"Introducing Woolrich, one of our favorite brands. Woolrich has been synonymous with quality outdoor clothing for over 180 years and is one of the original brands carried by Abercrombie & Fitch during its first years of business. This limited edition collection serves as a dedication to both Abercrombie & Fitch and Woolrich, two establishments rich in heritage. Each item in this collection was made with the finest, hand-picked materials. Drawing inspiration from the Woolrich archives, every design balances iconic details with updated, on-trend fits and fabrics." - abercrombie.com
"From simple wool socks to our famous cold-busting parkas, Woolrich products have embraced the authentic outdoor lifestyle for more than 180 years. We strive to design functional, comfortable and durable sportswear and outerwear for Men and Women using traditional fabrics like wool, cotton and down. [...] As the oldest continuously operating woolen mill in the United States, the Woolrich Mill provided wool blankets to Civil War soldiers, and continues to produce some of the country's finest wool blankets today. Over the years we have pioneered many clothing styles that have become American Classics, a number of which are still popular today[.]" - woolrich.com
As the blankets' beautiful stitched label, headed by the distinguished Woolrich and Abercrombie & Fitch logos, furthers, "In 1830, John Rich built his first woolen mill in Plum Run, Pennsylvania. He sold quality fabrics to loggers, miners, rivermen and hunters. Rooted in Northeast traditions and Ivy League Heritage, the Abercrombie & Fitch legacy is steeped in American history and defined by exceptional quality since 1892. Originality and authenticity make us proud, and today Woolrich and Abercrombie & Fitch join together to celebrate just that. Woven True. Then and now."
The collection is undeniably superior and captivating with its embodiment of transcendent, classic, timeless traditions in premium, enduring attitude. It's beautiful to see such fine work at Abercrombie & Fitch, whether in collaboration with another establishment of reputable style or on its own, since the days of the Ezra Fitch collection (2004-2006). This limited-run Woolrich With A&F collection arrives furthermore upon the threshold of Christmas/Winter 2014 and is an outstanding purveying of specialty goods in the greater offerings of this wonderfully unfolding, truly awe-inspiring Abercrombie & Fitch holiday season to be...
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