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Fabrics

Schoeller c_change™ Phantom Weave We challenged ourselves to find the most beautiful outerwear fabric in existence while still upholding Holden’s stringent standards of timeless quality, attention to detail, and respect for the environment. c_change™ Phantom Weave is the result. It’s sleek and smooth with filament yarns that catch the light to dazzling effect. Functionally it beats GoreTex® in most tests and features c_change™ —an innovative “eco friendlier” waterproof-breathable laminate from Switzerland that’s Bluesign®-certified (this guarantees the highest possible levels of environmental, health, and safety consciousness—read more at Bluesign.com.) Unlike other waterproof laminates, c_change™ is an eco-conscious, active-waterproofing technology that’s constantly changing according to your fluxuating body temperature.

As interior temps rise and moisture builds, the membrane opens to disperse excess heat. As temperatures dip, it closes to effectively seal out cold air. It’s the best of both worlds—fresh air flowing through when you’re warm and working hard, and a cold-blocking barrier for deeply frigid moments. NanoSphere® DWR: We’ve also utilized Schoeller’s patented NanoSphere® technology to outfit Phantom Weave with a DWR exterior that easily repels water and dirt. Mimicking a natural self-cleaning effect found on certain plants, this super-fine finish simply won’t allow things like dirt, grease, and other sticky substances to adhere. It’s retained after frequent use and numerous washing cycles, as well as meeting the high requirements of the Bluesign® standard.

Kimono Arrowhead (Super-Stretch)

20K “Recyclon” Recycled Nylon

20K Genuine Denim

Super Stretch Twill

Embossed Leather

Outfitted with Toray’s top of the line Dermizax™ laminate technology for excellent wind and waterproofness and superior breathability (20,000 mm and 10,000 g/m2), this is a oneof-a-kind fabric in the world of snow outerwear. Using a printing process that is itself an art form, Kimono Arrowhead is made on the Japanese seacoast at a premier kimono printing house in the traditional style. Kimono Arrowhead has superior stretch properties for comfort and freedom of movement.

This innovative nylon oxford is 59% recycled and highly waterproofbreathable. Pioneered in one of the premium textile labs of Japan, Recyclon features the time tested Toray Dermizax™ laminate technology which delivers excellent wind and waterproofness and superior breathability (20,000 mm and 10,000 g/m2.) Recyclon embodies durability, protection and classic military style.

Denim is an institution—people always have and always will wear it. In recognition of this, we’ve developed a 16 oz, 100% cotton-twill Genuine Denim that’s both durable and authentic. It wears and fades like real denim, yet it’s still exceptionally functional in winter environments, with a rating of 20,000 mm waterproofness and 10,000 g/m2 breathability.

Featuring an exceptionally waterproof and breathable 96% nylon/ 4% spandex blend, this “superstretch” twill weave delivers superior mobility and comfort, making it ideal for dynamic activity. It has a heavier hand that’s soft yet durable and protective, and it registers a 20,000 mm waterproofness and 10,000 g/m2 breathability rating, and its eco-friendlier 80/20 PFOA-free waterrepellency treatment drastically limits the harmful emissions caused by traditional DWR applications.

Classic leather embodies timeless style, but it’s not functional in winter environments. So in the spirit of innovation we developed this waterproofbreathable leather look-alike. An embossed texture emulates the look and feel of real worn-in leather on this rougher-hand, mid-weight 100% polyester fabric. Tested at 20,000 mm waterproofness and 20,000 g/m2 breathability, the Embossed Leather is highly functional, and versatile, and its 80/20 PFOA-free water-repellency treatment drastically limits the harmful emissions caused by traditional DWR applications.

Holden outerwear AW11/12  

Holden outwear catalog 2011/2012

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