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Progress not perfection

Progress not perfection

Sustainability and ethics are very important to us at Orwell + Austen, but what does sustainability look like to us in practice? What are we doing well, and what could we doing better? We have set out a little more information on the steps we are taking to be more environmentally friendly, ethically aware, and sustainable. Delving into what we as a brand are doing well at, and what we are working to improve on.

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The story behind the Bowie - Orwell + Austen

The story behind the Bowie

The story behind the design process for our bestselling 'Bowie' lightning bolt cashmere and wool blend women's sweater. A brand bestseller since it launched in 2016.

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Behind the Labels: GOTS + Fairwear Foundation - Orwell + Austen

Behind the Labels: GOTS + Fairwear Foundation

It’s set to be a sizzling couple of weeks and we all know what that means: out with the cosy jumpers and in with the tees and shorts. Luckily enough for you, we have the perfect edit of lightweight, soft cotton tees to see you through the summer in style. 

However, these t-shirts don’t only look good: they are also the product of an ethical and environmentally responsible supply chain. All of our tees are made out of GOTS certified cotton and are produced by Fairwear Foundation Certified manufacturers. But what do these terms actually mean? Read our latest post to find out more. 

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Recycled and Regenerated Cashmere - Orwell + Austen

Recycled and Regenerated Cashmere

We love recycled cashmere. It's good for the planet and good for our wardrobe. Let's take a deeper delve into what it's all about...

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Make a statement with a Cashmere Slogan Sweaters - Orwell + Austen

Make a statement with a Cashmere Slogan Sweaters

All about the statement slogan cashmere sweater. Why we love slogan knitwear, why our knitwear will never be boring, and our favourite new slogan pieces.

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