The UK has rich history of textiles from the glorious days of King Cotton, from the first spinning looms invented right here in Lancashire. Family businesses started at the turn of the century roared from strength to strength gaining an enviable level of respect and expertise unrivalled throughout Europe.
Like the good old families before them Belledorm has been carrying on the traditions that made Lancashire famous, those of you who have been dealing with Belledorm for a while now realise without doubt that they like to class themselves as a ‘family’ and like every good family, they need a good home!
We would like to welcome you to the impressive home of Belledorm, you will not see a trendy sky scraper or high rise office block but a traditional mill dating back to 1905. This stunning mill has an impressive 240,000 square feet of warehousing space. Three floors of warehousing and picking locations, the offices and 2 showrooms hold almost 3’500 different products and 500,000 units of stock. Just what a growing family needs to develop and succeed in today’s fast paced UK textiles market. Continue reading
THE BENEFITS OF WOOL
So What’s So Good About Wool and a Wool Duvet?
The following science bit is freely available on the web and there’s the odd bit of info here as well from Baavet
For thousands of years mankind has understood the qualities and benefits of wool. We just seem to have forgotten about it in the last few decades, perhaps it’s time to take another look. After all wool is a completely natural fibre.
WOOL is the worlds most breathable fibre and can absorb 30% of its own weight in moisture before it transfers that moisture and heat.
How is wool different to down, feathers or polyester?
These are all insulators,they make the body hot and don’t release heat. This is fine when you first get into bed, but then, during the night our body temperature should drop as we go into deep sleep. These insulators bring our body temperature up so we either fully wake up or toss and turn to cool off. Then we go to sleep again and repeat the process of getting hot. But this time it maybe our partner is too hot in the bed and so the great duvet war starts with us pulling and pushing off the duvet. This is not natural sleep and it prevents essential deep sleep which is necessary for cell regeneration and to help the body fight illness. Continue reading