Tuesday, November 15, 2016

SERIOUS STYLE -Functional Outerwear


Hitting the streets or the slopes with style-privately owned brands deliver on the fashion function equation-superbly!!!!

FELLER-founded by a fashion industry vet-has signature prints/patterns in weather tough waxed cotton including our top pic-this  SEATTLE CAPE $483 (with bold purple  lining=FUN) ...currently available on pre-order in solid and a print-though not the one pictured... NOW. OBSESSED 

FELLER-Queen Anne Trench $495-classic weather tough waxed cotton trench with a multi-ethnic print-fully lined with smooth 100% cotton. CHIC...

close up of paisley-ish swirly  print...

OBERMEYER-celebrates its rich heritage...with neat retro patch on some knits....

OBERMEYER...has several collections -targeting everyone human-from  the casual outdoor enthusiasts -maybe city located-to hard core mountain types...requiring tech heavy attire! Bonus-targeted teens collection as well as kids-toddlers too. Pictured from Women's Resort-DESIREE INSULATOR-active fit-but city slick-we like the snaps at the collar-design touch...made of HydroBlock® DWR polyester water resistant, insulated with Thermore® Classic-features a removable hood- interior removable purse pocket - engineered quilting, interior windguard with fleece chin protector, zippered tricot-lined handwarmer pockets, fleece lined collar- YKK Metaluxe™ zippers- barrel cuffs..women's resort collection.

Obermeyer Chamonix Jacket-water tough made from HydroBlock® Pro polyester stretch and YKK Aquaguard® coil front zipper, interior windguard, insulated with Primaloft® Silver (100 grams) -warm when wet heat retention, -waterproof features include integrated water resistant powder skirt with Snap-Away™ feature, detachable scratch free goggle cloth, Skier Crititcal™ seam sealing, and control zone ventilation with mesh gussets to dump heat when needed, removable insulated hood with drawcord adjustment, interior adjustable hem cord, interior pockets for electronics (w/wire guide), and goggles, chest zip pocket, zippered sleeve pocket- and zippered tricot lined hand warmer pockets fleece lined collar-stretch inner thumbhole cuffs-great fit, and articulated sleeves and anatomical shaping for moving comfort- plus key holder accessory ring...
Obermeyer-Sidley Jacket -waterproof features with Skier Critical™ seam sealing, integrated water resistant powder skirt with Snap-Away™ feature, CZV™ Control Zone ventilation with mesh gussets-and detachable scratch free goggle cloth-handy! PLUS removable helmet compatible hood with 2-way drawcord adjustment, insulated hood, bonded hood brim, extra soft fleece lined collar, interior electronics pocket with wire guide interior goggle pocket concealed wrist pocket (ski pass worthy), chest pocket and center zipper with top notch YKK Aquaguard zips that are corded for easy grabs, stretch inner thumbhole cuffs, hook and loop cuff tab closure, zippered lined hand warmer pockets-and drop hem...Ski Contour™ articulated sleeves, accessory ring, laser cut and bonded details, interior windguard. There's matching bib too...delivers in 3 color waves, -Women's Alpine.

Obermeyer-ALEXA Parka-has kinda this laid back normcore plaid style...but functions well beyond a hipster bar setting-made from HydroBlock® (waterproof/breathable) Sport fabrics with mechanical stretch, Thermal Zone Insulation-Thermcore® Aria in core, sleeves and hood-and Skier Critical™ seam sealing keeps snow-out. The faux fur trim is removable, adjustable interior waist cord adds shape, plenty of pockets including tricot lined handwarmer pockets hidden utility, interior electronics with wire guide, stretch inner cuffs, barrel cuffs, -2 way full length zipper-heavy duty YKK zippers, and interior windguard with fleece chin protector...women's resort

Obermeyer-guy's Fusion collection- has a few seriously street cred items-but is def back country-mountain worthy to-SUPERNOVA SHELL relaxed fit and is waterproof-fully seam sealed 3 layer shell with RECCO® rescue reflector. Control Zone Ventilation w/ YKK® Aquaguard zips-easy access double sliders- removable water resistant powder skirt with stretch panel, snap to pant system for snow protection, and articulated patterning for unrestricted mobility-boded decorative taping-and all in a generous cut easy to layer under...plus tech elements- like integrated helmet compatible hood with bonded brim-2 way drawcord adjustment, full inner bonded collar, adjustable shaped sleeve cuffs, YKK® Aquaguard zippers, loads of pockets-including interior mesh for goggles, drop back hem for sit down protection, 2 way full length YKK Aquaguard Vision front zipper_interior windguard with chin protection
ECO BONUS POINTS...Renewal Workshop="ENDING THE WASTE IN THE APPAREL INDUSTRY"-partners with major outdoor brands-collecting returned merchandise-hospital worthy waterless cleans them-reworks-repairs with Bluesign® approved-trims, zippers etc---repurposing 'new' returned items...THEN selling them again-sparing landfills discarded merchandise! Int he Indiegogo stage---invest and receive future credit.