Buildings: Hilles; Eaton Hall (Cheshire)
Blow by Blow: The Story of Isabella Blow by Detmar Blow Isabella Blow, the fashion stylist with a penchant for loony hats and a talent for discovering the Next Big Thing, died on 7 May 2007
Hilles House has always attracted creativity and creative people. Detmar Blow’s late wife, Isabella Blow was a hugely celebrated visionary of the fashion industry. She is widely recognised for her extraordinary gift for perceiving and encouraging great creative talent, often at its raw and early stage.
Built in 1914 – 1916 by Arts & Crafts architect Detmar Jellings Blow, Hilles House is now home to his grandson, Detmar Blow and his family. Find out more about Hilles House… Contact Hilles …
To explain the full story, we have to go back to the creation of Hilles and the time when my grandfather Detmar Blow stumbled across the site – an old farmhouse with a fantastic, hill-edge view on
Detmar Blow’s grandson, also Detmar Blow, was married to the fashion stylist Isabella Blow, and lives at Hilles, Harescombe, Gloucestershire.. Patronage of the 2nd Duke of Westminster . Blow designed various properties for Hugh “Bendor” Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster, including Château de Woolsack, a hunting lodge in Mimizan, France, near Bordeaux.
Died: 7 February 1939 (aged 71), Gloucester, England
Jul 15, 2007 · T here was no real use for the hundred or so sheep dotting the meadows around Hilles house, the kooky, gothic Arts and Crafts mansion in Gloucestershire where Isabella and Detmar Blow …
Amid the imposing tapestries and portraits of long-dead royals which adorn the walls of Hilles, Detmar Blow’s gothic Arts and Crafts home in Gloucestershire, is a black-and-white photograph of
Detmar Blow went on to have an affair with Stephanie Theobald, the society editor of British Harper’s Bazaar, during a weekend house party at Hilles, where the guests included Treacy and his partner, Stefan Bartlett, Blow announced that she was going shopping. Isabella Blow…
In 1989, Isabella Broughton met 24-year-old Detmar Blow. Sixteen days later they were engaged. Detmar, six years her junior, had an estate 100 miles west of London. during a weekend at Hilles
Detmar Blow was there, too, wearing the pink coat his grandfather had once worn as ambassador from Sri Lanka. His other grandfather was a society architect who designed Hilles, where both