Behind The Scenes: Silver Birch

We caught up with Sarah the creator of Silver Birch, here’s how we got on!

Launched in 2006, Silver Birch designs combine Ibizan & Indian influences with 70’s vintage inspiration. We hand make all of our garments, travelling the world to bring you the most exotic fabrics

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1. How would you describe Silver Birch in 3 words? 

Bohemian Seventies Lovechild

2. What are you 3 top picks for A/W? 

My top 3 A/W picks are; Plum Ziana Poncho,  Zia Mini Dress and the new Piki Tassel Poncho by Silver Birch!

3. What item could you not live without? 

I could not live without my vintage tweed midi coat with a huge faux fur collar & cuffs……doesn’t matter what I wear underneath, I always feel super glam when i’m wearing it!

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4. What’s the background of Silver Birch? 

My first shop was in Leeds when I left uni in 2006. It was in the back of a big vintage warehouse. I used to alter 60’s & 70’s dresses that no one would buy, and make them look cool. You can still see a lot of influence in my designs from those 70’s dresses. I started making my own creations and moved the shop to Liverpool. After 6 years, I closed my Liverpool boutique last year and decided to go online. I needed more time for travel to find inspiration and collect interesting fabrics, aswel as time to do photoshoots as a way of connecting with customers outside Liverpool. I have a love affair with India and a lot of my summer fabrics come from there. I like to go once a year to see what I can bring home in my suitcase. I am now based in Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter where I design and make all of my garments and also have a photo studio so I can shoot a new mini collection in house every week.

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