Tag: Merino wool
M. J. Bale with a partnership with Tasmanian Merino wool-growing farm - Kingston
As part of the agreement, which includes the exclusive supply of Kingston superfine 16-micron Merino wool for the brand’s single-source suits, blazers and ties, M.J. Bale and Kingston owner Simon Cameron have committed to a series of initiatives including the reduction of livestock methane emissions, regenerative agriculture practices and biodiversity preservation.
Private White V.C. and Woolmark with a collaboration
This immaculate collection of quintessentially British menswear pieces was formed for a sophisticated gentleman who consistently seeks out refined innovation.
Dutch brand Joe Merino has unveiled a classic summer t-shirt in 100% ultrafine Merino wool
The Joe T is a classic summer T-shirt that has been recreated this season with 100% ultrafine Merino wool making it the perfect go-to for summer.
Eco Stewardship Award 2018
Oscar-winning Australian actress Cate Blanchett last night surprised four Australian woolgrowers by awarding them with the Eco Stewardship Award at this year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia.
The campaign for wool - Wool Week
Since the formation of Campaign for Wool by The Prince of Wales in 2010, the company has promoted globally the multifarious benefits of wool, ranging from its versatility in clothing, use in thermal house insulation and its inherent sustainability. As a result the public is slowly becoming more aware of the role wool plays in everyday life from luxury tailoring, carpeting and saddle cloths.
Lanificio Tessilstrona - A long family tradition in the textile industry
Lanificio TESSILSTRONA was founded in 1966 in Vallemosso, by Francesco Mello Rella and his father-in-law, Franco Grosso. The company now operates in Cossato and occupies an area of 20,000 m2.
Menswear fabrics: Dormeuil Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections
It is already 25 years since Dormeuil created one of the most beautiful fabrics of modern times. Given the name Amadeus it immediately conjures up the essence of genius and beauty as one thinks of the music of Mozart.
Wool-rich fabric by Lizzie Kimbley won the 2016 Woolmark Company Award
'For this project I looked at textures within decaying buildings such as peeling paint, crumbling plaster, lichen and so on. I wanted a soft yet textured feel to the cloth, so hand-dyed Merino wool combined with some textured yarns in different weights was perfect for this'.
21 unique qualities of Australian Merino wool
Australian Merino is one of the finest and softest wool in the world. It's breathable in Summer, insulating in Winter, yet exceptionally lightweight.
William Westmancott - a Savile Row bespoke tailor
William Westmancott is a Savile Row craftsman and almost certainly the UK’s most expensive bespoke tailor.
He trained for 10 years in two of Savile Row’s most prestigious houses before launching his own 6 years ago.
Why is Merino wool the best for your baby?
* thermo regulation - moisture regulation, air pockets between the fibers, it adapts to the environment, regulates baby's body temperature;
* softness - suitable for sensitive skins, keratin-based;
* easy care - stain repellent, natural elasticity, machine washable, it retains its shape and softness after many washes.
Ambassador's Project - A celebration of the well-dressed gent and Merino wool
Actor, model, singer, designer, producer and philanthropist Hu Bing, British GQ editor-in-chief Dylan Jones, model David Gandy, television and radio presenter Dermot O'Leary and musician Tinie Tempah each teamed with a tailoring house to create a unique suit.
The International Woolmark Prize Menswear Finalists announced
The IWP crosses borders and cultures by seeking up-and-coming talent from established and rising design hubs around the globe. The regional awards are held in six regions: Asia; Australia; British Isles; Europe; India, Pakistan and Middle East; and USA. Six menswear and six womenswear finalists are then selected to compete in the IWP finals, traditionally held during key fashion weeks around the world.
M.J. Bale latest collection shows the versatility of Merino wool
Teaming up with The Woolmark Company for the third year in a row, the Australian-owned menswear brand and tailor M.J. Bale has launched a large selection of lightweight suits and tuxedos woven with lightweight Cool Wool fabrics.
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.
Joseph H. Clissold offers fine British wool cloth - Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 collection
British cloth is recognised around the world as the finest available and Joseph H. Clissold design and weave the most outstanding Made In England cloth.
The Wool Lab Autumn Winter 2015/2016 at Milano Unica
The Wool Lab is a collection of inspirational books as well as an accredited sourcing guide, which aims to inspire and inform fashion professionals about the new trends and infinite potential of wool, and to provide a concrete sourcing guide for the best fibres and yarns.
The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan
Italy held its first Wool Week from 10 to 16 September 2013 in Milan.
There were celebrations supporting the global Campaign for Wool inspired by the 'Live naturally, choose wool' claim and promoting wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
One of the aims is to build a bridge between the textile community, fashion industry and consumers.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT