Tag: Merino wool

Lanificio Tessilstrona - A long family tradition in the textile industry
Menswear fabrics

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
Menswear fabrics

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
Competitions & awards

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
Menswear fabrics

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
Bespoke Men's Suits

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?
Body care

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
Business news

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
Competitions & awards

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
Menswear collections

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
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.

Joseph H. Clissold offers fine British wool cloth - Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear fabrics

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
Equipment

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
Events

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.

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