Tested for You: Icebreaker Tech Lite T-Shirt for Men

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Recommended The Icebreaker Tech Lite t-shirt 87% Merino, 13% Nylon The Icebreaker Tech Lite t-shirt is a great lifestyle t-shirt in their collection. It doesn’t look as sporty as other models, so you can wear it around town or for more casual offices. Check on Amazon Models & Colors It comes in plain colors or … Continued

Top Merino Wool Brands 2020

Top merino wool brands

Here’s a list of my favorite Merino Wool brands. I’m always interested in finding new ones, so please drop some below if you have any additions. Icebreaker Icebreaker is one of the most established brands. They are based out of New Zealand. Icebreaker knows how to tell a good origins story. As their founder Jeremy … Continued

Darn Tough

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Darn Tough is a Vermont-based company that sells only merino wool socks. They are unique in that they offer a lifetime warranty on their socks that by all accounts they actually stand by! It’s now a 40-million-dollar-a-year company that still manufactures their socks in Vermont, USA. Personally, I’m a big fan of their merino wool … Continued

Top merino wool t-shirts in 2020

Merino wool t-shirts men and women

Why do people love Merino wool t-shirts SOO much (even though the sticker price can make you wince)? Well, it has a lot to do with experiences like this: “The best t-shirts I have. I wore the same shirt every day for about 20 days while I travelled in Alaska, hiked in the Utah desert … Continued


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Outlier is an Brooklyn-based company that produces a very focused range of clothing. They are unique in that they make small batches of clothes and test out new ideas for clothes regularly. They first came to fame thanks to their OG Climbers, a pair of pants designed for bicycle commuters. Since then, they’ve built out … Continued

Ibex Merino Wool

Update: Ibex shut down in the first quarter of 2017 (which makes us sad). Ibex is a Vermont-based company that produces an outdoors-focused range of merino wool clothing for men and women. The company was founded in 1997 by Peter Helmetag and John Fernsell. When Do Ibex Have Sales? Ibex puts out clothing each season, … Continued

SmartWool Merino Wool

A couple called Patty and Peter Duke founded SmartWool in 1994, right around the same time as Icebreaker. It pioneered the comeback of merino wool clothing after decades of synthetic dominance in the industry. In 2005, Timberland bought out SmartWool and continues it as one of its own brands. What Type of Clothes does SmartWool … Continued

Icebreaker Merino Wool

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Jerry Moon started Icebreaker started in 1995 in New Zealand after discovering merino fabrics while traveling around New Zealand. He is still the CEO of Icebreaker 22 years later, and the company pioneered merino wool as a fabric for outdoor hiking. Personally, I love the Tech Lite Crew Cut t-shirts from Icebreaker, and I have … Continued

How to Wash Merino Wool

How to wash merino wool

Here is a quick summary of Do’s and Don’t. Below is a list of some general tips to hand wash or machine wash your merino wool. Do’s and Don’t with merino wool ✓ Read the label and specifics of your clothing ✓ Do a first wash in the first 3 wear even if it doesn’t … Continued