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FJÄLLRÄVEN Spring 2014 Apparel, Accessories, Kånken

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FJÄLLRÄVEN-a heritage Swedish (Artic Fox) outdoors brand that has serious fashion cred---debuted a few new styles for Spring 2014.


Say hello to the Kånken No. 2 ($125)-a premium update to the best selling Kånkens ($75)-that hark back (since 1978) to the haulers that Swedish school kids carry. Timely too-as the brand's weather tough G-1000® heavy duty fabric is now the textile of choice-so SMART…given all the personal electronics we all have.




Convertible straps, and chrome-free leather trims…a zipped outer and main compartment-make this a stylish and practical tote/pack. Seven colors…
FYI: G-1000® comes in tightly woven all- five versions…all can be  enhanced with Greenland Wax. Weather tough and breathable plus UVB protecting.

WHAT ELSE: Recently launched Number Series-adds a few looks to the tradition of carry-alls…in signature (re)wax-able G1000® fabric.





BACKPACKS…Ergonomic, durable trekking  backpacks have serious technical features including a user friendly Perfect Fit …

NIKE FREE TR4-Women's Athlete Footwear Jan. 1 2014

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Workouts and wardrobes have one thing in common: options. On any given day, a female athlete at the gym can choose from cardio, core and strength training. The number of combinations in the closet is even greater. But while every day may be different, the female athlete’s footwear needs never waver. The demand is for a versatile performance solution that doesn’t sacrifice style. The Nike Free TR 4 delivers on both asks, proving dynamic enough to handle most any movement in the gym and most any look in the closet. This versatility is highlighted by the shoe’s availability on NIKEiD, which enables female athletes to inject their own personal style into the footwear. Athletes in search of design inspirations can turn to Maria Sharapova. The global tennis icon collaborated with the NIKEiD team to produce a silhouette that sets the tone for the Free TR 4 on NIKEiD. Athletes can choose her color combination or create one of their own.


“There are a lot of things that inspire me wh…

FILSON ACCESSORIES-

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Filson's accessories are discretely high-end. Really. Right up there with all the monogrammed masstige haulers that sell for 2-3x more…for guys too. BUT better... initial free, with a the logo barely visible.


Quality leathers-vegetable tanned with water resistant Chromexcel finishes, panels of the brand's acclaimed Oil Tin Cloth, bridal leather trims, serious heavy gauge stitching, solid hardwear=nice nice NICE!




Duffel Backpack-Cordura, Lightweight Nylon and RiRi zippers-water tough and urban handsome…center zipper with leather pull looks cool and provides for easy access. Two double patch pockets and two sidewinders upper--plus handy-a rain cover hood that stows away.