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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...

Luxury Ethically Made Lingerie

Ayten Roberts

Tags Ethical Lingerie, Nottingham Lace, Vintage Lace

We are proud to announce the launch of three exciting ranges that combine the elegant luxury that you have come to expect with ethical sensibilities. First up is the Kelly organic silk camisole and knicker set that is made using 92% organic silk sourced in England and 8% elastain which provides a flattering fit and luxurious feeling against the skin. The camisole cups are detailed with beautiful vintage Nottingham lace and finished with a small chiffon bow. The knicker also uses a 100% cotton Nottingham lace and features a small chiffon bow. Next, the Grace organic silk soft cup bralet and...

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,...

How To Tea Stain Lace

Ayten Roberts

Tags How To Tea Stain Lace, Vintage Lace

Tea staining has been around for hundreds of years. It is the perfect way to give fabric, lace or even paper an antique or vintage feel. I was first introduced to tea staining as a small child when my brother and I drew out a treasure map. To give the map an aged look my mother made a cup of tea, removed the tea bag and wiped it gently over the paper. It worked! She also set the corners alight with a match to give it a vintage feel, though I wouldn't recommend you ever doing that with any fabric or lace!...