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Ethical Production At Ayten Gasson

Ethical Production At Ayten Gasson

Ethical production is extremely important to us at Ayten Gasson and we aim to be as sustainable as possible in the way we run our business.   We make all our pieces in our Brighton boutique, meaning there is minimal carbon footprint on our lingerie. We also use UK suppliers as much as possible and use natural fibres such as silk and cotton as our base fabrics, which reduces plastic pollution.   In an attempt to limit wastage we also only make a few of each style at a time, which means that we are not left with any dead...


Introducing Our Most Beautiful Collection Yet!

Treat yourself to something from our luxurious Autumn Winter 2015 collection. Key features include stunning cotton English lace from renowned lace manufacturer The Cluny Lace Company, vintage lace produced in the old lace mills of Nottingham and cruelty free Peace Silk and Organic Silk which has been lovingly produced in the UK. As with all of our collections, each piece has been made in our small studio in Brighton, England, with many styles being individually hand finished for a truly unique piece of lingerie.  Perfect for bridal, for those who appreciate classic designs and ideal for those passionate about British manufacturing and keeping these skills alive,...


What Do We Mean By The Term "Handmade"?

Here at Ayten Gasson we are proud of the way we run the company ethically and support the UK manufacturing industry. We are also very aware of how other businesses may use terms and slogans that make it sound as if they are operating in a way that would appeal to their customers when the truth is not nearly as attractive. So to help you, the consumer, here are a few definitions of terms that are commonly used by ourselves and other companies: Handmade This suggests a small scale operation where the designer painstakingly sews by hand the piece of...


Lovebomb 2015

We are very happy to announce that for the fourth year running we have teamed up with five amazingly talented UK brands for the LINGERIE LOVEBOMB, which this year includes Playful Promises, Miss Mandalay, Karolina Laskowska, Kiss Me Deadly and Sparklewren.  Above: Playful Promises "Gwendolene" Teal Bra Set. There are many reasons why us independent labels come together each year. Firstly, it is so much fun working with these guys! We also admire each others labels, offering 'swaps' when our knicker drawers need updating, and support one another with issues such as manufacturing, PR and the general frustration you have when running...


The Lingerie Secret Santa Is Here!

For the second year running, lingerie designer Karolina Laskowska has organised a very special Secret Santa and we are more than happy to announce that this year we are taking part! The concept behind the event is that a selection of independent lingerie designers are randomly assigned another designer to whom they anonymously give a lingerie gift designed and made by their brand. I am unable to tell you the name of the lucky person who will soon be receiving a gift from us - but I can give you an insight into why I have chosen it.     The...

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