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  1. 'Bare-bum sheep' could end fly fest

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... involves cutting off the flesh and wool around a sheep's backside to prevent it being infested by flies and maggots. It has brought suffering to millions of sheep and attracted the wrath ... with naturally bare hind quarters, after finding a merino ram with an unusually wool-free backside. The 'bare-bum sheep', as they have been dubbed, could remove the need for mulesing ...

  2. Click go the shearers, deserting in droves

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney They epitomise the machismo and romance of the Outback, but Australia's sheep shearers are deserting the job in droves, plunging the wool industry into crisis. ... Shearing is one of the toughest jobs in Australia, involving long hours spent hauling sheep out of their pens, throwing them on their backs and removing their dirty, tangled fleeces with a pair ...

  3. Where there's a wool, there's a way

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is Woolmark's collaboration with Vivienne Westwood. This partnership has the British designer using the finest Australian merino wool in her knitted pieces, seen at her latest Gold catwalk show ... on a bigger role in supporting the use of wool, a notably versatile and sustainable natural fibre. Woolmark is part of the Australian Wool Innovation, a company owned by more than 29,000 wool growers ...

  4. Obsession: organic dress

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela With fashion becoming more eco-conscious, fashionistas are seeking stylish 'green' clothing. Local initiative Eco Chic has a range of eco-friendly and recycled pieces that are putting chic back into organic. Great finds include this organic wool dress with flamingo print (right, HK$1,900) by Mika Machida. There are also limited-edition totes made ...

  5. Horace

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Annie Gotterson

    ... Annie Gotterson Who started it? Emma Hales and Adam Entwisle are the design team behind edgy street label Horace. They both worked for British brand Buddhist Punk and have extensive experience in fashion design, from bespoke bridal to high-end and streetw ...

  6. Get creative

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li Autumn is the best time to shop for key pieces that will add creativity to your look through the winter period. There's a diverse range of accessories that will change your winter outfit from drab to glam, whether you favour preppy chic, vi ...

  7. The Friday Night Knitting Club

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs Hodder & Stoughton, HK$195 Knitting is 'the new yoga', offering the calming, repetitive click of needles; 'I made it myself' pride and satisfaction; the sensuous feel of yarn ...

  8. get the look

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Holly Suan

    ... styling Holly Suan Bold stripes and bright hues add another dimension to looking good over the hot summer months. 1 Dragonfly hairband ($120) from Sabina Swims. 2 Knitted top ($390) and pleated skirt ($290) from Colour Eighteen. Short-sleeved cardigan ($8 ...

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    Pass masters: Ancient Himalayan Route of Wind and Wool retraced

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am

    ... Two explorers, with a few hardy local guides and a pack of mules, retrace the steps of ancient traders on the Himalayan Route of Wind and Wool. Words and pictures by Jeff Fuchs Survival on the Route of Wind and Wool meant not only enduring blizzards and traversing disorienting snow passes; it meant evading the brigands and bandits who would wait for caravans laden with precious wool ...

  10. Men take to showing love a stitch at a time

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Centre, is among a growing number of men who have taken up knitting after it became trendy in New York. A wool and craft store in Manhattan organises 'boyz nights' where dozens of men ...




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