Monday, November 14, 2016

Outerwear-Seasonal Chills and Warm Spells


Versatile crossover outerwear pieces-have to work for, travel, and layer well-it's just not a solid cold winter anymore...

Ex Officio goes urban urbane-women's outerwear- EMEI Trench-sleek clean lines, fleece lined, zippered hand pockets, cozy collar, fully taped seams, storm flap center zip and snaps-weather proofs a multi-tasking layer friendly style. $200 Men's Cosmino Jacket packable quilt jacket with Thinsulate® insulation, internal travel pocket system, zippered hand pockets,and chest pocket-with articulated elbows-helps you move-whole jacket rolls up into a neck pillow. $180

Ex Officio-Men's Triberg-Ex Officio $150 bonded micro fleece is warm and  water resistant, -interior and chest pockets-clean shirt look-last forever!

OSC (Outdoor Survival Canada) majors in serious outerwear clothing for frigid temps-but also has a few selections we think might work with the kind of weather we really have been having too...Sotla mid layer puffer (men) and Talini version (women) is water resistant nylon, all down filled packs into its own interior zippered pocket machine washable...pictured in slate/orange zipper

OSC-for when its super cold...this is a serious outwear jacket-AKIAK-entrax 800-moisture wicking and breathable lining, windproof/waterproof/stain resistant outer shell (critical seams sealed), 650 loft power premium down, removable hood, side zips for easy inside pocket, reflective piping, smart collar snowball, quadruple button snap system, inner cuffs, backpack straps grosgrain velcro protection system keeps cold out, heavy duty YKK zippers...well done! Cold rated -40ºC/F
L.L.Bean-not just the best duck boots-check this Signature Leather Jacket-"height of cool" bomber jacket...supple primo bison leather and a removable collar of genuine sheerly $449-selling out fast-only in sizes L and XL left

L.L.Bean-we think goes upscale in this hybrid workout-mid layer-or on its own jacket. Insulated core in flattering chevron pattern...
L.L. Bean Warm and Light Down of a roll collar-seams add flattering shape to this -zipped side pockets-650 -fill DownTek water resistant down, pearlized fabric with quilted stitching, slightly longer length for more coverage $99 

L.L.Bean Signature Quilted Bomber Jacket $179-lined with warm cozy quilted flannel and insulated with lightweight Primaloft, ribbed at the cuffs, neck and sweep, metal zipper closures and pocket closures.
Another great jacket-L.L. Bean Signature Waxed Cotton/Wool Jacket -warm, rugged and utilitarian-faux fur ruff and adjustable cotton drawcord  at cozy sherpa lined hood, front welt pockets with side entry, chest pockets with hidden zippers, interior ribbed cuffs, back tabs with snap adjust for a just right fit. $269  

Victorinox Swiss Army makes an outstanding collection of outerwear...clean urban lines, great fabrics, handsome design details  in custom quilted design, 100 grams of insulation, 6 color options too-Bernhold Quilted Overskirt $250
details-like Victorinox copper snap details

Erika II jacket -now on sale $297.50-LOVE fully lined bonded wool with leather sleeves, detachable hood, multiple pockets...this winter hybrid leather jacket-should keep most wearers warm throughout the winter...belt adds shape-rose gold belt loop keeps it in place.

Lithographer Jacket-soft durable lobby skin fabric, iconic silhouette -Primaloft down mix for superior warmth-cool details here- the metal clasp closures-to secure the storm flap over the zipper $395 sold out online of the xs-we think this men's jacket-was bought up by a lot of women...

Another Victorinox Swiss Army Jacket-we saw at the SOHO store...toggle closures, the woven wool pattern not he collar, multiple pockets,,,handsome wool addition with weather toughness-class lines-with heritage details...insulated too.