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Welcome to the Zone, where we share all sorts of inspiring stories about who’s doing what outside, including our ioMerino Outsiders. There’s also helpful information about the products, as well as special offers and competitions. Plus anything else we think will stir your adventurous soul. We also collect pictures of you guys wearing your ioMerino gear out and about, so feel free to email us your pictures or stories (there’s a little thank you bonus if we use your story!) and share them on social media - just remember to tag us so we see them. Thanks again for being a fellow Outsider.

Less isn’t more. More is more.

Less isn’t more. More is more.

April 01, 2019

While some companies are finding ways to reduce the amount of merino in their clothes, we’ve used a revolutionary new Quantum Knitting technique to add even more Merino for even more comfort and performance. Our new Quantum range has a massive 107% premium merino! Find out more! 

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Meet the non-believers.

Meet the non-believers.

March 15, 2019

Like a lot of people, Stevi-Lee wasn’t convinced our clothes were good value. So naturally we figured she would be the perfect person to reviewer them. If we could convert her, perhaps other customers would believe her rather than the usual claims all companies make about how good their products are. Did we change this ioMerino sceptic into a believer? 

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The stuff some companies don’t like to talk about

The stuff some companies don’t like to talk about

March 07, 2019

Our products are priced based on many factors, and we’re happy to be totally up front about it. If you’ve ever wondered why our clothes cost what they do, or why we often discount less than other companies, you may might find this quite interesting.
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Why I ditched ioMerino for another brand. And why I’m an idiot for doing it.

Why I ditched ioMerino for another brand. And why I’m an idiot for doing it.

January 13, 2019

ioMerino Outsider, Sputnik get honest about swapping from ioMerino to another brand. And why he think's he's an idiot for doing it...including why a dog attacked him because of it! 

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What would an Australian company know about cold weather?

What would an Australian company know about cold weather?

December 30, 2018

What would an Australian company know about cold weather? We put 140+ years of wool know-how and expertise into creating cold weather clothing that makes you feel like you’re somewhere warm. Yes, it’s premium Aussie Merino. But our real secret is the good old Aussie sunshine we blend into each and every garment we make!
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Walking Around the World

Walking Around the World

December 12, 2018

What does it take to walk around the world? We catch up with someone who's doing it. For a second time.

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24 Hour Obstacle Course Racing World Championships

24 Hour Obstacle Course Racing World Championships

November 13, 2018

This month’s 'Share Your Adventure' comes from Scott and Michael, a team of two who competed against teams of 4 in the 24 Hour Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, with the help from ioMerino, they were able to overcome some of the toughest obstacles

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Why you won't find us in many stores

Why you won't find us in many stores

October 26, 2018

People all over the world love our natural, thermo-regulating merino clothes. But you won’t find them in many stores. Read more to find out why.

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How to care for your ioMerino

How to care for your ioMerino

October 01, 2018

ioMerino may be naturally stick-resistant, but you’re still going to want to wash it every now and then, so here are a few tips on how best to keep it in tip-top condition. Learn every from how to wash, dry, store and look after your Merino, as well as what NOT to do.
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This is who we are

This is who we are

October 01, 2018

We’re honest enough to admit we know a lot of people haven’t heard of ioMerino. Yet. So we figured we’d better introduce ourselves quickly so you know we’re not just some rookie company making merino garments to pass the time. Find out more the story behind 'ioMerino'
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145+ Years of History

145+ Years of History

October 01, 2018

While some people are just now discovering the wonders of Merino wool, the family behind ioMerino have been working with it since not long after sheep were invented. Discover more about the 145 years of history behind the brand, ioMerino!
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Women's Adventure Summit

Women's Adventure Summit

September 30, 2018

Wild women came from all over Australia for the first event of its kind - a weekend full of fun, learning, inspiration and, of course, adventure!
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Fabric Guide

While Merino is an amazing natural fibre, not all Merino fabrics are created equal. At ioMerino, we make our own fabrics, using only the best quality fibres, and to very specific specifications that make the most of the natural benefits of Merino. All of them are 'Merino rich’. No cheap blends passed off as Merino. No cheaper scratchy fibres or synthetic substitutes to save money. No unethical production. And each fabric is made for a specific purpose. So if you see something with a small amount of elastase or nylon added, you can be sure it absolutely needs to be there to enhance the natural stretch and durability. 

It took every bit of our 140 years of experience in the wool industry to perfect our fabrics, but we think you’ll agree the end result was more than worth the effort.

Ethically Made. Ethically Sourced. Perfectly Natural. 

 

Altitude / Zodiac

Lightweight 170gsm 96% Australian Merino Wool with 4% elastane for extra stretch and comfort. A MicroMerino® Fabric. 

 

Ultra / Universal

Lightweight 160gsm 83% Australian Merino Wool blended with 12% nylon blended for extra durability and 5% Elastane for stretch and comfort.

 

Chaser

Midweight 265gsm 96% Australian Merino Wool with 4% elastane for extra stretch and comfort. A MicroMerino® Fabric. 

 

Summerino - Keystone 

Ultra Lightweight 150gsm 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino® Fabric. 

 

Merino Compression

Midweight 280gsm 76% Australian Merino Wool, 15% Elastane and 9% Nylon for extra stretch and compression properties.

 

Vital

Ultra lightweight ribbed 155gsm 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Summit

Outer Weight 280gsm Fleece 100% Australian Merino Wool. MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Pinnacle

Midweight 260gsm 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Elemental 

Midweight 260gsm waffle texture 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Stride / Glacier / Velocity

Midweight 255gsm French Terry 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Natural Merino Wool benefits: