Dare 2b Spring/Summer 15: New Technical Outerwear and Layers for Moving Fast and Staying Light
Dare 2b, one of the U.K.’s hottest young active apparel brands, expands its U.S. offering in 2015 with their Fast & Light apparel for mountain pursuits of all kinds, with distribution across North America.
Steeped in outdoor history, Dare 2b aspires to build pinnacle performance apparel for running up and down, walking when it gets too steep to run, jumping over streams, sprinting from angry wildlife and anything else you might do, on an adventure in the mountains.
Also new for 2015 is the Body Seamless technology, designed to reduce friction in critical areas during active sports to ensure you have maximum comfort at all times and at all levels of activity, for technical clothing with the versatility users need without compromising on the performance they expect.
“Dare 2b’s Fast & Light collection speaks to the fastest movers, whether competitive with others or just themselves,” says Lindsey Hayes, CEO Dare 2b North America. “Consumers and retailers are rapidly getting behind what made the brand a success across Europe. Dare 2b is all about active adventure and premium features at a high value price point and our Spring 2015 line offers the highest level of technology yet at accessible pricing.”
Dare 2b fast & Light includes Waterproofs, Mid Layers, Base Layers, Windshells and leg wear with technologies such as BODY Next To Skin Technology, ILUS Windshell and ARED waterproofing provide all day comfort and performance, regardless of your pursuit.
Men’s Spring/Summer 2015 Highlights
M’s Stalwart Jacket $150
The ultimate fast and light defense from the elements, this 4-way stretch shell is waterproof and breathable with taped seams, shaped hood with technical wired peak to keep rain out. Full front zip and underarm zips for ventilation, five pockets, adjustable cuffs and super light weight will make the Stalwart and everyday go-to. Available in Fairway Green/Trek Green, Pumpkin Orange/Burnt Salmon in sizes S-XXL (US).
M’s Obviate Softshell $90
Combining the protection of waterproofing and windproofing with the comfort of a 4-way stretch softshell with detachable hood, stretch bound cuffs, zippered pockets adjustable hem and super light weight makes the Obviate indispensible all year long. Available in Fairway Green, Skydiver Blue and Black in sizes S-XXL (US).
M’s Sustain Core Stretch $60
This versatile midlayer combines warm backed knitted stretch fabric with underarm mesh panels to make sure no one will see you sweat. Half zip for style and ventilation, rear pocket and reflectivity for the perfect storm of comfort, style and performance. Available in Skydiver Blue, Fairway Green and Black in sizes S-XXXL (US).
M’s Tenuity Windshell $70
Super light weight, the Tenuity is water repellent and wind resistant with a grown on hood, chest pocket, adjustable hem and packable into its own pocket for the ultimate in convenience. Available in Lime Zest, Skydiver Blue and Black, in sizes S-XXL (US).
M’s Mounted Trouser $70 and Short $60
Action-ready 4-way stretch fabric and multiple pockets are perfect for any summer outdoor adventure. Quick drying nylon/elastane fabric is lightweight and water repellent with and adjustable shockcord waist and hem system, belt loops and a zip fly. Trousers available in Black and Ivy Green; Shorts available in Desert Stone, Skydiver Blue, Burnt Salmon and Black in sizes 30-38” (incl. 33”). Trousers available in regular or long lengths.
M’s Enshroud Windshell $60
This convertible shell is not only water repellent and wind resistant, but also LED compatible with a rear zippered pocket and 2-in-1 design that allows the wearer to remove the sleeves while riding to turn it into a vest. Available in Neon Green, Fiery Red, Skydiver Blue and Black, in sizes S-XXL (US).
Dare 2B is a mountain sports brand offering innovative and fashionable ski and sportswear to those who are all about having fun on the mountain. Manchester-based in the UK, Dare 2b is owned by the Black family who have over 80 years and three generations’ experience in making high quality waterproofs.
The Dare 2b brand was established in 1999 and is today widely sold throughout Europe. The company employs more than 400 people and exports to more than 30 countries with dedicated sales offices in the US, France, Belgium, Germany, Holland and Spain. (http://www.dare2b.com)