sula & the colour pink!

The sula team sit down to discuss designer Alison Taylor’s thoughts about pink, what has inspired our pink hues for spring summer 2024 and the history of the beloved colour.

washed Irish linen

Our washed Irish linen comes from a family run linen weaving business. Linen is one of the most biodegradable fabrics. Linen becomes softer and more pliable the more it is washed

Chat with Artist Amy Dury

“I was always a massive Kate Bush fan and met one of my oldest best friends through the Kate Bush fan club, and women’s voices speak to me in a special way”

sula autumn Winter

Clothes are softly tailored and take your shape. They are flattering and suit the feminine body in all its diversity. New styles include a fully reversible back-pleat jacket.

Matilda in New York

Upon our arrival at D+A morning light poured in from the windows We all had an excited buzz motivating us through our jet lag as it was a busy show. 

our collection for summer 24

Overalls have all been carefully cut to flatter the female form. We also present our first bridal dress as well as a new print, inspired by the faded pressed flowers found betwixt antique books.

embroidering over damage

sadly a few of our cutwork skirts were marked during the making process, We have embroidered over the damage inspired by kintsugi, a visible mending technique.

indigo dyeing

Indigo dyeing is an ancient practice first discovered in India around 5000 years ago. we have decided to use synthetic indigo dye for our Japanese denim.

flower embroidery mending

A seemingly random hand embroidered daisy adorns one cuff – it made us smile and covered a dye spot. The daisy is accorded qualities of loyal love, purity and beauty.

making Thames skirt

Thames quilted skirt is redolent of an 18th century petticoat, one worker will have spent at least two days hand quilting the skirt and intricately stitching this hem.

Section of Jennifer Packer painting

Colour story

sula collections always start with a colour story, the incredible Jennifer Packer exhibition I went to see inspired our following spring and summer collection we created.

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