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Stop by to find out about what we've been up to and what we are interested in. From new products to old favourites and interesting concepts to fun competitions there's always something going on. If you have any ideas you think might inspire one of the team to put pen to paper we'd love to hear from you!

Why recycling cashmere is cool!

Why recycling cashmere is cool!

You may have come across recent articles about how Asos and other major fashion brands are moving away from sourcing intensively farmed luxury fabrics from new. We think that this is great…not only because of the eventual positive effect
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Exciting Cashmere Blend Collection - a real one off!

Exciting Cashmere Blend Collection - a real one off!

At Turtle Doves one thing that gets us all really excited is the chance to get creative with something new. So, when we received an email offering us the chance to buy a selection of cashmere blend jumpers and cardis we suspected that something exciting might be on the horizon.

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Wearing your heart on your label and a fun 'Haulternative' challenge

Wearing your heart on your label and a fun 'Haulternative' challenge

It is now 5 years since the Rana Plaza factory disaster when 1,138 factory workers died. In that time a movement has grown of millions of people who, inspired by this terrible tragedy, are demanding transparency and choice in the clothing industry. After all, given the choice wouldn't we all rather buy from people who care for their teams? 

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Our Trip To Copenhagen

Our Trip To Copenhagen

As Graham and I headed off from Stansted Airport for Copenhagen last week we really didn't know what to expect. Now, having spent the day at Trustpilot HQ meeting the team who manage the independent reviews we receive, met some great people, seen some of the sites (and found a lovely bar in which to enjoy the rugby) we have lots to share with you...

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Making magic with colours...fancy a try?

Making magic with colours...fancy a try?

One of the things I love about my job is working with a never-ending array of colour. We often have new ideas, mixing colours in ways that surprise and sometimes it's our Made to Order customers who inspire us...

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Snowy fun in Shropshire (& some delivery info)

Snowy fun in Shropshire (& some delivery info)

Phew, what a weekend it was in snowy Shropshire! In spite of many of our lovely team being snowed in at home for 2 days we're keeping up with production, packing and shipping orders...whilst snow-bound over the weekend we were busy having fun too...

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The March of The Makers...

The March of The Makers...

When I sat down at my sewing machine 8 years ago I had no idea that it was the first step towards starting a business in manufacturing. We hear a lot about Britain once having been a manufacturing powerhouse but the truth is really more positive...

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How does keeping your wrists warm help keep your fingers warmer?

How does keeping your wrists warm help keep your fingers warmer?

We are often told that our fingerless gloves and wrist warmers really help people who suffer with cold hands...and at the same time lots of people ask us how is it possible to have warmer hands when your fingers aren't covered? Well...here's what we know...

 

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How Does Your Skin Tone Affect Your Wardrobe?

How Does Your Skin Tone Affect Your Wardrobe?

To wear colours really well it helps to know your skin tone so this is something we've been looking in to. We've been matching colours for years now and everyone at Turtle Doves enjoys the never-ending array of colours we have coming through our doors...

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What is a signature colour? Do you have one? If not would you like help choosing one?

What is a signature colour? Do you have one? If not would you like help choosing one?

Would you love to look and feel more 'together' every day by adding a signature colour to your wardrobe? Perhaps you already do this and have some hints and tips you can share?...

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Summer Recipe Blog

Summer Recipe Blog

Our most recent modelling shoot was all about cashmere being for summer too. Our wraps are great for summer evenings and for travelling too as they can be used as a shawl, scarf or lap blanket. We decided to have a little open air picnic and when we saw how lovely the photos were Lucy, our photographer, suggested starting a recipe collection. So, here's the first instalment...

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Turtle Doves Summer Products

Turtle Doves Summer Products

We may specialise in cashmere but we're not a one-trick-pony! As the weather hots up we move our attentions away from cashmere slightly, although some of our cashmere products do sell year-round, and have other goodies to offer...especially recycled silk.

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