Here's why you'll want to buy Helena Bonham Carter's feminist collection

Helena Bonham Carter is revisiting her Suffragette role for a very good cause. The actress has teamed up with Scottish cashmere brand Brora to create a limited edition capsule collection which will benefit Save the Children.

To celebrate the centenary of the charity, together Brora Founder & Creative Director Victoria Stapleton invited three women, Helena Bonham Carter, Laura Bailey and Erin O’Connor to create pieces of knitwear that most represented their personal style.

Each collection consists of six items, but my favourite has to be this long scarf designed by Helena, bearing the moniker ‘Phenomenal Woman’, in the symbolic purple and green tones of the suffragette movement, though it also comes in pink and white. It also looks so cosy.


Helena said, 'I have lived in Brora for years so jumped at the opportunity to put together my dream cashmere, thrilled by the idea that each purchase will help a distressed child somewhere in the world. It’s a double gift.'

Laura Bailey’s collection includes an oversized Bardot style knit, whilst Erin has designed an Aran jumper using traditional knitting techniques.

The collection is on sale now, and 10% of all sales will go to Save the Children, who aims to help children build a better future.

Penny Goldstone

Penny Goldstone is the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire, covering everything from catwalk trends to royal fashion and the latest high street and Instagram must-haves.

Penny grew up in France and studied languages and law at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris before moving to the UK for her MA in multimedia journalism at Bournemouth University. She moved to the UK permanently and has never looked back (though she does go back regularly to stock up on cheese and wine).

Although she's always loved fashion - she used to create scrapbooks of her favourite trends and looks, including Sienna Miller and Kate Moss' boho phase - her first job was at, sourcing the best deals for everything from restaurants to designer sales.

However she quit after two years to follow her true passion, fashion journalism, and after many years of internships and freelance stints at magazines including Red, Cosmopolitan, Stylist and Good Housekeeping, landed her dream job as the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire UK.

Her favourite part of the job is discovering new brands and meeting designers, and travelling the world to attend events and fashion shows. Seeing her first Chanel runway IRL at Paris Fashion Week was a true pinch-me moment.