Brand Partners - Our Tribe
Partnering with the world's best brands to amplify their reputation and value.
NZM's simple mandate is to enhance our brand partners' businesses and create a loyal tribe of Merino aficionados.
Over the last 15 years we have unashamedly targeted leading global brands across varied market segments; luxury, fashion, active outdoors, children's wear and interior textiles. We have been fortunate to establish long term partnerships with the best. The best have high expectations of us, which means we need to keep getting better.
What you get from SmartWool isn't just a product; it's the ability to do more of what you love, for as long as you want. That's the SmartWool promise. You'll find a range of socks to suit any activity and garment layers for your mountain lifestyle.
When Icebreaker launched in 1994, they were the first company in the world to develop a merino fibre layering system for the outdoors. Icebreaker creates edgy outdoor clothing that combines natures' work with human technology and design.
Since 1865 Reda has been the standard for style and elegance, a leader in the production of fine woolen fabrics for classic men's suits. Reda products stand out for their quality, luxury and taste and are chosen by major international fashion houses. Reda epitomises Italian mastery, joining artisan tradition with technological innovation.
Rewoolution makes garments of avant-garde inspiration: a line in pure Merino wool, for people who love doing sport in close contact with nature. The coming together of the great Italian textile tradition, written into their wool mill's DNA, and ongoing technological innovation has given rise to a natural collection with higher performance: a line that revolutionizes the idea of wool. Rewoolution has "sewn together" the values of the past and those of the future.
Loro Piana's drive to achieve authentic quality has been a commitment - a passion - for six generations of the Italian Loro Piana family. Supplying cashmere and wool fabrics to the most discerning and demanding of clients, the company has carved out a position as the world's foremost cashmere manufacturer and the largest single buyer of the finest wools.
John Smedley are known for high quality knitwear and a rich 225-year heritage. A luxury brand with roots in the Derbyshire countryside, it's John Smedley's design and innovation that keeps the brand at the forefront of contemporary fashion.
The world's natural leader for worsted spun yarn for weaving, circular and flat knitting in pure wool and wool blends. Suedwolle has global production units which each ensure a culture of employee qualifications, environmental protection standards and product quality assurance. All companies in the group share a commitment to sustainable excellence.
Since its establishment in 1896, The Japan Wool Textile Company ltd (NIKKE), has become Japan's number one producer of woollen yarns and fabrics.
Established in 1981 the Erdos brand is now listed among China's fashion elite. With over 500 stores in all of Chinas major provinces Edros sets the standard in China for woollen textile products.
Aurelio Cariaggi began his adventure in 1958. A powerhouse of experience, discovery and incredible success. Exploration and experimentation. He had the keen eyes and expert hands of a person who exudes industrial precision and the professionalism of a craftsman. Today Cariaggi supplies the finest woolen and worsted yarns to the world's leading fashion houses.
Mokopuna translates to grandchild in Maori, the indigenous language of New Zealand. Mokopuna is a stylish range of 100% pure New Zealand Merino garments for newborn to 12 years old.
Designer Textiles International
Designer Textiles International is a New Zealand-based Merino fabric and garment manufacturing company. It provides a wide range of services to its retail and wholesale brand partners, from fabric, design, and production coordination to fully labelled and packaged garments.
The team at Ibex believes that making outdoor clothing is really as much art as science. It is about choosing the right fabrics, understanding the different properties of those fabrics, and knitting for specific outdoor activities. For Ibex it's about crafting more performance, comfort and style.
Johnstons of Elgin
For those in the know, the name Johnstons of Elgin is synonymous with the finest quality luxury woolens and cashmere garments in the world, made in Scotland since 1797. Johnstons offers a broad range of men's and women's knitted clothing, accessories home furnishings and fine fabrics for their own house brand and much for exclusive private label customers.