Nothing Lasts Forever (and neither should it).

Everything we supply can be composted. Not only the bags and boxes, but literally everything. We are chuffed to beans to be able to announce that all our products now come with free shipping to the UK. This keeps things simple, but more significantly all our packaging is now just as natural as the products … Read more Nothing Lasts Forever (and neither should it).

The Science of Sheepskin

Modern high performance sheepskin combines the exothermic properties of wool with the hydroscopic quality of each individual wool fiber. The resultant fabric is as strong as leather, can absorb upto 30% of its own weight in water and can be washed and dried like a quality pair of jeans. Man made fabrics can’t absorb water … Read more The Science of Sheepskin

Do sheep die to make sheepskins?

sheepskin laid on log

Sheepskin is a sheep’s skin, and it comes from an animal that has been slaughtered. Most Sheepskins (including ours) come from sheep that have died for meat. *Very* few Sheepskins are tanned. 60k out of well over 5 million sheep. This is sad. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation a lorry load of plastic fabrics … Read more Do sheep die to make sheepskins?

Why Wool? -Because at the end of its long and useful life, it has the good grace to rot away.

Wool has qualities that man can only dream of recreating. The first attempt was made in 1855 and we’ve been trying in vain ever since. Not only does wool wick moisture and retain heat (and all those other good things we have come to associate with wool), but it also has the good grace to … Read more Why Wool? -Because at the end of its long and useful life, it has the good grace to rot away.

Are Sheepskins Sustainable?

Fake fur presents an apparent solution to the ethical issues with real fur. I cannot and will not defend the fur industry. But, we are at a place in history where the reality of our situation must be acknowledged. We eat meat in the UK. This means we kill a lot of sheep, 15.5 million … Read more Are Sheepskins Sustainable?