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Ibex abandons Merino Wool

Ibex Outdoor Clothing is leading the charge in the world of natural fiber performance clothing by introducing a revolutionary new fiber that will change the way the industry makes performance clothing. After years of research and development, Ibex has found a fiber of unrivaled performance and a fiber that inspires unconditional love. That fiber is… Read more »

Meet the New Ibex CEO Ted Manning

Ted Manning recently stepped through the doors of the Ibex world headquarters in White River Junction, Vermont, as our company’s new CEO. With the gravitas of any other like-minded company, we suited up and welcomed him with an agenda of focused strategy meetings, a high tea meet and greet and a rousing round of product… Read more »

Five Questions With the Man Behind Our Finest Wool Raising sheep tends to be a family business. We’re not sure if it’s an innate heritage of stewardship, a need for all hands on deck or if the kids simply grow up to appreciate the beauty of the family land. For Johnny Anderson, not even a… Read more »

Ibex Spring 2013 Line

The most notorious sign of spring isn’t from a groundhog, a blooming crocus or the god-forsakenly premature daylight savings time in March. Obviously, the most reliable and anticipated sign of spring is the intro of the Ibex spring/summer line. Yes, Virginia, you can wear Merino wool all year. Unless, of course, you resist highly breathable,… Read more »

Objectifying Our Love: ZQ by the Numbers

Ever wondered what magical “it” factor makes Ibex gear so amazing, besides the impeccable design and fit? Just like Yoda can sense the force without a neon sign, the inclusion of the world’s finest, ethical, and most sustainable wool is what gives Ibex stuff theenvironmental and visceral equivalent of a warm, friendly hug. Seventy percent of… Read more »

A First Look at Some of Ibex’s Fall ’13 Goodies

In celebration of the Winter Outdoor Retailer show that happens Jan 23rd-25th, we’re giving you a sneak peek at next years Puget Jacket, Aire Madison Coat, and the Wool Aire Mittens.  Click a video below to have the first look at next years goodies.

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

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Phew, there wasn’t a catastrophic meltdown today!  Happy Holidays from your friends at Ibex. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

How Ibex Wool Is Critical To Surviving The End Of The World

According to some really smart people (NASA) not currently employed by Ibex, as the Mayan Calendar expires on December 21, 2012 absolutely nothing will happen…except maybe another boring Winter Solstice. Phew!!! Glad to get that out of the way. Now that we are all on the same page, imagine yourself in an alternate reality where galactic… 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 »