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The Gift of Comfort

We like think of knitwear as the "comfort food" of clothing. Combining warmth, cosiness and luxury, we aim to design our knitwear to be the epitome of comfort and to make an excellent gift, particularly at Christmas. Unwrap one of our pieces and the quality is immediately apparent thanks to the incredibly soft hand-feel of the cashmere and wool that we use.  Cashmere ribbed submariner rollneck in ecruCashmere woven scarf in cognac Our knitwear is a great gifting option for both men and women. Many of our customers remark that their new Colhay’s pieces don’t stay in their wardrobes for long with partners frequently borrowing their knitwear. Each of our garments is designed with quality and longevity in mind. We...

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Introducing the Cashmere Alpine Half Zip Sweater

The half zip sweater has been around for decades, but in the last few years we saw the beginning of a resurgence in its popularity. Fast forward to now and it has somewhat gone back to becoming a wardrobe staple. With the pandemic came a change in our working habits and a rise in the numbers of office workers working from home. A shift in our attitudes towards dress codes came hand-in-hand with this change in our working lives. It seems comfort is playing a bigger part than ever before when it comes to our garment choices, whether or not we’re working from a home office or one in the city. It is easy to see why a half zip...

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Why Luxury Knitwear?

In this article, we explore the quiet luxury trend and the recent move in consumer tastes towards long-lasting, well-made clothing, and expound our own design philosophy behind the luxury knitwear that we create.

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Colhay's Shawl Collar Styles

The shawl collar is a popular design feature and it’s easy to see why. The inverted v shape and the large collar act together to frame the face, and as you run your eye down the shawl collar, the inverted v shape keeps narrowing towards the torso where the first buttoning point is and this also has the effect of broadening one's shoulders whilst making the waist look slimmer. For these reasons, over the years we have gone about designing different shawl collar styles - read our latest article for a round up of all five of our shawl collar styles that we have introduced to date, where we explain the design and intended function of each one so you can decide...

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Introducing the Cashmere Wool Chalet Cable Sweater

The Cashmere Wool Chalet Cable Sweater is made in Scotland using a luxurious blend of merino wool and cashmere, making it equal parts robust and soft. Inspired by retro ski gear and the cable patterns of fishermen's sweaters from the Aran Islands. Learn more about the Cashmere Wool Chalet Cable Sweater here.

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