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DAKINE showed a wide assortment of on and off the mountain "sports enthusiasts' " items---including a very impressive collection of outerwear garments loaded with functioning performance details at amazing price points.
The men's Touchtec-Raptor glove is for the smartphone plugged in types who can send away without removing one's glove....
--- with a Goretex® waterproof /breathable insert, Primaloft insulation, fleece lining, an adjustable cuff closure ia adjustable hook and loop, a palm made of touch screen compatible leather and a shell of four way stretch nylon.
|$85-Raptor Glove-FB/Instagram friendly|
|deployable helmet carry|
Women's Pro II 26 L $130-a top of the line snow backpack-
|retractable cable ski carry----plus the pack flips around for easy access while still attached to waist.|
|Lester ($20)-acrylic ribbed knit, double lined, slouchy fit-Chase-on right ($20) -acrylic knit, doubt lined-wear slouchy or cuffed|
|Our fav-the Tatiana $45-quilted nylon trapper, faux fur and satin lining, snap flap detailing|
|ALEX $30-acrylic thick and thin hand knit, fleece in-band, cute oversized pom pom in fun color combos|
Multi-taskers-these separates can double as streetwear/ lifestyle wearers-but all are performance baselayers and jackets-made from techy fabrics...that put DAKINE on the retail map for outdoor wear.
|Men's-Chuck Plaid $65-100% polyester double knit-2 layers fro warmth+dryness without the bulk, AEGIS Micorbe Shield® anti-bacterial, button front closure, logo patch at chest pocket|
|Women's Many Check $65- 100% polyester double knit-2 layers fro warmth+dryness without the bulk, AEGIS Micorbe Shield® anti-bacterial, button front closure-feminine cut, two button front pockets|
|Airlift Hoodie-is a 10,000mm waterproof/5,000 breathable softshell-full zip, three piece hood-w/ elasticized drawcord, zip pockets, left sleeve pocket, full zip-$130---in black and pictured in charcoal grey|
|Men's Manchester Rugby-mid-wight 100% polyester double-knit-two layers of warmth and dryness without the bulk, AEGIS Microbe Shield® anti-bacterial, button placket-and log patch. $55-charcoal grey... also available in black.|
|women's Aubrey Henley-100% polyester double knit, 2 layers of warmth and dryness without the bulk, AEGIS Microbe Shield® anti-bacterial-thumbholes at cuffs insure perfect fit $45|
100% polyester double knit, 2 layers of warmth and dryness without the bulk, AEGIS Microbe Shield® anti-bacterial
|JADE JACKET-2L fully insulated with 100g Primaloft® One-warm, (when wet too), soft, and lightweight---with Teflon® DWR finish, 15k/10k Laminate, Tafetta lining in pretty pattern, $279|
|Hood-60g Primaloft® One insulation|
|YKK® regular and WR zippers-zip pits|
|fold-over chin protector/storm flap|
|fully taped seams, inner chin flap, zip-off stretch powder skirt, stretch hand gaiters, goggle pocket, media pocket|
|thumb holes-sretch hand gaiters perfect fit/adjustable cuffs|
|Love-high high this collar snaps up|
|Jade-in Blush pink|
|Pants-Jade-with zippered leg vents with mesh|
|inner fleece collar|
Snow, street, photo backpacks, travel luggage, totes, shoulder bags, wallets, gear and boot bags...DAKINE has a huge assortment with functional details-in great patterns.
|Elias Elhardt Team Heli Pro 20L $95-w/ vertical snowboard carry, diagonal ski carry, fleece lined goggle pocket, laptop sleeve-fits most 15 inch laptop, hydration compatible, padded waist belt, rescue whistle, organizer pocket|
|Split Roller 65L-retractable handle, replaceable urethane wheels, locking zipper cars, exterior organizer pockets-splt level design for easy access $195|
|Camilla $58-w/padded laptop sleeve, vinyl handles, adjustable and removable cross body shoulder straps, teal hardware, zippered closure, exterior zippered pocket, interior organizer pockets, easy clean nylon lining|
|Valet-$65-laptop sleeve holds 13 inch|
|Valet back panel to slide over a travel bag handle----|
|Penny-$32-adjustable cross body-external zipped and interior organizer pockets, nylon lining fleece top padded iPad sleeve|
|women's Over Under 49L $165-expandable compartment, split level design allows for easy access, legal carry on size when not expanded, exterior pockets, retractable handle, replaceable urethane wheels|