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It's so much more than a button!

A button, surely, is a button, is a button? Well, it turns out, not quite. Most buttons on most clothes are plastic. And pretty much everybody agrees now that plastic is not such a good thing after all!  At Blackshore we've decided right from the off to not use plastic in any of our products, or in our packaging. So that means no plastic buttons. Potentially a problem. Well it would be, were it not for the revival of the British button making industry, driven pretty much singlehanded by an amazing little company called Courtney & Co ( Button-making in the UK goes back as far the 16th Century, when British-made buttons were traded by the merchant explorers of India, Cathay, the...

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