“Business has boomed for Mother and Daughter duo Sally and Lettie Pattinson, the talent behindThe Design Studio Hawarden, an online company selling exclusively through Instagram.       TDS’s colourful Faux Fur Bombers have caught the imagination of fashion girls everywhere, with followers including Jourdan Dunn and supermodel turned actress Suki Waterhouse, who was pictured in […]

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“We were introduced to this delightful duo by British beauty, Suki Waterhouse. The Burberry model was very quick to instagram a pic of her faux fur jacket, made by The Design Studio.

TDS has been on insta overdrive since the post and the power women behind that brand are mother and daughter Lettie and Sally Pattinson. The best friends and business partners have achieved a fan base of early adopters and style influencers worldwide. Most followers are quick to realise that this company is on the rise and their creations are currently very reasonable. Right now these bomber jacket babies are in their infancy, so we strongly advise that you purchase the orignals before high demand lowers your chances!

The styles and colours are dreamy, carefully chosen to create the most avant-garde design. If you’re a fashion lover then go and check out their insta page – be the first to comment underneath their snaps for the chance to purchase that wonderful winter jacket. Follow Lettie too, she’s rad!

We’re eagerly watching their progress and can’t wait to see what 2015 brings for them!”




Welsh mother and daughter design duo, Sally and Lettie are on Brillante’s Ones To Watch 2015 list and here are a few reasons why! The pair who only started designing together in September have already wracked up over 5.4 thousand Instagram followers and have had the gorgeous model/actress Suki Waterhouse wear one of their one-of-a-kind textured bomber jackets. And if that wasn’t amazing enough for the online brand who currently sell their jackets via Instagram and email, have also been noticed by British Vogue editors and will be collaborating with them soon – we hope! Not to mention being featured in The Financial Times fashion section, last year.

Although the two have arose online fairly recently, between them they have various skills that will aid them to flourish in the fashion industry. As prior to TDS the pair had a shop in Hawarden the village where they are from, which sold jewellery, antiques and vintage clothes. And before that Sally lectured in Fashion and Textiles for 20 years. Which is where Lettie comes in, as even though she hasn’t studied Fashion she is perfect at styling, photography and social media.

When in conversation with Lettie, she described a TDS girl as ‘someone who has fun with their fashion. As each jacket is unique in terms of the design, style and colour. We only make 1 or 2/3 of the same jacket which is rare. And I think any girl can wear TDS and look good’.

TDS jackets are inspired by Sally’s taste, her love of Vivienne Westwood and history of fashion.  As Sally’s aim for each bomber jacket is to give it a ‘modern twist, which makes it unique and quirky’.

The price range of each jacket is a bank-friendly £70 handmade by the mother of TDS Sally and is available in a ‘Free Size’ fitting most individual’s size 8-14.