SeanOFlynn X FrancesNutt Collaboration

SeanOFlynn X FrancesNutt Collaboration

Delighted to be featured on Savile Row bespoke shirtmaker Sean O’Flynns website – new collaboration. Silk scarves available in bespoke colours and sizes, for the best dressed dandy in town....
Franca Sozzani On Dandyism

Franca Sozzani On Dandyism

Dandyism or the dandy. A British cultural movement dating back to the end of the 19th century based upon a true belief in elegance and refinement. And also upon a...
The Story of the Chelsea Physic Garden

The Story of the Chelsea Physic Garden

‘Find wonder in everything, even the most commonplace’ #CarlLinnaeus #ChelseaPhysicGarden #HeartofLondon #EsotericLondon #EsotericLandmarks #LondonSoul ~ design based on the #Linnaeus #installation at the Chelsea Physic Garden Inspired by the Linnaeus installation...
Meanwhile Gardens

Meanwhile Gardens

Meanwhile Gardens 1981 Documentary by Steve Shaw THE STORY OF MEANWHILE GARDENS A community garden built on former derelict land in 1976 Home to the Metronomes Steel Pan Orchestra since...
Strange Connections

Strange Connections

reading the story of Ireland Awakening by Edward Rutherford and the rhythm of the development of the linen trade in Dublin and Belfast. Page 578 Lord Mountwalsh set up “a...
Silk Face Masks

Silk Face Masks

During the Corona virus lockdown I have been making unisex face masks fashioned from double layered 100% silk twill from Frances Nutt London pocket squares. They have an internal pocket in which you can add additional layers of disposable filtration material if desired. Each one is made at home by me using my grandmothers Singer sowing machine and hand finished. Beauty and Safety. Washable and Reusable.
Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Fair 22-24th November 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Fair 22-24th November 2019

I am delighted to have been chosen to show at the Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Fair 2019. I will be showing designs inspired by the Linnaeus installation at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Featuring an ancient map of Linnaeus’ garden and botanical drawings by George Ehret. #SouloftheCity #EsotericLondon #LondonSoul
Rose Callahan ~ Photographer & Author ~ We Are Dandy, The Dandy Portraits

Rose Callahan ~ Photographer & Author ~ We Are Dandy, The Dandy Portraits

#meninscarves by the magnificent @rcallahanphoto #photographer and #author #WeAreDandy #TheDandyPortraits *** New portraits from my studio at the @thevintageshow I love meeting all the characters that stop by! I’ll be back at the next show Jan 31-Feb 1 Full set of photos are live on manhattanvintage.com #mvcsportrait #thevintageshow #manhattanvintageshow #rosecallahan #streetstyle #styleportraits #menwwaringscarves #personalstyle
The River Thames Frost Fairs & The Great Frost

The River Thames Frost Fairs & The Great Frost

John Evelyn's account of the 1683-84 frost fair: "Coaches plied from Westminster to the Temple, and from several other stairs too and fro, as in the streets; sleds, sliding with skeetes, a bull-baiting, horse and coach races, puppet plays and interludes, cooks, tipling and other lewd places, so that it seemed to be a bacchanalian triumph, or carnival on the water."
Gertrude Abercrombie The Queen

Gertrude Abercrombie The Queen

Called "the queen of the bohemian artists", Abercrombie was involved in the Chicago jazz scene and was friends with musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Sarah Vaughan
Super Fly

Super Fly

'Darkest of night With the moon shining bright There's a set goin' strong Lotta things goin' on The man of the hour Has an air of great power The dudes have envied him for so long Superfly...
Eros Piccadilly

Eros Piccadilly

fantastic exhibition @museumoflondon London Nights Photographer : Henry Grant Date : 1958
Anna Maria Garthwaite

Anna Maria Garthwaite

Reading ‘The Silk Weaver’ by Liz Trenow inspired by the life of Anna Maria Garthwaite and her own ancestors who worked as silkweavers in Spitalfields 300 years ago. “(b. Harston,...
The Gentle Author 22.1.18

The Gentle Author 22.1.18

Thank you Robert Elms for introducing me to The Gentle Author on your radio programme Monday 21st January 2018 BBC Radio London 94.9FM. spitalfieldslife.com is a daily blog of tales...
Hedi Slimane ~ Celine

Hedi Slimane ~ Celine

Beautiful image of Hedi Slimane by Irving Penn, for Vogue, May 2001. News Flash Hedi Slimane formerly of Saint Laurent starting at LVMH’s Céline on Febuary 1 2018. He will...
Dandy Lions

Dandy Lions

Reserve your choice from the latest collection of pocket squares from FrancesNuttLondon
Roger Mayne

Roger Mayne

The Photographers Gallery London is currently showing a collection of the work of of Roger Mayne (1929–2014) 3rd March until June 11th.   The novelist Colin MacInnes asked Mayne to...
be my valentine….

be my valentine….

spread the love keep your loved ones warm and stylish with Frances Nutt London beautiful scarves and pocket squares.   from Frances with love xxx      
Owen Tozer

Owen Tozer

Amazing graphic artist responsible for the surfers against sewage campaign images http://www.owentozer.co.uk
Jackson Foundation Gallery

Jackson Foundation Gallery

Warren’s Bakery old lorry garage has been changed into a beautiful gallery behind the Dog and Rabbit cafe (delicious cakes recommended) in St Just. Kurt Jackson’s Foundation Gallery and collection...
Patterns: Inside the Design Library

Patterns: Inside the Design Library

The Design Library New York contains over seven million antique, vintage, modern, and contemporary textiles and swatches, painted patterns, wallpapers, embroideries, yarn dyes, pattern books, and production records of important...
Julie Goldsmith ~ Soho Faery

Julie Goldsmith ~ Soho Faery

creatures clothed in beauty wolf in sheeps clothing Cat with bow tie more at SOHO FAERY Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors Julie Goldsmith presents Soho Faery, a...
Grey Fox Christmas gift guide

Grey Fox Christmas gift guide

Thank you Grey Fox for featuring me in your xmas gift guide and happy birthday good wishes ….and thank you Snapper for pleasing comment as well as inspiration for next...
Angel Islington

Angel Islington

Come and visit FrancesNuttLondon at the Candid Arts Angel Xmas Fair. Opening Times and Dates: Saturday 3rd December – Sunday 4th December (11am-6pm) Preview Evening: Friday 2nd December (5-9pm) Candid...
William Blake

William Blake

Niall McDevitt guided and beguiled us with the poetic true story of William Blake on a rainy Saturday in Soho 12.11.16. Starting at the Society Club in Ingestre Place, through...
Oxford Bags

Oxford Bags

My boyfriend wore a pair of “Oxford bags” in the 70s. He bought them in a shop near the westway flyover on Portobello road. They were made in a Prince of...
Nathalie ~ Portobello market

Nathalie ~ Portobello market

I met Nathalie under the westway on a very rainy autumn day sitting patiently and beautifully with her collection of debonair men’s clothes. In the image she is decoratively bedecked...
Hannah Starkey

Hannah Starkey

I first saw this image when Hannah Starkey was featured as one of the winners of the 1997 John Kobal Foundation, National Portrait Gallery, London. I travelled to the Maureen Paley...
Thank You

Thank You

A big thank you to all friends and clients who visited our space at BOB London
Female Dandys

Female Dandys

What is a word for a female dandy? In the tradition of Marlene Dietrich glamorous and mysterious femme fatale, our gentlemen’s silk scarves are also a hit with the ladies....
Definitions of a Dandy

Definitions of a Dandy

  Oscar Wilde wrote that, “One should either be a work of Art, or wear a work of Art.” Charles Baudelaire defined the dandy, in the later “metaphysical” phase of...
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