What Makes Perino Special

Our Point of Difference

Made possible by the inclusion of Brushtail Possum fibre, these highly-valued points of difference create limitless possibilities for fashion designers. Perino is a series of firsts for the senses. So soft, it floats like mist along the body’s horizon. So light, it creates volume without the weight. So warm, you can be minimal with maximum impact. Like a hazy silhouette at sunrise, garments have a distinctive halo-like layer which, with almost no-pilling, leave an impression to last a lifetime.



Lightweight & Comfortable

Brushtail Possum fibres are tapered in shape and only 1-2 microns at the tip. This unique feature provides fabrics with superior softness. Brushtail Possum fibres are hollow and when finished they burst to the surface of fabric. This ‘halo effect’ creates its lightness of touch.



Exceptional Insulation

Brushtail Possum fibres have hollow core pockets, meaning the individual fibres trap and retain more warmth for the wearer compared to other fibres. This offers the wearer superior warmth with a lighter weight garment.



Long Lasting & Breathable

Perino fabrics are less inclined to pill due to the unique fibre structure of the brushtail possum. It has a tapered tip at 1-2 micron and a very low scale structure. Combined with the unique way Perino yarns are knitted and finished (the brushtail fibre is raised to the surface) there is a reduced chance of pills forming and attaching. This provides the wearer with a more durable garment, that looks new for longer. In addition, the combination of Brushtail possum fibre with either merino or cashmere creates a very breathable fabric.



Ethical, Responsible & Sustainable

Raw materials used in our Perino yarns are ethically, humanely and responsibly sourced by carefully selected suppliers. These experts ensure certified farms supply our wool and cashmere and experienced hunters and trappers collect our Brushtail Possum fibre. This provides designers and consumers piece of mind and the knowledge that the garments they are wearing are positively impacting our environment.