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5 Outdoor Apparel and Gear Brands You Should Know

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By: Jake Fagan + Save to a List

Here are some under the radar companies that fit in with the modern outdoorsman/woman's lifestyle. These brands make innovative products to the outdoor industry - they actually look good and all have their own unique style! 

#5 Cotopaxi 

With very unique colorways, Cotopaxi has some of the coolest and most interesting apparel and gear on the market. Pictured below is their Teca Windbreaker that comes in both men's and women's sizes. They also cary a long line of packs in similar colors and other gear like tents and sleeping bags as well. 

#4 Fayettechill

Coming out of Fayetteville, Arkansas, this is a company that us midwestern and southern folks can appreciate and support. Fayettechill uses a lot of desaturated pastel colors in their products instead of bright and flashy colors, which I tend to like and find unique. They carry some really chill apparel from shirts and jackets to hats and coats. Check them out!

#3 Arcade Belts

Something rarely ever talked about, but belts can be really important when hiking in pants or shorts with belt loops. Most belts can become uncomfortable while hiking or while doing other similar activities because they don't exactly move with you, limiting your movement. Arcade fixed that problem with elastic belts that move with you while keeping your pants up! Aside from function, they have some really cool patterns, too. You gotta pick yourself up one! 

#2 Topo Designs

With more of a modern and simplistic look and coming out of Colorado, Topo Designs offers a wide array of clothing, gear, and accessories that I'm sure you would like. 

#1 Poler Stuff

Poler Stuff is very unique with their designs. They're a little different than any other company, but thats what I like about them! They carry everything: tents, packs, shirts, jackets, coats, and accessories. They are easily my favorite brand as of now, so I would highly suggest you go over and check them out!

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