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Ava Innes Journal

Can't Sleep At Night?

When we struggle to stay asleep due to temperature fluctuations and night sweats we understandably move around more.   Legs in, Legs out, covers up, covers down, flipping pillows to the cool side, getting up to the loo, open the window, close the window, mind racing, worrying about how little sleep...

Lavender helps you Sleep

Soft sumptuous cashmere lavender pillows helping you to relax.   Did you know that Lavender has been used all over the world for hundreds of years as a therapeutic treatment for ailments including stings, burns, anxiety and as a mild sedative? Recent scientific studies has found evidence to suggest lavenders...

How Can Gardening Help You Relax?

This week 2nd - 8th May is National Gardening week, organized by The Royal Horticultural Society since 2012. This year’s theme is The Joy of Gardening.   As we have been talking about menopause, it seems logical to thinking about the potential benefits of gardening, specifically during peri and menopause, and...

Sleep and the Menopause

During our research into a good night’s sleep, we have noticed specific challenges faced by many women as they reach the ages of 40-50.  The journey from peri-menopause to post-menopause can be so varied from woman to woman, although we are biologically all moving in the same direction, our symptoms and...

Make In UK Day 9th March

Today we celebrate #MadeinUKDay. We proudly make all our products in Scotland and Yorkshire. If you buy one thing today buy something Made in the UK, support small business, jobs, lower carbon footprint and boost the local economy. If everyone bought just one item made in the UK worth £20...

Sleep better | 93% of customers are sleeping better under the Ava Innes luxury duvet

At Ava Innes we strive to provide the best sustainable UK made luxury bedding and sleep accessories, with sleep, cashmere and sustainability at the centre of the brand. We continue to refine our product range ensuring that all products keep within our ethos. We value all feedback which helps guide...

Sustainability + Ava Innes

From the beginning, Ava Innes’s ethos is 'doing good, by doing better” and continues to be the corner stone of every decision we make. What do we mean by this?   It is simply about making conscious choices to do the right thing by people and the planet. Making products that;...

Experts to Demystify the Funding Process at XpoNorth Webinar

Raising additional investment whilst growing a business is an essential skill for any entrepreneur- from outside investors to commercial partners, banks and local authorities, in the current climate, the funding mix has to be more diverse than ever. Having a well thought out business plan can make all the difference-...

Ava Innes Awarded Patent Protection For New Invention

We are delighted to share some very exciting news. Our unique duvets have been recognised as a new invention by the Intellectual Property Office. The Intellectual Property Office have granted Joan Johnston the Patent for the invention of a new type of insulating fill used in our Ava Innes duvets....

Ava Innes shortlisted for The International Design & Architecture Awards-Public voting open

At the end of last year, we were delighted to reveal that Ava Innes was shortlisted for the prestigious International Design & Architecture Awards 2020. Specifically the Ava Innes unique cashmere duvets, filled with the perfect blend of cashmere guard hair and a touch of British wool, have been shortlisted...

Good Nature With Ava Innes

At Ava Innes, we are passionate about sleep, cashmere and sustainability. More than ever we recognise that people will be experiencing disturbances to sleep caused by the difficult situation we are all in. We believe that good nature can help. Good nature embraces fresh air, natural materials that breath and...

Sleep & Mental Health

We are all aware of the impact that a bad night’s sleep can have - feeling tired above all else which leads to lack of concentration, irritability and low motivation to complete daily tasks.  Losing valuable sleep over a longer period of time can have a significant impact on our...

Sleep & Physical Health

According to the Sleep Council 40% of people in the UK suffer from lack of sleep. Over 100 sleep disorders have now been professionally diagnosed, of which insomnia is the most common. The importance and benefits of sleep have long been underestimated by many.

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

This month during our research into sleep quality we have been focusing on the challenges faced by many women as they are transitioning into middle age. The journey from perimenopause to post-menopause can be so varied from woman to woman, although we are biologically all moving in the same direction,...

Let The Dreams Begin

At Ava Innes we want our customers to experience the benefits of a good night’s sleep. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing what we have learned on our journey into the world of sleep. To begin with let’s look at dreams, our favourite benefit of sleep. When we...

Where Does Cashmere Come From?

Cashmere is a natural fibre which comes from cashmere goats that mainly live in Central and East Asia. During winter, cashmere goats grow super-insulating coats that keep them warm in very chilly climates and when spring comes around, they naturally shed them to make way for the lovely warm summer...