About Orwell + Austen

Founded in late 2012 by Jessica Schuhle-Lewis, Orwell + Austen Cashmere is quickly becoming the go to destination for 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.

All Orwell + Austen pieces are made using the finest quality natural fabrics, such as cashmere, wool and silk. The brand works closely with our carefully selected manufacturer to ensure that each Orwell + Austen piece is finished to the highest standard. With care and attention going in to each and every detail.

The desire through the collection is to create fresh and inventive luxury fashion pieces, to be loved and admired for a lifetime.

Our Producers

All Orwell + Austen cashmere pieces are made in Nepal, a region renowned for producing some of the best cashmere in the world. We work 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.

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