The fibres we use
Alpaca
Alpaca is so soft and smooth that it was once only worn by the Inca Royalty.
Alpacas were raised solely for their fleece whilst its cousin, the llama, was raised as a beast of burden and consequently its fleece is coarser.

The physical properties of the alpaca hair make it stronger and warmer than wool. It is also hypoallergenic as it has no lanolin like wool.
Organic Cotton
Organic cotton is softer, more breathable and much less likely to trigger allergies and eczema since there are no harmful chemicals against your skin, compared to regular cotton. No poisonous pesticides are used in the growing of organic cotton, so farmers can work in a much healthier environment and receive a better price for their crop. Organic cotton uses much less water than is used to grow conventional or GM cotton, often using only rainfall to grow the plants.
Cotton
Peruvian Pima Cotton is the finest cotton in the world. A combination of factors come together to result in this amazing fibre. The northern coastal valleys in Peru provide a rich soil that absorbs just the right amount of water at the perfect temperature. The result is a cotton that is far superior than anything else around: it is soft beyond imagination and has a sumptuous silky lustre.
The cotton is then picked by hand and therefore not damaged by the machines which can tear the fibre giving rise to a coarse texture. The hand picking ensures the lustre is kept and the softness is maintained.

The fibre is long and smooth and this is what gives the special qualities of softness, strength and the resistance to piling.
Hemp
We just love hemp fibre, especially this mix of 55% organic cotton 45% hemp. Hemp fibre comes straight from the cannabis sativa plant which grows densely and swiftly in poor soil to a height of 4 meters giving a yield 3 to 4 times more than most substitutes (like cotton) and without the need of agro-chemicals. The plants do this by capturing very high levels of carbon dioxide. It is the most useful plant on the planet (It really has so many uses!). Cotton on the other hand is the most pesticide dependent crop on the world. Every T-shirt uses a quarter-pounders worth of toxic chemicals. Our organic cotton uses none - it’s better for the land, the water and the people.