Swany® will introduce its new line of performance gloves at
the upcoming SIA show in Las Vegas, NV. The new line has been re-engineered to offer gloves with
innovative styles combined with new colors inspired by European and American
Highlights from the 2005/06 line include:
Sport Utility Crossover-Swanys SX series offers gloves and mitts for those who want to use their gloves for a variety of disciplines;
skiing, snowboarding or backcountry skiing. Featured in this line are the
updated SX-13X, SX-14X, SX-9X and the new SX-24. The SX-13X glove and
SX-14X mitt have been improved with a Honeycomb ripstop shell for greater
strength, an Aqua guard snap down zipper, a Uni-pull cord lock for easy one
hand closure and release, and Swany-Dry moisture management system with
anti-microbial properties. The SX-9X glove doubles as a lightweight pipe
glove for boarders as well as a spring glove for skiers. It features an
Ottoman nylon with Oasis ripstop shell, 160-grams of Insuloft insulation
and Swany-Dry lining. It has a neoprene custom fit cuff and a utility heat
pocket on the back. The new SX-24 is an ultra light glove designed for the
young boarder or skier who will be hanging at the park. The glove is
constructed with a 3-dimensional mesh with stretch 5000 ET fabric for great
ventilation and leather shield Teflon coated leather palm. SX-24 features
Insuloft-80 insulation and extra padding on the back.
Flexor®-The new patent pending
Flexor® by Swany® has a new finger joint construction and anatomical
3-Dimensional design of the palm and fingers. Flagship gloves in this line
are the NFX-1 and NFX-4 designed with 8 flexing finger joints for better
control. NFX-1 is made with smooth grain Leather Shield leather treated
with Teflon for water repellency. It is insulated with Swanys Tri-plex®
system with Dryfinger insert and Swany-Dry lining. On the back of the
glove, a ventilator controls the temperature of the hand. The
multi-purpose NFX-4 glove has a Soft n Stretch dryshell with gel print palm
for added grip and is insulated with Insuloft-80 with a
waterproof/breathable Hipora insert and Swany-Dry lining.
Toaster – Whether it is for skiing, snowboarding, walking the dog or a day
photographing the wildlife, the Toaster does it all. TS-10X, as all the
other styles in this collection, has the dexterity of a glove within the
warmth of a mitten and features a side access zipper which allows for finger
free movement and accommodates a heat pack for added warmth. TS-10X has a
removable machine washable inner glove made of Malden Power Stretch with
gel print and is insulated with Insuloft-80.
Performance-The performance line presents two new styles to face the
challenges of ski racing and extreme sport activities. The SLX-3 is a
smooth grain Leather Shield glove treated with Teflon for water repellency.
The shell of the SLX-4 glove is a combination of Leather Shield and Ottoman
DryShell which makes it a very lightweight glove for ski racing. Both
gloves are insulated with Swanys Tri-plex® insulation system, a
waterproof/breathable, three-dimensional, seamless Dryfinger insert and
Swany-Dry lining. The gloves have pre-curved finger construction with
padded knuckles and back.
Ladies-Swanys Ladies line offers styles with fashion appeal, feminine
colors and gender specific fit, while not sacrificing technical performance.
LF-6, the star glove in this collection, is made of top grade water
repellent sheepskin, insulated with Insuloft-160 and SuperSoft tricot
lining. In addition to rolled finger construction and elasticized wrist,
the glove has a barrel lock cuff closure and faux fur leopard print cuff.
Kids – The children’s program features gloves with improved performance
properties including a new insert with twice the breathability of conventional
inserts to improve overnight drying. The new re-engineered SX-1XJ glove and
SX-3XJ mitt have Insuloft-160 insulation in conjunction with a moisture
control thermal fleece for extra warmth and a waterproof/breathable Thermal
Barrier insert. The warm SK-28J glove and SK-29J mitt feature a removable
fleece inner glove, Snow-Tex® insert and come with a spare liner.
Axiom – Swanys snowboard collection has been re-designed to offer technical and comfortable gloves. Highlighted models
are the AX-10 and AX-11. Both gloves are made of Soft n Stretch DryShell with
a pyramid DuraGrip palm with gel print and are insulated with Thermore® T98
Ultra insulation. The AX-10 is a 2-in-1 glove with a removable Malden Power
Stretch® inner glove and features Dryfinger insert and Swanys Uni-pull
shock cord cuff. The AX-11 is a lightweight halfpipe glove featuring
Swany-Dry lining, molded vent system and thermal molded back.
Swany Essentials-Swany introduces accessories that complement its glove
line including glove and helmet liners, face masks, headbands, and
balaclavas. Fleece styles are lined with Swany-Dry anti-microbial moisture
management system and Swanys Dry-Heat fleece.
Après-Ski – This collection offers casual gloves that can be worn for a
variety of outdoor activities. The RC-1X is a smooth grain Leather Shield casual glove with
reinforced palm, insulated with Insuloft-160 and Swany-Dry lining. The
RC-10 is a versatile glove made with Gore-Tex® Windstopper® fleece
reinforced with DuraGrip palm and lined with a super soft tricot.
The color palette in the Swany line combines European and American color
tastes which include base colors of black, pewter, light, navy and khaki
with trim colors of lemonade, shell, Tina gray, mandarin, Dream blue and
Swanys 2005/06 performance gloves and mitts come in sizes: men
S-XL, women SL, kids S (5/6)M (7/8) and juniors L (9/10)-XL (11/12).