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Any Style, your size. The Story of a Made For You Dress.

In July 2020 we made Olivia Pinnock, Fashion Journalist, her own Made For You We-Resonate Dress. Olivia also supplied her own scarves for an even more special piece. Read our conversation here:

1. Can you give an intro about the scarf collection you have, where did they come from? (we always love a scarf story!)

About 10 years ago I was in a vintage shop and I found a scarf with "Paris" written on it and illustrations of tourist sites across Paris. It was obviously a souvenir from someone's holiday several decades ago and I thought it was really charming. Then I started to notice that these tourist scarves are everywhere! Every time I was in a vintage shop I would rummage in their scarf bin looking for them and over the years I've built up quite a collection: London, Malta, Venice, Florence, . I just think they're so quirky and I love that they hold the memories of people's holidays. I often wear one when I'm travelling myself.

2. What has been your thought process of creating a dress with We-Resonate?

It's been quite a long time coming! I met Lizzie about 2 years ago and instantly fell in love with We Resonate. I told her about my tourist scarves and she said she'd love to make a dress out of them but we never ended up discussing it further. I've thought about that conversation so often since then but I felt nervous about cutting up my scarf collection. At the same time, I could also see how they would get a lot more wear as a dress. While I was going back and forth on this in my mind, Lizzie reached out to me on Instagram to say she'd been thinking about our conversation too. I took it as a sign that the scarves were meant to become a beautiful dress so I decided to take the plunge. I have no regrets about it now!