Category Archives: Fashion

Liberty of London – Quintessentially British

Quintessentially British and Quintessentially Quirky Liberty London has been at the cutting edge of design and decorative arts since 1875   With a roll call of Petronella, Eustacia, Ianthe, Felix and Isabelle you would expect to find yourself in a school classroom here in the beautiful Cranbourne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding […]

The Artist and his Gilet – An Interview with Tom Hoar

Gilets for work

Wiltshire based painter, Tom Hoar has just returned from a spell in India creating work for his London exhibition India 2018. We were lucky enough to grab him in his studio in East Knoyle to talk about his work and his love of the Gilet. You can see Tom’s work here, we think its incredible. […]

Cars and Gilets – Classic Mercedes meets Luxury Gilet

British Gilet

Guillotine England customer Matt G talks to us about why he buys his Gilets from the Wiltshire based fashion label. Already an owner of three luxury Men’s Gilets, Matt turned up at Guillotine HQ during our recent photo shoot to buy a linen one for summer use. He also happened to arrive in his splendid […]

Abraham Moon & Sons Mill, Guiseley, Yorkshire

Abraham Moon, supplied many locals with yard to weave cloth on handlooms in their own homes. When the cloth was woven he would collect the pieces, paying the weavers for their work. The cloth was then scoured (washed) locally and hung out to dry in surrounding fields. Abraham would then transport the pieces by horse and cart to Leeds for sale in the market.