THE ILLANN BLOG

Moths Vs Our Clothes

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Recently at the fairs leading up to Christmas we have found that moths and the damage they cause have become a topic of conversation with customers. So Illann has some pointers to try to keep your garments safe and moth hole free: Why is it happening? Due to the mild winters and warmer summers we have been having, moths are becoming more of a problem within our wardrobes. The Higher temperatures increase their reproductive speed allowing more egg laying cycles in a year, making wardrobe invasions more likely. The problem is moths love to lay their eggs in natural, high...

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Why Cashmere's a Fabulous fibre….

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Here at Illann we obviously love cashmere and we thought we would share some key information about the fibre and why it is so brilliant to wear!   At Illann we are very passionate about the quality of our cashmere. We have spent many years trying to source the highest quality yarns for our cashmere garments. Our yarns are made from the longest, thinnest fibres from Inner Mongolia. Cashmere fibres come from the fleece on the undercoat of goats, making the fibre a by-product of a goat’s fleece. Therefore cashmere is a sustainable choice as a natural fibre which is biodegradable...

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