Each garment has a story; a reason for being

Transparency, innovation, craftsmanship… and a love of story-telling. 

MEHM – Modern Essentials + Honestly Made is a new way of designing and making garments. We start each season by collecting new ‘stories’; we meet with our mills and makers to go through their archives and we show them pieces from ours. We speak to them about our ideas and they tell us about theirs. We swap information about new and exciting innovations and techniques. We sketch, we review, we sketch again. We draft patterns and make prototypes. We consider the purpose of the garment, whether functional or purely aesthetic. We refine our concepts and make our garments but the stories still remain – they are part of the creative journey and we don’t want to lose them…

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