Multipurpose gardening glove. Leather palm with patterned cotton gauntlet arm for extra protection. Coordinates with the Laura Ashley Garden Cressida collection. Laura Ashley, the quintessential English brand, came from humble beginnings as Laura Ashley and her husband Bernard began printing headscarves and other textiles on their kitchen table in 1953. Now one of the world's most loved lifestyle brands, Laura Ashley is known for its iconic prints, feminine styling and lush home furnishings. Laura Ashley, Inc. using its exclusive Laura Ashley Garden brand has brought to the market carefully selected quality products in a range of categories that are stylish, fashionable, colorful and innovative. Of real note are the facts that the patterned products are exclusive to Laura Ashley and the range has been designed and selected specifically for women. Each category has been extensively researched and developed by a team of women who have adapted products to suit women's shapes. This includes studies of the contours of women's hands and feet, new tooling technology to provide additional comfort and functionality and an overall look that is aesthetically pleasing. The result is that the Laura Ashley Garden brand has eliminated all of the traditional problematic features of poor quality and poor fit and replaced them with quality products designed for stylish practical comfort. Every category has been created according to feminine characteristics and given additional features to suit women's needs without compromising the products' original intention. Decorative products have been designed to add color, shape and vibrancy to urban and country gardens alike.