Cashmere Hats and Gloves

Cashmere. Has it made it to your wardrobe? Maybe it’s your scarf, your jumper, or a proportion of your overcoat? Cashmere is collected during the spring moulting season when the goats naturally shed their winter coat. In the Northern Hemisphere, the goats moult as early as March and as late as May. Cashmere wool fibre …

Tweed All About It

I remember when the mere mention of tweed conjured up thoughts of being stuffy, boring and old fashioned. Something that was reserved for the next generation. But both smart and practical, for me, Tweed has since become something that should be making an appearance in every man’s wardrobe.   The original name of the cloth was …

Doing The Write Thing

Pens. We all use them, and even in a world that is becoming evermore reliant on computers, iPad’s, iPhone’s, the web and email, to my mind, receiving something that is hand written is still held in a higher regard than from any of the forementioned. And quite rightly so. There is still nothing nicer than …

Made By Hands Of Britain

I know, I know, it’s September and far too early to be thinking about Christmas. But…. I was asked if I’d write about a site called MadeByHandsOfBritain.com which is a celebration of products made here in the UK, and I am more than happy to do so. As the years have gone by, companies have …