I've been buying Oubas products for some time now, as gifts for my dearest and nearest and for myself. They just breathe quality: design, colours, wear, comfort, everything is just excellent.
Lovely to buy from a company that take their craft so seriously and clearly care about creating high-quality products with carefully sourced yarn. Bought two jumpers - one for me and one for a present - and both are beautiful!
The Oubas name seems to be a guarantee of all that I want in a garment - good quality, good colours, well made, sustainably sourced, and beautiful design.
OUBAS is a knitwear atelier based in the English Lake District, founded by Kate in 2012.
We carefully craft our knitwear using carefully sourced, pure natural fibres to create beautiful wardrobe pieces to enjoy forever. Combining traditional craft with innovative knitwear technology to create items that last in the finest natural fibres.
Our 'Brant Wrap'
Our statement wrap, knit in a fine 1-ply lambswool spun in Scotland. Light as a feather; an all season piece to go from winter through summer. Wide to drape over the shoulders or wrap right up in and be comforted.SHOP The brant
January // Janus
'Janus was the protector of gates and doorways, his name coming from the Latin word for ‘door’: ianua. He was the god of beginnings and transitions, also being responsible for changes and time.'
'The symbolism of the month of January is obvious, in that the month is the beginning of the year but also a transition from the previous year into the next. January is the door of the year; a door that we can only enter one way but that we can peek back through.'
Winter Solstice Traditions
The nights have drawn in and the sun seems to be shying away – winter solstice is upon us. Many of us spend the month of December in anticipation of Christmas, decorating our tree and stringing lights around our homes, but how often do we stop and consider the origins of the celebrations of this time of year?
Take a moment to appreciate and understand the origins of our Christmas traditions.