Our annual locavore gift and giving guide continues with apparel.
Handcrafted Brass Belt Buckle
These brass belt buckles crafted by Laura Shape are a stylish accent to any outfit for the edgy rocker or fashionable yogi in your life. For now, they are only available online, but we suspect you’ll see them in local boutiques soon. forLoveAndLegacy.com $249
Put a stylish hat on your nature lover’s crown. Hat’s are in, and seasonal. Check out a felt mountain lifestyle hat, or a straw hat for summer. Wallaroo’s are packable, water resistant, and have a UPF 50+ rating. Try Outdoor Divas 2317 30th St., Boulder or Little Bird 112 2nd Ave., Niwot
Krimson Klover base layer
The kind of base layers you wear to be seen in, these merino wool blend tops and bottoms feel silky against the skin but keep you warm out on the mountain. As part of its Ski Village collection (pictured), five percent goes toward the nonprofit First Descents, which supports young adult cancer patients and survivors through outdoor experiences. $128 top, $118 bottom.
Check out Krimson Klover’s new HQ and showroom on 2709 Spruce Street.
Smartwool Men’s Propulsion 60 Hybrid Half-Zip
Stuffed with wool insulation up top and more breathable stretch around the lower half, this lightweight activewear layer offers panels of wind protection to cut down on any excuses to keep from getting after it. $180
Ultimate Direction AK Mountain Vest 3.0
For the mountain adventurer, or trail runner in your life, this is lighter update of the brand’s tried and true AK Mountain Vest. The hydration vest includes two bottle holsters for quick access and loops and straps for hiking poles and a stretchy external pocket. $150
Must-Stash Top Tube Bag
Perfect for fitness-conscious friends, this bike-mountable gear bag is great for stashing keys and other valuables during and after a ride. Made from re-purposed banners, no two are alike. 45.5 cubic inch capacity. $25 Try Louisville Cyclery 1032 E South Boulder Rd, or Community Cycles 2805 Wilderness Pl. #1000
Colorado Netrepreneur Lynn Johnson’s quest to resurrect his favorite hat came to Kickstarter-fueled fruition. Now he offers the wonderfully silly, and Colorado-made, hats through his site theturtlehat.com. Consider this your must-have white elephant gift! $22