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.
Escorial is a rare and luxurious wool from a small sheep originating from the Spanish Royal flocks of El Escorial, today only to be found in small numbers in Australia and New Zealand. The story of Escorial wool is one of remarkable rediscovery. Once a fibre prized by the 15th Century Spanish Royalty, Escorial's heritage, authenticity and rarity combine to make it the pinnacle of luxury today.
Many of us will be familiar with the beautiful sight and fluffy feel of the fur like soft rug used to decorate rooms inside the home. Having these rugs in a room, help to create an inviting and warm ambience and they reduce noise making them perfect in family living rooms. How many of us know that these rugs are made from sheepskin. Sheepskin also known as lambskin is the hide of sheep with the wool still attached to it.
The Campaign for Wool supports a programme devised to create appropriate welfare standards for the global sheep flocks - internationally known as the Five Freedoms.
JOSEPH modernised women. As the sixties drew to a close, Casablanca-born hairdresser Joseph Ettedgui looked out from his salon, a chic King’s Road focal point, and imagined a revolution in the way we buy fashion. With his keen instincts, Joseph created a boutique that was more magazine than clothes shop – somewhere to discover new ideas, new styles and new designers.
Warm sheepskin is the hottest fashion trend this winter.
The clothes and boots made by real sheepskin are water resistant, breathable and warm, standing up to all weather conditions.
Leather gloves, wide belts, hats and shoulder bags are among the most fashionable trends in the upcoming winter season.