Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia. The History of Fleece. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on The History of Fleece

The History of Fleece

There are many reasons fleeces are a wardrobe staple. They are a cozy stand-alone layer in cooler weather and also make the perfect layering piece for a chilly, fall or winter day. With so many styles available, you’re sure to find one that you’ll love. The popularity of fleece took off when a company called Malden … Read more ›

Patagonia. What is Recycled Polyester?. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on What is Recycled Polyester?

What is Recycled Polyester?

When many people think of polyester, they don’t think of the plastic bottles that take up space in vending machines or the coolers at the grocery store. We all know that too often these bottles find their way into the garbage and end up in a landfill, leaving a wasteful footprint. For this reason, you … Read more ›

Patagonia. Patagonia Men’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pull Over Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Patagonia Men’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pull Over Reviewed

Patagonia Men’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pull Over Reviewed

I had a Patagonia Synchilla fleece before, a long time ago.  It was a pull over like this one, in a green and blue colour that I liked very much.  It had a marsupial pouch in the front that I did not like very much, because aside from keeping my hands warm I couldn’t really … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked.  Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Birkenstock, Carhartt Work In Progress, FIG Clothing, French Connection, Icebreaker, KAVU, Merrell, Patagonia, prana, Smartwool, Sperry, The North Face, Travel. How to Dress Comfortably For Plane Travel. Posted on Categories Apparel·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress Comfortably For Plane Travel

How to Dress Comfortably For Plane Travel

Comfortable plane attire is a must for flying whether you’re on a long flight or not. Running through the airport to catch your flight or simply sitting for 9 hours until your next layover in restricting and uncomfortable clothing and footwear is not ideal. In some cases, such as flying for work, your attire must … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Bang & Olufsen, Barbour, Brunton, Clif Bar, Eagle Creek, Goal Zero, hydro flask, Instance, Klean Kanteen, Mizu, MyPakage, Nathan, Norrona, Patagonia, Prestel, Therm-a-Rest. 15 Carry-On Essentials Not to Forget For Your Next Flight. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 15 Carry-On Essentials Not to Forget For Your Next Flight

15 Carry-On Essentials Not to Forget For Your Next Flight

Packing for plane travel can be stressful for some especially if they aren’t flying often. For those who fly regularly for work or pleasure, you develop a routine subconsciously and packing becomes second nature. Whether you’re on a long flight or a short flight, there are a few carry-on essentials which are necessary to keep … Read more ›

Birkenstock, Brixton, Cole Haan, Garmin, GSI outdoors, Hunter, Icebreaker, Lolë, Mizu, MPOWERD, Patagonia, Prestel, Smartwool, Sorel, The North Face, Victorinox. Top 20 Stylish Chalet Essentials For Women. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 20 Stylish Chalet Essentials For Women

Top 20 Stylish Chalet Essentials For Women

After a long and chaotic week at work, there’s nothing better than packing up and heading for a calm weekend at the chalet. With no wifi or cell service, you may actually get to finish your book you’ve been meaning to read for the last month. Curl up in your favourite hammock or get out … Read more ›

7 For All Mankind, Big Agnes, Birkenstock, Blundstone, Bogs, Bushnell, Filson, Fred Perry, Goal Zero, GSI outdoors, Icebreaker, Light My Fire, Opinel, Patagonia, Prestel, Stanley, Timberland, Watkins. Top 20 Best Chalet Essentials For Men. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 20 Best Chalet Essentials For Men

Top 20 Best Chalet Essentials For Men

A weekend at the chalet is about leaving your work attire at home, ignoring your emails and becoming one with nature. So, grab a book and sit on the porch listening to the birds sing. If you’re a fisherman, grab your trusty Stanley cooler and head for a day on the lake to catch some dinner. … Read more ›

Birkenstock, Columbia, Dakine, Helly Hansen, Herschel Supply, KAVU, Maui Jim, O Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 17 Stylish Essentials to Complete Your Feminine Beach Look

17 Stylish Essentials to Complete Your Feminine Beach Look

What better way to enjoy the summer than to spend a day at the water’s edge, both feet buried in the sand? Quick, put on your best swimsuit, and go jump in some waves! Whether you are kicking off a beach volleyball game or working on your tan, a day at the beach always goes … Read more ›

Brixton, Burton, Herschel Supply Co., Nixon, O Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Get the Beach Look For Men

Get the Beach Look For Men

The sun is shining and the temperatures are skyrocketing! Take out your parasol, put on your best swimsuit and dance, the beach is waiting for you. Whether you plan to surf a few waves, take a long walk in the sand or just relax in the sun, do it in style. Discover the essentials that … Read more ›

Billabong, Body Glove, June Swimwear, Patagonia, Swimwear, Volcom. Top Women’s Swimsuits 2017. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Women’s Swimsuits 2017

Top Women’s Swimsuits 2017

What better way to get prepared for fun in the sun and welcome the hot, sunny weather than swimsuit shopping? When the forecast shows sun across the board, it’s hard to hold back the excitement and giddiness for the approaching beach season.  Swimsuit styles vary from year-to-year and so do the colours. This year, we’ve … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Columbia, Fjällräven, Patagonia, The North Face. Top Women’s Dresses to Wear to a Casual BBQ 2017. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , 1 Comment on Top Women’s Dresses to Wear to a Casual BBQ 2017

Top Women’s Dresses to Wear to a Casual BBQ 2017

Whether you’re looking for a cute dress for a new spring fling or you’re heading to a friends for a BBQ, finding that perfect style, fit and colour is essential. For a casual BBQ, you don’t want to be that gal that’s all dolled up in her finest evening gown and stress about dripping mustard … Read more ›