One by one we dream Of silken rainbows and painted promises Of wishes fulfilled and fantasies One by one just for me
A courtship of notions Choreographed artistry Symphonies colours sensations Sculpting elegance with grace
One by one melodies of magic Stitched intimately preciously, precisely Decorated with dancing echoes Of delicious memories to be
Love softly imprinted Swathes of rolling landscapes Glistening oceans swirling Floating kisses of blossom shades
One by one senses awaken Transformation in admiration Adorned with glittering appreciation As cloth and body marry and dance in harmony
One by one Each individually Crafted uniquely Just for me

The Luxury Textile Art of Charles and Patricia Lester

The art of Charles and Patricia Lester

The Art of ...

The journey began fifty years ago. A simple desire to create grown up clothes for children developed into the sophisticated luxury women’s wear designed today. One by one, each piece is crafted by hand by our small, specialist team. They produce unusual wearable art for discerning women around the world.

Luxury Wearable Art for Women

Luxurious, elegant and easy to wear. Each piece is crafted individually creating sumptuously sophisticated outfits for women of all shapes, all sizes and from all walks of life. The Lesters’ artistry appeals to those who do not always follow fashion but are instead seeking something that expresses who they are.
Lester Interiors Art

Interiors Art

Unique bespoke art textiles for interior design projects. Luxurious cushions, throws and exotic bed spreads.
Charles and Patricia Lester

About Charles and Patricia Lester

A little something about Charles and Patricia and the history of their work.


Inspired by the quirky, the complex and the simple beauty of nature and all that surrounds them, they have always recorded all that inspires them through their art and photography.
Lesters Newsletter


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Where to buy Lester art

Where to Buy

Best places to see the Lester collections and artwork.
How to buy Lester art

How to Buy

Whether you are thinking about buying something ready made or wanting to commission special pieces, then this is what to expect.
Contact the Lesters


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Lester in the press

History - Press & Editorial

Over the years, the Lesters have been featured in around 200 or so publications worldwide. This is a sample list of the editorial they have received.
Journalists and editors

History - Journalists

Some of the top journalists, editors and photographers who have worked with Charles and Patricia over the years.

History - Awards

Some of the awards presented to Charles and Patricia
Lesters in Opera

History - Opera

Costumes and set textiles for opera performances.
Lester in Museums

History - Museums, events & exhibitions

Museum collections, events and exhibitions.
Lesters in film

History - Film

Costumes and textiles for film and television.

Charles and Patricia Lester on Social Media.

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RNLI fashion show fund raising by Charles and Patricia Lester - with Alison Tod hats to give the finishing touch. ... See MoreSee Less

#Costumes from the #opera #Iris At the #RNLI show where Charles and Patricia tell their story celebrating 50 years in business creating luxury textile art. #CPL50Years

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In our #clearance section we have the last two #costumes created for set design for film Belle du Seigneur (2012). At you can find more information about our #film and #opera #costumes and fabrics range. More #highfashion bargains can be found at ... See MoreSee Less

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Our #50%SALE is now open to the public. There are now no codes required for the prices so link to the shop can be shared with any friends you think might be interested. For fashion connoisseurs and #couture lovers we have a few hand pleated silk garments in our #Clearance section. If you dream about rare Mario Fortuny dress or top, we have two replicas available in our online shop . We created them for a film Belle du Seigneur (2012) dir. Glenio Bonder, starring Natalia Vodianova and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. ... See MoreSee Less

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We have more than 80 items in our Clearance section . A few examples of hand painted garments by Charles and Patricia Lester: ... See MoreSee Less

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We have a CLEARANCE in our online shop with some real bargains at . We have also extended our 50% SALE until the end of May (please use a discount code fbmay) on all products excluding categories 'What's New' and 'Clearance'.
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