Hailing from one of the soggiest regions in the country, the founders of frogg toggs desperately sought armor against the rain that wouldn't weigh down limbs. Since 1996, their research team has unveiled several clothing technologies that facilitate fabrication of lightweight, breathable rainwear, outerwear, and wading gear. Classic DriPore material sports pores that are 20,000 times smaller than a droplet of water, allowing air to escape without admitting moisture. Other waterproof and wind-resistant garments sport durable seams and materials such as ToadSkinz, a hybrid fabric that masquerades as conventional polyester, but harbors an extra layer for comfort. And as Chilly Pad towels absorb water, the remain dry to the touch, cooling athletes’ skin without disintegrating the paper play diagrams taped to their foreheads.
Using T-shirts, sweatshirts, and polos as a canvas, the artistic crew at Eclectic Designs creates works of wearable art with custom digital and embroidered clothing designs. Both the brick-and-mortar and online shops stock an arsenal of phrases, quips, and cute pictures to splay across comfy apparel for adults, children, and pets. Customers can print items with their own designs using a digital uploading tool to fashion personalized gifts such as newborn-baby blankets and robber-dissuading pillowcases plastered with pictures of Perry Mason. The designers also help market businesses and organizations by customizing promotional and giveaway items with no minimums per order.
Roland Markwalter's deep bond with Mother Nature inspired him to found EFM Outfitters in 2007. Drawing from 30 years of retail experience, he stocks his store with eco-friendly outdoor apparel and gear from brands including The North Face, Patagonia, and Vibram FiveFingers. From sturdy Keen hiking boots and ENO hammocks to comfy Guy Harvey fishing shorts, EFM Outfitters supplies all the necessary accoutrements for adventures in the wild or forest-themed family photos.
Though it specializes in watersports supplies, Leaf in Creek offers a wide selection of adventure gear and apparel for men and women fond of the great outdoors. You can peruse clothing from brands such as Kavu, Aftco, and Guy Harvey, as well as stylish sunglasses from Spy and Costa Del Mar. Equipment such as Jackson fishing and exploration kayaks outfits customers for excursions on the water, and a stock of GoPro cameras and harnesses helps them document their picnics with Smokey the Bear.
Purchases made at most TNT Fireworks locations benefit partner non-profit organizations, strengthening programs in local communities. The company also has a commitment to both safety and customer satisfaction. Many of TNT's higher-charged products include a Glo-Fuze, which guides revelers safely to the fuse in poorly lit conditions, and a No Dud Guarantee ensures that non-functional fireworks can be refunded with ease.