The semi-sheer finish makes our ex-designer wool gauze perfect for a beautifully chic layering piece - ideal as a dreamy, voluminous shirt or dress that can be worn by itself on a sunny winters day or over the top of a merino or cotton knit layer for some added warmth and an interesting silhouette. Think something like this gorge Chloé raglan blouse with a gathered neck and bell sleeve.
With its light and papery texture, wool gauze is versatile enough to hold a soft and structural gather or a crisp pleat. We’re loving these whimsical and romantic pieces from Chloé with heavy gathering and pin-tucks. Even try your hand at some shirring for a more sweet, cottage-core look and feel that summer vibe even when the weather is at its coldest!
A natural crush-resistance makes a wool gauze perfect for travelling or for those mornings when you’re just not feeling like ironing and need to look fresh and crisp all day. A pair of classic suit pants is a must-have in every wardrobe, and whether it be a wide-leg pair with a fine pin tuck like this Chloé number or a tapered fit with waist-pleating like our Tolve pattern (available here), wool gauze is an ideal fabric to make them in.
Think bias cut skirts and dresses are only possible in slinky silks and viscoses, relegated to the summer months? Think again. The light-weight finish and mechanical stretch ensures this wool gauze will fall beautifully on the cross, giving you that timelessly chic silhouette even in the coldest of winter months. Go structural and avant garde like this wool-gauze-and-leather Chloé dress or something more classic like the Liam Carol bias slip dress (available here).
If you’re wanting to inject a bit more colour and fun/creativity into these dreary winter days, here’s your go-ahead to get a bit crazy with some of our Eco Dyes. Try out some Shibori techniques with string or rubber bands or get out some sponges and a paintbrush or two and let your creativity fly. Dilute the dye for a watercolour effect or use some sodium alginate for a more paint-like consistency and get crazy like this this beautiful Chloé floral-print shirt.