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Icelandic Sheepskin vs. Australian Sheepskin: Wild & Shaggy or Soft & Plush

Icelandic Sheepskin vs. Australian Sheepskin: Wild & Shaggy or Soft & Plush

Icelandic sheepskin rugs have a wild, shaggy look and feel to them; Australian sheepskin rugs are soft and plush. Descended from sheep the Vikings brought to Iceland, Icelandic sheepskin is thicker, coarser and long, with 4 – 6” pile (wool length). Australian sheepskin rugs, on the other hand, come from sheep of Merino wool heritage, [...]

A Buyer’s Guide: How to Find the Perfect Sheepskin Coat

A Buyer’s Guide: How to Find the Perfect Sheepskin Coat

One of life’s eternal dilemmas is how to dress for warmth in the winter without sacrificing style, as trendy coats are generally not designed to protect you in windy or freezing weather.

LOOK BOOK: Shearling Sheepskin Coats – A Must-Have for Fall & Winter!

LOOK BOOK: Shearling Sheepskin Coats – A Must-Have for Fall & Winter!

Shearling coats, jackets and capes ruled the runways during Fall Fashion Week 2010. Designers showcased luxe shearling with surprising frequency — and we can’t say we blame them!

Organic Sheepskin Rugs: Go Green, Luxuriously!

Organic Sheepskin Rugs: Go Green, Luxuriously!

“Fur is super long and fluffy — just what I expect from Icelandic sheepskin… Love the deep texture in the fur… Perfect decoration on chair or couch. So glad to see Overland carrying Icelandic sheepskins.” -CJ, Little Rock, AR 3-Pelt Organic Sheepskin Rug Looking for luxury in your home? Ultra-soft comfort? We’ve got it, in an [...]

LOOK BOOK: 5 Footwear Trends for Fall

LOOK BOOK: 5 Footwear Trends for Fall

During the Fall 2010 fashion shows, the runways came alive with all sorts of deliciously rich leathers, shearlings, and furs. It was enough to make a spring-and-summer-sundress girl actually look forward to cuddling up in cozy fall/winter wear!   Designers showcased gorgeous footwear styles, from down-home western to city chic to equestrian-inspired and more. We’ve gathered [...]