Sunday, July 7, 2013

CANADA GOOSE Outerwear Fall 2013/14

Outdoor Retailer/SLC

New: Technical Shells + Children's Collection

Canada Goose-not surprisingly-has had to expand its production facilities in Canada as the label has really taken off as a go to functional and fashionable brand----

It was only a matter of time that this Toronto born company that we have reviewed for several years now-really established itself. Always a sign of "in"---subway riders wearing jackets---and these are not most likely-individuals who are outdoorsy types.

For those that are though-there are a whole lot of outerwear selections to choose from. No worries -the brand's Thermal Experience Index (TEI) helps narrow it all down to key styles- determined by warmth needs and activity levels ...via four categories Lightweight-active wear, Versatile-core warmth, Fundamental for everyday, and Enduring-for the Arctic bound.

New 3L technical shells-to layer or not-made with proprietary water+wind proof/breathable Tri-Durance™hardshell fabric...
Ridge Shell-W/M in variety of colors. Waterproof/breathable/windproof Breathable via Tri-Durance™ hardshell fabric-3L,  4 way stretch, smart details like angled cuffs w/ adjustable velcro for ideal fit/protection, left chest pocket w/ waterproof YKK® coil 1 way locking zip-w/ another one on left cuff pocket, pit zips of YKK® waterproof coil 2-way locking zips, center front zip also YKK® coil 2-way locking, longer cut in back added protection, reflective tape pops under sleeve and collar, .3 way adjustable helmet compatible hood. In Arctic Dust 

plenty of inner pockets-left inside security one w/ internal Canada Goose wire port, adjustable waist w/ elastic cord and one hand adjustable hem accessed through pocket-over Hybridge™ Lite 800 fill power Hutterite white goose Down vest-w/ stretch Lycra armholes, outside hand pockets, center front YKK® 2 way locking reversed coil zip w/ Canada Goose logo puller, quilt through design that packs down into exterior left pocket-made of Tensile Tech soft shell material that stretches is water resistant and breathable
Ridge Shell-brushed tricot lined interior collar for comfort/warmth, zipper cage for snug/comfy fit

Ridge Shell=one hand needed-3 way adjustable hood-helmet compatible, reflective tape

Ridge Pants-removable suspenders, adjustable waist, reflective trim-made of same  waterproof/breathable via Tri-Durance™ w/ 4 way stretch---details like zip cuffs easy on/off over boots

Ridge Shell-in red-with Logo Pom Torque 100% merino knit wool

Moraine Shell made w/ Tri-Durance™ waterproof/windproof, breathable, roll out hood that tucks away via zip compartment (shown rolled down) into pouch around neck, tricot lined collar. Handsome military style technical shell-YKK® waterproof zips, adjustable Velcro cuffs, reflective tape pops, 2 chest pockets w/ snapette closure, two hand pockets secured w/ YKK® waterproof zips, pocket flaps w/ snapette over zip, left inside security one w/ internal Canada Goose wire port---a great look anywhere-M/W in assorted colors-this is a Military Green.
NEW: The Youth, Kid's + Baby collections takes several iconic Canada Goose outerwear pieces-and styles down the sizes with added features that are kid friendly...and gives the outerwear years of wear potential...ensuring that "future explorers" have all the warmth and comfort they need. PLUS 35 styles that are machine washable/tumble dry low...and made of Resistor 40D-an abrasion resistant and durable micro-ripstop water resistant/windproof fabric that'll protect vs. the elements and survive all day activities.

Brittania Parka sizes xs-xl....Kid (and adult imo if one fits) friendly-w/ reflective trims, easy pull tabs, snap waistband adjusts for great fit, removable adjustable hood-remove ruff to clean, storm flap w/ military buttons over center front YKK® 2 way locking zipper, internal glove hooks -clipped up and away when not in use (handy!), recessed ribbed knit cuffs keep cold out, , interior stretch mesh pocket-interior zip security pocket, 2 lower fleece lined pockets w/ secured button flaps, longer thigh length, 

Hand Me Down label-an interior I.D. label to track down the "heritage" of the jacket...elasticized center back waist for adjustable fit

The Gosling Graduate System-allows easy hem lengthening of down-filled jacket+pants...keep the Canada Goose investment outerwear as kids grow
wide waffle pattern Vanier Vest sizes XS-XL pictured in Sunset Orange-w/ center front YKK® locking zip, 2 fleece lined welt pockets w/ zips, hip length w/ longer back, interior drop-in pocket+interior mesh pocket, storm flap over center front zip secured with Canada Goose logo snaps, reflective tape on back collar, interior color lined w/ brushed tricot for softness, elasticized interior loop to hold headphones...made of Arctic Tech-C.G.'s proven textile -water resistant, durable and warm. 14 colors

BOBCAT Hoody similar to Youth size Sherwood Hoody-lightweight warmth w/ 625 Fill power white duck down -w/ Goose I.D. hand me down label, and a quilted down filled hoody cut longer in back for added protection--- self packable into interior pocket, two fleece lined front pockets w/ zip closures, reflective details the length of front zipper+back hood, center front YKK® reverse coil locking zipper, cut longer in back for more protection, interior mesh pocket, interior collar w/ brushed tricot for no chafing, Canada Goose logo ribbon behind zip, stretch cuff binding for comfort +performance...pictured in Aurora Green-6 colors available

CUTE Pup Bunting--w/ a quilted down hood, reflective tape on center back hood in sizes 0M-24months. Lightweight and warm-625 fill power white duck down-pictured in Aurora Green-six colors

up Bunting converts from a bag to split-leg style of ease of traveling in car seat or carrier

our fav Elijah Bomber in Ocean Blue-w/ internal storm flap lined w/ brushed tricot for comfort, recessed stretch fleece cuffs convert to hand covers, reflective piping on opening cuff edged and side seams (white), Goose I.D. hand-me-down label, removable fur collar,  two drop front pockets w/ flaps and velcro closures, center front YKK® reverse coil locking zippers w/ reflective strips, machine washable -tumble dry low w/o fur ruff. 625 Fill power white duck down.Sizes 0M-24Months-five color options

more vests....adorable!!!

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Grizzly Snowsuit-in red...625 Fill power white duck down-warmth via recessed rib knit cuffs, interior collar lined w/ brush tricot, reinforced seat/knees w/ additional waterproof layer, reinforced elbow patches, interior stretch mesh pocket +2 side zipped lined w / fleece, center front YKK™ locking zip w/ storm flap protection, hand-me-down ID label, adjustable hood-removable, remove ruff for easy clean, internal glove hooks, reflective trim details, 14 colors-Arctic Tech fabric, sizes 2-7

PLUS-in adult sizes...pictured below....

Lightweight warmth-Lodge Hoody (men's and slimmer cut women's version)-750 fill power Hutterite white down duck-smart features-stretch cuffs, packs into brushed tricot   lined inner pocket for comfy travel pillow, two hand and one Napoleon chest pocket w/ zip closure, brushed tricot back of neck for comfort, adjustable hem, insulated front storm flap w/ brush nylon chin guard behind 2 way locking reversed coil zip, internal stretch mesh pocket, adjustable quilted tune hood, drop tail in back---easy layer under for added warmth

New Style=Montebello Parka pictured here in Arctic Surf-slim fitted for gals, military stylish-button details -w/ warmth via 625 fill power white duck down---details -right inside security pocket w/ zip closure, fleece lined chin guard, interior pocket embedded w/ a stretch one for cell phone/iPod w/ headphone access opening, internal elastic draw cord at waist, one way adjustable down hood, four front pockets secured by naps or military button closures, inernal shoulder straps for inside carrying, utility pocket on left sleeve, recessed heavy rib knit cuffs keeps the cold out...hits low on hip-19 colors (!)

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