Splashes of color in outdoor-fitness-lifestyle wear-starts with Mother Nature's natural beauty -combined with human visuals...and enabled by fabric-textile breakthroughs-that allow the dyes to adhere, accordingly.
SOME HIGHLIGHTS from recent Outdoor Retailer Spring '16-mixed in with other NYC media events...
Street-wall graffiti-whether sanctioned or illicit-has inspired artistic renditions since cave dwelling days...
|comic book-graffiti designs...on a mountain bike BELL helmet-infused with anti-odor/microbial X-Static on board|
|Cordura Tough-Topo Designs|
|trendy white rubber outsole/foxing...with textured color blocked uppers-from Spanish MAIANS...bumped up espadrille, slip-ons =fantastic collection that was new to us!|
|peep-toe woven rafia sandal....even footbeds get logo print treatment...|
|PISTIL DESIGNS...haulers in nifty print...lined and features like zipped inner pockets for modern ladies on the go|
|this is great-from PENCIL ME IN COSMETICS-GRAFF ETCH serious pigmented pencils|
|PISTIL Designs bold floral-zipped cosmetic and wristlets|
|White Sierra-value priced outdoor-travel-performance wear for real people-showed this lovely burntout knit cotton-silky poly SHIVA and KALI series-soft to the touch-floral and swirly patterned -s/s tee with rolled sleeves and sleeveless tanks...in rainbow colors. Functional fashion tops ...trail to street wardrobe-makes a great travel piece.|
|raw edge neck finishes-stretchy material for curling up on packed planes---custom double dyed fabric NICE|
|FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED-bonus points to Mountain Khakis in this timeless cute Wildflower Dress made of soft silky rayon $80|
Heritage prints...madras and plaids are outdoor standards...
|MADE IN THE USA WOOLRICH blankets-archival prints...|
|ICONIC PLAID WOOLWICH print-in a winning daypack collab with TOPO Designs|