Tag: merino sheep

A Modest Proposal: The Running of the Sheep*

You mess with the bull; you get the horns. The annual running of the bulls, at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, wrapped on July 14, as it does every year. With rockets (!!) exploding in order to startle (!!) cornered bulls into stampeding the most terrifying 825-meter run imaginable, it’s a miracle only eight… Read more »

It’s Not Lance Armstrong’s Fault

Has it come to this? Are we seriously blaming Lance Armstrong for our poor sartorial choices? According to the Wall Street Journal, Lance’s fall from grace – or at least his fall from being the poster boy for cycling in America – is changing the way we dress for a ride.  WTF? (Excuse our tour… Read more »

Wear More – Wash Less: How to Care for Your Wool

Don’t believe the hype: caring for Ibex wool is simple and straightforward. With spring temps warming our backs, now is the perfect time for a little refresher on summer-weight Merino wool* maintenance.  First we’ll share the “essentials” for cleaning and caring for your wool. Bonus: we’ll also suggest a few easy tips to maximize your… 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 »

Yoga pants too see-through? Ibex can help.

Some excessively see-through yoga pants have made the news this week for, get this, an excessive “level of sheerness.” Here at Ibex we know ALL about shearness, but fortunately it has nothing to do with your yoga class. So while you’re waiting to replace your see-through yoga pants, perhaps consider trying a pair from Ibex’s Synergy line…. Read more »

Not much can compete with the striking beauty of New Zealand farm country. But when Dave ‘Gundy’ Anderson talks about his life and philosophy of living with the land, his words strike like a modern-day Aldo Leopold. Gundy is the owner and manager of Bog Roy Station, located nearly smack in the middle of the… Read more »