Mad for Merino

A trip to NZ “pulled the scratchy wool from [a Seattle Times writer’s] eyes” with the discovery of Kiwi staple, merino. “This is not your grandfather’s wool, most of which could have doubled as a Brillo pad […] For successive autumns now, I’ve snuggled up in the soft wool and uttered a prayer of thanks to its donor animal – the lonely merino down on a South Island hillside…” The same superfine ‘technology’ is behind the export success of the Icebreaker (above) recreational clothing designs.


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Former Equinox Head Sarah Robb O’Hagan in New Role

Former Equinox Head Sarah Robb O’Hagan in New Role

Former Equinox president New Zealander Sarah Robb O’Hagan, who has been advising fitness brand Exos’ board since September of last year, will take the reins as chief executive officer, Fast Company…