Inspired by the relaxed cardigans championed by 20th century painters like David Hockney, our painter's shawl collar cardigan is designed to have a lovely drape when left unbuttoned but smart when buttoned up - the shawl collar shape emulating the lapel roll on a tailored jacket. Knitted densely in Scotland in a soft, luscious and thick 4-ply cashmere, the knitted fabric has an incredibly substantial "heritage" hand feel, whilst being unbelievably soft against the skin. It is the ideal "mid weight" cardigan for wearing at the office in place of a jacket or for layering under outerwear. Read more about the design details and quality of our cashmere painter's shawl collar cardigan.
We are delighted to announce that we are now stocked at the magnificent Holland & Sherry flagship showroom, 31 Savile Row, London W1S 3PT. The new Holland & Sherry showroom on Savile Row is an architectural and interior design masterpiece. Decked top to bottom in Holland & Sherry’s own cloth from their interiors range, it is tastefully furnished with the finest furniture and light fittings from leading designers, counting the likes of Porta Romana and Sedilia among them. Read more to find out about the store, opening times and the items we have in stock.
How does one decide whether a cashmere item is the world's highest quality? And how does one care for high quality cashmere so as to mature the item to become a family heirloom to be passed on? Read more for industry knowledge on determining cashmere quality and some age old wisdom on cashmere care.
Our Cashmere Belmondo Rollneck is inspired by the iconic garment donned by actors of the French New Wave who, along with their cinematic style, dressed to rebel and to impress. Knitted in Scotland using a luxurious 2-ply cashmere, it is designed with a tall rollneck and slim silhouette. Read more about our design here.
At Colhay's, our goal is to create knitwear of the very highest quality. Not only does this mean knitwear that lasts made by the best in the trade, but it also means designs that fulfil real functions and are aesthetically pleasing at the same time. Read more about how historical garments help inspire our designs.