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The Difference between Natural Rubber and PVC Gumboots

The Difference between Natural Rubber and PVC Gumboots

The Difference between Natural Rubber and PVC Gumboots Let’s get technical! Most waterproof gumboots are made from either natural rubber or polyvinyl chloride - a synthetic material colloquially known as PVC or vinyl. Natural rubber comes from the rubber tree (Havea brasiliensis), found in the tropics;  PVC is a type of plastic formulated in a lab. As can be expected when working with a natural substance versus a synthetic, there are numerous differences in quality, durability, weight, and affordability.  First, let’s chat about natural rubber! All Merry People gumboots are made with natural rubber outer, a substance produced from the...

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How to Take Care of Your Gumboots

How to Take Care of Your Gumboots

CARING FOR YOUR GUMBOOTSWith a bit of love, your Merry People gumboots will stay merry for years! Merry People boots are high quality, durable, and built to last for years - but all good things need a bit of love.  To make it easier for you to care for your boots, we’ve rounded up all our easy care tips to help you keep your boots in great condition, allowing you to partake in merry adventures for years!   STORAGE Merry People boots are made with natural rubber, a softer material that can fade and crack with excessive sun exposure. As such, we recommend...

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How to Style the Bobbi Mustard Ankle Boot

How to Style the Bobbi Mustard Ankle Boot

THE MANY WAYS TO WEAR YOUR BOBBI MUSTARD We love our Bobbi Mustard! One of our core colours, it epitomises sunshine - bringing warmth and happiness year round! Our Bobbi Mustard is coming back this Spring and is available to preorder now. To celebrate its return, we've rounded up a collection our favourite ways to wear and style this versatile staple.    AT WORK Let the Bobbi Mustard brighten up your work gear as it does for Gemma in Warragul, Victoria.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Green Design Homes 🌿 (@greendesignhomes) on Jul 15, 2020 at 2:00am PDT   And...

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Ask Away | June 2020

Ask Away | June 2020

ASK AWAY Instagram Q&A with Dani, June 2020 Recently, Dani hosted a Q&A on Instagram Stories to chat all things Merry People - new colours? New products? Advice for starting at markets? What changes has COVID-19 meant for us? If you missed out, here is the chat!  Have a burning questions for Dani?  Keep an eye on socials for her next Q&A! Do you have any advice on finding a factory and developing your first product?  Start small. Get your product made locally to start with (if you can). Yes, it will be more expensive but you can order lower quantities and get...

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