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New Season, New Wardrobe: Top Must Haves from Local Alaskan Brands

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Spring has arrived… and with it, some new must-haves from some of our most exciting local brands. We all know that Alaskan weather in any season is fickle, amazing when its warm and sunny… but never crummy enough to stop us from getting out and about if its not.

Frankly, Alaskans know you just have to dress the part. Keep it light, keep it stylish and most importantly, keep it local. Get ready for a fresh crop of our favorite brands, their top trending styles, and a selection of spring items that will keep you stylin and prepared for any Alaskan weather situation.Fifty Six North BeanieFifty Six North
Did you know you lose 80% of your body heat through your head? And while even our hottest Alaskan summer days average around 70 degrees, you can never really miss fashion wise in Alaska with a beanie. We think you’ll love this season’s new Burn Out Beanie from Fifty Six North, this over-sized plush knitted pom pom beanie is all weather saavy. Visit Fifty Six North online for this and other of their brands items.


49th Supply Co

The 49th Supply Co.
The 49th has outerwear and accessories that aren’t afraid to make a statement, and this Emmerson Windbreaker is no exception. The jacket is 100% Nylon, with a double layered fleece interior that is both comfortable and warm, so you cant miss. Perfect for hikes or trips on the river… the 49th Supply Co. is spot on with this offering.


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Metal in the Mountain
Our philosophy is simple: New season, New accessories. It’s time to unzip those jackets and show a little skin to the shining sun. Looking for something that’s gonna tie your outfit together? We are happy to introduce the Metal in the Mountains metalsmith and jewelry designer and her amazing handmade jewelry. This Turquoise antler cuff is handmade with a silver finish and turquoise stone and is one of more than a dozen designs and rings. All of the products are produced using copper, silver and quality stones. Super fab!


Ak Starfish

AK Starfish
If you give anything a little bit of time, it’ll come back around. Our friends over at AK Starfish proved just that by putting a new spin on an old favorite, the AK Word Trucker Hat. These playful and super comfy “word” truckers come in a variety of styles and themes from “Mermaid” “Seward” and “Love”. We cant remember a camping trip, bonfire or road trip where we didn’t need a good hat. The adventures are there to be had, we just need to look good doing it.  These hats are pretty Shweet!


Blush Boutique

Blush Boutique
Some of you may know how big of fans we are of the Superfluous and wearing it, is definitely believing. This limited release exclusive is back with a new design and color way and we and everyone else cant be more excited about it.
The Alaska Superfluous Hoodies by Rebel Yell come with a 3 snap cowl neck and over sized hood, found exclusively at Blush Boutique in the SONO district in downtown Anchorage. The style, comfort and clean designs are not lost as we gear up for the boutiques next run. Everyone needs a go to ladies… and this is it.  


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The 49th Supply Co.
We are going to be honest when we say, The 49th Supply Co. continues to blow our mind with each of its seasons runs. So Dope! So it goes without saying that you have too, and we insist, you go and check out their site and stay up to date on their already amazing and upcoming t-shirt prints. The Explorer Tee is a stylish and affordable, 100% cotton, short sleeved knit tee. It comes screen printed in a variety of colors and screams… “Lets get out and live!!”  Challenge accepted.

 

Were any of your favorite brands mentioned? What was your favorite? Need more? What is your best item of clothing? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Phillip Crawford

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