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All About Double Brushed Wool

At belle & bloom, we've found our niche with wool and wool blend coats that provide affordable luxury to our customers. Today, we will explain why this natural fibre is the best choice for your cold-weather needs.

Fun Facts About Wool and Why It's The Perfect Coat Material

Discover the intriguing world of wool, a material steeped in history and natural brilliance. Its unique properties make it an unrivalled choice for cosy, stylish coats.

  • It is a natural and renewable source - Wool, as you probably already know, comes from sheep which produce new fleece every year. Bonus, wool is also biodegradable.
  • It wicks moisture Wool fibres can absorb large quantities of moisture and then moves it away from your skin to evaporate into the air. This action is what keeps you dry and warm throughout the winter. Wool fibres also react to the changes in your body temperature and can also cool you down when you're overheating as it wicks away the sweat. 
  • It resists stains and odoursWool textiles have a unique outer layer that helps repel stains and keeps them from being absorbed. The odour resistant properties come from the fibres ability to keep the skin dry and prevent the build-up of sweat and bacteria.
  • It is wrinkle resistantWool fibres have a natural crimp and allows the fabric to retain its shape and have great crease recovery. Some of our Belle & Bloom coats are made with wool blends which also has its advantages: the blends keep the coats more affordable and even more wrinkle resistant, thanks to the polyester. 

 Double Brushed Wool — Taking It A Notch Higher

At belle & bloom, our coats are made from double brushed wool, which means the fabric's surface is treated the same on both sides, so they're equally soft. This comfortable and plush hand feel means we don't need to use lining. No lining allows for more delicate silhouettes and keeps the coat lightweight and from looking too stiff.

However, unlined wool coats require the highest level of craftsmanship, as all seams are enclosed and appear the same on both the outside and inside the coat. There are no visible threads or uneven seams, which would typically hide inside a lining.

The Distinct Craftsmanship of belle & bloom's Wool and Wool Blend Coats

Building on the impressive properties of our star material, our wool coats and wool blend coats at belle & bloom go beyond the basics. They're meticulously designed and crafted, with particular attention to the fine details defining their elegance and functionality.

Wool's blend with other fibres does not compromise its desirable properties. Our wool blend coats, which often incorporate fibres like polyester, enhance durability while maintaining the luxurious softness and warmth that wool offers. These coats are an excellent choice for those seeking affordable luxury without sacrificing quality.

Moreover, our wool coats are made for versatility. Whether you're after a more relaxed jacket for a casual day out or a sophisticated belted coat for an evening event, you'll find your style in our collection. They're designed to be as chic as they are practical and come in various colours to match any outfit.

The uniqueness of belle & bloom's wool and wool blend coats lies not only in their superb quality, but also in the craftsmanship involved in their creation. Every stitch and seam is treated with the utmost care, creating coats that are as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside.

In conclusion, whether you choose our wool coats or wool blend coats, you're choosing a piece of affordable luxury. With belle & bloom, you get a coat that's more than just a warm layer — but a statement of elegance, quality and sustainable fashion.