Merino Wool is the New Cool

Choosing what to wear during summer can be a tough nut to crack, especially when it comes to footwear. The sweaty and hot weather makes your feet slippery, itchy and uncomfortable. We have all been there and we know EXACTLY how that feels. Having said that - you might ALSO think that summers and shoes don’t go very well together. But what if we told you - this was a myth?

Yes, this is a MYTH and the answer is not something you're ready to hear. Your new summer companion is none other than Merino Wool.

Wait, Why would I wear “WOOL” in goddamned summer? But hold your horses, this is no ordinary wool we are talking about. This is Merino Wool which is gentler and better than regular wool. It's less elastic than typical wool and more adaptable.
Wool classic sneakers - Merino wool

If you do a quick google search, it says Merino wool is a natural fibre grown by Merino sheep. So this means - it's lighter and softer than ordinary wool, making it ideal for next-to-skin use. The benefits of merino wool are backed by research. It is a material known for its moisture management properties

Still not convinced? Let’s bust some myths about Merino Wool here and now.

Wool classic sneakers - merino wool - lightweight and comfortable

Busting some Myths - Is Wool Really Itchy?

In this blog, we'll be debunking some fallacies about Neeman's Merino Wool shoes that will keep you on your toes and active!

‘Wool is Itchy’ - Haven’t we heard this before?

If someone wears wool during summers, they might get questioned for their sanity- because wool in summer, are you crazy? Yes, we do understand that you feel wool is something that is worn in snow clad mountains or hilly areas. But that is regular wool but here - we are talking about merino wool. So, what’s the difference?

Wool can be worn as a layer above regular clothes and not on bare skin. But keep in mind that Merino wool is not your regular ordinary wool. This is exactly what every product of Neeman’s flaunts.

Merino Wool shoes by Neeman’s are made to be worn all day long. Our shoes are suitable for any situation. You've always wanted to feel like you're walking on clouds, and now you can. You'll feel it in your toes.

Our Shoes are 100% Green & Sustainable

Wool joggers - made from sustainable materials

The Merino Wool used in Neeman's shoes come from a special quality sheep found in Australia.

But getting wool from a merino sheep? Is this a sustainable option?

These sheep live in good conditions and no harm is done to them in the shearing process whatsoever. Because we believe in ethical sourcing for all our products.

Owing to the current environment situation, the demand for eco-friendly and sustainable products have sky-rocketed. One of the obvious reasons Merino wool by Neeman’s is in demand is because it is sustainable.

Guess the best part? Merino wool is renewable. So this means, you get a three in one benefit - Soft and comfy for your foot, Sustainable and eco-friendly to your environment and obviously, harmless to the Merino sheep.

ALL-SEASON Comfort for Your Feet!

Merino wool is a year round fabric that's perfect for shoes! Footwear made of Merino wool is ight-weight, machine washable, odour resistant and temperature regulant.
Wool classic sneakers - cool like ice
As a result of our patented knitting method, we are able to produce products that are both comfortable to wear and durable enough to withstand the rigorous testing we subject them to. Natural rubber sole with a patented diamond pattern provides the optimal grip for your day-to-day activities, such as hiking and jogging.

They are easy to wear and can be paired with almost all outfits. The best part is that these are sock-free. So, you don’t have to worry about which pair of socks to wear with these shoes.

Merino wool shoes are extremely durable. Merino wool is hypoallergenic, chemical-free, and dust-resistant by nature. It's a super-strong fabric that can bend over 20,000 times before breaking. So, you don’t have to worry about them withering very easily.

These shoes are among the most comfortable summer footwear that are available in the market. Shoes made from Merino wool are adequately breathable, keeping your feet fresh all day long.


Choosing a merino wool product by Neeman’s this summer seems like a good choice. A reasonable and climate-conscious choice. They are surely bound to turn a few heads. The real satisfaction however would come from the comfort you’d feel while wearing them.

At Neeman’s, we’ve got a wide variety of shoes made from Australian Merino Wool. From the super comfy Wool Joggers to classy Loafers, we’ve got you covered for every occasion. And If you simply want to try out a Merino wool product, you can always go for the Wool Classic Sneakers without giving it much thought.

Wool collection - Neemans shoes
Merino Wool, the material used in Neeman’s footwear, has a bad reputation for being scratchy, heavy, and unwieldy but trust us, these shoes feel nothing less than a second skin for your feet. Thanks to the ultra-fine Merino Wool. If you're not careful, you can even forget you're wearing them.

So this summer, don't sweat it. Step outside with a pair of Neeman’s Merino Wool shoes and hit the road with a more comfortable and sustainable lifestyle.

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