Zegna has unveiled its Techmerino spring/summer ’18 collection in collaboration with Woolmark. Techmerino is a fusion of the best attributes of merino wool with the most sophisticated wool processing and finishing techniques. The result is a breathable waterproof fabric that adapts to the ambient temperature and is quick drying. Techmerino introduces a new way to enhance the versatile characteristics of merino wool in the active wear market, highlighting the fiber’s ideal use for sporting activities.
Merino wool is one of the most technically advanced natural fibers in the world, with exceptional properties of moisture management and temperature control. It combines lightness, softness and breathability with outstanding performance, with no other fiber – natural or manmade – able to match all of wool’s benefits.
Ermenegildo Zegna has always chosen merino wool as the fiber of excellence for its collections and has a long-standing relationship with Woolmark.
The eclectic mix of contemporary Italian style and active wear emphasises uninhibited motion. As navy and deep ocean blues are paired with matt black and aluminum greys, subtle whites and vibrant maritime-inspired accents in yellow and orange are boldly decisive. Silhouettes are sharp yet easy, sportswear layering plays with innovative tailoring, cutting edge details and an ample use of nautical-inspired chromatic graphics encourage a sense of freedom and the thirst for adventure.