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FINDRA’s Favourite Recipes: Orange Cardamon Christmas Truffles

We all know that Christmas is a time of plenty, where you begin to feel bogged down with the excesses of the time of year. Whether it’s too much turkey, a glass too many of wine or just leaving the chocolates within reach for too long, we can all start to feel a bit bogged…

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TEAM FINDRA CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS

So what’s your favorite Christmas Tradition? Maybe you don’t have one or maybe you have more than one! Christmas can mean different things to different people, and when we look back over the ages the history of the Christmas is wide and varied, have a look at this link on the history of the season, some interesting stuff…

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FINDRA in The Scapa Life Christmas 2017 Gift Guide

FINDRA’s ethos is about positivity and supporting one another. It’s about empowering and encouraging women to look good, feel good and perform to the best of their abilities through participation in outdoor sports. Using high quality Italian sports merino wool, their garments are durable, practical and with natural wicking properties. Combined with the innovative seamless…

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Why merino is the perfect gift this Christmas

It can be hard to find the right gift for women, and men for that matter. We don’t want to give them something that will be confined to the back of the cupboard forever, we don’t want something that will not fit with their style or add clutter to their home. We most definitely don’t…

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The future’s bright not Black

Black Friday has arrived, the much-anticipated day of mega sales and discounting. Each year the build-up starts earlier and earlier and Black Friday turns into a week-long, sometimes month-long extravaganza of cheap ‘bargain hunting’ shopping!   Back in the summer during a marketing meeting the team and I talked then about ‘Black Friday’ and I…

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“Scottish fashion designer gears up for growth” – Business Gateway

By Business Gateway Securing £200k of funding has helped an award winning Scottish fashion designer move into new premises, take on staff and open her first retail outlet. Alex Feechan, who launched FINDRA, a women’s cycle and outdoor clothing brand, in 2014 after using advice from Business Gateway Scottish Borders, secured the financial support through two…

Daily Business

“Findra wheels out £250,000 support deal” – Daily Business Group

By Terry Murden for Daily Business Group Cycling apparel company Findra has secured a further £250,000 support package to expand its product range and raise awareness. Founded by designer Alex Feechan, the business is run from the Scottish Borders and this latest funding is again supplied by Tri Capital, Investing Women Angels and the Scottish Investment…

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“Women’s cycling clothes brand FINDRA raises £250k funding” – Insider

By Scott McCulloch for Insider.co.uk The Innerleithen company founded by Alex Feechan secures the money from Tri Capital, Investing Women Angels and the Scottish Investment Bank FINDRA, the Borders-based women’s cycling apparel brand, has raised £250,000 in a second-round fundraise to expand its offering into outdoor clothing. The company, founded by designer Alex Feechan in 2014, has…

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“Alex saddles up for expansion after securing £250,000 investment” – Peeblesshire News

By David Knox for Peeblesshire News A SPORTSWEAR guru from Innerleithen is celebrating this week after landing a major £250,000 investment to grow her business. Award-winning Alex Feechan launched FINDRA four years ago to take advantage of the gap in the market for high-quality women’s cycling gear. And she also opened a outlet in Innerleithen…

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Christmas – is it too early?

We all know that Christmas is starting earlier and earlier – who didn’t exclaim with surprise when they saw the first chocolate Santa on the shelf? Who didn’t roll their eyes when the first mince pie was spotted (and possibly photographed for Instagram) but, well, someone must be buying mince pies in Mid-October so maybe…

Love the Mountains

“10 mins with: Alex Feechan, founder of FINDRA” – Love The Mountains

By Megan Hughes for Love The Mountains lex Feechan is the founder of popular women’s mountain biking clothing company FINDRA. Alex Feechan felt there was a lack of representation for women in the women’s bike wear industry, with many companies’ women’s lines simply a smaller, pinker afterthought to the men’s lines. With FINDRA, Alex has…

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“ALEX FEECHAN BUSINESS OWNER” – Colour Elements

By Colour Elements FINDRA – The all encompassing fashion-led biking and activewear brand; that is designed with real women in mind.                             When Alex Feechan returned to mounting biking after giving birth to her sons, she had few choices when it came…