The classic shirt is part of modern life dressing but this useful garment is steeped in history. Originally a gentleman’s’ item or considered an undergarment. The first shirt has been traced back to a linen garment from around 3000BC which was discovered in 1930 in a Dynasty Egyptian tomb. This useful item of clothing has taken many forms throughout the years with not only peasant workwear influences but also the more flamboyant styles during the french revolution. The shirt is now the most elegant, versatile and fundamental item for both men and women.Continue Reading
Founder and designer Anna grew up in Mora in the Dalarna province of central Sweden where there is a strong tradition of handicrafts. At a very young age Anna was taught to knit and to sew by her mother and grandmothers eventually studying at the Swedish School of Textiles in Boras and then at Beckmans College of design in Stockholm where her 1994 degree collection became the first Nygårdsanna collection.
In response to this seismic lifestyle shift and a need for wardrobe pieces that fulfil the checklist of dressing comfortably while still looking good for that last minute Zoom meeting or walking the dog we have upgraded our “at home” experience with the introduction of this season’s loungewear edit.Continue Reading