Designer style at BHS

May 13, 2011

Spot the difference. On the left: Maria Dahlgren’s (2008) London tray. On the right: ‘new’ autumn/winter 2011 BHS cushion. Erm…

Maria Dahlgren’s designs are really lovely and can be seen on her website, Metagram. We spotted a couple of other look-a-likes in the collection, too. The top image (below) is a close-up of a ‘new’ AW11 BHS cushion, the bottom image is a close-up of Charlene Mullen’s hand-embroidered ‘London Calling‘ cushion:

Hmmm. – Ellie

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4 Responses to “Designer style at BHS”

  1. Megan Says:

    What an absolute disgrace! I hate it when big companies take advantage like this 😦

  2. Ellie Pegram Says:

    I have a lovely friend who knits and sells
    the most beautiful rabbits, egg covers etc, a store who I shall not mention, sold Easter products with copies of her stuff, when asked about it, the answer was tough!

  3. debra finn Says:

    that’s really not on! she should get ACID involved.


  4. […] on big players copying small-time designers, I realised how big the issue is. So it’s nice to see a big blog like HSS highlight another potential copycat, this time by BHS […]


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