Poetry in a Cape

Toscana Lambskin Cape on Plus Black Blog
Toscana Lambskin Cape from Poetry

This cuddly Toscana Lambskin Cape, £795, looks like just the thing to keep me warm in my wheelchair during the upcoming cold snap due in the next week.  Totally love things that I am able to just shrug on and go …

It’s from Poetry, a UK online site, who do a nice range of easy-design contemporary clothes with a casually classic look.  Lots of natural fibres and sizes up to UK22 (US24). They say:

LAUNCHED IN 2005, POETRY OFFERS A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO DESIGN.  POETRY DESIGNS ARE FOR THE LONG TERM, PERFECT PIECES THAT SLOT INTO YOUR WARDROBE TO BUILD OUTFITS THAT WILL LAST FOR MANY SEASONS.

We prefer to work with natural fabrics like merino wool, pure linen and silk, better quality fabrics which have inherently interesting textures and create subtle marled colours.

Importantly our designers reference the key trends of each season, interpreting them in shapes and silhouettes that are created to fit and flatter but are current and contemporary in their expression.

We continue to work with many of our partner suppliers who supported us at launch.

We have great relationships with these smaller, family owned businesses in China, Portugal and India with our design team and buyers visiting at least twice a year.

With them, we can develop yarns and fabrics that are unique and special to us, like our alpaca and linen mix. Created by us, this unique fabric is the result of mixing together two of our favourite yarns. Alpaca with its soft and fluffy quality and our chunky linen that has lovely lustre and texture to create a yarn with natural tone and contrast.

If you’re plus sized, like shopping online or like a loose, casual aesthetic for day-to-day, it might be worth your time to go across and take a look.  Let me know if you like …

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Poetry Scoop Neck Cashmere Jumper £169
Poetry Alpaca Top
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