Step out in our luxurious Koru New Zealand made Possum Merino K070 Dress Socks.
These socks are made from a luxurious blend of possum fur and superfine New Zealand Merino wool. So soft and warm you’ll never want to take them off.
Koru Possumsilk CollectionTM
Premium quality 50% Merino Lambswool, 40% Possum fur, 10% Silk blend. Made in New Zealand.
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About Possum Merino
Once you’ve tried it you will be converted as nothing else will feel as warm and soft. Possum Merino is a wonderful blend of possum fur and superfine micron New Zealand Merino wool. It is luxuriously soft, incredibly lightweight, exceptionally warm and comfortable to wear. It will not wrinkle or pill and it is anti static.
The possum fur fibre is incredibly insulating due to it's hollow nature and provides exceptional thermal warmth without weight. Research has shown that it is 55% warmer than Merino and 35% warmer than cashmere.
Superfine micron New Zealand Merino wool is renowned for its softness, all-seasons breathability and easy care durability. It will not irritate your skin like coarser wool can and it combines beautifully with possum fur to create garments of exceptional warmth and quality that are incredibly good value.
Please follow those on care label attached to the garment. Warm machine wash on wool cycle with a detergent suitable for wool. Do not bleach.
Facts about the New Zealand Brushtail Possum
The New Zealand Brushtail Possum is a medium sized marsupial that was introduced into New Zealand from Australia during the mid 1800's. It is from a completely different family to that of the North American Opossum, and it's fur quality is similar to mink. With no natural predators, numbers exploded to approximately 70 million in the 1980s. Possums currently eat about 20,000 tons of native vegetation each night. In addition to this they compete directly with native birds for food and they also eat birds eggs, chicks and insects. Their insatiable appetite threatens the survival of many of our native plants, insects and birds, including our national bird the kiwi.
The Department of Conservation spends many millions of dollars each year on trapping and controversial poisoning campaigns in attempts to control the pest. In addition, the possum fur industry helps to keep the possum numbers down. Current research shows that due to twenty five years of control, possum numbers have dropped to approximately 40 million. However, with New Zealand's favourable climatic conditions possums are able to breed twice a year and numbers could rapidly increase once again.
Mi Woollies believes in a market solution to the possum problem. Efforts to reduce the millions of possums in New Zealand’s forests have been boosted by companies that market possum fur. So, by choosing to wear our luxurious Possum Wool knitwear, or one of our unique Possum fur products, you are helping to preserve the fragile and beautiful New Zealand environment.
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I loved these socks when I bought my first pair and have since bought five more. Albeit expensive, they are like no socks that I have ever had when it comes to keeping my feet comfortably warm. The staff at Mi Wooliies are helpful and informative. Excellent choice!
Very good quality however I have a pair from another brand which is softer. These were cheaper so good value for money.
These socks are fantastic!
Extremely warm and comfortable. I will be buying more!
I had never heard of possum socks prior to buying a pair. I bought the socks for my husband, whose feet were always freezing. No other sock was ever able to keep his feet warm (and I tried them all). Well, he no longer has a problem with cold feet, but I had a problem getting him to take off the socks, as they needed to be washed; consequently, I had no alternative but to buy a couple more. Anybody who has a problem with cold feet should invest in these socks. They are without doubt the warmest and most comfortable socks on the market.
My grandson loves your socks! He is in college and needs warm socks for trudging to classes in the cold. When I asked what he wanted for Christmas, his answer was two pair of "woolies" every year would be great. He claims they are the only socks that keep his feet warm!
Gave your socks to my grandson and he swears his feet have never been so warm in school and on the bus. Even when he is at work tending the drive-up window in the winter his feet stay warm
Possum socks so warm they're cool Buy them now. No longer fool Around with other wares These socks are the best. I swear
Love these socks. Each year I send home for warm socks and not once have I been disappointed. Fabulous quality that lasts.
I LOVE them, hate having to put them in the wash, I work for Vbase and work itside for the Crusaders games, freezing, these socks and fingerless gloves are amazing.