It’s is a term that gets bandied about in the savvy marketing-speak of today’s mass-made products. But ‘classic design’ means more than just how something looks or feels.
They stand the test of time and are indeed, the best things in life. Friendship. A glass of wine. Shared meals. Heartfelt conversation and laughter with family and friends. Being wrapped in your favourite blanket and knowing there’s no other place you’d rather be. By their very nature, classic, timeless designs are an intrinsic part of our story that we pass down to our loved ones.
I don’t make blankets just because I love luxury items. I am fascinated by a material that, in its raw form appears simple, yet is so beautifully complex that it remains unrivalled by any man-made substitute.
Natural, sustainable, oh-so-soft but easy to care for. Wool is a material dating back to ancient times, providing not only comfort and warmth but an abundance of new possibilities.
Olivia holds a BSc Hons in textiles from The Scottish College of Textiles, a world leader and the second-oldest institution of its kind.
Concluding with a thesis on pilling - which oddly enough has proved very useful over the years...
A two-decade career in textile and fashion production, development and business operations has followed, working with the luxury fibres of silk, cashmere and superfine merino. This has taken her around the world and into the studios of high-end designers & brands sourcing, designing and producing their ranges.
"Combining quality materials, design, and world-class craftsmanship, to arrive at a product both beautiful in form and practical in function.
They’re the result of an unwavering love for one’s chosen craft, and indeed, a more beautiful way of life."