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KEEPING COSY

KEEPING COSY


Are you looking to bolster yourself against the Snowy Mountains cold with fashionable and authentic winter clothing? Then, look no further than Bush Basics in Cooma, a one-stop-shop for quality country clothing and accessories for men and women.

Conveniently located on the main street of Cooma, Bush Basics stock a variety of winter wares from the sort of reliable brands and manufacturers that have been keeping people warm in the Snowy Mountains for Generations. These range from more chic Knitwear products from makers such as New Zealand manufacturer Lothlorian, to more heavy-duty wares from brands such as Wrangler and Thomas Cook.

For any visiting fashionistas, Bush Basics is worth checking out for their selection of Lothlorian knitwear alone. Lothlorian has grown from its humble beginnings in an implement shed on the company founders farm to one of New Zealand’s leading producers of luxury knitwear. Their products use 100 percent merino lambswool and 100 percent alpaca fleece. They also specialise on a merino lambswool and possum fur blend, the latest natural fibre to be developed in the world. While native to Australia, possums are invasive to New Zealand and their use in manufacturing helps support an environmental initiative.

For the blokes, Bush Basics has a wide selection of winter wares from renowned makers such as Thomas Cook, a 100 percent Australian owned and operated company that has been making quality footwear and clothing since 1924. Thomas Cooke began as a boot maker in Melbourne and his products have become synonymous with the Australian outback. Featuring The Man From Snowy River as the company’s logo, their wares are made to stand up to the rugged Snowy Mountains elements and Bush Basics stock a range of Thomas Cooke jackets, vests and jumpers, all made from the finest materials.

When it comes to winter clothing, the use of high-quality materials from reputable brands manufacturers is invaluable and few places can boast such a wide variety of fashionable quality wares as Bush Basics. So, on your way up to the mountains, stop by their shop at 133 Sharp Street in Cooma and protect yourself against the cold the way the locals do.



  • Issue #78
    June 2021
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