Sunday, April 8, 2012

MOUNTAIN KHAKIS CASUAL WEAR/CARRY-ALLS Fall 2012



Cabin Duffels-zippered Jaw Opening main compartment, leather end tabs with snap closure, MK Antique Silver Bison Rivets, external slip pocket, removable shoulder strap, leather zip pulls
Outdoor Retailer/SLC

BUILT FOR THE MOUNTAIN LIFE™

words/images Judith Ecochard

Mountain Khakis...the Jackson Hole based mountain lifestyle brand with the details and exacting production standards (triple stitched seams, YKK® zippers, reinforced heel cuts, diamond shaped action gusset)... that set it apart from wannabe western hip,  designer labels (that costs twice the price too)...

--- expanded it casual and active apparel for men and women...and added to its terrific line of carry-all accessories for Fall 2012.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Autumnal tones and the neutrals form the color palette of separates that beg for cooler temps---in the city or the country.

For men...

The Downtown Snap jacket-to wear by itself or layered-3.7oz 100% nylon super high density faille, 100% poly taffeta lining, insulated with 630 fill power Grey goose down...durable, water repellant, YKK® zipped hand pockets, and grosgrain reinforced custom snap front closure,  custom snap chest pocket closure, 

split hem

Signature MK Back Yoke

3 snap cuff closure-Dark Olive color plus available in Retro Khaki, Blue Work, and Black




Another piece that layers well-V neck pullover Downtown Sweater...with similar features as the Downtown Jacket-plus rib knit collar, cuffs and hem-in Blue Work available in Dark Olive, Retro Khaki, and Black




Quilted Jacket is a varsity/baseball style with YKK®zippered closure, Diamond quilt pattern with flat Face front and back yoke-pictured below...3.7oz 100% water repellant and durable Nylon Super High Density Faille, 170g poly insulation, rib knit cuffs and hem---here in Retro Khaki. Also available in Blue Work, Dark Olive,  and Black



  






Downtown Snap Jacket-a feminine take on the men's version---in Stone --- and available in Plum and Black















Women also get new casual jackets --- to kep warm in and layer up/under.
To wear by itself or layered-3.7oz 100% nylon super high density faille, 100% poly taffeta lining, insulated with 630 fill power Grey goose down...durable, water repellant, feminine Diamond quilt pattern with flat face yoke and arms, an elastic back waist, drop tail back hem and and princess seams give it shape, the kind gals want, YKK® zipped hand pockets, and grosgrain reinforced custom snap front closure, 




Quilted Jacket-here in Plum, also available in Stone and Black...with a 170 gram polyfill insulation, 3.7oz 100% nylon super high density faille, 100% poly taffeta lining, Chevron pattern hand pockets with hidden snap closures, feminine diamond quilt pattern---closed by an asymmetrical center front packet. Contemporary fit that flatters.

Oversized stand-up collar with button tab keeps the cold out.







British Millerain waxed canvas is a popular textile for outdoor brands. Here MK uses a sturdy 13.25 Plain Weave Waxed Canvas...in this Field jacket--- (and Field Vest, pictured below).

lined with 4.15 oz 58% Tencel, 25% cotton, 17% poly body lining, quick dry and moisture wicking, 6 button front closure,  custom snap closure cargo pockets a back field pocket, 2 interior chest pockets, and single welt hand warmer pockets! In Walnut-(also available in Navy)

adjustable snap cuffs-western yoke style

button tab standup collar




Waxed Canvas Field Vest-great casual fit---layer friendly piece, plenty pockets as the jacket version...Walnut (also available in Navy) over Mountain Jean-relaxed fit


Old Faithful Sweaters come in new colors-Brown, Navy (pictured---and Oatmeal and Charcoal)
12oz poly-anti-pill heathered sweater knit face with brushed interior. Super warm...grosgrain reinforced interior wind flap over YKK® zippers, pus 2 chevron snap pockets and interior stash pockets too.

Lodge 1/4" Zip Sweater---is thick-made of 7 gauge 100% Slightly Boiled Lambswool jersey knit,,,with a rolled knit collar that is comfy, not itchy.





The Lodge Crewneck Sweater is as equally warm---and also with J shaped armholes for freedom of movement.
 Lodge Crewneck Sweater over the new Original Field Pant-100% cotton canvas and Chap of 6.1oz  100% nylon-reinforced leg that;s water repellant, extra long heel cuffs, triple stitched seams, YKK® zippers-mid rise, relaxed fit
AND: not pictured but a Broadway slim fit for the Original Moutain Pant of 10.4oz 2-Ply 100% cotton canvas.

Back in new colors-the Peaks Flannel shirt ---poly/wool and 2% Lycra® for stretch...with a neat custom Bison snap at bottom of front placket, 2 oversize Chevron chest pockets, drop tail hem, and signature back yoke...


Algae Multi, Earth Multi, Navy Multi (l-r)


LOVE LOVE LOVE-the new collection of haulers---made with recycled climbing rope handles, 20oz canvas, 18oz waxed canvas and leather trims when used...with the striking red flag MK label.



















Prices are great too:  FROM $24.95 for wallet to $59.95 for Market Tote to $224.95 for Cabin Duffle.

Signature Tote-external slip pocket-leather trim,  leather bottom and trimmed haul handles, removable shoulder strap

Carry-All Tote (left) Market Tote (right)-

Overnight Kit-probably very handy to carry around with- if drink all that whisky

Utility Bag-zippered top closure, grab handle recycled climbing rope, top single haul handle, removable webbing shoulder strap

interior zip pocket

 INFO and E-Commerce: www.mountainkhakis.com