laura lees

laura lees is an embroidery designer who gets inspiration for her fashion designs from day to day london life. laura loves to hang out in pubs. her collection 'gone to the pub' consists of denim and leather garments embroidered with beer mats, fruit machine symbols and dart boards. laura has designed guitar straps for the strokes, a belt and shirt for wrestling legend the rock as well as school girl jeans jackets for designer luella bartley. her limited edition embroidered jeans record cover from lemon jelly was nominated for a design award. after work laura likes to relax in her local pub narrow boat in islington. the narrow boat is situated next to the idyllic regents canal. at the weekends you can find laura at the palm tree pub. the house band at this original east end pub entertains the crowd with easy listening tunes on fridays and saturdays. mountain climbers from the neighbouring sports centre and local pensioners provide an enjoyable party atmosphere. in 2009 laura lees' work featured in the scottish fashion awards.

narrow boat
119 st peter’s street
london n1
tube station angel

the palm tree
127 grove road
london e3
tube station mile end


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