Tuesday, May 1, 2012


Outdoor Retailer/SLC

words/images Judith Ecochard

Woolrich, "The Original Outdoor Clothing Company"---took advantage of its huge presence on the Salt Palace Convention Center trade show floor (that's impressive too)

---and displayed some archival items-that date back to the firm's founding-  in 1830.

a woolen mill in Plum Run, PA started it all...

nice orange contrast stitch on soft grey scarf/throw
Fair Isle patterns and the classic Buffalo Check Plaid wool shirt-winter ready 

Sperates-like the Vest from the Heritage-with vintage snaps, durable water resistant finish, 

Woolrich's iconic plaid-as lining

Charlie Brown Jacket-washable wool in Woodchip Windowpane-with chest flap button pockets,  and media compatible interior pocket-over Teton Vest-also pre-washed for a soft touch, in Vintage Wool Patten Shell, a center front hidden zip makes this a warm option as well as a stylish one.

Guys rock a Fair Isle yoke in a Pine Ridge Crew of cozy Shetland wool/lambswool

Abington Jacket-800 Fill Goose Down insulation in a ripstop nylon shell- in a flattering fit with princess seams, chest pockets with snap closure, lower zipped secured hand warmer pockets, adjustable cuffs, internal pockets and storm flap

nice detail-leather tabs

Blackberry Abington Jacket-travel light/packable

mini me outfits too

Stag Fleece Jacket-front yoke buttons over chest pockets,, 2 lower hand warmer pockets-dressier take with a contour fit, great to layer on top or underneath

Abington Vest-women 800 Fill Grey Goose down insulation that's windproof, water resistant/repellant ripstop nylon shell-pockets galore-like the jacket. in Heirloom Red

Northhampton Wool Coat-left-in winter white is made of easy care, super warm poly. microfiber with 60 gm Arctic Insulation....internal rib knit storm cuff...with the Pine Creek Vest-wool nylon blend with a plush poly pile lining

Mad for Plaid----washed cotton flannel, blends and technical shirts-easy care with back locker loops

great Vintage details like faux suede elbow patches 

snaps on placket, cuffs, and pocket flaps

Abington vests and Jackets in lotsa colors

Men's flannel shirts...washed cotton or tech fabrics---pre washed for a perfect fit. Back yoke locker loop, button down collar options, pen holder pockets...nice elbow details, double snap/button closures on the cuffs.

INFO: Woolrich