Creative couple Rimsky and Vilija are the founders of So Cosy, a designer-created range of bespoke blankets, throws and cushions, made from the finest alpaca, merino and sheep wools – the name says it all!
How did So Cosy come about?
Our company began with no name, on a market stall in Spitalfields market. With a very enthusiastic reaction to our first ranges, it soon became obvious that we had an amazing product. The passion within us just grew and grew, and eventually we decided to leave our day jobs and focus solely on the business. As well as our online shop, we also have a regular stall at St Albans market in Hertfordshire, where we’re based.
What inspires you?
British country life and interiors. We strive not to be fashionable, but timeless in our designs: a balance between traditional and modern.
What makes your brand special?
We have, and always will be, an ethical brand. We believe in keeping the manufacture of our pure alpaca throws within Peru to help the local economy and we only use natural dyes to colour our products.
What’s coming up in 2017?
We’re very excited about our new outdoor blanket range. New Liberty print fabric combined with 100% alpaca wool shawls and scarves have been introduced to great acclaim and we’ll be developing this range further.
Sum up your creative style in three words.
Classic modern twist!
What do you love about Christmas in the country?
Snuggly cuddles in front of the fire under one of our blankets… what could be better?