Lorpen Expands Polartec Sock Line, Adds Technology to Comfort Life
Lorpen to offer crew height and over the calf Polartec socks for both the Winter Sport and Hunting sock lines in 2013.
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Lorpen, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance socks for outdoor and sport enthusiasts, is expanding their high-performance Polartec collection by offering crew height and over the calf Polartec socks for both their Winter Sport and Hunting sock lines. Additionally, Lorpen has enhanced their Comfort Life collection with a casual sock with a full-cushion foot for added comfort and padding during everyday adventures.
â€œWhether it is offering unparalleled warmth or the latest nano-washing technology to create ultimate softness, our heritage of technology is what sets Lorpen apart from traditional sock companies,â€ says Colin Sanders, Director & Vice President – Product and Global Business Development. â€œWe are continually improving our existing product as we strive to exceed our customers expectations in performance, durability and comfort.â€
COMFORT LIFE COLLECTION
Lorpen’s new addition to the Comfort Life collection comes as technology. With the new full-cushion foot, Lorpen’s casual sock line now has added padding and support for a more comfy feel. In addition, new â€œnano-washingâ€ technology brings a superbly soft and luxurious feel to an everyday sock. The Premium Merino Casual Sock line is made with 75% Merino wool, 15% Nylon and 10% Lycra, and currently features several styles for both women and men. The Comfort Life line offers fun designs with vibrant colors adding comfort, fashion and fun to Lorpen’s casual sock collection. Available Fall 2012. MSRP: $14.99 – $18.99
POLARTEC TREKKING EXPEDITION
The ultimate sock for true protection from extreme elements is now available in a crew and over-calf height sock, ideal for extreme cold weather hiking and trekking. Specifically designed for extended cold weather activities, the two new styles feature a construction of Polartec Power Dry and Polartec Power Stretch fabric with a full heavy cushion sole. Created in an anatomical left and right foot shape, the Polartec Trekking Expedition sock is on the cutting edge of warmth technology. Available Winter 2013. MSRP: TEP $49.99 TEPA $55.99
POLARTEC HUNT SOCK
Lorpen’s Polartec warmth technology is now available in the company’s Hunting sock collection. Whether a hunter is sitting, waiting for hours in extreme cold temps or trekking in the harshest conditions, the two new Polartec Hunt Socks were created to provide maximum comfort in extreme and extended cold weather hunting conditions. Designed to provide warmth and dryness, Polartec Hunt Socks enhance hunting performance through warmth and durability. They are constructed with Polartec Power Dry and Polartec Power Stretch fabric with a full heavy cushion sole, creating the ultimate in warm sock technology. Available Fall 2013 MSRP: TEP Hunt $49.99 TEPA Hunt $55.99
Founded in 1985, Lorpen is based in Etxalar, Spain, located at the base of the Pyrenees and has been selling performance socks in the U.S. since 2004 and Canada since 2001. At Lorpen, technology and performance are the top priority in every sock they manufacture, and as such, the company is a top choice among athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, including well-known mountain climbers around the globe. Lorpen socks are now available in 59 different countries around the world, including a variety of independent and major retailers across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, go to www.lorpen.com.
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