In a press release published yesterday, VF Corporation announced they have reached a definitive purchase agreement with Icebreaker, to be completed in early 2018.
Smartwool Corbet review, hybrid Merino mid-layer
Smartwool’s updated Corbet 120 jacket is a great mid-layer for 4 seasons outdoor adventures
Element Pure launch new baselayer fabric on Kickstarter
It is good to see more and more options for environmentally friendly fabrics in the outdoor industry. New brand Element Pure developed Tencel for baselayers and it has now launched on Kickstarter.
Odlo introduces new baselayers for AW15/16, wins ISPO award
Always make sure you’re one step ahead, that’s the motto of Norwegian brand Odlo. They’ve grown a lot since their debut in 1946 and now offer a wide range of technical styles for snow sports, running and biking. The newly introduced Blackcomb Evolution range of baselayers won an ISPO Gold Award in the baselayer category.… Continue reading Odlo introduces new baselayers for AW15/16, wins ISPO award
The new stuff from Icebreaker this spring/summer
We are well into the spring/summer collections now and we’ve spotted some interesting articles from leading merino designer Icebreaker. Some new, some improved, all made of the same base material: wool.
Review: SmartWool PhD HyFi Half Zip merino top
Today we are reviewing the SmartWool PhD HyFi Half Zip top. When I heard about SmartWool’s new PhD products for this winter and looked at the HyFi and the SmartLoft jackets, I immediately thought they would be ideal to take climbing. I always climb in merino baselayers but none can cut it for winter. Although… Continue reading Review: SmartWool PhD HyFi Half Zip merino top
New Fall-Winter collection from SmartWool brings more versatile wool layers
Merino specialist SmartWool is introducing new items for its Fall Winter 13/14 apparel refresh. From new base layers to mid layers, we’ve spotted some interesting gear that is not just relying on the wool’s properties to be useful.
Cocona going all out at OR with new insulation, PRO and merino products
Last week at OR Show, Cocona showed some of the new products they will make available to their partners for Fall/Winter 2013. Those use the company’s patented Cocona Active Particles technology made from discarded coconut shells.
Review: SmartWool PhD socks
We know how to dress our body with layers of clever fabrics but let’s not forget what part of us is in contact with the ground: our feet.
New SmartWool socks get stronger the more you wear them
SmartWool, the merino wool specialist, will update its range of PhD socks with a new collection called Performance. Coming this fall, those new stronger socks should bring better performance and durability compared to their predecessors.
Review: SmartWool Teller Tech Zip Merino top
SmartWool were the pioneer in using Merino wool to make outdoor apparel and they are still one of the main players on the market. Today we are looking at the Teller Tech Zip, a top from their new Trail range we talked about before.
SmartWool spring 12 collection comes with new technical trail line
For their new spring collection SmartWool are adding a new line aimed at the trail. The new products are of course based around the brand’s favorite material: Merino wool. And you know that here at Gear Exposure we like Merino.