Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Prints-Outdoor -Travel Apparel Beyond the Solids-Spring'16 Part 2


Outdoor lifestyle-urban wear that travels...feature ethnic-indigenous prints-in total or as trim details...reflects the world wide destination of its wearer.

Mountain Khakis-of course makes fab fitting khakis in that dusty fav-but has some feminine frills for the ladies that are as easy to wear-including this printed sleeveless frock -flatters all figures-EMMA DRESS $75
EDDIE BAUER...ikat -like print as front panels-in fitness capri...side solid black panels flatter -visual wise-and really, what women wants added 5lbs that all around prints bring on?
KRIMSON KLOVER wins the GOLD MEDAL for its prints -including this -ethnic diamond tunic-cotton/viscose

WHIMSICAL..airy and light-eyelet fabrics and hand drawn---begs for a summer breeze

Loved this sheer eyelet-by Eddie Bauer-don't see this sheer textile too much in the outdoors world. SO PRETTY

ICEBREAKER...New Zealand merino wool -functional blends get arty in SS16 graphic collection---via a collab with New Zealand artist Bill Cardon-Horton. Love the whimsy of this ---in pretty tank and coverlet-poncho with a hood. NICE!
SPLASHES OF TONES-Impressionistic -color waves-the surreal 4D take on nature that Krimson Klover showed...was a fav. Fashionistas -take note...hand painted designs are worthy stand-ins for black-beige apparel-pairs well with neutral separates.
on the right-Jane Porter dress-reminds us of the iconic original TWIGS print-of the Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress from the 70s. On left: Dream World cotton/spandex tunic 

Rain Over Me Sheer cardigan-in back-nice mix of solid white with print very wearable
more amazing -Colors of the Moment cotton/spandex dress

left-Bittersweet-cotton/spandex dress
love how ez his skirt is to slip on...aptly named MONET

Images of nature-digital prints-customization...are on hot trend in food packaging-at energy fitness snacks at OR (and all over the other food trade shows)---
Picky Bars-takes user submitted pics from is social media fans-and uses them on its packaging. Brilliant-right. talk about engaging millennial-and the bars are great, too!

this is kind of an adult take on baby food-is aimed at the endurance set or for a quick breakfast----MUNK PACK Oatmeal Fruit Squeeze

ADIDAS-All Outdoor Voyage AOP Shorts-features a print that's a satellite view of the Himalayan Mountains-Lightweight, quick drying UPF50+-adjustable waist w/ drawcord-  $59
women's fitness capri-from Adidas-with panels of a satellite view of Himalayan mountains...with solid inserts. NICE

Injinji's-new sunset in paradise---SPECTRUM performance crew -with printed upper using enhanced direct-to-garment print w/ specialized ink applied directly to fibers...COOLMAX performance...colors stay true.