Attire Accessories - Sep/Oct 2018 (Issue 72)

112 ALL WRAPPED UP We showcase the brands offering the go-to hats, scarves and gloves for the colder months SAMANTHA HOLMES ALPACA What: Bringing together beautiful alpaca clothes and accessories since 2003, Samantha Holmes Alpaca products are designed in Scotland. Ethically made, luxuriously soft, understated and timeless, short- and forward-order options are available. Contact: T: +44 (0)1436 676 777 W: Samantha Holmes Alpaca Knitwear @samanthaholmes.alpaca @SamHolmesAlpaca BLACK YAK What: Black Yak specialises in sourcing, importing and supplying a wide range of wool clothing and accessories, cotton clothing, bags and craft items to both retail and wholesale customers. Designed in the UK with production facilities in Nepal, Black Yak produces stylish ranges year-round and only buys honest, fair and ethical goods from its trading partners. Black Yak works closely with them to ensure that they earn honest wages for honest work with safe and pleasant working conditions and practices. Contact: T: +44 (0)1377 217 777 W: @blackyakuk @blackyak_uk @BlackYakUK COCOWAI What: Cocowai continues to produce probably the world’s highest-quality yarns in its collection of hand-loomed luxurious cashmere from Nepal in a palette of more than 200 colours. Having been in the business for more than 27 years, Cocowai specialises in shawls, scarves and stoles from the finest gossamer to chunky eight-ply cosy wraps, with a small knitwear collection of kimonos, sweaters, cardigans and accessories. The company offers both short and long order and carry stock. Contact: T: +44 (0)1202 701 888 W: @cocowaicashmere ANNA FALCKE What: Anna Falcke is a small, creative British company based in Bristol. Designing a highly regarded range of scarves and accessories, Anna’s locally based sewing team helps create successful collections that she is proud to manufacture in the UK. This year, she has a few new lines, including beautiful Velvet duo wristees, hats and snood. Contact: T: +44 (0)117 904 9698 W: @wristees KUSAN What: Known for being bold and colourful, this year’s KuSan AW collection is no exception. Whatever your style, you will find a hat to complement it, be it bobble, beanie or pull on, the stylish hats come in beautiful colours and eclectic patterns to help you stand out from the crowd. This year the company is delighted to present its special hat sold in aid of Brain Tumour Research with £4 from every sale contributing to ongoing research to fight this devastating disease. The brand, which has been around since 2000, is designed in London and handcrafted from 100% wool in Nepal. Contact: T: +44 20 8211 9960 W: @kusanhats