Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Fjällräven Backpacks, Apparel, and Han Wag Footwear Spring/Summer 2013

colors, colors, colors...

Kånken Original and Laptop 
words/images Judith Ecochard

FJÄLLRAVEN is popular here, first of all- because of the  rucksacks ...aka, Kånkens- that are made of durable nylon and available in a rainbows worth a colors.

$55-$100. The Save The Fox Arctic Collection Kånken is  in dual combo colors $75
Packer $60

What else: The Numbers Collection Bag...so easy to remember and pronounce...just numbered.

These hauler grabs- are made of G-1000® Original---a signature Fjällräven material - a cotton-polyester blend that's quick drying and water resistant...and tough, tough, tough!!!!
Vintage Shoulder Bag-$100

Vintage Briefcase---handsome $110
 -Foldsack No. 1 (bottom row_ and Totepack 01 (top) -$110 each

Vintage-in 30L and 20L sizes-$!!)

Vintage 30L and Vintage 20L $130-$150

Commute 15L/25L $70-$80 420D Oxford polyester, 840D Jr, ballistic polyester

right/left=Rucksack No. 21 15L, 20L, and 30L available-$150, $175, $200, Foldsack No. 1 middle-$110

Foldsack No. 1 $110 

KAJKA tough ripstop nylon available 55L, 65L and 75L for women and 65L, 75L, 85L and 100L for men
New to us...this label-named for the Arctic fox that's threatened for extinction---has a slew of technical gear and backpacks for sale...PLUS: products form the Save the Arctic Fox Collection -a portion of which gets donated to arctic fox conservation.
AKKA Dome Tents...Free Standing Construction, 30D Triple-Rip polyester, Silicone Treated for water resistance and PU coated taffeta nylon floor fabric 10,000mm water column $600, 7.9lbs.  Sleeping Bags come in two and three seasons-made of 90-95% goose down, 10-5% feather with various Fill Power. $300-$420

easy raise front /back flaps

We didn't have enough time to get all the technical details but these backpacks are definitely full of features...with D rings, plenty of zippered compartments, padded back/waistbelt...adjustable padded shoulder straps. and very interesting-a Birch Wood Frame.

$360, $380, $400-Fabrics: Vinylon F: 100% polyvinyl alcohol, 600D polyester -also available in black and forest green. Super Cool.

Ochre Greenland Jacket $220 G-1000® 
Apparel---gets numbered too...and we think are urban as well as mountain friendly-made to withstand the harsh climates...or the tough environs of a city street during a downpour...
Eco-Trail Jacket $4000 serious waterproof 3-Layer/30,000mm  made of 100% recycled polyester--- durable shoulder  fabrics backpack, hood with high neck snap 

Eco-Hike Jacket-2-Layer/15,000 mm waterproof $350

G-100® Lite stretch $200

lightweight nylon-w/attached hood...

inner pocket, waist hem with pull tabs, water resistant two way zip

hood rolls into collar of Jacket No.67 made of G-1000 Heavv Duty and G-1000 Eco

tab pulls 
Greenland Hat $40 -G-1000® Original
Han Wag is a German brand of hiking boots...
Han Wag-made of chrome-free tanned leather-genuinely double stitched construction NICE.