onsdag 9 november 2011

Rocky Mountain Featherbed AW 2011

Japanese brand Rocky Mountain Featherbed  deals in some of the most immaculate classic style outerwear we've come across. Originally concieved in the 1960's in Jackson, Wyoming, the brand is most famous for their fantastic western style down vests, which are easily recognized through their hard wearing nylon body & most of all the eponymous cattle leather yoke that adorns the shoulders.
The original Rocky Mountain Featherbed brand dissapeared sometime during the mid 1980's & was resurrected in 2005 by a Japanese vintage collector & Rocky Mountain Featherbed fanatic. Today the brand still stays true to the original ethos, creating the highest quality, hard wearing outer wear possible using the finest materials such as water & windproof nylons, genuine American cattle leather, luxurious Polish down (known world wide for it's supreme quality), beautiful English wool & mouton sheepskins. All put together manually by a group of artisanal craftsmen in Japan.
Here's a look at the styles we're stocking this season:

Starting at the very top, the LDV vest is created using an all leather outer with added mouton sheepskin trims at both the collar & side pockets & finished with white mother of pearl snap buttons. As genuine a look as it is luxurious, this beautiful piece understandably holds quite a hefty price tag, but will last for generations to come!
Rocky Mountain Featherbed LDV Vest €999/SEK 9999:-

A new model for this season, the Work Down Vest borrows detailing from traditional work wear with riveted pockets, press stud buttons & side cinch buckles. Created using rugged cotton duck canvas, this vest is created without the signature leather yoke but still maintains the classic Rocky Mountain Featherbed look.
Rocky Mountain Featherbed Work Down Vest €349/SEK 3499:-

The most classic Rocky Mountain Featherbed model is simply named Down Vest & is put together using a super strong, custom 70 denier nylon body & the traditional cattle leather yoke. Warm filled with the finest quality Polish down, this piece is both timeless in it's look & guaranteed to last for at least a lifetime. Available in three colorways.
Rocky Mountain Featherbed Down Vest Navy €399/SEK 3999:-

Rocky Mountain Featherbed Down Vest Burgundy €399/SEK 3999:-

Rocky Mountain Featherbed Down Vest Black €399/SEK 3999:-

This season also sees a beautiful wool flannel version of the classic vest. Available in traditional Black Watch Tartanheathered grey, both versions come with the leather yoke dyed in black, giving them an understated & clean look.
Rocky Mountain Featherbed Down Vest Wool Flannel Black Watch €449/SEK 4499:-

Rocky Mountain Featherbed Down Vest Wool Flannel Grey €449/SEK 4499:-

Available now both in store & online @ caliroots.com/c-store!

Celebrating the release of these great pieces, our online photo department has also put together a mini look book showcasing the garments in a natural enviroment. Check it out here

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