UNIVERSAL UTILITY

 

"INVISIBLE PERMANENT CLOTHING...

MADE IN ENGLAND"

 

Carin Mansfield's slow fashion line Universal Utility effortlessly combines style and comfort. Each piece is beautifully made out of exquisite fabrics and often times hand finished. For over 15 years, Universal Utility has been creating clothing that is without season, time, age and trend - giving you life long garments you'll want to wear again and again.

 

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28 PANEL DRESS / 100% COTTON / COLOR: WHITE






WORK JACKET / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK






28 PANEL DRESS / 100% COTTON / COLOR: NAVY








SQUARE NECK T-SHIRT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: GREY








SHORT BIAS SHIRT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: WHITE






FARM PANT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK






SHORT SLEEVE WORK SHIRT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK






INUIT HOODIE / 100% COTTON / COLOR: WHITE






DARTED BLOOM PANT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK




LONG BIAS SHIRT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK








LANTERN VEST / 100% COTTON / COLOR: WHITE




CLASSIC PANT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK




LONG BIAS SHIRT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: WHITE






ONE SHOULDER APRON DRESS / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK






INDIAN SHIRT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: WHITE






SHORT BIAS SHIRT / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK




CLOSED WORK DRESS / 100% COTTON / COLOR: NAVY BLACK GINGHAM






INUIT HOODIE / 100% COTTON / COLOR: BLACK




February 04, 2020 by WORTHWHILE STAFF
WERKSTATT:MÜNCHEN

WERKSTATT:MÜNCHEN

"WERKSTATT:MÜNCHEN is a synonym of artisanal beauty and industrial romanticism founded in 1996 by Klaus Lohmeyer.
Drawing inspiration from contemporary culture, past memories and symbolism, Klaus aims to embellish people with their very own personality. He has collaborated with other designers who share a similar ethos such as Ann Demeulemeester, with whom he developed exclusive jewelry collections.
Sterling silver pieces are hand-hammered to reflect the light like little mirrors in a slightly irregular way - contrast is then achieved by oxidizing. Klaus and his team take special care to ensure the jewelry balances weight and dimensions to become part of you."


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ROSEBUD CHAIN NECKLACE
27" chain


CURL NECKLACE
20" doubled / 37" chain


HIDDEN PLATE NECKLACE
26" chain


 LINES NECKLACE
26.5" chain


FRAMES NECKLACE
28" chain


MINI STAR NECKLACE
25" chain


MINI ROSEBUD NECKLACE
25" chain


MINI TAGS NECKLACE
25" chain


DOUBLE NAME PLATE NECKLACE
26" doubled / 46" chain


ROSEBUD MEDALLION NECKLACE
29" chain


TAG TAPE EARRING
2.5" drop


LINES EARRING
1.5" drop


ROSEBUD EARRING
1.5" drop


EMBOSSED LOOP EARRING
2 1/4" drop


HAMMERED LINK EARRING
1.5" drop


BEE EARRING


6 RING COMBINATION, ETERNITY
sizes small & medium


CONNECTED LINK RING
sizes x-small & small


WOUND CROSSOVER RING
size small


 5 RING COMBINATION, ROSEBUD
sizes small & medium


LEAVES BRACELET
sizes small & medium


BANGLE HOOK BRACELET, LYRICS
sizes small & medium


November 07, 2019 by Accumula Collaborator
Elena Dawson Hacking Coat

ELENA DAWSON

London-based designer Elena Dawson creates beautiful garments and accessories that possess an ephemeral quality that is meticulous, yet timeless. By creating pieces that allow the wearer to infuse her semi deconstructed garments with their own life experiences, each collection becomes an exploration in ritual. Elena Dawson designs and constructs her collections in-house with a small group of artisans using raw linens, crispy cottons, and fine silks sourced in England. The Elena Dawson label was conceived in 2006 after she co-founded Paul Harnden Clothier.


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HACKING COAT WITH ROSE
100% black cotton velvet


TOP KNOT DRESS
100% black silk taffeta


CROP BLOUSE
100% black silk chiffon


SATIN DUNGAREES
100% heavy black silk satin


HACKING COAT WITH DRAPED POCKET
100% red silk dupioni


BLOUSE
100% red silk chiffon


RUTH SKIRT SHORT
100% red silk dupioni


BOILER SUIT
100% cotton drill


HACKING JACKET
100% cotton moleskin


October 31, 2019 by WORTHWHILE STAFF
Tags: elena dawson
ATELIER SUPPAN

ATELIER SUPPAN



"atelier suppan is the project of an indo-austrian couple.
Their approach is to reconsider common image and production standards in constructing garments through a humanistic point of view, starting from the conception up to the manufacturing process and proposes a selection of handmade items in limited edition, entirely crafted in Paris, where they set up a human-sized cooperative that aims at maintaining local textile activity and craftsmanship." 


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FRONT HOOK SHIRT
100% cotton
HIGH WAIST SKIRT
98% cotton, 2% elastane
3 BUTTON JACKET
85% linen, 15% cotton
LONG JACKET
100% cotton

 

PANT WITH ROPE
70% cotton, 30% linen
PLEATED SKIRT
100% boiled cashmere
SHORT JACKET
100% boiled cashmere
HIGH WAIST TROUSERS
98% cotton, 2% elastane
CROCHET SHIRT
60% silk, 40% cotton
PLEATED SHORTS
100% wool
LONG JACKET WITH HOOD
80% cotton, 20% polyamide
SKIRT
100% wool
KIMONO DRESS
100% wool
ZIPPER DRESS
100% wool
September 19, 2019 by WORTHWHILE STAFF

Our Spoleto Festival 2019 Window Display







 
May 27, 2019 by WORTHWHILE STAFF

SS19 LOOKBOOK

 



Shop our favorite looks from Spring Summer 2019

Special thanks to Leila from Show & Tell Art & Design for letting us use her amazing home and home gallery as our set!



 



ARTS & SCIENCE 2 Way Flat Blouse
MYKITA Sunglasses






MOLLY GODDRAD Tiffany Coat
MELITTA BAUMEISTER Pleated Dress
ESTEAST Bowknot Slide
MYKITA Sunglasses








UMA WANG Cali Coat
MARC LE BIHAN Lace Dress
JEAN FRANCOIS MIMILLA Wooden Bead Necklace
ST AGNI Loafer






CECILIE BAHNSEN Rikke Dress
JEAN FRANCOIS MIMILLA EARRINGS




UMA WANG Knit Cardigan
RICORRROBE Jersey Dress






ELENA DAWSON Tuck Coat
CECILIE BAHNSEN Ruth Voluminous Dress
JEAN FRANCOISE MIMILLA Earrings






RICORROBE Box Pleat Dress
DRAGON DIFFUSION Circle Bag


April 29, 2019 by WORTHWHILE STAFF

ELENA DAWSON

London based designer Elena Dawson creates beautiful garments and accessories that possess an ephemeral quality that is meticulous yet timeless. By creating pieces that allow the wearer to infuse her semi deconstructed garments with their own life experiences, each collection becomes an exploration in ritual. Elena Dawson makes her designs in-house with a small group of artisans using fine materials such as raw linens, crispy cotton and fine silks sourced in England. The Elena Dawson label was conceived in 2006 after she co-founded Paul Harnden Clothier.


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OPEN COAT | 100% WOOL | SIZE : SMALL










JERSEY CARDIGAN | 100% COTTON | SIZE: SMALL








OPEN CURVED JACKET | 100% WOOL | SIZE: SMALL






MAIDEN TOP | 100% COTTON | SIZE: SMALL








TUCK COAT | 100% BLUE RUSSIAN TWILL (WOOL) | SIZE: SMALL








HACKING COAT | 100% LIGHT WOOL | SIZE: SMALL & LARGE






HACKING DRESS JACKET | 100% SILVER SILK STAIN | SIZE: SMALL











CUT UP BOOT | 100% LEATHER | SIZES: US 7 & 8





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LINEN DRESS | Dog Print | Size: Small








BIG SLEEVE BLOUSE | Color: White | Sizes: Small & Medium



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RAG JACKET | Color: Pink Silk Satin (Reversible) | Size: Medium



 

CHIFFON BLOUSE | Color: Pink | Size: Medium sold out



LONG SKIRT | Color: Heavy Pink Silk Satin | Size: Medium




PLEAT DRESS | Color: Black Silk Taffeta | Size: Small







LONG SILK DRESS / Color: Cream, Size: S



SILK TULLE DRESS / Color: Black, Sizes: M




LONG SILK DRESS / Color: Black, Sizes: S,M



CROPPED JACKET IN WHITE LINEN / STAND COLLAR LONG SHIRT IN WHITE COTTON sold out / ROLLED SHORTS IN WHITE MUSLIN W/ ROPE BELT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 22, 2019 by WORTHWHILE STAFF

25th Anniversary Party

Here are some shots from the store right before our 25th anniversary party kicked off. We had such a great turn out. Thank you to all who came, called, emailed and ordered online! We have the best customers in the world!

 
 
 

 

November 19, 2018 by NINA GARNER

ATELIER SUPPAN



"atelier suppan is the project of an indo-austrian couple.
Their approach is to reconsider common image and production standards in constructing garments through a humanistic point of view, starting from the conception up to the manufacturing process and proposes a selection of handmade items in limited edition, entirely crafted in Paris, where they set up a human-sized cooperative that aims at maintaining local textile activity and craftsmanship." 


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DRESS WITH FASTENING HOOK | 100% VISCOSE | SIZES: 0 & 1








HAND DYED COAT | 80% COTTON, 20% PA | SIZE: 0






HAND DYED FRONT TO BACK DRESS | 100% COTTON | SIZE: 0










ROUND HOOK JACKET WITH HEM STITCH CUFF | 100% VINTAGE FRENCH LINEN | SIZE: 0








APRON DRESS | 100% VINTAGE FRENCH LINEN | ONE SIZE








ROUND HOOK JACKET | 100% VINTAGE FRENCH LINEN | SIZE: 1








BOATNECK SHIRT | 100% SILK | SIZES: 1 & 2








ROUND HOOK SKIRT | 100% VINTAGE FRENCH LINEN | SIZE: 0










FRONT POCKET JACKET | 100% VINTAGE FRENCH LINEN | SIZE: 0




 
 


LONG COAT | 100% COTTON | SIZE: 0








LONG DRES | 100% COTTON | SIZES: 0 & 1












COAT WITH SILVER HOOKS | 100% COTTON | SIZE: 2












September 19, 2018 by WORTHWHILE STAFF

ATELIER SUPPAN




"atelier suppan is the project of an indo-austrian couple.
Their approach is to reconsider common image and production standards in constructing garments through a humanistic point of view, starting from the conception up to the manufacturing process and proposes a selection of handmade items in limited edition, entirely crafted in Paris, where they set up a human-sized cooperative that aims at maintaining local textile activity and craftsmanship."


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OVERALLS | 100% COTTON | COLOR: BLACK sold out



TIE BACK POCKETS DRESS | 100% SILK | COLOR: BLACK sold out





TIE UP SHIRT | 100% COTTON | COLOR: BLACK sold out



ALEX SKIRT | 100% COTTON | COLOR: BLACK sold out




SHIRT WITH SILVER HOOKS | 98% COTTON, 2% METAL | COLOR: IVORY sold out



BUTTON FRONT SKIRT | 100% COTTON | COLOR: BLACK sold out



SHIRT WITH SIDE POCKETS | 100% COTTON | COLOR: GREEN sold out




SHIRT JACKET | 100% COTTON | COLOR: BLACK sold out



BUTTON BACK SKIRT | COTTON, LINEN | COLOR: AMETHYST sold out



BUTTON BACK DRESS | 100% SILK | COLOR: BLACK sold out



SLEEVELESS DRESS | COLOR: OLIVE sold out


March 26, 2018 by NINA GARNER