Introduction :

Meeting at the University of Central England, the designers passion for draping the new upon the mannequin became the creative foundation of the luxury fashion brand, established in 2012.

Combining skilled draping, craftsmanship and tailoring techniques every garment holds within its own emotive symbolism and unique story to tell.

Irregular draping and creative cutting are combined unexpectedly to form something new, something innovative and something people recognise as the brands timeless and creative signature.

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Acknowledgments :

Multi Award Winning brand Cunnington & Sanderson have graced catwalks around the world with their innovative and story telling fashion including London, Milan & Paris Fashion Week.

Awarded the prestigious On|Off Land Rover Visionary Award in London, Finalist of the Mango Fashion Award, Barcelona and winners of the Grand Prize of the Jury at the International Festival of Fashion & Photography in Hyeres, France.

Exhibitions have included Oxo Tower during London Fashion Week, Bankfield Museum in Wakefield, Lotherton Hall, Leeds Museums & Galleries and the Villa Noailles in Hyeres, France.

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Sustainability :

Lovers of nature the conscious brand use luxurious organic fabrics and heritage wools locally sourced from traditional mills in Yorkshire. including Abraham Moon & Sons, AW Hainsworth, JH Clissold and Linton Tweeds.

Fabric printing with environmentally friendly techniques such as low energy and water usage.

Sustainability is key - Promoting slow fashion with season-less and timeless, high quality garments to cherish, meticulously made in the UK.

Proudly collaborating with MADE BY who highlight the products transparency, fabric journey, and the products carbon foot print which is all verified to provide customer confidence.

Working with the community the British brand are mental health advocates creating social media projects #wearemotionchallenge and the #pillownarrative to help raise awareness and donations for charities including Mind, Samaritans and the Mental Health Foundation.

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Pioneers in Zero Waste Fashion Design:

Pioneers in Zero waste fashion the design duo have developed their own unique techniques and methods. Including bestselling looks from the first collection to teaching their zero waste draping workshop called No Wasted Jam @no_wasted_jam to BA and MA Fashion Design and Knitwear students locally and internationally.

Universities include Nottingham Trent, Leeds Beckett, H.E.A.D. Geneva, University of Leeds, Chester, Leeds Arts University and Sheffield Hallam University.

Many zero waste garments are now available to buy on the online store.

Chapter IV

Press index :

Cunnington & Sanderson have proudly featured their luxury fashion designs in International magazines and press such as

ANOTHER, ASVOF, COLLEZIONI, CREED, DADI, DANSK, DAZED, ELLE, FLAIR, GRAZIA, HARPERS BAZAAR, HUSK, KINFOLK, L'OFFICIEL, LULA, MARIE CLAIRE, THE CUT, PUSS PUSS, SCHON, SPOON, TATLER ASIA, VOGUE UK, VOGUE FRANCE, VOGUE ITALIA, W MAGAZINE, WWD, YORKSHIRE POST, ZOO MAGAZINE