11 Nov '11, 11pm

An eco-friendly Snuggie? Meet the "Blankoat"!

An eco-friendly Snuggie? Meet the "Blankoat"!

A paragon of slow fashion, the Blankoat is grown, shorn, knitted, and sewn in Iceland. (Take that, cheap virgin polyester of undeterminable origin!) Icelandic sheep are known for their dual-coated fleece, and accordingly, the Blankoat comprises both coarse and fine fibers. The first, known as the “tog,” is hardy and water-repellent, while its downier counterpart (“thel”) offers a silkier, more insulating buffer against the elements.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/meet-the-blankoat-an-icelandic-s...

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Meet Stanley Selengut, the Father of Sustainable Resort Development

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