Tech Time

Tech Talk! Let us talk cotton

Tech Talk! Let us talk cotton

by Jo Demmler November 27, 2019

Cotton is a super comfortable fabric to wear and certainly has its uses - it is a natural fibre, it is breathable, it is super soft and is hypoallergenic so it doesn't irritate your skin. It is a great fabric for many different uses and occasions.

However, when it comes to the great outdoors and especially if you are venturing further a field or partaking in extended adventures, cotton has many shortcomings and may get you into trouble.

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Tech Talk! What does moisture-wicking really mean?

Tech Talk! What does moisture-wicking really mean?

by Jo Demmler November 11, 2019

If you are shopping for any kind of fitness or outdoor attire, it is darn near impossible not to come across the phrase "moisture wicking", “sweat-wicking”, “quick-drying” or "moisture management".

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Tech Talk!  Max-Dri & MicroBlok Technology

Tech Talk! Max-Dri & MicroBlok Technology

by Jo Demmler October 27, 2019

Tech Talk! So what does Max-Dri & MicroBlok Technology really do?

We have a couple of products in our repertoire, of #active accessories, that uses this fancy-sounding technology - but why? Well, if you want to start your workout right and ensure that you keep the sweat from your brow - look no further!

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Tech Talk! Fabric Offcuts

Tech Talk! Fabric Offcuts

by Jo Demmler October 22, 2019

The clothing industry has a textile waste problem and textile waste can take 40 years or more to biodegrade - while polluting the soil in the process.

It is hard to stay on top of everything when you run a small business but we certainly try and do our bit. We use whatever excess fabric and textile scraps we can.

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Tech Talk! Merino Wool

Tech Talk! Merino Wool

by Jo Demmler October 09, 2019

Talking about #merinowool can get very technical, very fast, so we just want to provide you with the simple facts to start with. Then over the coming months, we can drill down to the nitty-gritty one element at a time. Who doesn't love a bit of science or is it just simply nature doing its MAGIC?

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Tech Talk! Recycled Polartec

Tech Talk! Recycled Polartec

by Jo Demmler October 02, 2019

Recycled Polartec Fleece is warm, cozy and made for the winter chill and provides outstanding warmth for your #activelifestyle

This fabric is like wrapping yourself in a big warm hug 🤗.

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The Technical side of ACTIVE accessories

The Technical side of ACTIVE accessories

by Jo Demmler September 05, 2019

When we are out doing our ACTIVE thing, we have a lot of thoughts going through our minds - “how’s my pace”, “am I nearly done”, “am I holding this pose as long as last time”, “is this hill ever going to end” and a range of other random thoughts.

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