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Emma Burton
Guide to caring for linen and silk

Guide to caring for linen and silk

Do you love the idea of natural fabrics like linen, silk, and silk/cotton but worry about the care?  Maybe you have been thinking of wearing more sustainable fabrics but just worry about taking the leap - these thoughts run through your mind….what if you get a mark on it a greasy handprint, I hate the cost of the dry cleaner. I hope you find my care guide for washing silk and linen fabrics helpful.

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Emma Burton
My guide to Ohiwa Harbour

My guide to Ohiwa Harbour

For the last 10 years we have camped at my husbands family section on the spit of Ohiwa Harbour and honestly it is my happy place, its where we go to really get some down time. Mark is an active relaxer and my two boys 8 and 10 need a lot of running around, so i have put together some great family activities if you are exploring the area. (We are camping not glamping!)

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Woodward shot by Max Deutschle

     Max Deutschle captured these beautiful images of Annalisa in some of our classic woodward shapes www.maxdeutschle.com Solid silk squares are available to shop online now! Sheer silk squares will be available online soon in various colours, for enquires please contact us. Silk singlet dress size 8-18 will available soon in various colours, for enquires please contact us.

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Caring for your fabrics

Firstly welcome to our new website! I wanted to start this seasons blog post with some information on caring for your garments. Over the years of working in retail I have found many people are not sure on the best way to care for different fabrics,  often garments say dryclean only when this is not always the only way.  When I test all the woodward garments I like to make sure i understand how the fabric is best looked after.  Silk - Cold hand wash by a simple dunking with a very small amount of detergent (delicate) dry flat, to...

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