Sunday, June 3, 2012

NEVE FALL 2012 KNITS/SATCHELS/ACCESSORIES

hanging out....at the SIA trade show


SIA/Denver

words/images Judith Ecochard

There are several outdoor focused brands that specialize in garments/accessories made from merino wool---because of the technical benefits and sustainable angle of that yarn...





Charlotte Crew Neck Dress 100% Ultra-Fine Merino Wool






































But as far as the sheer glam potential of functional merino wool sweaters and base layers, often made of blends with other performance materials or silk...


SHARDS-1/4 Zip-Nicole Miller/Neve




















NEVE--- a Colorado based company---offers up the most wearable/fashionable knits we saw at the SIA show---and in NYC---with that fab collaboration with Nicole Miller.

men's too-Parker-near right 1/4 Zip sweater 100% Ultra-Fine Merino, Landen-2nd left-1/4 zip sweater Performance Sport Blend



WITH super soft and cozy/comfy hand feel, the durable Merino Wool yarns are specially sourced from Australia and New Zealand---and are exactingly knitted, and sometimes blended- with other materials (Spandex, long-staple cotton, lambs wool, silk, polyester)-in terrific patterns and colors.


ALL with amazing fits---THAT HAVE TO BE TRIED ON TO APPRECIATE, IMO.


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SPORT-Hailey (l) Julia (r) 1/4 zip sweater-100% Ultra-Fine Merino 


















Neve's designs are versatile additions to anyone's wardrobe-whether that includes alpine or urban jaunts...no wonder Oprah's O Magazine anointed a Neve sweater as one of their favorite "things"...

Lindsey-1/4 Zip sweater-performance sport blend-with high performance textured polyester yarns

...and for 2012/2013 the Sport, Après Nordic, Roam, and Prima Belle  collections for women---that includes satchels and totes that matchy match up... 


Lila-1/4 zip + Orly -full zip--100% ultra-fine merino wool


















Zoe-back- 1/4 Zip 100% ultra-fine merino wool




















Zoe-in black, 
Zoe-in red




Allegra-1/4 zip sweater -performance sport blend

full zip 100% ultra fine merino



















Après Nordic-contemporary designs inspired by traditional patterns ...



Karin -full zip sweater 100% ultra-fine merino


Ava- 1/4 zip sweater 100% ultra-fine merino



crew neck dress 100% ultra-fine merino

Ella open neck dress 100% ultra-fine merino


Prima Belle are layering pieces that can be worn on their own---


Ultra-Fine Merino Wool/Silk Blend---fun nostalgic prints on 1/4 zip sweaters- Gondola (l) and Chamonix (r)

Lucy-Stretch French Terry -back view on a full zip jacket




















Traverse top and pant-polyester spandex blend






















no chafing-flat seams
Spindrift Top-1/4 zip super-fine merino blend





Cirque Pant-super fine merino blend-works as base layers-or leggings under long top




even if you don't ski---wear  these pretty tops and look the part...
Cortina 1/4 zip top ultra-fine Merino wool/silk blend

Courchevel-1/4 zip top ultra-fine merino wool/silk blend




















Ski Racer-1/4 zip top ultra-fine merino wool/silk blend




















Gondola-1/4 zip top ultra-fine merino wool/silk blend

























Grace Hat-acrylic ---

Carry it all around in style-with haulers that can hold a lot.


MIA-weekender bag and tote-sturdy with leather trim

Chamonix Totes

Chamonix Tote

















INFO- E-Commerce- Store Locator: www.nevedesigns.com

Hildi Bag-in 3 other colors too-Merino wool with leather straps