The McNair Women’s Provenance AG merino Fell Shirt
Our merino Fell Shirt has a single welted pocket which gives the shirt a more streamlined look. The heavyweight Fell Shirt can be worn instead of a jacket when you think you need a shell. Wear it out in a blizzard, and watch the snow shake off it, wear it for a walk or just fall asleep in it on the sofa watching telly.
The luxurious heavyweight virgin merino wool is water resistant, wind resistant, doesn’t hold odour, is sustainably sourced, tougher than you’d think and very, very warm.
The mid-weight Fell Shirt can be used as an over-shirt in the fairer weather months or use it as a mid-layer on the coldest days. It’s also pretty weather resistant and equally odour resistant to the heavyweight.
Both weights of fabric are properly ethically made – right back to the farm in Australia and the slow shipping of the wool. We take care of every single process from the cleaning of the raw wool to the final stitches on our shirts. There’s even a special silver finish just in case you felt you needed to clean your shirt.
Merino AG – Anti-viral finish
There’s a special silver magic machine in Huddersfield and this is where our McNair Provenance merino receives its new Ag finish. Silver has been traditionally used to make materials anti-microbial. Our merino wool is by nature anti-microbial that’s why it doesn’t smell. Silver also has anti-viral properties. So we thought why not give our merino an extra boost. It’s a bit like your shirt getting an invisible shield against bacteria and viruses so it stays clean. So if you felt for whatever reason, you might need to clean your shirt, you might decide not to now.
The silver micro particles embedded into the cloth coat each fibre, ensuring protection throughout the life of the garment. The elemental properties of silver mean that the bacteria and viruses cannot adapt and become resistant. The silver finish is not harmful to the environment and is not toxic to the wearer. So you can be confident that your shirt will be fresh, odour free and clean for longer.