Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The Sweater Quest continues! Only this time, I didn't even need to leave the house (or so I thought). Yesterday afternoon I got an email from the lovely Monique at Kate Sylvester, who said that there was a parcel for me at the store. I called my flatmate and asked him to pick it up, he said he would, but arrived home empty handed. He'd forgotten. So this morning I took myself down to the Kate Sylvester store on High Street to pick it up. I couldn't wait to get home to see what I'd gotten so I ripped the package open then and there. Inside was the perfect gift - a V Neck sweater. Newsreader (and serious hottie) Samantha Hayes happened to be in there at the same time as me and she loved it too - so you know it's good.
I took some shots when I got home...
The sweater has the appearance of being grey marle but it's actually very fine black and white woollen thread knitted together. The closest thing I can think of likening it to is black and white static on an old TV.
The embroidery is a black swan with a tiny indigo crown on its wing - I love the little details that you'd only know about if you looked up close.
As you can see it fits in perfectly with my daily outfit, so I think I might have to retire my grey marle Comme Play sweater that's been all out of shape since I washed it last. And since the wool is so fine I think it might be the ideal weight for warm evenings in Europe to come.
Thank you so much Kate Sylvester!
I LIKE YOU!