Posts Tagged ‘gifts’

Talk about an Icebreaker!

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

For the women who run – and row, and swim, and whatever else – in the all weather conditions including the current frigid one, the right sportswear is incredibly important. So thank goodness there’s Icebreaker, a New Zealand brand looking to break its way into the New York market with the first sustainable and ethically manufactured, directly-sourced outdoorsy wear made out of…. Merino wool? It sounds odd, we know, but believe it or not, pure merino fibre is highly breathable and wicking, helping to prevent the clamminess often associated with synthetics-made outerwear. It also prevents odor for day, or even weeks – not that ladies ever sweat, of course – and protects the wearer from the sun’s rays in its silky soft fabric.

Starting today, New Yorkers can stop by the brand’s new 2,500-square-foot TouchLab flagship store in trendy SoHo – 102 Wooster Street, between Prince and Spring Streets to be exact – to dip their hands into some pure raw merino, learn more about Icebreaker’s various collections – Outdoor, Running, Cycling, Travel, Kids, Underwear, and City – and of course purchase some ideal and unique holiday gifts for their sporty friends once they’ve fallen in love.

Find out more about the brand and special holiday promotions they have going on at the new store after the jump!

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WIN THIS! Lock & Mane’s Jonathan Green Rootine Silkening Creme

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

With the holidays getting oh-so-close, now’s the time to search out and score the best in Earth-friendly gifts! Luckily, it seems every year there are more and more stores and products that make this hunt easier. So rather than give the standard reusable tote bag – again – how about some hair products for the people on your list? If this sounds good, then check out the line of products featured in The Greenie gift basket at luxury hair product online store, Lock & Mane, full of Green products from Jonathan Antin‘s hair product line, Jonathan (and a Lulu Organics Dry Shampoo hair powder, the green-colored Marilyn Brush’s Double S Pro Round, and a shower comb for good measure). (more…)