Aug 17, 2017 | By WGSN Insider
Jul 20, 2010
Across the pond, Carhartt has a hand in everything from bikes to skateboarding, streetwear to art, and of course workwear.
Carhartt’s latest project is a fixed-gear bike made in collaboration with UK-based bike specialists Charge. The fixed-gear bike for easy conversion to single gear set-up, features the Spoon saddle, Charge Plug 700c Chromoly Frame, Charge Spit Raise Bar, Original Carhartt Grips, Masher Chain and Éclat Surge PC Pedals. Charge bike’s official team rider Juliet Elliot models Carhartt while highlighting the bike “collabo” in Carhartt’s new lookbook.
Carhartt has also teamed with alpine and mountaineering company SALEWA to offer their take on the Sigma Flex 1 model sleeping bag for Fall/Winter 2010. The bag has a complete weight of 1.420g, a temp range from –15 to +5 degrees Fahrenheit, and a body size of 190cm, as well as a highly breathable design that prevents overheating and potentially “dangerous” sweating. The bag’s ‘Flex Zone’ keeps the sleeper snug while allowing for in-bag movement.
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The Sigma Flex 1 also features 3D zip coverage, 3D thermal collar, completely closable hood, inner pocket for valuables, all-around zip (coupleable) and a draw cord designed for use with one hand. The black bag features a Carhartt brown lining and sports Carhartt and SALEWA logos. In addition to it’s more technical collaborations, Carhartt’s skate and streetwear gear is particularly popular in Europe, and features basic street essentials like the crewneck Capital sweatshirt, the Alchemy windbreaker and the Clip canvas web belt, as well as more fashion-oriented collaborations such as their recent effort with A.P.C.
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