I am thrilled to announce my latest venture, Springfield Textiles: creating beautiful and high quality nightwear that is cute and comfortable and can be restyled to wear in the daytime. To see what is available to buy now, go to my Etsy shop (click here).
This all started with the Boho Nightie in Indian hand block-print cotton. I wanted to create a nightie that was pretty and cool to sleep in. My customers have also told me they love popping on a pair of leggings and wearing them in the day time as a summer dress. This is available in 4 gorgeous prints and 2 sizes.
The Boho collection has now expanded to include pyjamas in the same glorious cotton prints, and also now available in super high quality linen from Merchant and Mills.
As this last year has unfolded I have taken a long hard look at what is in my wardrobe and decided I want to have a more sustainable range of clothing both for me and represented in my shop. Linen is an amazingly brilliant fabric being anti-bacterial, thermoregulating and totally biodegradable as a plant. The plant is mainly grown in Northern Europe, can grow in poor soils and needs little water, so its eco credentials are top notch.
The Boho styles in linen come in 5 gorgeous colours, as a nightie/tunic, pyjamas and an oversized scarf. These products have a long life and can be worn in the bedroom and at the party, so will be a staple feature of your wardrobe. Mix and match up the colours, layer them up with other items from your wardrobe. The only limitation is your imagination!
Some years ago I was suddenly admitted to hospital with a heart condition. Whilst I was in there the nightwear I had was either too hot or non-existant! I sent my husband out to get me something and he came back with two pairs of pj bottoms one with a cat print all over it, the other a quite menacing cartoon character (not his fault, the shops where the hospital was being sadly lacking). Being in hospital meant wandering around without a bra and feeling less than glamorous.