Autumn/Winter 15/16

The Wool lab Autumn Winter 15/16 BagFor Autumn/Winter 2015/16 The Wool Lab showcases seven inspirational themes.

The Wool Lab is a seasonal guide to the best wool fabrics and yarns in the world.

Themes

Bespoke

Bespoke

Inspirations

The glorious and fascinating origin of menswear is now a true contemporary luxury. The charming fabrics of the traditional sartorial culture make each fabric unique.

Materials

100% extra-fine Merino wool, also blended with other animal noble fibres such as silk, mohair and cashmere. New or renewed classic weaves and patterns. Pin stripes, twill, Glen check. Very fine worsted wool yarn; interesting mélanges and tweeds.

Traveller

Traveller

Inspirations

The new style for business travellers. Elegance combined with practicality and technology. Traditional fabrics and yarns combined with the most technical, for an unexpected new look.

Materials

100% wool, wool/cotton, wool/silk, in refined structures and patterns, especially for jackets, such as: Glen check, houndstooth, herringbone.

Maille Chic

Maille Chic

Inspirations

The most feminine among the themes. Parisian class and style, as always, for intriguing knitwear. Decorations and applications highlight shapes and yarns.

Materials

100% wool, also blended with silk, cashmere, mohair, alpaca or angora. Crocheted and laced knitwear, intertwine with "Rome stich" or a classic Chanel-look knit. Fancy yarns as frisé and bouclé.

Coat

Coat

Inspirations

The return of the coat is now a certainty, both for formalwear and for more casual occasions. A traditional garment, never out of fashion. Classic luxury fabrics and new interesting '50s look.

Materials

Wool, wool/mohair, wool/camel, wool/cashmere, wool/silk, wool/alpaca. Structures and patterns reflect the classic lines in twill, piquet, double weave, beaver, casentino, checks, drapé and ottoman in brushed and foulé treatments.

MOD

MOD

Inspirations

Inspired by the British tribal subculture of the mid-60s. Revolutionary, easy but refined new elegance.

Materials

Wool/cotton, wool/mohair, micro and macro patterns, together with jacquards, tartan, prints and regimental stripes. Fine bouclé or moulinè for the yarns. Double jersey for the knitwear.

Iceland

Iceland

Inspirations

The atmosphere of the Icelander life and landscape. Clothes and fabrics are warm and comfortable, but also technical and performing, to face the harshest climates. Colours are those of its glacial natural shades.

Materials

100% wool or blended with cotton, silk, mohair and angora. Evident diagonal, leno waves, viyella and twill for structures and patterns. Handmade knitwear and fake fur. Special treatments include washed, brushed and bonded.