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2014-04-02 12:33:09

The Woolmark Company's Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Rob Langtry, has delivered a presentation at Beijing's China Fashion Forum on the growing importance of Australian Merino wool as an ingredient brand in both Chinese and global fashion. BEIJING, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Established in 1996, the China Fashion Forum is attended by leaders of the China apparel industry and is designed to allow an open exchange on ideas of emerging fashion trends, best business practices...

2014-03-26 16:26:24

The Australian Ambassador to China, Her Excellency Ms Frances Adamson, opened The Woolmark stand at CHIC 2014 in Beijing. BEIJING, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian Ambassador to China, Her Excellency Ms Frances Adamson, opened The Woolmark stand at CHIC 2014 in Beijing. Ms Adamson was accompanied by Mr Du Yuzhou, Honorary Chairman of China National Textile and Apparel Council and Mr Zhang Yankai, Deputy Director of China National Textile and Apparel Council. The...

2014-03-13 12:32:07

HIGH QUALITY AUSTRALIAN MERINO WOOL LOCKS IN HEAT IN WINTER & REPELS IT IN SUMMER NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La Rukico Tailors, which outfits top executives in the New York metropolitan area, has paired with leading fabric house, Dormeuil, to bring a newly designed all-weather Australian wool fabric to the United States called "Iconik." The performance technology of this Australian wool insulates, allowing it to lock in heat in the winter and repel it in the summer....

2014-03-11 20:22:41

The Woolmark Company to showcase the growing popularity of Australian Merino wool among Chinese consumers to the Chinese textile industry at CHIC 2014, the 22nd China International Clothing and Accessories Fair in Beijing at the end of March SHANGHAI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More sophisticated Chinese fashion consumers have driven up demand for Australian Merino Wool in China. Leading Chinese and international textile companies, such as Youngor and Cerrutti 1881, have made...

2014-01-20 08:22:33

MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson's(®), a company best known for its thermal underwear and cold weather base layers, today announces the launch of its first Merino Wool base layer line at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2014, a top outdoor industry trade show taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, January 22-25, 2014. The 100% Merino Wool base layer line is lightweight and constructed of superfine 18.5-inch microns. The tops and bottoms for men, women and children provide...

2014-01-07 12:29:23

LONDON, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the hustle and bustle of Day 2 of London Collections: Men draws to a close, underground in SW1A the Cabinet War Rooms come alive at 1800 in a modern interpretation of wool clothes and styles befitting the 1940's. In a setting representing the activities that occurred below ground during WWII, a number of tableaux's have been created around the venue in the almost untouched rooms of Sir Winston Churchill, his wife Clementine, the...

2013-09-10 16:26:33

Savile Row icons Gieves & Hawkes are one of the first luxury goods brands to announce a partnership with Woolmark Gold. SHANGHAI, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched in China in 2011 by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), owners of The Woolmark Company, Woolmark Gold sets a global benchmark for fine tailoring, a standard shared by Gieves & Hawkes, a company that has prided itself on uncompromising standards of both material and manufacture for more than 200 years. Just 10...

2013-07-26 23:23:03

As the Winter chill takes full effect, Ecowool has a new range of knitwear that will keep even those that live in the coldest parts of the planet warm. (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Ecowool have an amazing range of the finest quality wool clothing and knitwear and now, they are updating their knitwear range, consisting of latest designs in contemporary and classic styles together with a wide range of new lightweight styles in possum and merino mix. They have an exclusive new knitwear range for...

2013-06-25 23:00:43

Icy temperatures gripping New Zealand this Winter are great for the skiing tourism industry but as it hit so suddenly, many parents with babies may not have been prepared with warm baby clothing. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 New Zealand has been hit with polar blasts this June and the icy storms surround the islands. Kiwis are wrapping up and doing their best to protect themselves from the storms pelting the island. Over the last couple days Kiwis have experienced high winds, thunder and...

2013-05-19 23:00:26

New Zealand was fortunate to have a long, hot, dry Summer but all good things must come to an end and, as a May cold snap settles in, Ecowool are geared up to help keep Kiwis keep warm this Winter. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Winter has been a long time coming with the extended 2013 New Zealand Summer season, but the cold snap being experienced at the start of May sees the temperatures dipping, the fireplaces ignited and Kiwis country wide dressing up in warm Winter woolens. One of the most...


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2007-07-16 14:25:09

The Domestic Sheep, Ovis aries, is the most common species of the sheep genus (Ovis). It is a woolly ruminant quadruped which most likely descends from the wild mouflon of South Asia. Sheep breeders refer to female sheep as ewes, intact males as rams, and castrated males as wethers. Yearlings are called hoggets and young sheep are called lambs. Domestic Sheep are now found all over the world, but they are declining in numbers in the U.S. because it is becoming economically unviable to raise...

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