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  • Combined Voices

    Burnview Station in Herbertville on New Zealand's East Coast, carved with the names of the shearers and wool hands of generations before.  Sharing their story of wool.
  • NZ Wool for the best Valentine's gift - Next level!

    Some of us like to enjoy a wee date on Valentine’s day. For those who do, have you got a plan? Perhaps a nice sunny picnic in the park… you know where I’m going with this don’t you? LOL SOOOO predictable - with a beautiful wool blanket of course!
  • Our FRL Refresh Service is Available Now!

      Our Fresh Retro Love (FRL) Refresh service is open for February! (and probably through till Spring).This is where you send us your favourite bla...
  • New Year, New Wool, Planning the Year Ahead

    Happy New Year! 
    I hope the start of your New Year has begun full of fun and fresh beginnings.  We were lucky enough to have a week or so break with a few days away.  If you have been watching our Social Media you will have seen some of our blanket photos coming from different parts of Northland.  New Zealand really is such a beautiful country! 
  • Happy Christmas Wool Wrap!

    Happy Christmas from Fresh Retro Love.
    As we wind up for the year into a slightly quieter couple of weeks we want to wish you a safe and happy Christmas and New Years to you and yours.  
  • Our History Woven In Wool

    Today I've been working on a beautiful Gordon Clan Tartan.  As I took note of its history that I could piece together I felt this rising in my chest that I always feel when you touch on something bigger than the task at hand.  
  • November update: Market Events and New Product Release Coming!

    November is upon us and you can certainly feel a ramping up into the end of the year.  I thought I'd send an update as we head into the summer season.    It may come as a bit of surprise to know this is our busiest time of year as wool blankets are typically associated with winter but the as the full on market season has now kicked off things start to get a little crazy!  Between now and February Fresh Retro Love will be at a number of market and festival events. 
  • 15 Great Reasons to Always Keep a Wool Blanket in your Car

    There are lots of great reasons why keeping a blanket in your car is super useful or even essential.  Here is our top fifteen reasons to keep a wool blanket in your vehicle.
  • The NEW News!

    It has been a week since our initial announcement and there are quite a few pieces of this blanket jigsaw to put together... at this point I'm not even sure if some of the pieces haven't slipped down the sofa! 
    If you are not sure what announcement (or puzzle making?) I'm referring to, last Thursday we released the news that Fresh Retro Love are making our very first NEW retro blanket right here in New Zealand.  And boy is it FRESH! ....
  • Let's Do a Wool Wash!

    How to wash and care for your wool blanket.  It's easier than you think!
  • Fresh Retro Update July

    Welcome to our new website! A LOT has happened in the last two months so I thought I'd share a few updates of where we are at and some of the things we have been working on.
  • Label Love

    Dancing lambs, snow tipped mountains, sea princesses, smiley moon faces, factory sheds and made up words!