Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:12:33 PM America/Chicago
The Canada Goose parka is now synonymous with winter adventure and style. With three popular parka styles: the Kensington, Trillium and Shelburne, it can be overwhelming to decide what jacket is best for your outdoor style and needs. Our comparison highlights all three styles so you know your pick is the perfect parka for you!
Canada Goose's Kensington down parka is fitted through the body, with openings in the front and back. Decorative snaps secure the flap closures on the body, fleece lined pockets and wrists. Adjustable straps at the waist give a feminine shape to the parka. Cozy extras on the Kensington like the fleece lined hood and interior shoulder straps for shopping and the subway make this parka a favorite amongst fashionable city dwellers and commuters.
When thinking of warmth, the Canada Goose Thermal Experience Index (TEI) will help you decide the best parka for your performance needs. The Trillium parka has a higher TEI of 4, while the Kensington and Shelburne parkas have a TEI of 3. No matter what parka you pick, you will never find outerwear that exceeds Canada Goose in quality and craftsmanship! Order your Canada Goose women's parka at Saint Bernard and enjoy free three day shipping and free returns.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 1:03:44 PM America/Chicago
Burton is a classic snowboard and apparel company that has been a favorite of snowboard pros and fans for years. Through the use of bright and bold colors and patterns, and innovative technology, Burton has been a go-to for snowboard enthusiasts everywhere since they made their first snowboard in 1977, just a season before we opened the doors at St. Bernard Sports for the first time.
Burton’s Women’s line combines functionality with on trend style and patterns. For a cool and fierce look, we love pairing the TWC Wanderlust Snowboard Jacket with the Lucky Snowboard Pants and Ritual Snowboard Boot. Combined with neutral or white gloves and goggles, this snow leopard inspired outfit is fierce, stylish, and wearable. The removable fur trim and DRYRIDE Durashell 2-layer fabric make this jacket extra insulating and warm, without sacrificing the wearer’s movement. To complete this ensemble, we recommend pairing this look with the Lipstick Board and EST Binding for a cohesive and polished look. For a more vibrant look, the Radiant Snowboard Jacket pairs great with the bright Skyline Snowboard pant and Axel Snowboard boots. For added color, pair the Genesis EST Snowboard Bindings and Custom Flying V Snowboard board with this look. We love this look because it is fun and easy to wear, making it one of our favorite go-to outfits!
For Men, Burton’s apparel and gear are stylish and polished, without being boring! For a cool and relaxed look, pair Burton’s TWC Headliner Jacket with the Southside Mid Fit Pants. To complete this look, add a pop of red with the Cartel EST Snowboard Bindings, Process Flying V Snowboard, and Ambush Snowboard Boots. This look is age appropriate while remaining fun and functional. If printed apparel is more of your aesthetic, try pairing the camouflage printed Southside Snowboard pant with the insulating Hellbrook Jacket and Ion Leather Snowboard Boots. To finish off this look, throw on the effortless Billboard Heritage Beanie. The camouflage in this look makes this look interesting and current, guaranteeing it to be one of your favorites this season.
Burton’s use of contemporary prints and colors throughout their products has made them a leading name in snowboard gear and apparel. Whether you prefer a monochromatic look, a polished and professional look, or a bright and colorful ensemble, Burton is sure to fit all of your apparel and gear needs.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 9:18:36 AM America/Chicago
Helly Hansen is a functional and streamlined brand that offers a wide variety of cold weather apparel for men, women, and children. Their aesthetic is fun and stylish, while remaining insulating and comfortable.
For women, Helly Hansen offers great outerwear and baselayer options, available in colorful hues or sophisticated black and grey. For a bright and cheerful ensemble, we love combining the Warm Flow High Neck ½ Zip and the Active Flow Pant for a warm baselayer. Over these two pieces, we recommend the Switch Cargo Pants and Stella Storm Jacket. These outwear pieces are great for the harsh weather as they utilize PrimaLoft fibers that insulate and keep you comfortable. For a more neutral look, pair the Eclipse Pant with the Floria Jacket. To add an eye-catching element to this look, the Norwegian culture inspired Iskora Boot is a great addition to the classic ski ensemble.
Helly Hansen’s men's line offers sophisticated jackets, ski pants, and insulating baselayers. For extra chilly days, Helly Hansen offers cool toned outerwear that is appropriate for any age or cold weather activity. Pair the plum toned Supreme Jacket with the Epic Ski Pant over the Warm Pant, which utilizes Lifa T3 technology, for a polished look that is warm and dry. For a more colorful look, the luxurious Warm Freeze ½ zip paired with the Mission Stoke Shell Jacket and Legacy Pant make a bright and adventurous outfit that is sure to grab attention mountainside or fireside. Regardless of your preferred Helly Hansen jacket, you are sure to stay warm and dry thanks to the Helly Tech Performance technology that wicks away water and keeps wind out.
For the younger audience, Helly Hansen has cold weather clothing for both boys and girls. For boys, Helly Hansen offers rad pieces that are polished and youthful. For a boy’s baselayer, Helly Hansen’s Kid’s Warm Set is a great start! Pair this combination with the Boy’s Stoneham Jacket and unisex K Rider Ins Bib. For the female mini-shredders, pair the Girl’s Synergy Jacket with the Dry Baselayer Set and unisex K Rider Ins Bib for a look that is serious with a pop of fun pink.
Utilizing innovative technology to keep you and your family warm, Helly Hansen’s baselayers and outerwear are perfect for your next ski or snowboard excursion! Plus, they’re currently on sale, if you needed another reason to love their pieces!
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:49:33 AM America/Chicago
At the time of year when temperatures fluctuate, we’re looking for pieces that will keep us cozy in the morning and comfortable as the day heats up. For jackets, the new and innovative ThermoBall technology by The North Face is our go-to as we transition from mountainside, to the gym, to everyday life! Utilizing ThermoBall technology, these jackets pack in the same amount of insulation as a 600 fill down jacket in a contoured and slimming design. By using this technology over typical down fill, these jackets provide warmth in wet environments while remaining incredibly lightweight and flexible.
The North Face ThermoBall girls line offers age-appropriate options that allow young girls to move and stay dry in colder conditions. The Hybrid Jacket is a great everyday jacket that can be worn to and from school, or while braving the elements, combining versatility and function. Pair this jacket with denim jeans or leggings for everyday wear, or snow pants for your next family ski trip!
From spin class to running errands around town, the women's ThermoBall Full Zip jacket is about to be your new favorite jacket! Perfect for warming you up as your day gets started, keeping you comfortable and dry after you work up a sweat, and flattering your figure all day long makes this piece a triple threat. Paired with Beyond Yoga Sleek Side Yoga leggings, this look is effortlessly sporty and functional while keeping you stylish as you continue on with your day. With so many colors to choose from, this jacket is sure to go with everything you own.
When not tearing up the mountainside, the Men’s ThermoBall Full Zip Jacket transitions into an appropriate everyday jacket! Paired with jeans or khakis and you will look polished, flattered, and presentable while remaining insulated with this versatile piece. Thrown over gym clothes, this jacket will keep you warm as you go to and from working out, while wicking away sweat, highlighting the functionality of this jacket! With this one coat, all of your outerwear needs will be met!
Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:14:36 AM America/Chicago
Based out of beautiful Aspen, Colorado, the Obermeyer family produces athletic wear combining teachnology, originality and style through their high quality snow garments. Focusing on sustainability, innovation, and community outreach, the Obermeyer brand is producing vibrant and functional gear, while decreasing their environmental impact and contributing to their community at the same time.
For women, Obermeyer offers flattering garments that are trendy and feminine. Layered under a down jacket or worn on it’s own, the Fiona Sweater is a chic and comfortable alternative to the typical, and often bulky, pullover. By combining natural wool and synthetic fibers, this piece is insulating without the use of cumbersome or itchy fabrics. Pair this sweater with sleek and breathable Bond Pants and Alpine gloves for a monochromatic look that is chic, cozy, and environmentally conscious as Obermeyer product are made from sustainable fabrics and recycled textiles. For colder days, we love pairing the Cruz jacket with the Turin pants and Snowmass mittens for a cohesive look that keeps us warm while adding a little color into our closets.
Obermeyer’s Men’s garments are well-designed and environmentally friendly while keeping you cool and comfortable as you’re hitting the slopes. Pair the Kitimat Cocona pants with Marathon 150 Dri Core top, and Barley jacket for a polished and effortless slope-side look. Alternatively, the Charger jacket paired with the Flex 75 Dri Core top and Keystone Shell pant is a masculine and refined look that successfully keeps you dry and warm through their insulating and sustainable fiber blends.
Obermeyer offers a wide range of brightly colored apparel for their younger audience, while maintaining an environmentally friendly manufacturing process. For boys, Obermeyer’s quilting lined Renegade jacket layered with the durable Prophet pant and Traverse knit hat is an insulating and rad look that young boys are sure to love. For young girls, the Obermeyer Snoverall pant styled with the Prism jacket is a colorful and durable outfit that will keep young girls warm and on the go. Pair this outfit with Alpine gloves and a Sunday beanie for a little added warmth!
Focusing on sustainability and producing a minimal impact on our environment, Obermeyer creates high quality pieces in the USA that this fellow family owned business is proud to carry. Whether you’re shopping for yourself, your spouse, or your child, Obermeyer offers a wide array of functional and chic garments that you won’t want to take off!