Meet the Maker – Szilvia Burrows from Knitluxe Studio

Szilvia Burrows is an award-winning textile designer specialising in knitwear, located in Buckinghamshire, England.​Originally from Budapest, Hungary, Szilvia moved to the UK in 2009 to complete her college course in Art and Design and went on to complete her degree in Buckinghamshire New University to pursue her dream to be a designer and in 2017 she graduated with First Class Honours and was awarded first prize of the Hill Osborne Bursary by the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters the same year.​

In response to her research and passion for Activewear Fashion, she decided to pursue her own vision to create reimagined, sophisticated yet practical and playful sports luxe products.

Knitluxe Studio is a UK based design studio, creating sophisticated yet playful sports luxe clothing and accessories using ethically sourced and sustainable luxury yarns. Knitluxe Studio aims to challenge and transform the perception of knitted textiles while retaining craftsmanship, traditional techniques mixed with modern contemporary knitwear designs.

It is designed to make the wearer feel powerfully different, with maximising the natural performance properties of wool. All garments are created with the highest quality Extra fine Merino Wool, while the accessories range is created with Super Geelong Lambswool, initially for sustainable reasons however as wool has many natural benefits and it is one of the world’s most technically advanced fibre and works in total harmony with the wearer’s body. Every piece is created and constructed by hand on a 12gg vintage hand flat knitting machine, at all stages of the production we are committed to sustainability and only selecting traceable luxury yarns to encourage ethical practice and lifestyle and to ensure quality.

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