Tuesday, July 22, 2014

SNOW/SKI OUTERWEAR/ACCESSORIES SIA SNOWDOWN F/W 2014/15 Part 1



NYC PREVIEW: SEIRUS, TRANSPACK

At the hottest time of the year can be an odd time to focus on northern hemisphere winter needs…but the recently past coldest season -was that COLD…that we had no trouble seeing/wanting insulating/warming options ahead of time.

Highlights:

pictured-Seirus HeatTouch Ignite Mitten $374.99-Ladies S-M-L

Seirus the company resides in sunny San Diego…but manages to conjure up cold weather essential solutions where it's needed-for face, neck,  hands and feet,

New for 2014…HEATTOUCH™ rechargeable mitts and gloves…with 3 settings offering between-2-6 hours of warmth….fired up with a tiny sliver of a battery that is barely noticeable-an advantage over other heated products in the market.



tiny sliver of a battery…credit card size

HEATTOUCH™ INFERNO™ leather insulated glove available now--the HEATOUCH™ IGNITE delivers soon---one hand pull cinch and cuff and buckle adjustment at wrist, Flexible Fusion™ back panel warms the entire back of hand and wraps around fingers. Just push the button to control settings+on/off. EASY. $374.99
heat index indicator button--- is that tiny button

Also new and super handy for runners, surfers, fishing flyer types … really anyone outdoors bound…the super lightweight completely waterproof warm/breathable gloves-XTREME Hyperlite AWG with touch index finger.



Xtreme Hyperlie All Weather Glove with Seirus SoundTouch $49.99…lycra cuff and patent pending form fit design---need a snug fit for the touch part to work, imo, 100% waterproof and breathable ---may not be the case with personal electronics though HA $49.99



PLUS-HEATWAVE Thermal reflective glove liners ($19.99), socks ($34.99), gloves/mittens ($39.99 apiece), and skull caps ($24.99)---that capture+ reflect the body's heat back to the wearer ---via special thermal reflective lining. 
HeatWave socks, beanie hat, and gloves


FYI HEATWAVE™ gloves/mittens currently come in several versions…including waterproof/breathable Gore Tex® priced ranges around $49.99-$79.99

http://www.seirus.com

TRANSPACK's inventive (and patented) ISOSCELES STORAGE SYSTEM™trapezoid design is an amazing way to carry weighty snow/ski equipment that is so fab-we use as our triathlon transition bag where we haul around lots of 'stuff' for the swim, bike, run…

New for Fall-Winter 2014/15---get cozy warm with the clever HEATED BOOT PRO BAG 37L…that we think might serve to heat up feet…especially during long airplane flights.
The interior compartment is heated via a rechargeable battery using a 'regular' three temperature plug in cord as well as a 12 volt car plug (smart!!!). Of course-designed to carry a helmet too…$209.85

Other details Made of super tough DWR 1680 ballistic nylon fabric, water resistant tarpaulin bottom, shaped adjustable neoprene comfort shoulder straps, cell foam padded back with ID holder, plenty of inner/outer compartments including a stowaway one for shoulder straps, top handle made of comfort grip rubber, side zip pockets with reflective pops, and double locking and self repairing zippers.



electrical plug-zips away when not in use



patent pending BOOT HUB HINGE DOOR TECHNOLOGY-safe helmet carry 



Competition Pro in an extra large size…pros hail around a lot. Extra outer grab handle-handy!

ALSO NEW-COMPETITION PRO $199.95 72L -jumbo sized backpack can carry boots, helmet, helmet with a face guard and other meaningful protective gear. Side boot pockets with air/water drainage grommets, coated water resistant extra large central compartment with a  front vertical zipper for ez access, PLUS…a lot of the the DNA of Transpack haulers-made of super tough DWR 1680 ballistic nylon fabric, water resistant tarpaulin bottom, shaped adjustable neoprene comfort shoulder straps, cell foam padded back with ID holder, plenty of inner/outer compartments including a stowaway one for shoulder straps and waist belt, top handle made of comfort grip rubber and padded foam front grip handles, side zip pockets with reflective pops, and double locking and self repairing zippers.

inner mesh pocket under cover-easy grab of glasses/goggles/ keys

 ISOSCELES STORAGE SYSTEM™trapezoid design backpacks come in several "Classic" models including kid sizes-some with fun graphics+colors…XTW Classic  40L size 600 Denier polyester...
like the white---TRV PRO 54L---fleece goggle pocket inside front lid doubles for personal electronics
The hard case rolling ski and snowboard carrier we loved so much at the last preview---is available now ($219.95).

http://www.transpack.net