Seasonal comfort from Izzy Lane
An award winner in 2008 and finalist in 2010, Izzy Lane’s seamless mix of cutting edge fashion and ethical luxury continues to wow both the RSPCA Good Business Awards’ judges and the public.
At the core of the business are the 600 rare breed sheep that have been rescued from slaughter as lambs, will live out their whole natural lives and whose wool is used in Izzy’s knitwear.
The cloth and yarns are processed within a 100-mile radius of where the sheep are kept in the Yorkshire Dales. The fibres that they use are for their knits and wovens are from their own flocks of rare breed Shetlands and Wensleydales.
The Shetlands, a small primitive breed have fibre as soft as cashmere. Their fleeces are woven into cloth in their beautiful natural colours. The Wensleydales produce a fine, lustrous knitting yarn which can be worn against the skin.
Izzy Lane’s latest collection of seasonal knitwear - including menswear, footwear and accessories - is available online at www.izzylane.com
The judges said...
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Did you know? There are now only 1800 Wensleydale and just 3000 Shetland sheep in the world...
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Isobel Davies, Izzy Lane founder
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Izzy Lane’s shoe and boot collection are approved by the Vegetarian Society and hand-cobbled in London’s East End from faux leathers, croc and snakeskin.