Monday, March 18, 2013

BERGAN'S of Norway Fall 2013 Performance Apparel

Norwegian Consulate's Residence-NYC Outdoor Retailer-SLC

Norway's version of to NorthFace (in a way)...Bergan's (of Norway) performance wear/gear is settling in as a well distributed collection in the USA...growing favor with adventurists and city dwellers, alike.
Vikke Jacket in Primula Purple, over Fjellrapp Lady half Zip base layer + Soleie base layer tights

technical wear less the high heels...Oppdal Jacket, Sirdal Pants
Since we have been covering the label for a few seasons---it's great to see the offerings expand into key pieces for the mountain-outdoors bound---and comfy warm, stylish lifestyle apparel that will ward off the elements for urban dwellers,
Perikum Wool Midlayer with Røros Coat

Beanie-lined with fleece-no itch!

great quilted skirt-Maribu-flattering-adjustable waist tabs...side zip for mobility---

Key fabrics form the basis of highly weather resistant pieces---including a technical wool  and modern textile fibers that are temperature regulating, moisture wicking,  and water resistant...and DERMIZAX™ NX-Bergan's proprietary 'ultimate' fabric-a waterproof and highly breathable, windproof and wicking, hydrophilic, monolithic membrane for high performance and three and two layers... and Bergan's Element®-waterproof, windproof, perspiration wicking and stretchy material.
Keith Patterson (Bergan's-left) with adventurer, polar explorer - and Bergan's sponsored -John Huston (r)

thumboles-perfect fit of technical Vikke 100% Merino Wool jacket

osen down/wool jacket over Hodlekve Pant

 Cecilie Down Jacket-toasty warm, highly packable

STRYN Softshell  Jacket-the ultimate jacket-water repellant/windproof

moisture wicking-plaid button downs double as lifestyle item

sweaters-cozy thick warmth 

retro patch---on wool sweaters

Several TechWool blend jackets...for women...cozy warm, with fixed hoods, and pockets...

Kollen Wool Lady Jumper-extended back, fixed hood

Hodlekve Freeride Jacket---wear hiking, snow skiing, or as street wear-waterproof protection-zippers-very cool looking-on the diagonal for easy access when carrying a backpack---or for venting, great pockets made from stretch netting for maximum ventilation-supple 4 way stretch politer outer fabric, waterproof/windproof
tough, stylish, made with input from Bergan's pro freeriders and made of Dermizax™ NX, articulated elbows +velcro wrist adjustments, tailored sleeve closure and one-hand elastic drawstring at hems...move easy AND keep warm!

Men's (S-XXL) and Women's (XS-XL) Hodlekve -with detachable snow skirt-hooks up with matching pants to form a whole suit...nice color waves too-all with 2 way YKK Aquaguard® zip in front w/soft microfiber storm guard. $499
Osen Down Wool Jacket-for layering or on its own-windproof breathable wool with core insulation. Men's

Osen Down Woo Jacket-for layering or on its own-windproof breathable wool with core insulation. women's

Downlight in Dark Tulip _Petex outer fabric  700cu in of 90/10 down

Cecilie Jacket serious protection...stretchy shell with extended back, fixed hood, waterproof, windproof,  3layer Dermizax™, 2 way zippers in front

fixed hood with wire reinforcement

under arm pit zips-cute reflective detail in back +zip pulls

Cecilie insulated Jacket-insulated with Primaloft®

Cecilie Wool Hoodie-extended back, fixed wool, -small pocket on back too
New-the Cecilie Skog line---co-designed with Norwegian adventurer
Cecilie Down Jacket

Cecilie Climbing Pants-drawstring with elastic inside in waist, thigh pocket with YKK zip/flap, articulated knee for movement

Cecilie Light Insulated Anorak-extended back, wind and water resistant, padded insulation via Primaloft One®,  fixed hood, side zipper-fits into front packet great for travel, back pocket too

TechnoWool Myrull Lady Coat

Windproof and water repellant Vika Softshell coat

Streetwear---microfiber materials that are highly weather tough-women's jackets...cut well...with great pockets and style.

Røros Coat  wool/cashmere/poly outer fabric with wool/poly insulation-windproof and water repellant $499

plaid shirts that are moisture wicking-and cut to flatter
women's plaid Tovdal shirt-withreinforced elbows, snap  buttons, chest pocket-loop wth snap fastener to lengthen  or shorten the sleeves


Several color waves available-this Perikum sweater---super soft-longer back, zip high collar...makes this a versatile piece.
a whole series of technical rucksacks featuring special carrying systems including the Glitterkinf pack with SPINE carrying system we wrote about...