Nicholas Daley SS17 collection “Juteopolis”

For Spring/Summer 17 Nicholas continues to explore his multicultural heritage through his collection, entitled ‘Juteopolis’, which focuses upon his Scottish ancestors’ involvement in Dundee’s industrial jute trade. Under the British Empire, jute, a natural fibre, was exported from South Asia…

Nicholas Daley SS17 collection "Juteopolis"

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For Spring/Summer 17 Nicholas continues to explore his multicultural heritage through his collection, entitled ‘Juteopolis’, which focuses upon his Scottish ancestors’ involvement in Dundee’s industrial jute
trade. Under the British Empire, jute, a natural fibre, was exported from South Asia to Dundee in Scotland to be woven by mill workers.Two generations of Nicholas’ family worked in these jute mills of
Dundee.

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