It’s been tested (and approved by) a Zamboni driver, an ice sculptor and ice-cream shop employees. It’s been put through its paces in the woods of Ontario and a glacier in Iceland. A ‘fashion psychologist’ was consulted. ‘Biomimicry’ experts directed designers to built the touque like a cariboo’s fur, with different layers to prevent heat loss. It’s a blend of qiviut (from the Arctic muskox), cashmere and merino wool. It took eighteen months to research and design, each one takes a ‘master knitter’ about four hours to make, and the first run is sold out.
You know you’ll eventually lose it (like all those single mittens that you can’t find) but you want one, so start saving.
You can pre-order your Frontier Tuque here for $195 plus tax and shipping.
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