Wearables Business


JACKETS – Brief Article

King Louie International

The Sebring, style 4260, is a new for 2002 driving jacket from King Louie’s TimeOut label. Made of 70% cotton/30% nylon peached poplin with 100% nylon lining. It features a full front antique zipper, contrast color under lay-down collar and storm flap, self-fabric adjustable button cuff, set-in front pockets, double-needle finish overall, woodtone buttons, lining with key fob and “inside-pockets-plus” and self-elastic waistband. Available in navy/sand, black/sand, and sand/sage in sizes S-3XL. For more information call 800-521-5212

Trimark Sportswear Group

Outer Boundary style 977 is a 3-in-1 waterproof/breathable 3/4-length jacket from Trimark Sportswear Group. It features a 100% coated Taslan nylon shell and a nylon-lined 100% polyester liner. It has adjustable cuffs and elastic cord at waist and hem, double storm flaps and a functional embroidery pocket. Available in smoke/black, red/black, royal/black, and forest/black in sizes S-3XL. For more information call 800-488-4800

Staton Wholesale

The Augusta Sportswear Peached Microfiber Jacket is now available from Staton. This full-cut jacket is made of 55% polyester, 45% nylon microfiber with a super-soft peached finish. It is fully lined with nylon taffeta and has pleated back gussets and a full front zipper with a logoed zipper pull. It also features a collar tab and button, elastic cuffs with an adjustable tab and button, an elastic bottom band and reinforced slash front pockets. It is water resistant and has underarm grommets for ventilation. It is available in black, navy and stone, sizes M-XXL. For more information call 800-888-8888

Virginia T’s

Virginia T’s introduces the Beaumont Jacket by Dunbrooke, style #9546. Features include nylon oxford, fully lined with nylon taffeta, front storm flap, front zipper hand pockets, elastic waist and cuffs, inside right chest security pocket. Available in S-3XL in bright navy/black and reed/black. For more information call 800-289-8099

Ash City

Ash City’s new North End three-in-one waterproof and breathable mid-length jacket features a seam-sealed Supplex nylon outer shell, reflective piping and a draw cord at the hem. In addition, each cuff is adjustable and the hood fully detaches from the garment. The fleece liner zips out, allowing for more of a lighter-weight wind jacket. Embroidery is perfect for this garment as the EZEM system located at back neck to left front makes for numerous embroidering locations. Sizes in men’s: S-3XL. Colors: black, midnight navy, royal cobalt, sunray and flame red. For more information call 800-761-6612

Weatherproof/MV Sport

Weatherproof style 5566 is the Trainer Jacket, a brushed nylon taslan shell with nylon lining. It has a full-zip front and zipper slash pockets. Available in men’s sizes S-3XL in navy, red, black, gold and hunter green. For more information call 800-367-7900

VF Brand Solutions

The Lee Action Back Windshirt, Style 74040, is a 3.7-oz., 80/20 poly/nylon windshirt with a “peached” finish featuring water and stain repellency. 100% anti-pill acrylic rib trim on V-neck. Forward shoulders. Two front welt pockets with dyed-to-match zipper and sueded Lee logo pull. Encased covered elastic cuff and bottom hem. Action back consists of a 1×1 rib insert underneath top-self fabric flap. Two-needle stitching on armholes, shoulders and back seams. 210 Taffeta lining. 8″ concealed side zipper on wearer’s right for easy on/off. Available in sizes S-2XL in black, nine iron, navy, and stone. For more information call 800-680-4440

Berne Apparel

Berne Apparel is a manufacturer of high-quality insulated workwear. Berne’s insulated hooded jacket is made of 10-oz. 100% Cotton Duck. It is double-needle stitched, has a three-piece hood, and is stocked in eight colors in sizes M-3XL Regular. For more information call 800-843-7657


The Conqueror hooded jacket, style 8480 from Tri-Mountain, features a shell constructed of windproof/water resistant polyurethane-coated heavyweight Toughlan nylon. Fully lined with super heavyweight 11.5 oz Anti-Pilling Panda Fleece. Constructed with two front slash pockets, full zipper placket, and adjustable drawstring with cord lock at the hood and pull cord with cord lock at the waist for a custom and comfortable fit. Available in sizes XS-6XLT in black, charcoal, maroon, khaki, navy, forest green, black, and imperial blue. For more information call 800-824-6464


Quarter Zip Windshirt from PremiumWear’s Munsingwear line is 100% nylon microfiber with water repellent interior finish. 100% nylon taffeta lining. Raglan sleeves, quarter-length front zipper and stand collar with striped neck tape. Elasticized bottom band and cuffs. Two front diagonal zippered pockets. Machine washable. Available in navy or sand in sizes M-3XL. For more information call 800-347-6098


SanMar offers the Nautica Chest Stripe Jacket, style N700. A classic for Nautica outerwear, this style, in lightweight 70/30 cotton nylon, features a hidden hood with a Velcro closure, a storm flap, storm pockets with zip closures, elasticized cuffs and hem, a contrasting collar and front placket facing, a mesh lining, lined sleeves, and the signature back locker loop with the “NAUTICA” label. For more information call 800-426-6399

Augusta Sportswear

Augusta Sportswear style 3280, a hooded taffeta jacket with fleece lining, is made of a 75/13/12 poly/rayon/cotton ash fleece blend. The sleeves are set in and the front has a full zipper and an inside storm flap. The hood’s drawstring has two convenient sliders allowing for ultimate security, warmth and protection. The cuffs are 4-needle and so is the bottom band. Front pockets have zippers and the jacket is water resistant and machine washable. Sizes: S-3XL. Colors: black, dark green, maroon, navy and royal. For more information call 800-237-6695

Outer Banks

Style 5518 from Outer Banks is the Ladies’ Peached Microfiber Fleece-Lined Jacket. The hip-length jacket has a drawcord waist, two exterior zip welt closure pockets and two interior pockets. The passport pocket on interior left chest features a 10″ zip-welt opening and provides a clean appearance after embroidery. It is bar-tacked at critical stress points, and has a wind- and water-resistant Polyurethane coated shell. It coordinates with men’s style 5517. Both are available in four color combinations. For more information call 800-438-2029

California Outerwear

California Outerwear’s Clipper jacket is union made in the USA. Made of pre-washed “premier cloth” of Fortrel polyester/combed cotton with Teflon stain and water repellent finish. Lightweight sueded flannel lining. This top-selling lightweight jacket features a zip front with a heavy-duty molded tooth nylon zipper and outside storm flap. Features a zip-through collar with drawcord. The Clipper also has knit cuffs and waistband and comfortable raglan sleeves. Machine wash and dry. Available in black w/khaki, navy w/khaki, hunter w/khaki, khaki w/black, or red w/black and in sizes S-4XL. For more information call 800-347-6098

Carolina Made

Carolina Made carries Jonathan Corey’s water resistant microfiber pullover/vest. Features a half-zip, nylon lining, elastic cuffs and bottom, and side pockets. Unzip sleeves to convert to vest. Available in black and navy in sizes M-2X. For more information call 800-222-1409

Diport USA

Diport’s club jacket is made from a blend of 65/35 poly/cotton woven poplin with Dupont Teflon coating. It is both water and wind resistant with a fully functional cape-front storm flap. Pockets on the outside are double entry, and the inside pocket is located on the right chest. Cuffs are double snap and the jacket has a striking contrast lining. Colors: black/camel, red/black, navy/camel. Sizes: S-4XL. For more information call 800-351-8262

Field & Stream

Field & Stream’s Weatherproof Trail Jacket can be worn as a jacket, or zip off the sleeves for a great-looking vest. A hidden hood within the collar adds to this jacket’s versatility. Nylon outer shell has vented armholes and features a variety of zippered pockets on the body and the sleeves. 100% nylon water resistant outer shell and tough 100% nylon mesh upper and taffeta lower lining. Zip-off sleeves can be stored in the zippered pocket under the back flap. Available in Ink, Smoke or Timber and in sizes M-3XL. For more information call 800-347-6098

Crystal Springs

Crystal Springs jacket style 2100, shown on Chris Smith, winner of the 2002 Buick Classic PGA Tour event, and his wife, Beth, are Crystal Springs Apparel’s 85% polyester and 15% nylon microfiber golf jacket. Styling details include a self collar, front slash pockets, button cuffs, self elastic bottom, inside right pocket, and an inside left faux pocket for embroidery. Sizes: XS-3XL. Colors: black, navy, tan. For more information call 800-633-4635

Holloway Sportswear

Holloway Sportswear spectrum nylon jacket (style# 9038) is a hip-length jacket with bi-color contrasting micro-oxford yoke, nylon lined and double snap/zip storm flaps for secure closures. There is a hidden drawstring in the collar, and elasticized cuffs for a sure-fit. Inside compartments include a cell phone pocket as well as three-in-one pockets. Sizes: XS-3XL. Available in navy/cement, royal/black, cement/black. For more information call 800-543-6181.


New from i/d (formerly ID Wear) is the Olympiad Melton/Leather Club Jacket, style 1821. Made from durable Canadian melton wool and top grade oiled steerhide leather, this new twist on the traditional club style jacket from i/d is a sure crowd pleaser. Sports a full frontal contrast color snap closure, contrast piping on the sleeves and Lycra blend rib knit trim on the cuff and jacket bottom. A high-quality look and diverse appeal for any client. The Olympiad comes in black/berry, black/blue and black/stone in sizes XS-3XL. For more information call 888-433-3646

Charles River Apparel

The Trail Blazer Component Jacket, style 9974, features a heavyweight 100% Polyester Faille with a water-resistant finish shell and a mesh lining throughout the upper body with a lightweight taffeta nylon in the sleeves and lower body. The jacket features a detachable zip-off hood with weather-bill design, an open bottom hem with shockcord drawstring closure, and 3-in-1 front pockets: top entry with Velcro closure, side hand-warmer pockets and front change pockets with zipper closure. It has a security pocket hidden behind the storm flap, and the ESP (Embroidery Stow-Away Pocket System), which conceals the embroidery backing for a cleaner look. For more information call 800-225-0550

Auburn Sportswear

The new glacier reversible microfleece jacket (style #844A) from Auburn Sportswear has a 100% nylon taffeta shell and then reverses to a 100% polyester microfleece jacket. One side features a full-zip front with zippered pockets; the other side features zippered pockets as well, with a pocket for decoration. Jacket is machine washable for easy care. Sizes S-3XL. Colors: black/royal, navy/gold, black/charcoal, black/red. For more information call 800-221-9685

S&S Activewear

S&S Activewear offers the Field & Stream expedition vest (style# 7665) with a 70/30 cotton/poly 4-oz. poplin shell with 100% cotton cambric lining. It features a small zip front with a storm flap and snaps and multiple pockets. Two colors. Sizes: M-2XL. For more information call 800-523-2155

Cullinz Creek

Cullinz Creek’s new 24-ounce varsity heather jacket (style# 2100) is made out of heather gray Melton Wool with black sheepskin leather sleeves. Embroidery is made simple with a hidden zipper in the lining allowing for easy access to the shell. The cell phone pouch and the wallet pocket both make this jacket usable and stylish. Available in sizes XS-4XL, and tall sizes LT-4XLT. For more information call 888-683-0897


The new Tahoe Jacket from Vantage brings an updated look to a classic best-seller. Style 7170 is made of 100% brushed nylon with a water-repellent finish and features a Vantek Nordic high-pile fleece lining. Additional details include a full-zip front with inside storm flap, a two-way zipper, slash front zipper pockets, seamed chest and back, Zocket and an elasticized drawcord bottom with barrel cordlocks. Available in royal w/black lining and black w/charcoal lining in sizes S-3XL. For more information call 800-221-0020

Neil Cooper

Neil Cooper’s aviator jacket, the Wildcat, is a cotton blend jacket that has water repelling capabilities. The leather collar and leather trimmed epaulets. The jacket has side entry pockets, snap cuffs, and a snug fitting elastic bottom band. Inside the jacket on the left chest are both pockets for cell phones and a wallet. Sizes: XS-5XL. Colors: black and olive green. For more information call 877-824-3400

Broder Bros.

The 14-ounce, 100% cotton Luna Pier Denim Jacket from Broder Bros. is new for 2002. Features include antique buttons, two front flap pockets with buttons and two side-welt pockets, two-button adjustable waistband and back yoke. Available in denim in adult sizes S-3X. For more information call 800-521-0850

South Bay Sportswear

South Bay Sportswear’s windbreaker has a high count, 100% RIB-STOP nylon fabric for a soft feel. The stand-up collar and the hidden hood offer style and function without any unappealing appendages. Both the cuffs and the waistband are elastic. Sizes: S-3XL. Colors: black and navy. For more information call 800-808-3229


Haley offers men’s and women’s wind shirts and wind vests. Made of 100% sanded microfiber, taffeta lined with side-seam pocket. Both feature soft ribbing in neck and sleeves. Men’s available in sizes M-XXL in choice of black, khaki, navy, or woodland. Women’s in sizes S-XL available in black, black navy and khaki. Can be easily embroidered. For more information call 800-796-8706

Dutch Harbor Gear

The Methow Parka, style OT801 from Dutch Harbor Gear, is a water repellent, windproof and breathable jacket made from DHG’s Unimac cloth. It features a cell phone pocket on the left shoulder, a hidden hood, a fleece-lined collar, and reflective arm and body piping. Available in sizes S-3XL in midnight blue/black or sand/midnight blue. For more information call 800-426-9867


Antigua offers the Tundra jacket (style 509103) as part of its Antech Outerwear line. Made of 83% polyester microfiber/17% nylon sanded twill, it has a classic look and rich hand. Available in sizes S-XXL in black/khaki, navy/khaki, tobacco/black (shown) and stone/mid-stone. For more information call 877-610-1444

Burk’s Bay

Burk’s Bay style 632, the Lamb Classic, is finished in premium lambskin leather. It has an elasticized leather waistband with snap cuffs, two front slash pockets with an inside breast pocket, and nylon lining with polyester fiberfill. Available in black in sizes S-4XL. A ladies’ lamb jacket, style 9195, is also available. For more information call 800-347-6098

Jonathan Corey

Jonathan Corey’s heavyweight tactel stadium coat (style 125) is a [fraction one-half]-length coat with mesh lining in the body and nylon lining in the sleeves. Pockets on the sides have zippers, the hood is detachable, bottom of coat is adjustable with a drawstring and the full-zip front has a spring-loaded snap-front storm flap. Cuffs are elastic and have a double spring-loaded snap closure. Sizes: M-3XL. Colors: black/navy, black/red, black/royal, navy/hunter, black/athletic gold, black/charcoal. For more information call 800-548-4710

Hartwell Sports

Hartwell Sports presents the Seafarer jacket, style 5360, made of a poly/cotton blend with a stylish mid-chest stripe. The sleeves are lined with nylon taffeta and have a half-inch technical mesh lining for added comfort and performance. With a full-zip front, covered slash zippered pockets, as well as a hidden hood, this jacket allows maneuverability and ease. Set-in sleeves and an inside cargo pocket for a cell phone add to the functionality of this jacket. Cuffs and waistband are elasticized for extra dryness. Garment is water repellent and machine washable. Sizes: S-3XL. Colors: dark navy/gold, fossil/black. For more information call 800-849-5555

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