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Down 101: St.Genève’s Signature Downs

A handful of rare eiderdown exhibiting its fantastic cling property

All of St.Genève’s down is selected with the utmost care, with an eye for exceptional quality. Many of our signature downs are a love letter to our heritage and come from Canadian Eider Ducks and Canada Geese. All St.Genève

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How to Wash a Down Comforter

Can I wash my down comforter at home? Yes, however you first should ensure that your washer and dryer are large enough to accommodate your down duvet. Drying, in particular, can be cumbersome and inconvenient and we recommend taking

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Down 101: Understanding the Quality of Down

woman holds large handful of down in her open hands

It may seem daunting, but there are a few simple concepts in determining the quality of down. The quality of the down can vary depending on the age, and even the species of bird. When choosing down for our

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How to Wash a Down Pillow

The first step in caring for your down pillows is to make sure you are using both a pillowcase and a pillow protector. Launder your case and protector frequently – we suggest weekly. Doing this makes your pillow a

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Down 101: Down vs. Feathers

a feather floating through the air into a waiting hand

Heidi, from the St.Genève marketing team, had a confession to make: “Before coming to St.Genève, I thought that down and feathers were the same thing; that there was no difference between a down pillow and a feather pillow. In

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Winter 2019 Showroom Tour | Texturale

Nikki Renshaw showcases winter 2019 st.geneve collection

Step into our showroom for a closer look at our 2019 Winter Collection: Texturale with creative director Nikki Renshaw. “The winter collections are really special to me, because we can really experiment with textures. Hence the collection being called

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Inspiration Guide: Fall 2019

Fall-2019-Colour-Palette-from-St-Geneve-Featuring-earthtones-and-olive-green

Have you been wondering how we are styling our favourite bed linens for fall? Nobody knows colour like the trend-forecasters at Pantone, and we took inspiration from the lovely London Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 Neutral Colour Palette. We are drawn to

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Down 101: Introduction

At St.Genève, we have a reputation for being down geeks. We LOVE down and come by our passion honestly: St.Genève’s founder and VP of Design, Michael de la Place, served as the president for Downmark (the Down Association of

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Behind the Scenes: Hycroft Manor Photoshoot

Behind the scenes photographing StGeneve duvets at Hycroft Manor in Vancouver; a duvet on a sofa

If you’re a Vancouver local, you may recognize the setting of many of our luxury bedroom photoshoots as the Hycroft Manor. The Hycroft is a magnificent ivy-covered Edwardian mansion that the University Women’s Club of Vancouver calls home. History

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La Cabina Collection

Autumn is upon us, bringing with it a crisp chill in the air and cozy nights in front of the fire. As the nights grow longer and the weather gets colder we are excited to showcase our Winter 2016 Collection

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