New outerwear, sleeping bags and accessories featuring Pertex® fabrics to be introduced at
2015 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market and SIA Trade Show
Pertex, known internationally among outdoor enthusiasts for its extremely lightweight yet highly-durable performance fabrics, is proud to partner with many of the world’s highly-respected outdoor brands for fall/winter 2015.
In addition to its new assortment of performance fabrics, Pertex will have a broad collection of FW 15 brand partner products on display in its Outdoor Retailer Winter Market (ORWM) booth 38036. ORWM takes place January 21-24, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT.
“Having seen an early preview of our brand partners’ FW 15 gear, I am amazed at the technical innovations that they consistently unfold,” said Steve Laycock, Brand Director, Pertex. “We are extremely proud they’ve selected Pertex fabrics to help make their products the best in the market.”
Brief highlights of new FW 15 gear made with Pertex include:
adidas Outdoor uses Pertex extensively in its FW15 Terrex collection. Highlighted is the Terrex Agravic PrimaLoft® Jacket made with Pertex® Quantum GL and insulated with PrimaLoft® Gold insulation. Reflective yarn creates great visibility in the dark.
Bergans of Norway’s Viul jacket is a technical hybrid jacket ideal for ski touring, mountaineering, trail running or any high-intensity activity in cool weather. It is constructed of soft Pertex® Classic Eco and the torso is lined with 100% Merino Wool mesh.
Black Diamond’s Hot Forge Hybrid Hoody is ultra-light and designed to combat drops in temperature. It’s made with Pertex Quantum and insulated with PrimaLoft® Down Blend Gold in body, and PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation in hood, shoulders and arms.
Brooks Range‘s Azara Hoody is incredibly lightweight, warm and compactable. Made with Pertex® Quantum and 60g PrimaLoft® Gold insulation.
Helly Hansen’s Verglas Hybrid Insulator Jacket is a snug warm piece offering freedom of movement with a flattering fit. Made with Pertex® Microlight, slick face fleece stretch side panels and insulated with European goose down.
Mammut’s Kira IS Hooded Jacket for women is a fresh, sporty ‘go to’ piece for active winter pursuits. Made with Pertex® Microlight and insulated with PrimaLoft® Down Blend.
Marmot features Pertex in many of its insulated pieces. The sleek-fitting Isotherm Jacket is made with Pertex® Quantum, Polartec Power Stretch® and insulated with Polartec® Alpha®.
Millet’s Trilogy Dual Advanced Jacket for women is a lightweight insulated jacket designed for cold weather active pursuits and modern mountaineering. Hybrid construction combines Pertex® Microlight, Technowool fleece and PrimaLoft® Silver insulation.
Montane’s Fireball Verso Pull-on is a reversible insulated jacket made with Pertex® Quantum on one side and air permeable and breathable Hypervent fabric on the opposite side, allowing one to wear inside out during high exertion activities. Insulated with 40g PrimaLoft® Silver insulation.
Outdoor Research’s Diode Hooded Jacket is a weather-resistant, highly compressible puffy that employs both down and synthetic PrimaLoft® Gold insulation – using each type of insulation hybrid-mapped into key parts of the jacket to optimize performance. Pertex® Endurance fabric is used in higher-abrasion areas, while lighter-weight Pertex® Quantum shaves weight elsewhere.
Rab’s Electron is a versatile, stitch-through down jacket with zoned baffle construction for increased mobility. A water resistant Pertex® Endurance shell and fluorocarbon-free Hydrophobic Down provides added weather protection.
Westcomb’s Mamara Jacket is a sleek urban-inspired minimalist jacket with made with Pertex® Equilibrium and an ultralight insulation for chilly nights.
Patagonia, The North Face and Big Agnes will also offer FW ‘15 products made with Pertex, which have been carried over from the previous season.
Founded in the 1970s by mountaineer Hamish Hamilton and Perseverance Mills Ltd, Pertex is based on Hamilton’s theory known as capillary action applied to polyamide yarns. Pertex was purchased in 2005 by Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a company committed to the research and development of innovative textile technology. Staying true to its British roots for over 30 years has lead Pertex on a continuous path of innovation to deliver the best end-use fabrics in the business, which include Pertex Classic, Equilibrium, Quantum, Quantum GL, Microlight, Endurance, Shield, Shield + and Shield AP. Because of its dedication to innovation and excellence, the Pertex brand is now partnered with the most prestigious brands in the outdoor industry. www.pertex.com.