We’re all about locally sourced materials and craft at McNair. Our co-founder Neil has also been known to camp out at high altitude whilst exploring the Alps. These two passions don’t really have a lot to do with each other do they? Well, er, call him a bit daft, but at the end of last […]
For many years Fortnum & Mason has been the royal grocer and one of London’s swankiest places to shop so we were very flattered and surprised when they asked to stock a range of McNair Shirts for the next few months. We’re part of a collection curated by the guys at the With Love Project. All the brands […]
Our unplastic merino mountain shirts are perfect for skiing in deep powder, and perfect for being interviewed in by the Sunday Times. (Click here for Austin’s interview). Austin Healey demonstrating brilliantly why our heavyweight mountain shirt is better than the plastic jacket status quo.
We were lucky enough to be invited to speak at last year’s Do Lectures. If you have a spare 30 mins please grab a brew and watch Neil explain our thinking. We’ll let the Do Lectures introduce the film: “Neil wants you to stop bringing plastic into the mountains. Living and working in the mountains […]
Rebecca Marshall, also known as The Bee Chick, is one of the youngest beekeepers in the country, a buy British advocate, and also a very keen snowboarder. We love what she is doing, so for a recent boarding trip to Canada, she took her Mid-Weight and Heavyweight McNair Shirts to compare. Read what she had […]
This Saturday (21st February) we’re opening our mill doors. We’re a proud part of the Handmade trail in our home town of Slaithwaite, Yorkshire. Here’s what the event blurb says: “The Handmade Trail will be a showcase of art, crafts and culinary delights, featuring local artists, businesses and all that is wonderfully creative about the […]
A big thanks to the guys at Signal Snowboards in California for the mention of our merino shirts on their site today. Yep, we do know them, but kind words about our shirts are still nice to hear. So thanks. Click the big blue button below to read the blog. “…if I didn’t like his shirts, […]
So here is a little film hopefully showing off a few of the features of our shirts. Have we mentioned that we think that they are the best merino mountain shirts in the world? What? We’ve mentioned that? Oh, ok. Remember, if you want sneaky access to offers and when new colours are going to […]
A big thank you to the Gentlemen at Superrad for being, er, super and putting together this tidy film of our merino shirt in action. The film also featured on Whitelines – so a big thank you to them as well. Read their early thoughts on the McNair mountain shirt here.
“Another sustainable, high-performance option is also one of the oldest: wool. Wool has several sustainable attributes: it is rapidly renewable, biodegradable, recyclable, and can be produced organically. There are also new wool traceability standards and animal welfare standards to track its production. In terms of performance, wool is something of a miracle fabric. Highly durable, […]