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The iconic gondoliers of Venice wear wool
Fashion in the industry

The iconic gondoliers of Venice wear wool

The classic blue and white stripe has long been used to dress the iconic gondoliers of Venice. Now, in a sartorial makeover, two icons align as the iconic Woolmark brand unveils new threads in a contemporary twist for the canals' masters.

3rd award ceremony of the Hightex Award
Competitions & awards

3rd award ceremony of the Hightex Award

Already for the third time now the HIGHTEX AWARD was presented as an exclusive innovation prize at MUNICH FABRIC START. Specially designed on the basis of the latest technological material and process innovations in modern 3D production by VOJD Studios Berlin.

Woolmark and Scabal join forces to show the art of traditional craftsmanship
Business news

Woolmark and Scabal join forces to show the art of traditional craftsmanship

The Woolmark Company and iconic menswear brand SCABAL have once again joined forces, producing a stunning short film saluting the heroes of the handmade, the believers of bespoke and those who handle perfection.

Beyond the bale - the magazine of Woolmark
Fashion magazines and books

Beyond the bale - the magazine of Woolmark

Beyond the Bale is The Woolmark Company’s quarterly magazine that communicates company initiatives to stakeholders across the wool pipeline.

The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda: Positive work between education and industry
Fashion design education

The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda: Positive work between education and industry

For the Industry Project “The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda”, the III Year students at Accademia Costume & Moda (BA in Costume & Fashion), re-interpreted Brioni menswear, using Woolmark’s fabrics, merino wool and the iconic details of contemporary menswear style. The outfits, completed by a selection of accessories (shoes, travel bags and small leathergoods), were presented during the event Accademia Factory 2017 at the presence of Francesco Magri, Country Manager and Birgit Galen, Global Fashion Coordinator, The Woolmark Company.

Z Zegna Spring/Summer 2018 collection - a Vintage Regatta
Menswear collections

Z Zegna Spring/Summer 2018 collection - a Vintage Regatta

Z Zegna unveiled its TECHMERINO™ SS18 collection, in collaboration with The Woolmark Company, during the 92nd edition of Pitti Uomo, Florence. TECHMERINO™ is a fusion of the best attributes of Merino wool with the most sophisticated wool processing and finishing techniques. The result is a breathable water resistant fabric that adapts to the ambient temperature and is quick drying.

ZARA presented tailored suits Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

ZARA presented tailored suits Spring/Summer 2017 collection

The fashion giant ZARA presented suits collection for Spring/Summer 2017. Every man can find exactly what he wants because the brand released one very rich collection - you can choose among a lot of patterns, colours and fabrics.

Agi & Sam presented Fall/Winter 2017 collection during London Fashion Week Men's
Menswear collections

Agi & Sam presented Fall/Winter 2017 collection during London Fashion Week Men's

In partnership with The Woolmark Company, British label Agi & Sam presented a Merino wool-rich collection for the fall/winter 2017 season.

Spanish tailored suits by Garcia Madrid
Bespoke Men's Suits

Spanish tailored suits by Garcia Madrid

Label's creations always have an artisanal attention to detail, in the details, finishes and fabrics of the highest quality: Premium cottons, cashmere and superfine merino wool, silk.

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection
Menswear fabrics

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection

The well known producers of fabrics Holland & Sherry presented their Spring/Summer 2017 collection. There are four wool fabrics - XTREME, DRAGONFLY, SUMMER ASCOT and CRYSTAL SPRINGS.

Corporate and made-to-order suits by Roman Daniels Suits Club
Fashion in the industry

Corporate and made-to-order suits by Roman Daniels Suits Club

In 2006 Roman Daniels split away as a brand in its own right under the direction of Andrew Scarf, Roman Daniels Suit Club opened its flagship store in early 2011. Located at 55 York st Sydney or online.

Top 10 most expensive suits in the world
Curious news

Top 10 most expensive suits in the world

Today, we are going to present the most expensive suits in the world. Most of these suits are necessarily reserved for the superclass: The world’s leading businessmen, celebrities, and world leaders who can afford to spend more money on a single suit than you can afford to spend on your car (or even your house). Such is the nature and allure of the exclusivity inherent in these, the 10 most expensive men’s suits in the world.

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017
World fashion

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017

Two months before Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is sent down the runway at New York Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion designer was in Australia visiting the source of Merino wool - the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre which lies at the heart of his latest collection.

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal
Menswear fabrics

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal

Scabal’s Noble Fleece collection is more than just a superior Super 200’s suiting; it is the culmination of nearly 500 years’ experience in weaving, all in pursuit of creating the world’s greatest and most socially responsible woolen cloth.

Designers selected to participate in the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize
Competitions & awards

Designers selected to participate in the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize

The global nominees for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize have been announced across the womenswear and menswear categories. More than 75 designers have been selected from 62 countries to participate in this year’s award, which showcases the superb qualities of Australian Merino wool.

Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool
Fashion in the industry

Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool

QANTAS once again turns to Australian Merino wool as almost 3000 pilots fly high in suits made from the natural fibre. Qantas pilots will receive a new uniform for the first time in 13 years, with more than 30,000 metres of suiting fabric needed for the pilots’ wool suits.

Karen Woo for Peter Jackson menswear label
Fashion Photographers

Karen Woo for Peter Jackson menswear label

Fashion photographer Karen Woo shot the latest collection of the Peter Jackson label. In the campaign the main characters are SAM WITHERS and DAN HARRIS.

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich
World fashion

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich

In the early 19th century, John Rich II, son of an English wool carder, set off from Liverpool across the Atlantic in search of a new life. He went on to found the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Pennsylvania in 1830 and travelled from logging camp to logging camp selling his first wool products: wool fabric, wool socks and basic wool garments.

Hield Brothers - a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth
Menswear fabrics

Hield Brothers - a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth

Hield Brothers was established in 1922 during the reign of His Majesty King George V of the United Kingdom, a year which saw the British Empire at its largest ever, covering one-quarter of the world's population. The company was founded by entrepreneurs David and Hugh Hield under the name Hield Brothers in West Yorkshire as a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth.

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge
Menswear fabrics

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge

Taylor & Lodge uses only the finest wool from around the world and works exclusively with some of these Merino sheep farms.

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions
Menswear fabrics

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions

Worsted cloth has been manufactured in and around the valleys of Bradford and Huddersfield, Yorkshire for hundreds of years. Weavers and finishers were attracted to the area by the abundant supply of soft water from the Pennine hills for power and to use as part of the finishing process of cloth.

American Fashion: Thom Browne
Menswear collections

American Fashion: Thom Browne

Thom Browne is an American fashion designer. He is the founder and head of design for Thom Browne, a New York City-based menswear and womenswear brand.

Thom Browne and The Woolmark Company will be partners
World fashion

Thom Browne and The Woolmark Company will be partners

he Woolmark Company is pleased to announce a two-season partnership with leading American fashion designer Thom Browne, becoming the first US designer to use Cool Wool-certified garments in a commercially available collection.

Alfred Brown weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool
Menswear fabrics

Alfred Brown weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool

Alfred Brown specializes in weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool, the properties of which are good drape, soft texture, strength and versatility. Their fabrics are mainly used for men’s suits and jackets.

International Woolmark Prize Menswear final to be held at Pitti Uomo 89 in January 2016
Competitions & awards

International Woolmark Prize Menswear final to be held at Pitti Uomo 89 in January 2016

Italian style will entwine with the finest Australian fibre when the International Woolmark Prize menswear final takes place as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.

Richard James Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 collection
Menswear collections

Richard James Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 collection

When the line is completed, and the engineer glides to and fro along it in the private car that is his second home, he is doubtless an object of envy to many. But it can be taken for granted that he has deserved every square inch of this luxury, and is still earning it!

Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2015-2016 women's collection
Collections

Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2015-2016 women's collection

Celebrating freedom. Exploring classics. Teasing sensuality. Composed silhouettes slowly unravel to reveal a woman’s sensibility. Fabric extensions are layered, wrapped around the body or simply worn loose to create fluid pieces that nonchalantly fall away to reveal a subtle sexiness.

Latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at Outdoor Retailer trade show
Equipment

Latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at Outdoor Retailer trade show

Woolmark continues to cement wool’s rightful place in the sports and outdoor sector. The company presented the latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at this year’s Outdoor Retailer trade show, January 21 to 24, 2015.

With next-to-skin Merino wool apparel enjoying commercial success across the globe, The Woolmark Company has placed a greater focus on outerwear, with an innovative woven fabric the standout of the exhibit.

Reda Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear fabrics

Reda Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 collection

The new Reda Autumn/Winter collection is fuelled by the Romantic Movement known as Sturm und Drang - storm and drive: the rigid constraints of rules and customs are shattered by pure passion and freedom of expression.

Rabaneda for Spring/Summer 2015
Collections

Rabaneda for Spring/Summer 2015

A complex personality, which seems simple to the eyes of a stranger, hiding her beauty and containing her biggest wishes. While observing the others passing by, clearly marked by the ending spring season, she feels how her feelings and passions start swirling within her, trying not to explode.

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