Thursday, July 9, 2015

CAMO PRINTS FALL'15-City+ Outdoors'Apparel/Gear/Accessories

Camo Selections:  Fjallraven, Bergans of Norway, Chaos, Carhatt, Mountain Khakis, Project, Smith Optics, Strong Volt, Ariat, Pakems, Sperry, Wolverine


Outdoor Retailer -encompassed the hunting bunch once again---though to a lesser extent then the Shots show---but still very present- as camo prints have always been popular... in either the licensed form (Real Tree, Mossy Oak, Multi-Cam-military)...or increasingly-in creative interpretations thereof-like we see in the NYC subway...

middle schooler...rockin' blue/grey/black camo print with pop of green. Bonus points...a notebook and pen
How popular is this print nowadays? Major fashion writers gushed about the new Army camo...we doubt that spend their off hours at target practice...
camo skinny

LRG top-not strictly camo-but inspired by-love this by Lifted Research Group-skateboard tinged lifestyle brand

 Some Highlights:

Fjäjräven jacket
 Scandinavian countries go for the orange...a color people we know who hunt say it really is the only way to be visible...when you don't want to be the target.

Bergans of Norway...ELGÅ vest-with 4way stretch, front pockets-hunting radio/mobile phone +internal+game pocket in back, sidesplit fro ez access to clothing underneath, internal elastic loop for wire-antenna loops on shoulder

Max 1 Advantage®-using 37.5 fabric

Camo Skirt-from Mountain Khakis-as versatile as a jeans skirt

Project-using Celliant® fabric-a fiber made with thermo-reactive minerals that are woven recycle and convert body's radiant heat into infrared energy back into body-(nifty) ...that boosts circulation, increases tissue oxygen levels, and regulates body temps. Celliant Heat-serves up breathable insulation too. Project is a tech savvy performance wear company out of Australia-with triathlon, volleyball and snowboard lines that really impressed.
CHAOS beanies...acrylic knits=cute

Smith Optics Goggles and durable head protection with Lifestyle fit system, 9 air vents,, airflow climate control, Snapfit ear pads, AirEvac 2 ventilation ...Snow Helmet

Strong Volt portable power-solar power with Sun Track Technology lightweight, fold-able and charges up sun or clouds via a onboard processor, indicator lights for 411 on sun charging appropriateness
CARHATT Standard (and a Lux) Workpack-unisex-water repellent, abrasion resistant
The Original Muck Boot company-hunting+outdoors waterproof comfort-cushioned EVA midsoles, structural rubber support guards, toasty fleece or airmesh lining, anti-friction etc® sockliner and multiple flex points, Spandura® for abrasion resistance, rubber+toe heel guards, aggressive outsole-in bunch of styles-including all terrain athletic hunting, high performance and snakeproof boots-

ARIAT-workwear gone camo-Groundbreaker Pull On square toe-with heavy duty Duratread® outsole. safety toe rated, mesh lining, steel toe, 4LR support +cushioning for all day wear.
Ariat Hybrid All-Weather waterproof and Goodyear Welt Construction-wide square toe, full grain leather+neoprene upper, mesh lining, 4LR support +cushioning for all day wear, high rebound insole.
Lightweight packable PAKEMS-rubber outsole, faux fur lining, durable rand construction keeps water out, DWR finish, zipper pocket at top fits credit card,keys and id (great idea)...comes in a tote bag for portability. Cortina-in pink camo =FUN-Shark Tank worthy
Sperry Boatyard Chukka shoe($140) -a waterproof leather/mesh upper-breathable membrane (Sperry WaterBlock™)-Real Tree
Sperry VOYAGER SLIP-ON $120 removable compression molded EVA footbeds-sport the right contrast color-in orange...and blue for the grey/black one. Super lightweight. Delivers July.

 From Wolverine...many camo boots and slip-ons-for men and women...
new for lace and slip on mock with stretchy inserts...

King Caribou III waterproof + insulated with 3M™ Thinsulate™-800 grams(!), compression molded EVA midsole with camo wrap, Wolverine TPU wrapped outsole, 900 denier poly upper seriously resists abrasion

Camo -Herschel Backpack---96th St. stop -imo---wear denim that fits...really, no one over 16 yrs old past their growth spurt- does this