Monday, May 20, 2013

CRAGHOPPERS World Travel Clothing Fall/Holiday 2013

Outdoor Retailer/SLC

Well here's to another British import with a lot of style, the Craghoppers World Travel Clothing company showed three major collections (Heritage, Active+Classic Outdoor, and Bear Grylls by Craghoppers) at the most recent OR tradeshow...with all featuring well made outerwear/apparel/gear that is famously weather tough and durable.


BroadShaw Jacket-synthetic insulation, lots of pockets-with Craghoppers proprietary AquaDry Membrane waterproof technology for protection
We started off with some English country inspired outwear jackets from the Heritage collection...that are made for warmth and dampness.

Mayman Parka-has a handsome herringbone tweed atop high-loft Sherpa fleece lining, removable faux fur trim hood + Craghoppers proprietary AquaDry Membrane waterproof technology for protection 

winter safari style-w/ storm flap snap closure over full-length zip

layer friendly-insulating vest (Gillet)  w/ hand warming side pockets big enough for maps, w/ AquaDry technology repels wet weather

Hallmoor Parka-w/ AquaDry technology + synthetic winter insulation coined Hot Pockets,  w/o removable faux fur hood

Koji Jacket -ergonomic body mapping and 2 way stretch w/ AquaDry membrane  waterproof technology, 5 pockets, brushed inner collar, zip-off hood+Hot Pockets for hand warmth
Adrik Jacket-2 way stretch +AquaDry Membrane waterproof tech, 2 waterproof zipped lower pockets + 2 zipped inner pockets, brushed chin guard

Versatile stretch is a big deal in performance wear-with Gore-Tex® and ClimaPlus-Craghoppers own insulation keeper wearers warm, dry and comfy in a slim profile-that's fashion-y, not bulky---and therefore a lot easier to travel with and clean.

Housley Jacket-flannel look fabric, faux fur trim hood, Hot Pockets for warmth, AquaDry Membrane waterproof technology
nice quilted pattern-long length

The Active and Classics line has versatile soft shells/jackets and mid-layers that are 3 seasons wearable.

HallMoor Parka in black

how smart is this-faux shearling lined-plaid wool flannel...


Bear Expedition Gore-Tex® Jacket--w/abrasion resistant patches, waterproof, 2 way hood adjustment 
Bear Gyrlls has quite the following with a television show capturing a worldwide audience (Man Vs Wild), best selling author-and millions of Facebook/Twitter followers.

Bear Expedition Gore-Tex® Jacket-grey/black

So ---with that in mind-it is no surprise that his apparel and gear collection would get some buzz at the show. Impressive yup-but so are the price points...fairly inexpensive for clothing and outdoor gear!
Bear Artic Down Jacket-on sale now-insulated down puffer-slightly extended hem, windproof ripstop, inner stormcuff+thumbholes, active fit, grown-on hood w/ toggle adjusters to front&back, 1 chest, 2 lower and 1 inner pocket, rubber moulded cuff tabs+storm seal, full length zip w/inner storm flap

Bear Polar Jacket-on sale now...hardcore-serious warmth, ribbed cuffs-thumbholes for secure fit, abrasion patches, high brushed chin guard, self fabric collar+zip-off  hood both insulated resists wind chills, weather tough/waterproof via AquaDry +900 down fill insulation-longer length, single handed adjustment to all cord pullers double stormflap over full length zip, elasticized snow skirt, velcro adjusters, 3 zipped chest pockets, 1 zipped pocket big enough for O/S map, LIFETIME GUARANTEE 

zipper pockets well placed keep water out too


no cold spots-

Fleece-insulating fluff with practical stretchy side panels

Branded gear includes hydration+backpacks, sleeping bags, tents (pictured-the EasyUp patented hub design for Rapid Series tent for four people in included bag $189), dry sacs, duffles, camp pillow, sleeping pad, hammocks, utensils.