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Il Gufo

MATERIALS: THE WOOL

Sustainability
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The merino wool of Il Gufo collections has the innate qualities of biodegradability, breathability, easy care and durability, it is certified by WOOLMARK® (from the autumn-winter 2022 collection) and SUSTAINAWOOL®, thus guaranteeing high quality standards, certified origin and the 'CUSTODY CHAIN', a system that allows to trace the finished sweater back to the name of the sheep.

THE WOOL IS:

  • sustainable

  • circular

  • durable

  • natural and renewable

  • biodegradable (it decomposes in a matter of months under ideal conditions releasing valuable nutrients back into the soil in contrast synthetic fibres are extremely slow to degrade).

  • composed of a natural protein called keratin, similar to the protein found in human hair.

REASONS TO WEAR WOOL:

  • softness

  • temperature regulation

  • breathable

  • easy care

  • odour resistant

  • stain resistant

  • durable

  • reassuringly safe

IL GUFO WOOL IS CERTIFIED:

PURE NEW MERINO WOOL, EXTRA FINE, CERTIFIED BY WOOLMARK®

Woolmark certifies:

  • the quality of the yarn: quality characteristics such as peeling, washing stability etc;

  • the thread size: according to the specific range the wool used is to be considered “Extra fine”

SUSTAINAWOOL® certifies:

  • sheep health and welfare;

  • environmental management and farm structures;

  • competence and record keeping;

  • wool quality;

  • social responsibility;

  • traceability

  • MULESING FREE


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