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Express Courier Shipping Service to any address in P R China
A new service from June 2018 from Kelly & WindsorThere are an increasing number of Chinese visitors to Australian who want to buy high quality Australian made products and take them back to China for themselves or family members. This is a relatively easy task with smaller low value items such as souvenirs, cosmetics and health products. If on the other hand you wish to buy a bed quilt there are a few things to consider apart from style, price and and buying a genuine Australian made high quality brand. Unfortunately bed quilts, doonas and pillows are quite bulky, heavy and h..
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Retail Global Conference 2018
In May 2018 we attended the 2018 Retail Global Conference in Queensland Australia.Why you might ask, would a luxury manufacturer of alpaca bedding want to go to Australia's leading digital marketing conference?Well, we feel that that today's online global sales and marketing opportunities offer a number of very real opportunities for us to globally promote the Kelly & Windsor brand of luxury bedding collections.The 2018 Retail Global Conference was a three day event, which was supported by several major international sponsors, Amazon, eBay and many local Australian cutting edge speakers. W..
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Yes we do!We have been exporting the Kelly & Windsor Alpaca quilts in the two main Chinese sizes to China for many years. We have increasingly been asked if we can supply Chinese sized alpaca and wool quilts to local customers.After some investigations, we have discovered that there are more than 650,000 residents in Australia of Chinese origin. They may be permanent or temporary residents, students, family, business or tourists who are throughout Australia.From 2018 we will carry stock of the most popular styles and weights of the Kelly & Windsor Alpaca and Wool quilts and doonas. The..
Alpaca Fleece in Bedding ProductsAlpaca fleece is ideal for bedding products - Soft with a luxurious feel - this is due to alpacas' smooth fibre structure Lightweight - alpaca fleece is a semi hollow fibre - air is trapped to warm you Comfortable warmth - approximately 25% warmer than wool on weight to weight basis Moisture absorbent - to keep you dry i.e. cool in summer and warm in winter High strength - durable and long life (with proper care) Good loft and resiliency Natural, chemical free and environmentally friendly fibre Non allergenic - alpaca fleece does..

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Our BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Warmth Guide

Our BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Warmth Guide

What is the Kelly & Windsor BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Index?

Before you buy a new quilt, we would advise you to carefully consider what type of quilt will suit you and your sleeping comfort. Your new quilt should last years.  You should get value, enjoyment and sleeping comfort from the right quilt from your first night's sleep.

So how do you know which quilt suits you? It's not simply a matter of price (cheap vs. expensive) or the weight of the quilt (a warm winter quilt will be too hot in tropical climates) or being confused by the nonsensical retail jargon e.g. What is the blanket warmth of a quilt?

Relying on an inexperienced sales staff member's advice is not a good idea either. Do they really know the difference between various quilt filling options? How does each quilt style suit you? Or worse still,  are they just trying to sell you whatever they have in stock?

Based on our research and experience, Kelly & Windsor has developed a unique warmth guide for consumers to guide you to correctly select one of the Kelly & Windsor alpaca quilt collections which will best suit your particular sleeping requirements.


What is the Body Mass Index (BMI)?

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a globally recognized measure of the relationship between a person's height and weight, resulting in a numerical score which is used to assess a person's actual weight against four broad categories i.e. underweight, average weight, over weight or obese weight.

Your BMI is a indexed measure of your body fat (the ratio of height to weight), which is very relevant to your need for warmth in a sleeping environment. A low BMI index result for a consumer, infers that they need a warmer quilt compared to a person with a high BMI i.e. a relative higher amount of body fat who generally needs a cooler duvet quilt.

Kelly & Windsor have developed a simple and useful BMI matrix and related it to a person's sleeping environment to assist you to select the correct alpaca bed quilt or doona. Since its release to selected retailers on a trial program, it is now proven to be a very useful and informative reference for consumers purchasing Kelly & Windsor's alpaca quilts.

Since the initial publication of our BMI guide we have added some new alpaca quilt collections to our range and have updated the BMI quilt selection guide to assist you with your purchase. To download the updated version of the Kelly & Windsor BMI Quilt selection guide simply click here.



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