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Public Prototype 005

Public Prototype 005

An experiment with a longer, looser shirt sewn up in a dolman sleeve pattern with our Ultrafine Merino.

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An experiment with a longer, looser shirt sewn up in a dolman sleeve pattern with our Ultrafine Merino.

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Merino is in our opinion easily nature's finest performance fabric. We use 17.5 micron yarns, because the finer yarns are softer and just plain beautiful to touch. We use 200gsm fabric, which is a bit heavier than what most merino brands use for this type garment, because it has a wonderful hand feel and is a bit more durable. We source it from New Zealand, using Zque certified wool, where it is knit into a single yet gorgeous jersey.

Merino has the incredible ability to suck moisture into the very core of the fiber. This pulls moisture away from your skin cooling you as you exercise, and allows the fabric to keep breathing if it gets wet. As the temperature cools the natural crimps in the fabric insulate you, merino simply is more comfortable in a wider range of temperatures than anything else we know of.

Merino also takes color incredibly, and since it has a natural UV resistance it hardly fades at all. We have four year old, well worn, black merino tees that are still darker and richer in color than brand new cotton ones.

One word of warning though, premium low micron merino is addictive. Once you get a taste of the merino quality it's hard to quit. Luckily its natural bacteriostatic properties make it highly odor resistant. You'll find you can get a lot more wear between washes, a good thing as ultrafine merino does not come cheap.
Details
  • Outlier Public Prototype 005
  • Made with 100% New Zealand Merino Wool
  • 17.5 micron merino
  • 200gsm single jersey fabric
  • Fits true to size
  • For best results hand wash cold, lay flat to dry.
  • Can be machine washed and dryed but expect about half a size shrinkage in length. (Personally we're split in the office, but most of us machine wash ours).
  • Made in New York City
  • Sizing

    Fits true to size. Expect about half a size shrinkage when machine washed and dried.


    Please refer to the table below for garment's exact measurements.

    Garment measurement illustration
    Garment measurements in inches, measured flat
    Size XS S M L XL
    Chest measured flat edge to edge 22.5 23.5 24.5 25.5 26.5
    Length high shoulder to bottom 30 30.5 31 31.5 32
    Sleeve length center back to cuff 16.5 17 17.5 18 18.5
    Body Measurement Illustration
    Body measurements in inches
    Size XS S M L XL
    Chest 34 36 38 40 42
    Colors
    Black

    Black

    Black

    Gray