Edit 58 x Smock London Elsie Lampshade Skirt White Grid with Blue Bows Hand Smocking


Introducing a very special collaboration with the Queen of handcrafted homewares, edit58. Born from a mutual love of hand crafted embroidery, our collaboration expertly marries fashion and interiors with a new collection of hand-smocked, ‘ready to wear’ lampshade skirts.

When we sat down to brainstorm together, just knew that hand smocking would translate wonderfully into the world of interiors. Don’t our lights deserve to be as well dressed as we are? Shouldn’t every lightbulb have its modesty covered by a pretty hand smocked skirt? We thought so, and thus set about designing a lampshade range that would elevate the humble fabric lampshade; with smocking being a design detail that enhances their appearance both when lit, and when not.

Named after Elsie de Wolfe, a woman who was aptly an icon of both sartorial and interior style in the 1930s, the Elsie Collection of skirt shades uses our signature hand smocking to create “waistbands” designed to hold the simple relaxed cotton shades in place. Hand pleated and sewn by expert artisans in Vietnam the shades feature an exclusively developed, charming repeat bow pattern composed of latticed trellis stitches interspersed with bullion knots in a beautiful soft blue thread on a canvas of exquisitely pleated textured off white cotton. They are available in two sizes: Mini Skirts and Maxi Skirts.

Each fabric lampshade skirt is sold with an optional plain bespoke Munro & Kerr card base shade: think of it as the petticoat to your skirt over which the lampshade skirt sits and the waistband grips onto. The base shade comes with an interchangeable fitting so that the shade can be used as a table lamp or a pendant shade - simply flip the fitting between the two settings – so they are ‘ready to wear’ straightaway. 

    • Hand Smocked Lampshade Skirt
    • 100% cotton skirt, machine wash at 30 degrees
    • Interchangeable table lamp/pendant card base shade
    • Mini Shade Dimensions: Top Diameter 10cm, Bottom Diameter 15cm, Height 15cm
    • Mini Skirt Height 17cm
    • Maxi Shade Dimensions: Top Diameter 20cm, Bottom Diameter 30cm, Height 23cm
    • Maxi Skirt Height 25cm

Our edit58 x Smock London skirts are pictured on a range of lamp bases – all kindly provided by Alfred Newall. You can shop the Alfred Newall lampbase collection here. Mini Skirts Lampshades work well on Alfred Newall’s ‘Baby’ Bases. Our Maxi Skirt Lampshades work well on both Alfred’s ‘Bedside’ and ‘Grand’ bases.

Standard UK delivery is free for orders over £100. For orders under £100 delivery is £4.95 (Standard delivery) and £9.50 for Express delivery. 

We deliver internationally and shipping is calculated automatically at the checkout.

We offer delivery to the USA with either a postal service (approx 10 days) or a faster courier service with DHL (approx 5 days). Delivery to the USA is FREE for orders over $250.

If your country is not listed below, please email us for an International Shipping quote. 

All overseas orders are shipped duties unpaid, therefore orders shipped outside of the UK may be subject to VAT, customs taxes and duties. This cost is the responsibility of the customer and is payable on receipt of goods. Please check your local customs tax and duty costs as duties must be paid before the goods are released.


Delivery Service Cost Delivery Duration 
UK Standard £4.95 3 - 5 days
UK Express £9.50 Next working day if ordered before noon (*orders placed on a non working day will be delivered after 2 working days)


£15 Approx 5 working days

Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, India, Singapore

USA, Canada (postal service)








Approx 10 working days 

Approx 10 days 


Approx 5 days

Australia £20
Approx 10 working days

Middle East

Approx 10 working days

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