Thursday, August 13, 2015

SOLID ON Color-ORANGE Part 4 2015 Performance Wear

DYNAFIT- a lot of colors on these ladies. Primaloft hooded jacket-Radical Primaloft skirt, Chugach Windstopper jacket+pant, +Radical Primaloft skirt, 
OR/SIA/NYC

Bergans of Norway, Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Dynafit, Grundens, Giro


We are confident: orange is not the new black---

For outerwear and some casual pieces, as the main deal or as trim...highly visible-bold orange is popular as a standout tone...in snowy environments or packed retail racks....aimed at the performance type of customers.
Not present-more mild demure tones ---of this fiery shade...as in pale pumpkin shade-which is very autumnal, imo.

one of the best launches in a tech pieces collection- delivered by Black Diamond...here's hoping the new team up top also delivers--- the love this brand of apparel deserves. Recon Shell in Octane (women's), integrated stretch powder skirt, dual internal stretch mesh pockets, 2 outer zip ones, compatible ski helmet hood w/ Cohaesive™ triple cord cinch-3 way pull adjustment, Windstopper® fabric, brushed microsuede collar lining for no chafe, YKK® PU coated flat vision center zip, Cohaesive™cord management hardwear at hem, custom molded cuff tabs. $499

Serious alpine protection:Mission Pro Pants -Black Diamond has that PIEPS™ Pocket=expanded cargo pocket w/ internal avalanche beacon harness +Poron® XRD Impact foam padding, boot access zips, cross access oversized expandable thigh pocket which is great cause you can get to your key essentials while sitting on chairlift- without your life falling out-and disappearing wayyyy below and find my iPhone's app is not gonna help, off set side vents for insta-cooling, top of the line Gore-Tex® Pro fabric waterproof/breathable, internal snow gaiters with elastic grips, integrated removable belt and belt loop waist, 2 way zip fly with double snap closure so no Lenny Kravitz spill-outs, articulated knees, Keprotec®reinforced instep patches -rip-free rides. $699 

Big Agnes Hole in the Wall....750 fill DownTek® down...repels water, vertical stitching delivers Insotect™ flow vertical baffling lightweight warmth in flattering fit of orange. Flow Gates™ prevent down from shifting around, adjustable draw cord at hem, thumbholes-no wrist reveals, draft protection behind main zip, textured zipper pulls for glove on use, interior+exterior pockets-including one acts as stuff sack-versatile jacket.
Bergans of Norway-techy 2L Myrkdalen Insulated jacket-is padded w/ heat insulting Bergan's Arctic insulation, Dermizax® membrane=waterproof+windproof, breathable, details like diagonal underarm zip vents ez access when carrying a pack, large handy front pockets, chest pocket, ski pass+a goggle pocket, detachable snow skirt that can attach to Bergans tech pants, Recco® reflector, articulated sleeves, velcro wrist adjustments, one hand drawstring at hem, ez to grab zip pulls, seam sealed to perfection.

Dynafit Denali Windstopper® Primaloft® insulated jacket-stretchy softshell, ez access side vents dump heat, weather tough -versatile-layer or wear on its own, adjustable hem, 
STIO-a few Spring looks that fit shoulder season...women's CFS hooded jacket stretchy poly spandex anorak with YKK® reverse coil semi-locking zippers-center front+hand +back for ez on off, custom zipper pulls, UPF50+ $129

Men's Azura Insulated jacket-STIO-like the embroidered logo detail, DWR finish installed w/ 60G Primaloft® Gold, brushed tricot chin guard, custom STIO-YKK zipper sliders, custom zip pulls, draft flap at center zip, elastic binding cuff, adjustable hem, plenty interior -exterior pockets-and it packs well for travel.


Grundens handsome classic marine jacket---specially formulated PVC over cotton twill, attached hood with adjustable drawstrings, storm flap...high snap collar, side pockets...like the gold metal hardwear details...

GIRO ANO ORANGE GAMEDAY Contact Goggles (a Met's fan???Knicks???)...adopt pronto to changing weather with new semi-frameless design, spherical sense by ZEISS, delivers with 2 pairs of lenses+ergonomic protective goggle and space sense case for travel, Seamless compatibility with Giro helmets, Snapshot magnetic interchange lens system (very cool), Expansion View Technology for great field of vision, anti-fog coating,


PART ONE: NAVY, PART TWO: GREY PART THREE: WHITE, BROWN, PART FIVE:THE BLUES  PART SIX: GREEN, PART SEVEN: PURPLE, PINKS, MUSTARD
PRINTS + PLAIDS + CAMO