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Begg & Co. Scarf Charity Collaboration With Maggies Centres

20-Oct-2015 3:56 PM | Kimberley White

One of Scotland’s oldest textile companies Begg & Co has reached out to a cancer charity to create a beautiful collaboration, where 100% of the profits will go to the charity.

The heritage label has created a capsule collection of four scarves in collaboration with the charity Maggie’s which provides free support across the spectrum to cancer patients and their loved ones, from its 18 architecturally unique centres: the structure of which was the inspiration for the designs.

“We had been wanting to collaborate with a charity as we had not done so before, but felt that it was important to find one that we really identified with,” said Ann Ryley, director of sales and marketing at Begg & Co. “I visited the centre in Gartnavel, Glasgow and I was immediately struck by the lovely environment, where design and the garden were very important. It was quite different from a hospital and very positive. We are delighted to associate our products with it and felt that our very soft and tactile products would be comforting to someone who is ill. Maggie’s also plan to use them in their Talking Heads workshops where they work with cancer sufferers who have lost their hair.”

See article first featured in Vogue here.

 

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