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 panel discussion, event or for a written opinion piece, please contact her on nanna@splendidstitches.co.uk

As well as speaking at events such as Hub Dot’s Fashion Piazza, these are a few examples of Nanna’s recent media work:

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:

Feb 2020 interview and feature in Financial Times ‘How To Spend It’ article ‘Why Mending is Trending by Kate Finnigan

https://www.ft.com/content/59fe8a74-4df1-11ea-95a0-43d18ec715f5

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/