Orwell + Austen
Founded in late 2012 by Jessica Schuhle-Lewis, Orwell + Austen Cashmere crafts classic cashmere pieces, with a playful contemporary twist. The brand philosophy is to create wearable, simple - yet special - everyday pieces from high quality natural materials. Combining classic shapes and cuts, with playful colours and detailing to create fresh and inventive luxury fashion pieces, to be loved and admired for a lifetime.
All Orwell + Austen cashmere pieces are made in Nepal, a region renowned for producing some of the best cashmere in the world. The brand works collaboratively with a small family run producer, in the Kathmandu valley in Nepal, who specialises in creating hand woven scarves, sweaters and beanies using traditional techniques.
From the outset the brand ethos has been to utilise on the skill, expertise and craftmanship of these Nepalese artisans, to bring exceptional quality cashmere to the global fashion market.