"Nowhere had we seen such intricate patterns and skilled weaving before": Daniel Marcus, co-founder and CEO of Soie de Lune, explains how Lao silk-weaving stole his heart.

Schumacher has an ethos for joyful, uplifting colour and pattern that is a match made in heaven with British textile designer Molly Mahon's hand-block prints. Her latest collection for the brand, Greencombe, is a celebration of verdant English gardens and wild flowers.