Jackets and Outerwear

NYC Parks Partners With Nike for Branded Apparel Collection
November 22, 2019 at 1:40 pm

Nike will soon release an NYC Parks branded apparel collection to put residents in a New York state of mind with respect to their attire. Come December 5, the limited-edition NYC Parks collection will hit the masses as AF1, with the ALL FOR 1 identity behind that title helping Nike promote...

Promotional Jackets: Style Trends and Sales Advice From Outerwear Experts
October 23, 2019 at 11:03 am

Remember the Orolay jacket—the coat that went viral earlier this year and netted so many Amazon reviews it became known as the “Amazon Coat”? We asked our very own experts what to expect in promotional jackets for the coming months, so that you can help your customers find their very own versions of Amazon’s must-have outerwear phenomenon...

Expo East: Day Two Best-of Roundup
June 10, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Last week’s PPAI Expo East gathering in Atlantic City featured 302 businesses offering wide varieties of products and services, and although diversity marked their New Jersey-based presence, two themes ran common among them—pride and innovation. Every Promo Marketing interaction with the companies sparked conversations that made apparent that the exhibitors are spending 2019 displaying both,…

Heck Yeah, Starter Jackets Are Back
March 13, 2019 at 2:24 pm

We've already publicly proclaimed our love for the new Alliance of American Football league (AAF). To sum up, its branded apparel and uniforms are quickly becoming some of our favorite promotional apparel ever, but there's one item in particular that is the true star: the Starter jacket. Back in the '90s, Starter was the brand to…

Promotional Jackets and Outerwear: Trending Styles, Selling Tips and What to Do About Warm Weather
September 19, 2018 at 12:01 pm

Jackets and outerwear have gotten a major upgrade since the days of the Thunderbirds and the Pink Ladies. While the looks are still sought out as statement pieces, they also feature technical specifications that make them must-have additions to any ensemble. With the right knowledge, promotional jackets and outerwear can help you (and your clients) achieve year-round success...

Tri-Mountain Announces 21 New Styles
September 7, 2018 at 12:49 pm

Tri-Mountain, Irwindale, Calif., last week released its new 2019 catalog, featuring 21 new styles, including 11 new outerwear styles. Dubbed “The Year of Outerwear,” it is a year of growth and expansion for popular collections of snag-resistant items and layer-knit styles. The Lilac Bloom Women’s Collection introduced six women’s fashions. Also published alongside Tri-Mountain's 300-page…

The Outdoor Apparel Market Continues to Dominate
January 31, 2018 at 12:11 pm

While retail continues to decline, there's one category that remains strong: outdoor apparel. According to The Street, marketing firm NPD Group Inc. found that outdoor apparel continues to dominate the apparel market, even while overall fashion apparel sales are down 4 percent in the U.S. According to NPD Group, the $48 billion active apparel category…

European Outdoors Company Takes Environmental Awareness to Next Level
October 2, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Companies in the promotional products world have been taking significant steps to aid environmental efforts. Many are producing safe, reusable water bottles. Apparel companies are focusing on sourcing and manufacturing items ethically. In the case of German outerwear Brand Vaude, which exists solely in the B2B world, focusing on a green supply chain is one…