Not sure what to get for that somebody special in your life this Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From our signature Rambouillet Merino Wool, we have plenty to choose from for him or her, including essential under layers to over layers featured in Madder Red and Charcoal – two hues that have a deep and rich history dating back thousands of years, just like Saint Valentine.
Inspired by a plant found in the wild, Madder Red is used to designate a red paint made from the pigment madder lake, a traditional lake pigment extracted from the common madder plant Rubia tinctorum. Madder root has been cultivated as a dye since antiquity in Central Asia, South Asia, and Egypt, where it was grown as early as 1500 BC, found in the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun and also found in the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Charcoal, while reminiscent of the cubes used to start fires and accompany Memorial Day barbecues, actually has roots dating back to at least the 1500s when the dye was extracted from logwood or blackwood, a tree that comes from Central America.
Committed to responsibly sourcing and dyes that are ethically derived, many of our clothes are offered in Madder Red and Charcoal as a perfect fit for the conscious consumer. Added bonus, charcoal is a flattering color for just about any skin tone or season of the year.
FOR HER: Back To Black
For something with a bit more flair, check out our Wool Dressy Boat Neck in copper. This Dressy Boat Neck is the perfect blouse that can go from day to evening, effortlessly. Or our French Terry Wool Funnel Neck Jacket, stylish with a RiRi zipper and lined in our ultra lightweight 4oz. Jersey knit wool in Charcoal creating an interest bulding color block when open.
Stylish in Charcoal
Our Wool Asymmetrical Wrap Dress, designed in 5.5 oz. Rambouillet Merino wool jersey fabric defies everything you ever believed about wool feeling itchy, chunky and hot. A classic wrap style, this seasonless knock-out adjusts and cinches at the waist. From our contemporary line, the Wool Frill Wrap Dress is a stylish and versatile knee-length dress. Whether your V-day plans include going out or staying in, you’re sure to look great in any of these classics.
FOR HIM: Timeless Layers
Our classic Organic Wool Henley for a classic kind of guy, softer-than-soft, ultra-lightweight 4 oz. jersey knit organic wool. It naturally repels odors and wicks away moisture, and helps regulate body temperature in both warm and cool climates. For something a little more stylish, the Dartmouth Wool Jacket sophisticates any occasion, this classic jacket is made of 100% imported wool fabric from the finest mills in Italy. The Dartmouth is a 2 button, soft shoulder sport coat with outside ticket pocket that makes any ensemble stylish. Unlined, a more expensive and finished process, is on trend similar to Boglioli. If you have one new blazer this winter, it should be this one.
Coats & Sweaters
Our Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater is a fall to winter transition piece that is easily worn with a blazer for work or solo for a weekend Valentine’s getaway. Throw on our heavyweight Wool Storm Coat for added warmth and style over the ribbed turtleneck sweater. The coat’s timeless aesthetic and quality ensure that it will be a staple in your winter wardrobe for years to come.
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