Carruthers Associates are two key practitioners of long standing experience with a width of knowledge, Hamish and Sheila-Mary Carruthers. The partners work closely with a group of young innovators and experts in their own field, complementing longevity with open minded thinking. 


We are valued for:

  • Integrity

  • Resourcefulness

  • Flexibility

  • Good customer relations and long term partnerships

  • Commitment

  • Communication


Professor Sheila-Mary Carruthers F.T.I

45 years of consistent design development in the field of textiles and fashion. Her sensitivity and ability to anticipate future trends and opportunities together with educational skills, has endured her position as a key consultant within the global industry. Passionate about engaging the next generation in this exciting business.


Hamish Carruthers MBE

An experienced and highly respected designer, who can claim to be part of the development of many of the famous names in contemporary fashion. He has a passion for colour and design with specialist knowledge of weave. Hamish has a real understanding of global textile requirements.