Above Tree Line
Leading the expedition to where the climate changes, Above Tree Line presents the most compelling, authentic outdoor brands in the market today. Combining durability, form, and function in equal parts, these brands deliver precisely what consumers want right now in a dedicated show-within-a-show at Capsule. Above Tree Line is designed to appeal to both the steadfast Capsule attendees of top directional retailers, editors, bloggers, and tastemakers, as well as the ever-expanding niche outdoor clothing community. From technical performance wear to camping gear and apothecary goods, Above Tree Line represents a top-of-the-line sampling of outdoor and performance-influenced design. The exhibitors at Above Tree Line will be available for wholesale order to attendees of the Capsule, with either full collections on the show floor or a sampling of product meant to illustrate brand DNA and aesthetic. As the old Swedish adage goes, "There's no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes." Be prepared for anything. Here's a sampling of participants.
Arc'teryx is an 80's born Canadian outerwear and sporting goods label that has been conquering the worlds most thrilling sports with their clothing. Their clothing is extremely technical, while being incredibly stylish.
Smartwool was founded by a pair of New England ski instructors as a line of socks that did more than just keep you warm. Since the inception, the brand has expanded to encompass all types of under layers. What we love about smartwool? You aren't going to find warmer outdoor accessories, with such a cool look.
Topo Designs, born in the American Rockies and inspired by the world to create outdoor gear that satisfies our taste for style. The outer accessories company creates the classics; think bags, hats, dopp kits, daypacks, duffels and more, all created in amazing colors, fabrics and styles that will have you yearning for the mountains from your desk.
Poler Stuff, the brand behind #campvibes and #beneaththebrim puts out some amazing visuals and some even better product. They bring great colors and cool patterns to the market with their bright hues and warm feel. While some of their items are more outlandish (think, the nap-sack– the product of a sleeping bag and hoodie collab) you aren't going to find another company that makes such a cool tent, hello green camo!
Frost River prides itself on the tradition and innovation put into their waxed canvas canoe packs. This brand takes the craft of old-world craftsmen from the North Woods and translates it for modern life, outfitted with all the necessary bells and whistles, brass, leather & textiles.
Patagonia is known not only for their impressive performance gear, but also for their admirable look. We can always find a piece of Patagonia that we are dying to take home with us, to you know, wear on the concrete streets of New York. The brand's pieces always have top notch technical details hidden under fantastic patterns and color ways.
Kletterwerks takes the best of their heritage bags and packs and upgrades them for the modern world. These american classics, created in rusty earth tones will cover any bag need you may have, out in the woods or here on the streets.
NAU aims to pioneer the market for sustainable and eco-friendly performance apparel by combining the technical and the tailored, the urban and outdoor. The result? Refined outerwear that's built to move.
United By Blue was created out of a want for beautiful useful products and a need for ocean conservation. The two come together with United By Blue– with every product, bag, tee, sweater, pouch, or hat, a pound of waste is removed from the ocean. We can't argue with that.
Jungmaven's hemp tees are probably the softest shirts you will ever own, and their tie-dye is quickly becoming a staple in our wardrobe.