Nike M-65 Patchwork Jacket

When Nike's M-65 Patchwork Jacket showed up at the CH headquarters today—reactions were mixed, but anything that generates that much controversy is undeniably appealing. In fact, no two jackets are the same because of randomly placed patchwork layouts. Produced specifically for this holiday season, the outerlayer twists the traditional concept of patchwork into a highly technical construction. Built off the same specs as the original …

Idiom: Fall/Winter 07

Idiom, Burton's small Japanese house label, are back with some new styles and upgrades for the upcoming Fall and Winter. All of the jackets are simple with the attention to detail we've come to expect including taped seams, pit zips, waterproof zippers and handwarmer pockets, to name a few. Favorites include the 2.5 Slant Zip Jacket (above left), a new style featuring a great tartan …

Make Way For K-way

On a rainy day in Paris circa 1965, Leon-Claude Duhamel observed attentively as people rushed by in soaking wet clothes without an umbrella. It was on this day that the K-way jacket was born. Lightweight and completely waterproof, the jacket can be folded into a small, elastic belted hip bag when not in use. An instant success with first year sales of more than 250,000 …