Thursday, July 25, 2013

SIA SNOWDOWN 2013 Quicksilver, Roxy, BENCH

SIA SNOWDOWN Media Event NYC
Part 4

Quicksilver (men's) and Roxy (women's)-offer up winter and summer attire for athletic pursuits and street wear---for that wearer who wants credible apparel at affordable prices...without giving up the necessaries. Fall 13/Winter 14---are top of the line technical separates featuring textiles and trims from industry stalwarts like Gore-Tex® (waterproof/breathable/windproof, 3M™ Thinsulate insulation, and YKK® zippers.

QUICKSILVER's Travis Rice First Class 2L Gore-Tex® (guaranteed waterproof +breathable)  $479.95-100% nylon 2L Gore-Tex® ripstop shell, closed cell mesh lining (moisture management), 2 way adjustable fixed hood, removable PU tafetta powder skirt w/ lycra stretch panel, kidney warmers, media pocket, lycra thumb gaiters for great fit, YKK® adjustable zips w/ autolock sliders, reflective logo pops, long slim fit
Dubbed the Premium and Premium Black collections...the jackets/pants join the pro snowboarder lines of Travis Rice and Torah Bright...all with characteristic prints and colors that are the DNA of the brands. And all the jackets and pants sport the kind of details we see at other brands---but at higher prices.
Ochre Pigment print-other colors available-plus fleece guard chin, attaches to pants goggle cleaner +interior mesh pocket...plenty of outer pockets too








removable stretchy powder skirt-ez access media pocket

adjustable waist pants zips into jacket system....Travis Rice  2L Gore-Tex® North Pass Pant-tafetta lined w/ brushed tricot  seat + knees, fully taped seams, relaxed fit...YKK® zips w/ autolock sliders $349-several color options

PU tafetta boot gaiters w/ lycra stretch panels, zip bottom leg gussets, durable hem reinforcement so won't shred while walking to parking lot

Pre-shaped, warm mittens w/ Hypora® 10,000  inserts-nice hardwear details-that can scratch off ice on snowboard- and  Amara thumb fleece nose wipe-Travis Rice Natural Glove $79.95

leather palm, thumb and cuff-adjustable w/ leash-denim rivet...functional edge



Roxy's Torah Bright Luminous jacket $279.95 3m™ insulation in DWR nylon/poly jacket in a pretty diamond quilted emboss tafetta, fully taped seams keep wet out,  internal  media pocket w/ zip, internal goggle pocket w/ cleaner, sleeve pass pocket, finger warmer wrist gaiters,  YKK water resistant zips, long fit -
over the Torah Bright Glisten Bib $199.95 w/ 40 gram insulation, reversed brushed tricot-tricot lining for comfort, critically taped seams, adjustable waist, bottom hem reinforcements, zip bottom leg gussets-flattering slim fit, belt loops and ticket holder, mesh lined venting
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removable PU tafetta  powder skirt w/ lycra stretch panel,

one way adjustable fixed hood



Torah Bright Supernov Pant-attaches to jacket $159.95-40 gram insulation, reversed brushed tricot-tricot lining for comfort, critically taped seams, adjustable waist, hem lift system, snap bottom leg gussets-flattering slim fit, belt loops and ticket holder, mesh lined venting


Torah Bright Stargazer Glove $89.95 100% leather w/ brushed tricot lining and 120gm 3M Thinsulate padding w. Hypora insert, zip closure, leash, mid cuff length w/ one hand closure, -pre-shaped

Torah Bright Vivid Jacket $199.95-insulated poly/rayon jacket-w/ critically taped seams, DWR finish, 2 way adjustable hood-internal  media pocket w/ zip, internal goggle pocket w/ cleaner, sleeve pass pocket, finger warmer wrist gaiters,mesh lined venting, regular fit

detail-sleeve pass pocket and faux leather logo-w. cute flap/snap-in dress blues-like military

Detention Pant-$199.95-DWR and stretchy-lined and taped seams-like the stretchy yoga band high back waistband and denim look of jeans-cool YKK metalux zip, zip bottom leg gussets, slim fit

soft yoga waistband protects back for the cold...
denim styling back pockets-Biking Red-other colors too


The Roxy Premium Collection Ridgemont Jacket-slim fit nylon waxed DWR w/ 2 tone dobby poly center-cool slim fitting-w/ 3M Thinsulate insulation, micro polar fleece lining, fixed PU taffeta powder skirt, fully taped seams, 1 way adjustable hood, finger warming wrist gaiters, YKK metal lux zips, helmet compatible

Quicksilver-The Premium Black Collection-Forever 2L Gore-Tex® Jacket in Oil Yellow/Slate Green $299.95-fully taped seams, tafetta lining, 1 way adjustable hood, stretchy fixed powder skirt, Lycra thumb gaiters, YKK® Aquaguard zips w/ autolocks. Print version in collab w/ photographer Corey Arnold







BENCH is lifestyle company-serving up urban- appealing separates,  knits, functional jackets and insulated vests, plus urban sweaters/hoodies steeped with a street sensibility courtesy of the BMX/skate scene and the madchester music scene that blossomed in the late 80s...and rules on all over the world.

edge but weather tough w/ DWR finish...







From Manchester UK---where seriously,  football (soccer) must be the ruling sport...the 25 years old line -is already a hit in the former colonies (plus) as it is impressively reasonably priced-right in that contemporary spot above fast mass merchandise but below designer second labels.



insulated vest

hoodie-knit exterior-cozy micro fleece interior-street to slopes look 

tweedy sweater-ncie asymmetrical zips add shape+fit-Tally is lined with super soft micro fleece lining and has thumbholes for seal out the cold fit


plush zip fleece-wear collar up or down

insulated core with stretchy sleeves/collar-to layer or wear on its own

dizzy inducing? Fun optic print in a poly jacket brightens up a dreary day


cowl neck cozy knit

core insulated vest in bright yellow-w/ lint black crew neck

hood zips into collar-and the waist is gathered-no cold spots

Though some looks are def for the scenes off the slopes---there are several Bench jackets and knits (layer friendly)...think will appeal to those who want a lot of versatility in their garments.