Mohair wool comes from the Angora goat, not to be confused with Angora wool that comes from the Angora rabbit. Mohair wool is very soft and has a shiny luster.
Most Mohair comes from gots in Turkey. Traceability is always very important when choosing materials. When it comes to animal materials it is extra important to ensure animal welfare.
Responsible Mohair Standard (RMS) is a certification that is good.
bergstrand material GUIDE ranking*
Approved materials may be less expensive than preferred materials, but may not be as ethical or sustainable in their production. While approved materials are not considered the best option, they may be used in clothing production as long as certain standards and guidelines are followed.
* The Bergstrand Material Guide Ranking is only a guide. Our consultants can help with accurate assessments of your brand’s use of materials.