The Lushington name stems from Belinda Hunt's maiden name. Lushington is a family name that dates back to the 1700's. The Lushington lineage includes members of the clergy, barons, and parliamentarians. The families spread across the globe, many settling in America, and now in New Plymouth.
The Lushington name has an elaborate coat of arms, displaying aspiration to sophistication and refinement, much like the Lushington Jackets themselves. Belinda Hunt incorporates these characteristics along with her flair and creativity to define the Lushington style.