How the Wool From Royal Spanish Sheep Became Menswear’s Most Exclusive Fabric

As far as luxury fleeces go, cashmere has the name recognition. But if it’s true exclusivity you’re after, Escorial wool can’t be beat.

It comes from a small flock of sheep found only in Australia and New Zealand, and is prized for its natural elasticity, light weight and superior insulation. These attributes owe to the wool’s short, curly fibers, which allow it to “bounce back” and retain shape while remaining remarkably soft to the touch. Read more at Robb Report.