Tuesday, August 11, 2015

GREY: SOLID On Colors Performance Athletic Wear/Gear Part 2

Outdoor Retailer, SIA, NYC


Adidas Outdoors, Big Agnes, Craghoppers, Khombu, LL Bean, OOFOS,Wear, Quicksilver, Roxy, Sombrio, Sperry Topsiders, Voormi, Watson's, Yeti



The shades of grey are a cliché ---but this neutral color---delivering in cooler to warmer tones -look great on their own-or with accent trims from neons to navy.
Go Grrrls...Snoop Dogg knows...a locker room secret psycher for the women's Lacrosse team where we swim-ALSO color visuals on how well grey, black and white look altogether
YETI Coolers-the Hopper leakproof, puncture resistant- portable soft sided cooler-2 sizes available $299...$349










SOMBRIO Mountain Bike Gravity Collection-Charger Shorts for racers-376g light...4 way stretch, DWR finish, locking zip fly with hidden snaps+velcro, Sombrio™waistband retention system, front zip pocket + lift pass retention cord, seamless crotch panel, sturdy seam construction + bar tack stitching throughout stress zones...good thing (ask Lenny Kravitz)
Watson's thermal basics...silk like layers-all no-itch+breathable including the new 100% merino wool, joining performance stretch and micro fleece pieces. Chafe free design-in a quarter zip...
BIG AGNES  takes all that sleeping bag know-how -terrific and unique stitch patterns...including this cute synthetic insulation-Columbine Skirt -in a  100% recycled polyester shell $59.97 that is water/wind tough, adjustable waist, angle zip pocket so one's personal stuff does not add inches to hip.
Craghoppers-50 years young-has a city to country, travel-outdoor collection-including a moto stylish Gatenby Jacket-in charcoal-insulated+waterproof (AquaDry rated 8000mm), asymmetrical zipper, super soft faux suede finish, pull up collar w/ buckle closure for warmth, back hem vent, 3 zip pockets, nice logo detail on sleeve
interior polyester borg fleece lining





Craghoppers-Klinsey Jacket-$200 part of Elemental Forces-for "...travelers not tourists." Insulated +waterproof AquaGuard rated 8000mm, brushed polyester with WR Finish, poly satin lining-breathable too...6 pockets-2 welted zipper lower ones, inner stretch mesh and smartphone ones, removable hood with toggle adjusters- with removable faux fur trim, stud fastener storm flap with inner zip guard, ribbed inner cuffs
LL BEAN: MAINE LODGE DOWNTEK HOODIE $149-super warm and practical...on its own or layered under a shell core and hood insulated with water repellant Downtek with cozy raglan sleeves/shoulders, ribbed cuffs, center zip with storm flap protection side zipper pockets access when wearing a pack. Super lightweight.




chevron baffle stitching...flatters and keeps down in place---hood keeps warmth in.


Adidas Outdoor-tech wool zip jacket...with fixed hood....nice clean outdoor piece with feminine curves-has a modern urban aesthetic-wind/weather tough, zipper cage, zip pockets 





LL BEAN Fusion Knit Skirt $34.95-adoraboe-cotton/poly/spandex with flattering wide waistband
Obermeyer....waterproof 20,000 waterproof -(HydroBlock® Elite) breathable stretch fabric, seam sealed Charger $399
lot of features...like...full motion stretch and Snap-Away™ features- core lining-interior windguard, , integrated RECCO® reflector, extra warm lightweight comfort insulation, tethered Skytouch™ stylus, multi functional neck gaiter, adjustable waist, removable snow skirt, breathable back construction-CZV™ Control Zone Ventilation...YKK AquaGuard® Coil front zip,Primaloft® insulation (100grams)really well thought out!


goggle pocket=scratch free cloth-so smart...inner pocket



Polartec® fabric next to skin comfort, moisture wicking warmth
VOORMI-this is one very interesting story...a Colorado company with new tech wool fabric technologies uses Rocky Mountain High Country Merino Wool™(American Rambouillet)---bumped up --- woven in with performance fibers for highly durable wicking and/or weather tough fibers. Surface Hardened Woven Wool separates = ski employee favs...and clean style is positively Armani-ish. 21.5 micron  Rocky Mountain High Country Merino Wool™ reinforced with high performance nylon, DWR finish, 4 way patent pending stretch woven wool...city worth waterproof protection.
Jacket-has moisture wicking breathable lining...and pockets...zip+mesh...underneath high performance mid-layers with Surface Hardened Thermal Wool High E hoodie
closeup unique knitting-weaving proprietary technology...Core Construction Technology™ comfort of fleece with protection of a soft shell-waterproof woven tech wool=wow. 


Khombu men's
Khombu comes back with new outerwear----joining the footwear. This good looking waterproof (K Guard-membrane fluorocarbon free) Fleece Zip pullover-for women and men...anti-corrision zips with ez grab pulls, nice longer sleeves protective, pockets-including arm one...nice next to skin feel.
Quicksilver waterproof/breathable Dry Flight tech rated 10k, critically taped seams,  tricked out with pockets, thumbhole sleeves, powder skirt, 2 way adjustable hood with a brim, micro fleece chin guard, plenty of pockets-including for pass= streetwear influence with snap closure pockets.
Roxy-chunky knit neck warmer is fleece lined.


OOFOS athletic OOAHH SPORT slip-ons..that insanely comfy shock absorbing comfort  with arch support $59.95-in an eye catching slide-moisture+bacteria resistant to---so good for wet environments too. Grey will blue---sleek looking
SPERRY---flats are super cute and very comfy-the  SON-R FLEX  SPORT STRAP- meaningful shock absorption elevates this fashion style-for the slip-ons too...unexpected all day-comfort level -Adaptive Wave-Siping™ grips on the surfaces that demand it.Removable patented and interactive footbed with independent chambers improves sensory feedback $75

(Part 1): NAVY

PRINTS + PLAIDS + CAMO,   ORANGE (part 4), WHITE/BROWN (part 3) The Blues (part 5) 
 (Part 6) GREEN, (Part 7) Purples, Pinks, Mustard