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Knitwear for Warm and Wet Weather

Here in the UK we’re experiencing one of the most autumnal early summers in memory. June, so far, has been incredibly wet and grey, and more of the same is predicted for the remainder of the month. With the weather sliding seamlessly and without warning between sunny and soggy several times throughout the day, it can be tricky to choose an outfit in the mornings. This combination of warm and wet is where the problem lies; more extreme weather doesn’t pose such a wardrobe problem. When it’s cold, dressing is much easier, simply add layers until you’re comfortable, wrapping up well and insulating yourself against the cold. When it’s warm, wear something light and comfortable like any short-sleeved garment and...

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The Cardigan: A Spring Summer Staple

Easy to style and wear, the trusty cardigan is the perfect transitional weather and the abundance of half-overcast and half-sunny days we experience during springtime. The ever handy and greatly versatile cardigan is the epitome of a practical garment, whilst simultaneously offering an elegant and flattering addition to your outfit. One of the biggest benefits of choosing to wear a cardigan is the convenience and freedom it offers throughout the day, particularly when compared to wearing a jacket. The cardigan makes for a great ‘just in case’ piece that you can easily fold up and slide into your work bag when you’re not wearing it. Should you choose to wear a jacket, packing it away into a bag isn’t an...

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Knitwear Care

One of our main aims at Colhay’s is to equip our customers as much as we can with a full and in-depth understanding of the garments they’re purchasing. It’s a crucial cornerstone of our ethos, driving us to ensure that we explain precisely what our garments are made of, how best to care for them and how you will get the most back from them. In this article we have collated our tips and advice on how best to look after your knitwear and perhaps correct some of the common misunderstandings when it comes to knitwear care.    Mindful Dressing Knitwear as a product, compared to other garments like jackets and jeans, is far more comfortable, but also because of...

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Choosing the right knitwear for the season

As we move into early spring dressing and styling can become a little trickier. With the weather seemingly changeable within all four seasons in the space of just 24 hours, a little extra thought is required for planning outfits when compared to throwing on a chunky jumper in the winter.  At Colhay’s our ethos is centred on creating knitwear that has physical longevity and is classic enough in style to be worn for years to come too. We endeavour to design garments that are easy to wear with clothes you likely already own. For us, good quality knitwear is an investment and doesn’t need to be saved just for winter time. With all of this in mind, we design and...

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