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Colhay’s Cricket Sweater - Reinventing a Classic

The traditional cricket sweater has been around for several decades and was hugely popular between the 1920s and 1950s. At Colhay’s we have our own reimagined modern version of this classic. Read more about how we designed our cricket sweater to incorporate traditional elements whilst updating certain features to create a contemporary, versatile piece.

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The Shawl Coat: the Ultimate Winter Warmer

The Colhay’s shawl coat is the ultimate winter warmer. Designed to be worn indoors as a comfortable robe or outdoors as smart-casual outerwear, it is made with layering and plenty of cosiness in mind. Despite its roomier fit, a slim silhouette can be achieved by overlapping the front panels by the desired amount and tying the belt. Learn more about the design of our shawl coat and why it will quickly become one of the most enduring and versatile pieces in your wardrobe.

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The backbone of our knitwear: the world's highest quality fibres

Quality fibres are crucial if you want to create a quality piece of knitwear, and each type of fibre has unique qualities that is good for different types of garments. At Colhay’s we only source yarns from world renowned spinners who have a long history of sourcing the world’s finest fibres in the most sustainable way, and never compromising on quality. In this article, we explore the different types of fibres that we use, why we use them and why we are confident that those fibres are the very best in class. 

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The Shawl Collar Cardigan: Comfort and Quality Combined

The shawl collar cardigan has been around for decades and its popularity has ebbed and flowed through the 20th century. Traditionally a chunky, rugged garment, it became associated with the nonchalant style of 50s Hollywood when it was donned by the likes of Steve McQueen. A classic garment, we wanted to reimagine it and recreate our own version more appropriate for a modern wearer in 2021. We said goodbye to the rough lambswool but retained the formidable weight, and the cosy, warm feel. Read more about the design of our winter favourite - the shawl collar cardigan.

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Oatmeal and Espresso: Styling Beige and Brown

We’re delighted to introduce two beautiful new colours to our 2-ply 100% cashmere made in Scotland crew neck range this season. The first is a light, creamy oatmeal, and the second, a very dark, espresso brown. The way we have arrived at these two colours, was no accident. Read on to find out more about why we decided to introduce these two colours, in these particular shades out of dozens, and why we are confident that they will work as the perfect accompaniment to a wide range of existing items in your wardrobe. 

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