IDENTICAL DESIGN-DUO G.F.HAWTHORNE WERE BORN AND RAISED IN NORTHERN IRELAND. GRACE AND FAITH GREW UP WITHIN A CREATIVE FAMILY, ADOPTING THEIR MOTHER'S SEWING MACHINE AS THEIR OWN DURING THEIR FORMATIVE YEARS LEARNING TECHNICAL SKILLS AND DEVELOPING A DESIRE TO WORK IN FASHION. THE PAIR FINE HONED THEIR SKILLS IN LONDON, WHERE THEY SUCCESSFULLY ACQUIRED A BA HONS DEGREE AT KINGSTON UNIVERSITY. 

UPON GRADUATING THE PAIR WERE SELECTED BY EO BOCCI TO DESIGN FOR DIRK BIKKEMBERGS. HAVING ALWAYS HAD A STRONG DESIRE TO DEVELOP THEIR OWN BRAND THEY PRODUCED THEIR DEBUT COLLECTION 'NEW PREDATOR ON THE BLOCK'. THE COLLECTION SAW THE DUO CHAMPIONED BY WONDERLAND MAGAZINE AS ONE TO WATCH AS WELL AS SEVERAL HIGH-PROFILE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS. 

THE BRAND INCOPORATES INTRICATE PATTERN CUTTING, PAIRED WITH A TECHNICAL APPROACH TO DESIGN WHICH RESULTS WITH A UNIQUE, MODERN FEMININITY. G.F. HAWTHORNE FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND ARE DEVELOPING THEIR BRAND WORKING ALONGSIDE ARTISANAL UK CRAFTSMEN.