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  • Jan 22nd, 2012

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights Cover by Celia Birtwell

At christmas I was given this beautiful edition of Wuthering Heights. The fabric cover by  iconic textile designer Celia Birtwell captures the essence of this wonderfully bleak novel. The shades of grey depict the shadowy trees knarled and twisted branches weathered and worn by the icy cold north winds.

Last week when the wind was howling and the rain was lashing violently against the windows it created the perfect setting and atmosphere in which to read Emily Bronte’s gothic tale. The wild and mysterious moors of the West Riding are the setting for this unforgettably dark and tragic novel which tells the tale of love as a destructive force. I doubt that this novel could have been written anywhere else. Woven into it are the inhabitants, the customs and the hauntingly wild moorland landscape of Yorkshire.

Heathcliff played by Tom Brady

Wuthering Heights - Cathy played by Charlotte Riley

The misty storm lashed Yorkshire landscapes have inspired many of my designs in the same way they inspired the Bronte novels and therefore it seemed fitting to name my hats after the  writers and characters from the novels.

Cathy hat by Mollie Sash

Cathy hat by Mollie Sash

Emily hat by Mollie Sash

Emily hat by Mollie Sash

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