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Colour Blocking

Colour block your wardrobe this Winter with key pieces from Les 100 Ciels. Shop our collection here!    
by Les 100 Ciels Team on November 17, 2014
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KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood

We popped down to the Fashion & Textiles Museum  to see the Knitwear, Chanel to Westwood, an exhibition comprised mainly of items from the collection of Mark and Cleo Butterfield. The pieces are presented in wooden crates, stacked one on top of the other and are accompanied by images of knitwear from various publications and fashion shoots.     The pair have been collecting pieces of knit and crocheted garments since the 1960’s and they cover a huge amount of years, ranging from late Victorian and Edwardian periods to present day items. Pieces from hand-knitting gurus Patricia Roberts and Bill Gibb are featured along side household names such as Chanel, Missoni, Vivienne Westwood, Zandra Rhodes and Sonia Rykiel. Top tip: Take your sketchpad to the exhibition for some quick drawings! Book tickets here! Check out our knits here!  
by Les 100 Ciels Team on November 10, 2014
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TOP 5- Art Month

It’s that time of year again when the art fairs take over London. We have picked our top 5 artistic attractions for this month, with a view on upcoming exhibitions and a summary of our favourite events.   1. The Les 100 Ciels team love the idea of combining art and fashion, so when we stumbled across North American master Richard Tuttle’s work, we wanted to share it with you!                 This artist’s pieces often feature everyday materials such as cloth, paper and rope, but for this particular exhibition Tuttle has taken inspiration from textiles. I Don’t Know. The Weave of Textile Language looks at the importance of textiles throughout history and combines a major exhibition in the Whitechapel Gallery, a large-scale sculptural commission in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall and a brand new book. The sculpture is at the Tate Modern until 6th April 2015 and the exhibition is in the Whitechapel Gallery until 14th December.   2. Frieze week did not disappoint this year, firmly placing London on the map as a centre for art. One of our favourite artists we saw this year was recent graduate May Hands. Like Tuttle, her ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on October 24, 2014
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STYLIST

Thank you Stylist Magazine for featuring Les 100 Ciels as one of their top picks for cashmere winter warmers as the nights get colder. Our Mongolian cashmere goats got a very special mention for withstanding temperatures of up to -30°! Buy it now!  
by Les 100 Ciels Team on October 23, 2014
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ELLE.COM

This month the lovely team at Elle Magazine featured Les 100 Ciels in their favourite knitwear brands. Our knitted tank is a sneak peek into what’s to come soon. Keep your eyes peeled for this beauty coming soon in our store in St. Christopher’s Place and online at www.les100ciels.com      
by Les 100 Ciels Team on October 17, 2014
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Les 100 Ciels Knitting Night!

Les 100 Ciels Knitting Night!

Happy new year, and happy new feature!! Welcome to our brand new blog where you will be able to find all the exciting updates of what’s going on with Les 100 Ciels! From in the media and upcoming promotions, to sneak previews and snippets from behind the scenes. Beginning with our very first knitting night due to be held in store on Thursday 6th February, 7:30pm-9pm! Sign up to the event and come along for an evening of knitting, chats and nibbles! Pop in store or browse the online shop to make the most of the fantastic sale now on! We also have many more exciting events coming up soon so check back soon to ensure that you don’t miss out!
by Les 100 Ciels Team on January 17, 2014
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