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‘The London scarf, a fabulous Christmas gift…’

Our London scarf - consistently popular for its gentle, classical image of London is now available in two colour options - sky blue or gingernut - all ready for Christmas. Our original 1965 design shows London in its best light - a constant, reassuring reminder of...

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In The Directory

House & Garden have published their indispensable Directory in association with Design Centre Chelsea Harbour - now available with House & Garden December issue, and we are delighted to be a part of it: Richard Allan art prints of original scarf designs.  We...

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THE BEST OF THE LIST: ART IN INTERIORS

Richard Allan's scarf design artwork prints have been selected by House & Garden as one of their 'best of the list for Art in Interiors and are featured in their gallery (image courtesy of Beatty Interiors): HG: 'Miranda Beatty's, of Beatty Interiors, eclectic...

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An Evening with BIID

BIID members attended a private view of 'Styled by Design' and a guided tour with curator Ashley Gray of Gray M.C.A  giving an enlightening talk about the collection, the artists, the studios and the background: a historically significant exhibition celebrating the...

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STYLED BY DESIGN

Amazing press in the Evening Standard for Styled By Design  - extraordinary original textiles designed by Picasso, Henry Moore, Zandra Rhodes, Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, Jean Cocteau & many more, including Richard Allan limited edition scarf Manhattan. Visit...

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Textile Visionaries of Modern Art

We are so delighted to be included in Gray MCA's upcoming exhibition 'Styled by Design' 2017 - Textile Visionaries of Modern Art'  3-7 October at Gallering 8, 8 Duke Street St. James's, London SW1.  We received the catalogue today which includes Richard Allan scarf...

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SUMMER IN THE CITY

A recent photoshoot with our Summer scarves for men and women - here is Monterey - a bright pop of purple, royal blue and orange on a crisp white summer background  - perfect.

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INTERIOR DELIGHT

July 2017 we worked with inspiring Miranda Beatty of Beatty Interiors to provide artwork for a collaborative photoshoot, and we are thrilled with the results.  Miranda's eclectic style, creating happy, elegant spaces, combines traditional pieces with bright and joyful...

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LONDON WE LOVE YOU

The London scarf by Richard Allan was first printed in 1965 as a celebration of the bright shining phenomenon known as ‘Swinging London’. It was a period of optimism, freedom of expression and more than a little hedonism which saw creative types from musicians and...

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E. Tautz recommends Richard Allan

Courtesty of E. Tautz  https://etautz.com/articles/recommends-richard-allan/ Great print and London’s swinging sixties were synonymous with one another. Print designers of the era like Barbara Hulanicki and Celia Birtwell remain household names to this day. But many...

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TIE ONE ON

Oprah Magazine September 2016 With thanks to Oprah.com Four Richard Allan scarves to style... which is your favourite?  We'd love to hear...

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Christmas at E. Tautz

Courtesy of Tautz Thoughts ‏@ETautz Dec 2 It's December and Christmas is here at E. Tautz on DukeStreet.  Come by and see our seasonal exhibition by Richard Allan Art &...

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A nostalgic homecoming to Duke Street

Thirty four years since closing the doors at 87 Duke Street, our showroom since 1962, we are delighted that Richard Allan scarves and accompanying print exhibition have launched a few doors down at E. Tautz, 71 Duke Street, London W1K 5NX for the Christmas season....

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Christmas with Richard Allan at E Tautz

It is with huge thanks to Patrick Grant that the curated Richard Allan scarves collection & accompanying exhibition has launched at the exceptional E Tautz store 71 Duke Street London W1, a very nostalgic venue just doors down from our original showroom of the...

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We are on The List

We are excited that Richard Allan art prints is now included on The List by House & Garden - a directory of the best designers, architects and other related services in the United Kingdom - h.ouse.co/RAA ...

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See inside…

...a corner of a bedroom in a Georgian house to our print 'Wavecrest' over a mirrored chest of drawers -- we love this juxtaposition of styles!

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See inside…

to our art print 'Nightshade' creating depth and punctuation on soft green wall paper from Lewis and Wood.

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Our paisley wrap ‘INDI’

Our  paisley wrap 'INDI' 44"x44" in cashmere & modal, also available in red dahlia from our Autumn Winter 16 collection showing alongside Spring Summer 2017 at Pure London, available online from September.  

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RICHARD ALLAN SCARVES at PURE LONDON

An early glimpse of our classic scarf 'Vita' now in cashmere & modal, a wonderful 54"x54" of extreme softness with fringe from our FW16 collection available online from September. Trade viewing of both FW16 and SS17 at PureLondon 24-26 July Olympia Stand T58 ~...

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Wavecrest Art Print and Scarf

Our new art print Wavecrest monochrome on paper 30"x30".  Coming soon on silk/cotton too in Scarves ~ Spring Summer 2017 collection showing at Pure London  24-26/6/16 Olympia.  

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It’s ‘May’ !

Art print  'May' from our collection of limited editions, featuring re-issued sixties scarf designs now on beautiful, museum etching paper at 30" x 30" unframed  ~ an original from Richard Allan, London

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SCARVES

~ a wonderful book by Nicky Albrechtsen and Fola Solanke, published by Thames & Hudson, featuring cover design by RICHARD ALLAN SCARVES and more throughout ~ a delight.

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We bow to William Morris on his birthday

'Ornamental pattern work, to be raised above the contempt of reasonable men, must possess three qualities: beauty, imagination and order' ( from The Collected Works of William Morris). Richard Allan particularly liked  William Morris designs for their beauty,...

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Patrick Macnee fondly remembered

We fondly remember Patrick Macnee (1922 – 2015), best known for his role in the television series The Avengers, here with Diana Rigg in 1967 - Avengerwear  ~ scarves by Richard Allan

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SCHIAPARELLI scarf by RICHARD ALLAN

With the announcement this week that Schiaparelli has named Bertrand Guyon its new design director, we would like to take the opportunity to show a Schiaparelli and Richard Allan collaboration: this silk square is one of a series produced mid '60s.

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FLOWER POWER!

Here, to celebrate the first glimpse of blue skies and flowers this year, is our latest release ~ limited edition art print MONTEREY ~ named after the festival of the same name in California 1967 ~ the very beginnings of the Summer of Love.

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The Avengers hit town !

The Avengers (1961-1969) - spy-fi British television series starring Patrick MacNee as Steed with his famous assistants, intelligent, stylish, assertive Cathy Gale (Honor Blackman) and Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) - with three scarves Gambit, Maverick and Camilla by Richard...

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