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Australian wool: fit for Prince William
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Jan '11
Woolgrowers from across Australia are being urged to donate a small sample of their natural fibre to be turned into Australian Merino cloth for Prince William to wear on his wedding day.

The wool from around Australia will be made into a unique fine suiting fabric and sent to the famous bespoke tailors of Savile Row, London.

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) CEO Stuart McCullough said the gift would be a fitting gesture of thanks after Prince William's father, the Prince of Wales initiated the five year Campaign for Wool last year.

“The idea of dressing Prince William for his wedding to Kate Middleton was in fact raised by woolgrowers at the AWI Annual General Meeting last year. It would be an appropriate gift after the brilliant campaign the Prince of Wales began which has helped to re-connect the world with our natural and biodegradable fibre.”

The gesture from the entire Australian industry will provide a unique keepsake for the couple. Any leftover fabric may be auctioned online with proceeds going to a charity to be nominated by the young couple.

Woolgrowers of all descriptions willing to take part are being urged to send a small sample of their wool to AWI, complete with their name and property so a list of woolgrowers donating can be registered with the gift well before the Royal wedding on the 29th of April.

While superfine Merino wool produces the world's best suits, woolgrowers of broader and non Merino wool are also being urged to donate and from this wool a suitable gift such as a blanket or rug may also be made.

Australian Wool Innovation Limited

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