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Sustainable Brands We Love

Sustainable brands are on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Bags, shoes, boots; recycled plastic, cork, hardwear; PETA approval, bluesign certified, vegan-sourced—the move to better living for a better future is in full effect and we are all in the middle of it.  Nothing gets us more excited when we see new brands with an environmental … Read more ›

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The North Face: Gearing up for Spring with Futurelight

Back in October, we were introduced to the future of lightweight waterproof apparel with the Futurelight Collection from The North Face. After years spent trying to develop their own waterproof technology, The North Face finally found a way to rework their membrane to allow air to escape, while completely stopping rain and snow from entering. … Read more ›

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Progressive and Ethical: Introducing Girlfriend Collective

Sporty girls, supporters of ethical brands, fans of athleisure and Tadasana, make room in your closet: Girlfriend Collective has arrived. Launched in 2016, the brand made its mark in the fitness world and covers all the bases of a sought-after clothing company. While high-rise waists, silky textures and compressive fits are greatly appreciated features, their … Read more ›

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How to Create Your Yoga Haven at Home

Stop and take a deep breath. Practiced around the world for centuries, yoga seems to be more popular than ever. Many turn to this practice to increase their well-being, from relieving stress to increasing flexibility and beyond. A great thing about yoga is that its practice takes up very little space. This means you can … Read more ›

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How to Clean Your Rain Jacket

You’ve found the perfect rain jacket. It’s lightweight, wind-resistant, waterproof, and stylish. You’ve invested time and money to purchase this jacket. But like any good investment, you want it to last. Even the most durable and water-resistant jackets will begin to lose their effectiveness over time. That doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with the jacket … Read more ›

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90’s Retro Performance: The North Face Extreme Collection

We wouldn’t be surprised if The North Face dug up their latest collection from a time capsule they buried deep underground back in the 90’s. Either that or they’ve found a way to time travel. Whether they’re releasing futuristic new waterproof membranes like FUTURELIGHT or going retro with the Nuptse, they’re travelling through space and time … Read more ›

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Get Ready to Rock the Columbia Icon Collection

The best styles of the ’80s. The best colours of the ’90s. Now in 2020, they’ve been remastered to create the all-new Columbia Icon collection. Discover windproof pants, waterproof shells, warm fleece and more fresh, comfortable staples. Brighten up your spring wardrobe with pops of colour and get ready to rock these retro styles! Helvetia … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, BLACKYAK, Columbia, Filson, Futurelight, gore-tex, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Best Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , 11 Comments on How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

Outdoor enthusiast or not, when it starts to rain, you want to stay dry. With the number of technical terms used to describe clothing, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a quick guide on how to find the best rain jacket for your needs. What’s the difference between waterproof … Read more ›

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Asics x Reigning Champ: RCxA Performance Streetwear Apparel

Seen on the feet of leisurely joggers and marathon runners alike, Asics is one of the first names that comes to mind when you hear running. They’ve established themselves as leaders in running apparel and intuitively designed running shoes. Vancouver-born Reigning Champ has been around for over a decade and in that time they’ve managed … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Eagle Creek, Filson, hydro flask, Icebreaker, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face, Thule, Travel, Vans. Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Travelling by plane, whether for business or pleasure, is a reality in many people’s lives. While some people seem to bring their entire wardrobe every time they fly, others have mastered the art of ultra-light travel.  What should you pack to travel light? I’ve been traveling for most of my adult life and have learned … Read more ›

Brixton, Fjällräven, GSI outdoors, Nixon, Smartwool, Snow Peak, Sorel, Therm-a-Rest, Ucon Acrobatics. Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2020. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Gift GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2020

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2020

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner which means love is growing in the air. Pink, red and white hues add a festive touch to shop windows and romantic deals for two are popping up everywhere you look. Looking for that perfect gift for your special someone? Whether your partner is a chic and sophisticated urban … Read more ›

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Topo Designs Mountain Fleece Review

Before we get into my review of the Mountain Fleece, a Topo Designs fleece top, I should say I’ve always wanted to be one of those athletes that celebrates winter. I have often wished that I could fly down the ski hill with icy pellets bouncing off my face, still sporting an ear-to-ear grin. Or … Read more ›