Special feature: winter clothing

As we embrace the cooler months, it’s time to either layer up or add some multifunctional pieces to your wardrobe, whether for workwear or everyday comfort

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Harnessing nature’s technology has long been part of the icebreaker heritage. Made with natural merino and plant-based fibres, the Real FleeceTM High Pile Long Sleeve Zip is warm, stylish, and ultra-comfortable. Featuring a Cool-LiteTM lining, it’s also lightweight, breathable, and designed to manage moisture away from the body, offering cosy styles for men and women. The New Zealand-born performance-led range is perfect for outdoor adventures year-round and has also just released its Speed Collection, using cutting-edge body-mapping technology for temperature regulation and comfort during high-intensity activities.

Impeccable style

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A fresh take on the classic bomber-shaped jacket, this RM Williams delight is cut from Italian waxed cotton with a (removeable) contrast shearling collar. The waterproof outer makes it perfect for year-round versatility, and it can function as everyday workwear or good-looking streetwear. The Parafield jacket is available in sizes up to 4XL. RM Williams also offers an excellent array of men’s and women’s vests.

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Swanndri is infamous for its outerwear and continues stepping up its game to deliver lush everyday wear. This women’s Annmore Wool Overcoat remains true to its Swanndri heritage with the iconic leather brand badge at the sleeve and delivers clever design that can be worn for fashion or purpose. The men’s Kiaraki V3 Wool Shacket blurs the lines between heavyweight shirt and lightweight jacket, plus, it’s tough enough for the worksite and tidy enough for town.

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That’s a wrap


Grown and made in New Zealand, Palliser Ridge luxury blankets allow you to take a touch of Aotearoa with you wherever you may travel. They’re also perfect to keep in the car, truck, or tractor for instant comfort and warmth when temperatures drop. Made from Romney wool grown and shorn on the farm at Palliser Ridge in South Wairarapa, each blanket has a label detailing which year’s main shear it is from. Every blanket is packaged with a QR code that shows the entire wool process from farm to yarn. Available in a range of styles and colour options, blanket sizes are 150cm x 180cm.

Kiwi workwear

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Workwear proudly made in New Zealand doesn’t come much more Kiwi than MKM, a brand with its origins in 1884 and a legacy of being based around natural fibres. Manawatu Knitting Mill (MKM) handcrafts each item from 100% New Zealand lambswool. The Tasman Dual Layer jumper is its iconic workwear offering. Hard-wearing and heavyweight for the ultimate outdoor performance, it delivers MKM’s 36.6 unique double-layer technology and is designed to help maintain optimum body temperature (36.6 degrees Celsius). The classic zip and collar style is available in men’s and women’s styles.

The perfect blend

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HemprinoTM is the perfect blend for gearing up against the cold winter months. This uniquely New Zealand offering of luxury hemp and merino knitwear is born in the hills of Glenaan Station, Canterbury. New to the collection is the HemprinoTM Quarter-Zip jumper, available in stylish Riverstone colourway (pictured), as well as charcoal, tussock, and navy, in both men’s and women’s designs. Utilising the softness of ZQ Merino and Hemp, an environmental super fibre, the Hemprino knit is ultra-soft on the skin and deliciously warm. Lightweight and easy to wear, use it to layer or wear alone.

Toasty toes

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Classic flannel

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If you work in the rural industries, a classic flannel shirt is a must-have. And if you fancy some street cred, a classic flannel shirt is a must-have. This Kathmandu Huntly Long Sleeve Shirt is extra cosy, as it’s made from inner and outer brushed fabric. It also contains hemp, which needs less water than cotton. Oversized design and available in three different plaids and sizes from 6–18. Kathmandu is born in New Zealand and Certified B Corporation.

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