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ISIS Launches Fall/Winter 2008 Collection

Building upon its heritage of performance and innovation in women’s outdoor apparel, ISIS announces the launch of its Fall/Winter 2008 collection with feminine performance pieces for a variety of climates, activities and personal tastes.
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Building upon its heritage of performance and innovation in women's outdoor apparel, ISIS announces the launch of its Fall/Winter 2008 collection. For 2008, ISIS continues to offer women a variety of insulated styles for a variety of climates, activities and personal tastes. Additionally, ISIS is altering their technical styles with soft, supple and high performance fabrics for a more feminine yet protective experience. ISIS is also launching Life, a new sportswear collection of everyday cozy fleece and corduroy separates, cotton jersey knit tops, French terry hoodies and pants and elegant boiled wool jersey sweaters. ISIS' Body Layer program expands its fabrics and styles and extends its performance midweights into an After Hours collection. ISIS continues to fit many shapes and sizes with true women's sizing 2-16, petite and long leg lengths, and contoured and relaxed silhouettes. ISIS Fall/Winter 2008 collection will be on display at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in January 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

“ This is our largest and most comprehensive collection to date,” said Poppy Gall, VP Merchandising and co-founder of ISIS. “We are proud to continue to offer active outdoor women fashionable, performance-oriented apparel that works for all of their needs, from hiking to the summit to catch first tracks in raging snow, to lounging comfortably at home with wicking base layers, to dressing up for a dinner out in our boiled wool sweaters. ISIS continues to bring fit, color and style to all aspects of cold weather apparel and we feel confident that women will see that we are committed to their quest for perfect active clothing as well as to the greater community.”

WARMTH-Insulation for All Climates, Activities and Tastes
ISIS continues to fuel a women's fire even in the coldest conditions with these insulated jackets and vests that work for a variety of climates, activities and personal tastes. For 2008, ISIS takes a greener step for the environment by offering a selection of styles with recycled fabrications.

Mountain Warmth
The Lucky Stripe Vest, $129, is a cozy lightweight 650-power fill down vest with water repellant DWR finish. This vest is made with a recycled polyester outer shell with a unique stripe design and velvet-lined collar. Other features include: draw cord hem, hand warmer pockets and internal security zip pocket.
ISIS updates the popular lightweight 650-fill goose down Whisper Jacket, $175, Hoodie, $195, and Vest, $145, with a unique interior Kimono print and six luxurious shades including Oyster, Azalea, Storm, Haze, Espresso and Black. The Houndstooth Jacket, $169, has a relaxed fit and contrast color stitching with adjustable hood, velvet-lined color, micro fleece-lined flapped hand pockets with fixlock closure and draw cord hem.
Life Warmth-Looking Good and Staying Warm With an Eye for Style

The SoHo Trench Coat, $189, has modern trench coat styling with Thermolite® insulation for warmth. The jacket has a velvet-lined collar, waterflower print lining, 2-way front zip with snap closure storm flap, removable belt, fleece-lined pockets, stretch cell phone or IPod® pocket. The contoured Mirabelle Suede Jacket, $179, is made with a buttery-soft faux polyester suede and cozy warm acrylic fur. Available in Charcoal, Espresso and Oyster, the jacket features decorative topstitching, faux horn buttons, and micro fleece-lined pockets and water repellant DWR finish. The Rhonda Jacket, $169, brings fashion to the slopes with stretch softshell fabric cut with an asymmetrical zipper and topped with a faux fur hood trim.

Body Layer
ISIS continues to refine its popular performance Body Layers with new prints, fabrics and adds a new category; After Hours. ISIS performance body layer pieces are made from a variety of fabrics with designs that bridge the gab of temperatures and seasons. ISIS fine gauge New Zealand merino Wool collection receives a new look with a delicate floral pattern for feminine appeal and nylon for extra durability. The collection includes the Wool Zip Turtle, Wool V-Neck and Wool Tights priced at $84-88. ISIS' Pointelle collection is a quick-wicking and fast drying micro-polyester with a delicate pointelle knit and print for feminine appeal. The new relaxed fit After Hours pieces include the scoop neck, pant, tee and boxer. The entire Pointelle collection retails from $30-52.

MOUNTAIN-Technical Excellence is in the Details and Softness
This season, ISIS perfects its technical jackets with new supple and quiet fabrics that enhance a women's experience yet don't sacrifice on performance. ISIS' line of Mountain products includes all of the important, activity specific details that add up to serious protection from the elements whether off-track in the backcountry or on the ski lifts. The ISIS Mountain Collection incorporates velvet-lined chin guards, articulated knees, core vents, welded seams, laser cut pockets, scuff guards, security pockets and weatherproof zippers and waterproof fabrics—hardcore protection but with a feminine attitude, offering plenty of body flattering styles, colors and details.

Mountain-Storm Shell
The Bernina Pant, $189, offers a lightweight full-stretch 3-layer fabric that is a technical workhorse for all-mountain use. These durable, soft, easy to pack pants have a full-length 2-way side zipper, low profile thigh pocket, articulated knees and adjustable snap cuff with gripper elastic. The price-conscious Dorah Jacket, $169, is made with a 2.5 layer Hydra2.5™ stretch nylon taffeta with waterproof, breathable, laminate construction and DWR finish has taped seam construction, helmet compatible hood, 2-way front zip with storm flap, zippered core vents, laser cut pockets and internal waterproof cell phone/IPod® pocket. The Shari Jacket, $ 199, offers taped and seam sealed construction with a wicking mesh lining, adjustable hood, articulated elbows, storm proof zipper, micro fleece-lined pockets and lift ticket loop. The Lolo Pant, $159, is an all-purpose outdoor pant with waterproof/breathable protection. The pant features taped seam construction, zippered fly with snap, brushed polyester lined waistband, wicking liner, laser cut thigh pocket, micro fleece-lined hand pockets and internal gaitor that fits over snow boots.

Mountain-Soft Shell
ISIS Mountain soft shell jackets and pants utilize ISIS Duet H20 fabric designed to defy in-flux mountain weather. The fabric provides weatherproof reinforcement with an ultra thin waterproof/breathable membrane sandwiched between stretch polyester and soft wicking micro fleece. The end-result is pieces that are mobile, breathable and warm but also offer protection from the elements.

The Laila Pants, $179, is the perfect all-activity winter pant with lightweight stretch softshell fabric and adjustable cuffs that block the weather and accommodate a variety of ski and snow boots. The micro fleece-lined hand pockets, cargo pocket and 12” thigh vents keep the active outdoor woman going with comfort and convenience. The Alyeska Jacket, $199, is a hooded soft shell jacket with a soft flexible fabric that moves with you no matter what activity. The jacket features a 3-way adjustable hood with laminated brim, 2-way zipper with storm flap; 11” torso vents, internal technology pockets and stretch mesh pocket, laser-cut external pockets and adjustable cuffs. The Annapurna Jacket, $179, compliments the Alyeska yet offers a shorter more contoured fit with a velvet-lined collar, invisible zip cuffs and chest pocket.



LIFE-Sportswear for Active Women

With an eye toward fashion and styling built for the active outdoor woman, the ISIS Life Collection is sportswear ready for your next adventure. Enrich your life with ISIS' new collection of everyday cozy fleece and corduroy separates, cotton jersey knit tops, French Terry tracksuits or elegant boiled wool jersey sweaters.

The Christina Sweater, $79, is a beautiful lightweight boiled wool jersey cardigan sweater with bell shaped sleeves and an empire seam. This 100% wool sweater has flat seam and raw edge construction, faux tortoise shell buttons and shaped fit. The Dauphne Skirt, Yolanda, Alix and Josephine pant, $65-79, are made with a soft 16-wale stretch corduroy and feature two different fit styles. The Puff Sleeve, Ruffle Sleeve and Waterflower Tee, $39 each, are made with 100% cotton jersey knit with shaped fits and unique ruffles, embroidery and silk-screened designs. Lounge in style with the Waterflower Hoodie and Saturday Pant, $65 and $59, made with French Terry with a relaxed fit in Storm, Haze or Espresso.

ISIS, founded in 1998, designs, produces and sells dynamic women's specific outdoor apparel. Mixing passion for the outdoors, technical fabrics and features and great looks, ISIS is committed to creating outdoor products that suit women's needs and allows them to pursue outdoor activities in style and comfort. The brand focuses on making women the first and only thought in everything they do. Located in Burlington, Vermont, ISIS is currently distributed to over 450 retail shops nationwide. For additional information on ISIS, or to locate the nearest dealer, call 866-877-8689 or check the web site at www.isisforwomen.com.
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