Our founder Nanna Sandom is a confident public speaker and contributing writer to magazines and blogs about the virtues of vintage clothing and repairing and altering your clothes for positive environmental impact.

To book Nanna for your on-line event or for a written opinion piece, please contact her on nanna@splendidstitches.co.uk

These these are a few examples of Nanna’s recent media work:

Something Green: The Sustainable Wedding Fair (March 2021)

Nanna was an Expert Speaker about ‘Something Old’: wearing and incorporating vintage, preloved and upcycled into outfits beyond the bride.

The Vintage Woman:

The key publication for the UK vintage community, Nanna wrote an article for The Vintage Woman magazine in summer 2019 about when it is appropriate to alter a vintage piece: https://thevintagewomanmagazine.com/when-should-you-alter-your-vintage-clothes/

YouTube:

The lovely Bee Townsend (Miss Bee Town) popped into the studio in October 2019 and did a YouTube video about altering vintage clothes. Watch it here: 

Nanna was asked by The Converted Closet for help with contemporising a vintage Laura Ashley dress. See the converstation and results here:

Splendid Stitches featured in the following recent publications:

The Telegraph Fashion How to ‘make do and mend’ your wardrobe for the new season (10 Sept 2020, Georgina Lucas)

The Telegraph Luxury The Luxury Repair Shop: the experts to call (22 August 2020, Nicole Mowbray)

The Daily Mail ‘Who wants to get married in Granny’s dress? I DO!’ (25 July 2020, Jill Foster)

Elle UK Second Hand Wedding Dresses: How To Find, Buy, Alter, And Rent A Pre-Loved Or Vintage Wedding Dress (20 May 2020, Daisy Murray)

Financial Times How To Spend ItWhy Mending Is Trending’ (14 February 2020, Kate Finnigan)

Published case study and interviews in The Creative’s Guide to Starting a Business:

Featured as a comprehensive case study throughout the 2019 Business Book Award Winner ‘The Creative’s Guide to Starting a Business’ by Harriet Kelsall, the book features several interviews with Nanna:

Sustainable fashion expert interview
For more information about the book please visit the
Harriet Kelsall website

Further back:

Nanna wrote a number of articles for Vintage Life about maintaining and caring for a vintage wardrobe:

Sustainable fashion article

In 2018 we were listed in the Financial Times’ list of London’s best Wardrobe Care Services:  https://howtospendit.ft.com/womens-style/203526-brilliant-wardrobe-care-and-repair-services-in-london

Mid-century collector and fashion historian Liz Tregenza has been a long-time client and wrote about us on her blog: https://advantageinvintage.co.uk/tag/splendid-stitches/