Merino wool is the most natural fabric used in BUFF®’s winter collection. This fabric guarantees body temperature control, as well as rapid absorption, making it an ideal material for both autumn and the low temperatures of winter.
In order to offer the best product according to different temperatures, BUFF® has included three types of thicknesses of Merino Wool, spread across different products in its AW1920 collection; the Lightweight Merino Wool (125 g/m²), the Middleweight Merino Wool (250 g/m²) and the Heavyweight Merino Wool (600 g/m²).
The Lightweight Merino Wool and the Middleweight Merino Wool are ideal for outdoor activities in medium to high temperatures. The former can be used in warm climates as the Merino wool maintains its freshness by carrying the skin’s moisture to the surface of the garment. Whereas the Midweight Merino Wool can be used in slightly cooler temperatures as the Merino wool absorbs the moisture, therefore regulating body temperature. Both versions prevent bad odour and are made without stitching to increase comfort. Furthermore, the Lightweight Merino Wool tubular also has a Slim Fit version available, with a circumference of 22.5 cm for smaller necks.
The Heavyweight Merino Wool is made of two layers of 100% Merino wool, each one 300 g/m², so it’s slightly heavier than the previous versions. In this case the undulating fibres of Merino wool retain body heat and turn the moisture from the environment into heat, which makes this accessory perfect for low/medium intensity activities such as trekking, hiking and climbing in cold weather conditions.
BUFF® works exclusively with suppliers that obtain this natural fibre through methods that care for and ensure the well-being of the sheep, thus rejecting any abusive practice or technique that could put these animals in danger. Merino Wool is a 100% natural product, which is why its use complies with BUFF®’s attitude towards the environment set out in its DO MORE NOW sustainability programme.