• Gift Guide

    We love colour here at Mixter Maxter HQ and fully embrace wearing it all year round. Everyone has their own favourite colour, but we also know that many are a bit unsure of how to wear colour. Many of us have admired the brightest option available but have opted for the more practical monochrome version […]

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  • Adventurers Gift Guide

    All of our collections are made using 100% Scottish lambswool which has been chosen specifically for it’s natural properties which help our customers enjoy the outdoors in greater comfort without compromising on style.  Read more about the benefits of lambswool in our blog looking more at why we choose to work with this naturally innovative […]

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  • A closer look at Colour

    Taking the colours from our inspirational images, the next step is to apply these to our designs but let’s start by taking a journey into the history of colour and looking closer at some of our most commonly used colours in our collections. Colour originated when humans started to use pigments as an alternative to […]

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  • Colour Inspiration

    There is a serious love of colour here at the Mixter Maxter studio and we are always looking for new ways to add colour to your everyday lives.  Earlier this year we looked at the inspiration behind our collections for Fashion Revolution week to share more transparency behind what we do and who makes our […]

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  • Functional design for the everyday

    Looking beyond the colour and patterns found in our knitwear, the raw materials used to create them and the people who put these together, our products have a practical element where they enable you to enjoy the outdoors & an active lifestyle without comprising on style or the environment.  Don’t just take our word for […]

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  • Why we also love Cashmere

    Cashmere is warmer than lambswool but shares many of the same qualities.  It’s lightweight, breathable, hydrophobic, insulating, odour resistant and seriously soft to the touch.  So soft, we liken it to being wrapped in a marshmallow, it’s the softest material to wear next to your skin especially more delicate areas such as the chin and […]

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  • Who made my clothes?

    At Mix Max HQ, we believe in full transparency within our brand, we have expanded on our ‘Craftsmanship behind our Mixter Maxter Collection’ blog & film from last year to show your more details behind our collections. Starting on the Northern Archipelagoes of Orkney where we are based & where the majority of our knitwear […]

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  • Inspiration

    A new design can start from anything that sparks our imagination.  It can be something we see everyday, from the rural farmland on the way to the local airport, to St Magnus Cathedral which we pass on our way to the studio or our coastal harbour in Kirkwall, to something which we encounter on our […]

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