Meet the Maker

THE POET AND THE PAINTER

From the Sicilian seduction of Meo Fusciuni’s perfumes to the perky prettiness of Pyatt & Hesbrook’s Derbyshire-made fragranced candles, Jamie Huckbody sniffs out 13 olfactory adventures on offer at The Tobacco Warehouse.

THE GALLERY: SPRING 2016 SHOW

Love is in the air on the top floor of The Tobacco Warehouse. No, not the sloppy, saccherine kind but that for raw, creative passion. Jamie Huckbody falls head over heels with the three artisans — Florit Nin, Ashraf Hanna, and the Dyehouse collective — currently on show. Photographs by John Britton.

JOSHUA ELLIS

Did you know that some of the world’s finest cashmere is actually made in West Yorkshire? Jamie Huckbody is surprised to discover a 249-year-old textile mill that is defining 21st Century luxury on the international runways and here at The Tobacco Warehouse. Photographs by John Britton.

GONZALO SANCHEZ NAVARRO

Sick of this miserable, grey weather? Indulge in a little bit of Mediterranean sunshine with one of Nomad Atelier’s luxury bags. Made on the sunny island of Menorca, Jamie Huckbody says that they are guaranteed to cheer you up.

Jennie Gill

It’s time to banish your bourgeois bling and send those mass-manufactured charm bracelets packing to the trinket box. Jamie Huckbody finds just the thing for a 21st Century Neolithic Goddess in Jennie Gill’s seriously soulful alchemy.