Jackets and Outerwear

Would You Wear Wireless-charging Apparel?
June 29, 2016 at 5:19 pm

The world of technology moves pretty fast. But no matter how many phone upgrades or software updates we do, there’s one problem the tech world can’t seem to remedy: keeping our phones charged. Luckily, when we’re on the go, we can rely on portable power banks. But one apparel startup wants to make the process even simpler...

10 Light Jackets for the Perfect Date
April 20, 2016 at 6:17 pm

We love movies—especially when we can integrate them into real life. Thanks to “Miss Congeniality,” we always also take advantage of April 25—the perfect date. Plus, we always know exactly what to wear: a light jacket! With the perfect date just five days away, we rounded up some of the industry’s best light jackets. But April 25 isn’t the only occasion where light jackets are appropriate. End-users will want to wear these all season long...

Why On Earth Did Under Armour Patent a One-armed Jacket?
April 6, 2016 at 5:20 pm

It all comes down to pitching. On March 29, Under Armour was granted a patent for an “arm warmer,” which looks like a one-armed jacket in drawings filed with the original application two years ago, Bloomberg reported. The jacket is designed for pitchers to help keep their arms warm and loose while their teammates bat...

Outfit of the Week: April Showers
April 6, 2016 at 4:54 pm

It’s only the sixth day of April and already the month has lived up to its half of the proverb: “April showers bring May flowers.” Raincoats and umbrellas have been staples for us in the Northeast this past week. But just because it’s dreary outside doesn’t mean we have to dress the same way...

Outfit of the Week: Snow Day
February 17, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Snow days are always great for snuggling up by the fire in pajamas, drinking hot chocolate and watching TV. But if you need to venture out in the cold, you might as well make a statement. Brightening up a snow day is the topic of this week's #OOTW (Outfit of the Week). Image via…

10 Standout Apparel Pieces from the 2016 PPAI Expo
January 20, 2016 at 1:08 pm

The whirlwind of the 2016 PPAI Expo has come to an end. The feeling in our feet finally has returned, we’ve adjusted back to Eastern Standard Time and now we’re digging through the mountain of business cards, catalogs and samples we received from both new and old friends to take stock of everything we saw last week. Here we’ve highlighted 10 of our favorite apparel finds from the show...

HTT Headwear Partners with King's Camo
November 18, 2015 at 4:35 pm

HTT Headwear, Murrieta, Calif., announced its exclusive license agreement with King's Camo. HTT Headwear will create styles for a camouflage-inspired sportswear line. HTT Headwear indicated in a statement that the company looks forward to the mutually successful relationship with King's Camo, and is excited and proud to use King's Camo's patterns and designs to create…

The New Cape for Super Heroes
February 26, 2014

The best thing we can do as garment counselors is to make our clients look like heroes to THEIR end-users. The perfect apparel category for that? Jackets.