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David Hart Spring 2018 collection
Menswear collections

David Hart Spring 2018 collection

Menswear designer David Hart kindly took us on a colorful trip to Cuba with his oh-so-cool collection for Spring 2018. It’s no big secret that we at Ponyboy are big David Hart fans and can never get enough of his terrific vintage inspired clothing. This season we saw beautifully cut linen suits in a great color palette, including mint, salmon and coral. The boldly striped blazer was a fabulous piece, as well as the banana print shirts.

The International Woolmark prize returns at Pitti Uomo
Competitions & awards

The International Woolmark prize returns at Pitti Uomo

The International Woolmark Prize returns to Florence, with the 2017/18 global final to be held January 9, 2018, on the first day of Pitti Uomo.

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.

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.

Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo
Menswear fabrics

Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo

The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo - A collection of the latest commercially available wool fabrics and yarns.

Australian label Farage sees leading AFL players from the Sydney Swans running through Sydney’s CBD dressed to impress
Fashion in the industry

Australian label Farage sees leading AFL players from the Sydney Swans running through Sydney’s CBD dressed to impress

Since its humble beginnings in 1998, Australian tailor Farage has gained a reputation for its cutting-edge tailoring and use of exquisite textiles, along with its fine service, quality and craftsmanship.

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.

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.

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'.

David Hart - one of the successful young designers
Menswear collections

David Hart - one of the successful young designers

Born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland, David Hart began designing clothing at a young age. At seventeen, he received the Fashion Group International Scholarship Award and moved to New York City to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology. In 2004, he received his BFA in fashion design, with a specialization in evening wear and tailoring.

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.

SCABAL - The Pursuit of Perfection
Menswear fabrics

SCABAL - The Pursuit of Perfection

'Noble Fleece is more than just an incredibly superior Super 200's wool. Noble Fleece is the culmination of several years' technical and social planning, all in pursuit of creating the world's finest, and most socially responsible luxury cloth'.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jakarta Fashion Week 2016
World fashion

Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

We are half way through the event. Day one was highlighted by opening show at Fashion Tent, presenting a parade of more than 60 Indonesian designers who will showcase their collections over the week and a number of fashion shows by Indonesia Fashion Forwards designers. There was also a partnership between Jakarta Fashion Week and Australia-Indonesia Centre & Melbourne Fashion Festival, which presents Pageants and The Woolmark Company from Australia, the global authority on wool, which presents Rahul Mishra.

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.

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.

Rahul Mishra wins 2013/2014 International Woolmark Prize
Sewing industry

Rahul Mishra wins 2013/2014 International Woolmark Prize

The Woolmark is the world’s best known textile fibre brand, established in 1964.
The Woolmark brand is owned by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), a not-for-profit company owned by more than 27,000 woolgrowers. AWI’s vision is to be a significant contributor to a vibrant, stable and profitable wool industry providing the world with the best natural fibre. The company works throughout the global supply chain – from woolgrowers through to retailers.

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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