Regent St. I bought two of
Posted on January 26 2016
As we all know, amazing films come out in January and this month is definitely filled with excellent films to check out. If you’ve already seen the Danish Girl and the Hateful Eight is way too violent then we recommend Jennifer Lawrence’s new flick, Joy. The film is the true story about the rise of Joy Mangano from poor singe mom to global entrepreneur.
Posted on January 25 2016
Proving that pop art is more than Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, The World Goes Pop at the Tate Modern is an exhibition that tracks pop art through the ages and the world. We couldn’t recommend it enough. Rarely has such an amazing collection been curated and displayed – we simply couldn’t fault a single display or room.
Posted on December 16 2015
We've got you just in time to treat yourself for Christmas or indeed, stick it on the list (if you have one of those mythical lists that people actually pay attention to and buy you what you want!)
Enter Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette. This is awesome and we don't say that lightly. We have to admit we were a little suspicious of the
Posted on October 27 2015
In a cruel twist of fate, the mono brow that used to spread across our teenage faces now wakes up every morning in patches.
Brows have been big news for a while now and most women our age have over plucked at some stage so here is our opinion on some fillers out there at the moment:
Posted on December 28 2014
Posted on December 07 2014