Our products are made to be loved and to last long. We try to pass on the interesting combinations of fabrics found in the Norwegian native costume culture.

All Oleana garments are knitted and sewn at our own factory in Ytre Arna, just outside Bergen. For our production we use the finest natural-fibre materials; merino wool, silk, alpaca and linen and source these from all over the world. Merino wool/silk yarn from Italy, alpaca yarn from Peru, silk material from Thailand and India, linen from Austria. Buttons are an important part of the product and we source our beautiful buttons from Austria and Germany.

Knitted garments

Merino wool/silk and alpaca

Wash your garment by hand or in the washing machine, wool program 30˚C. Use a neutral detergent for wool. Spin on low cycle , but never tumble dry. Dry flat. Steam the garment. Never allow your garment to soak. It is a good idea to wash your merino wool/silk garments after the first wearing to get the fibres to bond better, this will reduce the risk of pilling. Wash and dry clean instructions comes with the garment.

Woven materials

Silk
Garments made from silk should be cleaned at a professional dry-cleaner. Note that garments in silk taffeta lose a little of their crisp handle after cleaning. Wash and dry clean instructions comes with the garment.

Linen
Wash your garment by hand or on a delicate program in the washing machine, 30˚C. Use a neutral detergent. Spin on a very low cycle , but never tumble-dry. Iron the garment. Wash and dry clean instructions comes with the garment.

Cotton / Polyamide
Wash your garment by hand or on a delicate program in the washing machine, 30˚C. Use a neutral detergent. Spin on a very low cycle , but never tumble-dry. Iron the garment on low heat. Wash and dry clean instructions comes with the garment.

Blanket

Wash your blanket by hand or in the washing machine, wool program 30˚C. Use a neutral detergent for wool. Spin on low cycle , but never tumble dry. Dry flat. Never allow the blanket to soak. Wash and dry clean instructions comes with the blanket.

Cushion

Wash your cushion cover by hand or in the washing machine, wool program 30˚C. Use a neutral detergent for wool. Spin on low cycle , but never tumble dry. Dry flat. Never allow the cushion cover to soak.

Wash inner pillow at 60˚C with a neutral detergent. Tumble dry at reduced temperature with a tennis ball inside the dryer to puff up the feathers. Wash and dry clean instructions comes with the cushion.

Made in Ytre Arna

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