Milly Alcock stars as the young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen in the Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon. Milly was photographed for Schon Magazine wearing a Versace dress and Cornelia James gloves.
Leather: uniting motorcyclists, punks, musketeers (more on that later) and fashion aficionados since the very dawn of time. The textile equivalent to a sparkling A-list celebrity, not a decade has passed without the emergence of a trademark leather piece – from the 1960’s and its rocker motorcycle jackets, to the ‘70s and its patent platform Mary Janes. And, with those in the know nodding towards a new kid (skin) on the block, this year’s darling of the fashion world is one that’s very close to our heart – a classic pair of long leather gloves.
Introducing: the Cornelia James summer guide to styling the biggest accessory of 2022. Whether you’re looking for elegant gloves for sun protection or a fabulous formal pair for endless balmy evenings, our Swiss and sueded cotton gloves will ensure your dearly begloved stays on hand throughout. So, without further ado, here’s how to bring your very favourite accessory from the depths of winter and out into the sunshine.
Throughout our journey, we've managed to catch the eye of many an A-lister, with a dazzling selection of names such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Zoe Kravitz, Ariana Grande and Joan Collins all appearing in CJ styles. We’ve also been an intrinsic part of some prestigious high fashion editorials across the globe, from the many territories of Vogue (rather fabulously including one September cover), and titles like W, Love, ELLE and i-D magazine. Of course royalty have also had their hand in our finery, with both the Duchess of Cambridge and HRH The Queen appearing in pieces from our collection. Here's some of our favourite moments to date.
Taking a stroll down the SS22 catwalk via Nina Ricci, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Maisie Wilen, Batsheva and Yohji Yamamoto, you might be wondering – exactly where did this new-found penchant for the evening glove come from? Experiencing a resurgence via the arms of literally everyone (from Alexa Demie, Kim Kardashian and Lizzo to Rihanna and Beyoncé), one thing’s for sure — the evening glove has just as much star power as its dazzling sartorial entourage.
With springtime just around the calendar corner, long-awaited brighter days, ever-lasting evenings and frosty tropical drinks are on the horizon. So, in anticipation for the warmer weather, we thought it was high time to introduce you to our very best gloves for spring.
There’s one thing that we’ve never needed to search for on Google: ‘how to wear long gloves?’ The reason for that is quite simple – we’re already experts in the art of wearing opera gloves. From the etiquette rules to fabric care, we’re clued-up completely. And you can be too, with just a little help from our handy guide.
This is a letter written to Genevieve James about her mother Cornelia that we received recently from a lady called Dora Brown. Dora used to work as a seamstress for Cornelia James in the 1940s. This letter reflects on her fond memories of her time spent working in the factory with Cornelia and is a little glimpse into their time together…