Growers of Our Merino Wool Garments
The merino wool garments we make are sourced exclusively from Australian farms. Our growers are handpicked for their commitment to ethical production practices, sustainable land management methods and the softness, consistency and quality of their merino wool. In the true spirit of partnership we work closely with our growers ensuring that they meet independent global certification to the highest standards on their farms. For transparency and provenance we have chosen to source from those properties that are only certified to the Responsible Wool Standard, administered by the Textile Exchange and Organica, which is administered by Chargeurs Luxury Materials. Our garment production process starts on the farm with our growers, analysing and matching characteristics of their fibre to our fabric weights, structure and designs. It is this commitment to selective sourcing and measurement in search of a softer next-to-skin experience, that differentiates us from all other Merino active and outdoor clothing brands.
New England, NSW Australia
Karori Merino Stud is a third-generation family business. Karori redefines Superfine Merino, offering a luxurious experience to the discerning buyer with its incredibly soft fibre. Karori Merino is grown in the clear air and prime pastures of New England, New South Wales, Australia. The natural setting is combined with the latest genetic techniques and the family’s three generations of knowledge, breeding expertise, dedication and innovation. Paramount is the welfare of our sheep and care of the environment in which they are raised. Karori adheres to the highest animal welfare standards, and is a member of the Australian based Eco-Merino Growers’ Co-Op Ltd. Independently certified to leading industry best practices meeting stringent requirements across animal welfare, land management, sustainability and social standards. Learn more.
The Tasmanian climate is cooler on average than most places in Australia, providing the perfect environment with its moderate temperatures and consistent rainfalls for the production of uniform, strong and consistent fibres. Tasmania’s heritage for outstanding merino wool production dates back to the early days of Australian settlement in the 1800’s. Our Tasmanian growers support a long-term commitment to ensuring the pristine environment, fresh water and clean air are at the centre of their production methods. This philosophy is a core reason that many consumers love to connect with merino wool grown naturally in this environment. Independently certified to leading industry best practices meeting stringent requirements across animal welfare, land management, sustainability and social standards.