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We say NO to plastic

Plastic has become a major issue in our oceans. Just recently Sir David Attenborough told the WWF during Blue Planet 2 that “we dump eight million tonnes of plastic into the sea every year”. It’s killing and harming marine life. Turtles eat plastic bags mistaking them for jellyfish Seabirds are found with their stomachs full of plastic items Plastic debris can get lodged in coral and affect the health of reefs Microplastics are consumed by animals like plankton, passing the problem back up the food chain – to us. Plastic is found in the deepest reaches of the ocean, and even in remote Arctic sea ice. It’s a sobering example of our footprint on Earth. As our plastic consumption is...

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How to dress for the British Summer Social Season

The British Social and Sports Event Calendar calls for clever clothing. In order to comply with even the strictest dress code, make sure you check in advance. May kicked off the Polo Season, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show was on, followed by Trooping The Colour, Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, Lord's Cricket, the Henley Royal Regatta and of course the Lendy Cowes Week in August (to name just a few). The icing on the cake is this year's Royal Wedding. Add a few smaller scale weddings, graduations, birthdays and it may well be worth investing a few wardrobe icons this summer.  An event like Royal Ascot requires good planning. Think you are looking great in a cold shoulder dress? Reconsider, because - should you...

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Our cashmere comes from happy animals

We are proud that our garments are made in tune with nature. Our cashmere comes from carefully sourced and vetted suppliers in the Nepalese mountains. Contrary to many large brands, we insist that the animals are not mass farmed, nor genetically modified or otherwise treated badly for purpose of perfect hair colour or structure. Our farmers keep small herds and the animal's hair is combed out in old school manner or sheared with great care, leaving enough fluff to stay warm and without causing a large amount of stress for the beautiful creatures. The farmers we partner with live in perfect symbiosis with nature and their live stock is as precious to them as to us.  And just in case...

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Keep cashmere cosy & beautiful

Say good-bye to pilling Contrary to popular belief, pilling on cashmere is not a sign of poor quality or a design fault. The pilling is a natural characteristic of the long fibres and can be easily removed using a cashmere comb (you find an example with how to use video HERE) or an electric bobble remover, available i.e. at John Lewis.  Store your cashmere correctly Do not hang cashmere as it will de-shape your garment. It is always best to store your cashmere item folded in a protective bag or box. To keep dreaded moths at bay, we recommend hanging cedar wood mothballs or lavender filled linen bags in your wardrobe as an effective organic repellent. Clean your cashmere with tender...

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Heavenly scented

Did you know that a spritz of linen or body spray works wonders on a cashmere scarf? Just add a hint of scent occasionally and your cashmere wrap will not only feel but also smell absolutely divine. A few of our favourite scents are Molton Brown's Coco & Sandalwood Home & Linen Mist, Victoria's Secret Untamed Fragrance Mist or Neom's Happiness Home Mist. 

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