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143 – Kath Whitworth, Celtic & Co
Episode 14310th November 2020 • Make it British Podcast • Kate Hills
00:00:00 00:28:13

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Based in Cornwall in the South West of England, Celtic & Co is the original sheepskin boot company.

Kath Whitworth and her husband Nick bought the business 30 years ago and trademarked the UGG boot in the UK.

In this episode, Kath tells the story of how the brand has evolved over the last three decades.

Discover:

  • The history of the Celt boot
  • Why Cornwall has such an entrepreneurial spirit
  • How the company has navigated Covid*
  • Why Celtic & Co have focused on working with natural materials
  • Why it's important that they manufacture locally

* This episode was recorded before England went into its second lockdown


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