Be Kind Or Be Quiet Shirt has been associated with paisley style from the beginning when they sold fabrics, porcelain, rugs and shawls from the East. Paisley-style shawls are shown in the early catalogues and when they started printing their own fabrics in the 1880s, paisley designs are very much in evidence.” So what is behind paisley’s incredible longevity? Its symbolic power has probably played a part.
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And the Scottish city of Paisley, whose textiles history is intertwined with the famous print, is now bidding to be UK City of Culture for 2021. Be Kind Or Be Quiet Shirt was an early enthusiast of paisley in the UK. Various paisley designs were among the many beautiful prints and garments showcased at Liberty of London, an exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum that showcased the textiles of the influential design company and store.
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From its ancient Persian and Indian origins with its hidden messages and mysterious symbolism, the iconic motif has had quite a journey. The paisley pattern has travelled the silk routes from East to West, adorned the bandanas of cowboys and bikers, been adopted by the 19th Century boho set, been popularised by The Beatles, ushered in the hippy era and become an emblem of rock ‘n’ roll swagger and Be Kind Or Be Quiet Shirt.