Coronavirus, COVID-19, Quartz Co.. Fighting COVID-19: Medical Garments by Quartz Co.. Posted on Categories Brand Stories·EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on Fighting COVID-19: Medical Garments by Quartz Co.

Fighting COVID-19: Medical Garments by Quartz Co.

We recently spoke of Arc’teryx and its effort to equip the COVID-19 frontlines by producing protective reusable medical gowns. Now Quartz Co., another proudly Canadian company, joins the fight against COVID-19. On April 20th, the Quebec-based brand reopened its factory’s doors to start manufacturing medical garments such as masks, isolation gowns and medical hoods for … Read more ›

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What to Wear Outdoor Skating this Winter

Whether it’s heading up north for some skiing, heading to the woods for some snowshoeing, or in this case, lacing up and taking a few laps on the nearest frozen pond, staying warm, stylish, and cozy is essential. Here’s our guide on what to wear outdoor skating in Canada this winter. Outdoor Skating Essentials Whatever … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Kanuk, Mackage, Nobis, Quartz Co., Soia & Kyo, Vallier. Canadian-Made & Designed Winter Coats. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , , , , 14 Comments on Canadian-Made & Designed Winter Coats

Canadian-Made & Designed Winter Coats

Everyone has their favourite brands strategically chosen for various reasons —could be related to the style of the products, the materials used or even their origin. More and more Canadian-made and designed winter coats are made from domestically-sourced materials and fabrics in order to contribute to the growth of Canada’s economy and eliminate any unnecessary … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Mackage, Norrona, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Quartz Co., The North Face, Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Top 11 Winter Jackets for Women. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 11 Winter Jackets for Women

Top 11 Winter Jackets for Women

Wintertime is a chance to unlock your inner winter fashion diva and flaunt your style on the mountain, in the city, and at the local iced-over pond. Wherever you go this winter, you want to be warm and have a reliable winter coat to explore in the snow. Whether you spend your winters on the … Read more ›

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Quartz Co. Elia Jacket VS Canada Goose Trillium Parka

Picking a winter coat can be a thrill, but there are so many styles and brands to choose from so knowing where to start can be daunting and cause some people to wait until the last minute. The best place to start is with people who know winter—warm Canadian winter parkas made to combat winter’s … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Insulation Guide

You know Fall is here when the ground is covered in leaves, and usually that means winter is just around the corner. Whether you’re planning on buying a new jacket or shopping for a new sleeping bag, you’ve probably noticed that the outerwear in stores has all kinds of mini-guides to the technology, and insulation … Read more ›

Quartz Co.. City, Meet the Outdoors: Introducing the Altitude Sports X Quartz Co. Elsa Women’s Parka. Posted on Categories UncategorizedTags Leave a comment on City, Meet the Outdoors: Introducing the Altitude Sports X Quartz Co. Elsa Women’s Parka

City, Meet the Outdoors: Introducing the Altitude Sports X Quartz Co. Elsa Women’s Parka

Introducing the Elsa Parka, a made-in-Canada collaboration by Quartz Co. & Altitude Sports, two Montreal-based brands with significant winter outerwear expertise. This women’s parka is our fifth collaboration with Quartz Co.—but this edition is a true co-design that began with a blank slate. Quartz Co. tailored a progressive cut perfect for the lifestyle of their … Read more ›

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Quartz Co.’s Three Brothers: On Purchasing their own Factory and what the Future Holds

Brothers Jean-Philippe, François-Xavier, and Guillaume Robert own and operate Quartz Co., a Quebec-based winter outerwear brand specializing in Canadian-made jackets and parkas. We at Altitude Sports have been lucky enough to share in Quartz Co.’s growth, having collaborated on winter parkas the last five winter seasons.  We recently sat down with the three brothers at … Read more ›

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How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

From maneuvering your way through fresh powder on the slopes to making your way through icy city streets, staying warm is key when the cold months of winter roll around. Knowing how to choose the right winter jacket is essential to not only surviving but thriving in the snow. Some might have a selection of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Mackage, Quartz Co., The North Face, Winter. Most Popular Women’s Coats For Winter 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , , 6 Comments on Most Popular Women’s Coats For Winter 2019

Most Popular Women’s Coats For Winter 2019

As the frost begins to settle on the windows, and the last leaves of fall hit the ground, it’s time to prepare for the cold months of winter. Bundling up and staying in is recommended on those lazy Sundays, but when you’re on the go you want to stay warm. Finding the perfect winter jacket … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Mackage, Nobis, Quartz Co., The North Face, Winter. Most Popular Men’s Jackets For Winter 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , , , 5 Comments on Most Popular Men’s Jackets For Winter 2019

Most Popular Men’s Jackets For Winter 2019

With winter just around the corner, it’s time to make sure you’re ready for the cold days to come. If you haven’t found the perfect winter jacket, it might be time amp up the search. Style and warmth are essential when it comes to facing the elements. Looks aside, purpose and fit need to be … Read more ›

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Quartz Co. Edition Collection

Quebec winters tell the tale of massive snowfalls, cutting winds, biting cold and freezing rains. Who better than a Quebec company to counter the capriciousness of Old Man Winter with perfectly tailored jackets? Inspired by the icy landscape of their birthplace, those behind Quartz Co. offer performance wear with class and style. The entire Quartz … Read more ›