Natural Fibres

Dressing for Warmth

By Raelene Allen / May 14, 2021 / 0 Comments

The Blue Mountains may not be as cold as Canberra or Goulburn, but winter in the upper mountains can be very bleak. Several decades ago, it was not uncommon to see the locals rugged up in heavy woollens to keep out the cold. That’s changed since the advent of possum/merino knitwear from New Zealand. Despite […]

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Why natural fibres are best for the Planet

By Raelene Allen / December 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Ravir is passionate about the need to avoid synthetic fibres wherever possible, if not for ourselves, then for the Planet. Every time a synthetic garment such as polar fleece is washed, the fibres make their way into the rivers and ocean, where they are ingested by marine life, and ultimately find their way into our […]

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