Topo Designs’ First-Ever Women’s Collection

The rugged outfitter offers its classic flannel and fleece pieces in more sizes

by Adrienne So After many, many requests, Topo Designs—the Colorado-based outfitter that has garnered acclaim for its rugged, yet stylish outdoor apparel and equipment—has finally released a new line for women. The initial offerings include women’s versions of the popular mountain pants, camp shorts, fleece and shirt, as well as previous collaborations like the exclusive

Aztech Mountain’s Team Reversible Fleece

Transition from a waterproof outer to fleece quickly to adapt to the madness of March weather

The changing of seasons means recalibrating daily wardrobe essentials. While those akin to flexing their fashion muscles welcome the cooler temperatures of fall, spring is often another story. Here in NYC, spring is the time when temperatures rise and fall unpredictably along with varying mixtures of precipitation that’s usually an unholy mix of snow and rain. After profiling some our favorite heritage-inspired jackets for spring, …

Roots

From summer camp to the Olympics, a look at the Canadian clothing company's spirited 40-year history

What do David Bowie and a sporty varsity jacket have in common? Roots. In 1987 America’s Libraries tapped the music icon and reputed reader to pose for a literacy campaign, and Bowie was shown reading in a signature Roots jacket. But a look through the archives at their Toronto headquarters reveals it’s not just the rock legend who’s become a fan over the years; co-founders …