Category: Gear

Cold Weather Layering: Wool Stacked High Enough to Make a Sheep Jealous

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It’s winter here in Vermont, that means it’s Woolies season. We put this video together to help those who might be having trouble deciding between the 150 and the new 220. Stay warm this winter with the help of our Woolies. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

Piece of Fabric, Peace of Mind

Fugee Speaks. We respect the sheep (of course), the craft (without a doubt), the customer (duh!), and our shared natural and living environment.  “Fugee Speaks” is a regular column with notes on what Ibex does behind the scenes to keep Vermont and Mother Nature happy. Something that doesn’t get mentioned much, but is deserved of… Read more »

220-221, Whatever It Takes Layering the Ibex Way

Jack Butler, from the 1983 John Hughes classic,Mr. Mom. He’s a businessman-cum-stay-at-home dad trying desperately to look macho in this scene: Come on over here, Ron. Let me show you what I’m doing, taking advantage of some time off. To, uh, add a whole new wing on here. Gonna rip these walls out and, uh,… Read more »

Looking Good, Feeling Better

Fugee Speaks. We respect the sheep (of course), the craft (without a doubt), the customer (duh!), and our shared natural and living environment.  “Fugee Speaks” is a regular column with notes on what Ibex does behind the scenes to keep Vermont and Mother Nature happy. At Ibex we believe it is the little things that… Read more »

Ibex Cyber Monday Sale Starts Late So You Have More Time to Play

This is what we think Cyber Monday should look like.            Photo credit: Vibrantnation It’s tempting to knock off your holiday shopping list in one fell swoop. But isn’t is more tempting to go on a hike in the crisp November air and take advantage of the quickly dwindling daylight hours? Since our bias is toward… Read more »

The Black Sheep of Black Friday: Shopping Ibex Style

We’re going to assume that if you’re reading this, you are not on your smartphone already in line for to pay $2.99 for an off-brand 87” LCD TV. Here’s our take on the shopping phenomenon known as Black Friday. Everyone loves a great deal and little incentive. We’re not immune to saving money. In addition… Read more »

Seattle Overtaken by Sheep: Ibex Opens Storefront in Seattle

Move over coffee, fish and alt rock, sheep are the latest “it” craze in Seattle and they’re here to stay. Ibex and our trusty Merino-sporting sidekicks have set up a brick and mortar store at University Village, the open-air shopping area just north of downtown. Much to our chagrin, we won’t be bringing any actual… Read more »

Bog Roy Station: 18.5 Micron Next time you put on an Ibex garment made from the 18.5 Micron fiber you’re putting on a garment from Dave Anderson’s flock in New Zealand. This video is a farmer profile on Dave Anderson and his family owned Merino Wool farm, Bog Roy. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

New Ibex Wool Aire Featured in “Outside” Magazine Winter Buyer’s Guide Move over down and synthetics, there’s another lightweight insulator in town and its name is wool. The 2012-13 edition of the winter Outside Buyer’s Guide has hit the stands and the esteemed editors are recommending the brand new Ibex Wool Aire Jacket. We don’t… Read more »