Capranea - Swiss Designed Luxury and Performance Ski Apparel
Swiss precision, performance and style define Capranea, a premium ski and lifestyle apparel brand originated in the mountains of Graubünden now available worldwide. Choosing a product by Capranea means making no compromises. All materials and components have been carefully selected to provide maximum functionality and comfort. The materials used are exceptionally lightweight and soft. Particular attention is paid to freedom of movement.
Capranea was founded by Marc Haensli whose lineage leads to the advent of modern-day skiing. His father Walter Haensli along with legend Howard Head co-developed Head Skiing that elevated the sport and lifestyle on a global level. Marc grew up with the entrepreneurial spirit of his father with a commitment to innovation, authenticity and fun that is manifested throughout the Capranea collection.
Made in Europe in the world’s most exclusive luxury apparel factories and named after the Latin reference to the resident ibex that roam the area, each ski jacket and pant prioritizes insulated four-way stretch comfort and weather protection achieved through the incorporation of Japanese- and European-made fabrics that are soft at hand yet fully shelter the body from cold, wind and snow. Distinct yet understated, the winter sports collection effortlessly transitions between on-snow activities and everyday life.
The defining look of the Capranea collection is characterized by the use of materials that are rare in the performance apparel industry. This creates a fascinating play between contour and structure nuanced by color input that resides between restrained urban and strikingly sporty.
Warmth in each of the outerwear products is ensured through premium insulations from responsibly sourced 750-fill-power goose down, to Primaloft Black and Capranea’s own Pinneco wool-blend padding that delivers enhanced body temperature regulation without overheating.
New for this season, the flagship women’s Vanta II Jacket ($1,050) features full-stretch, waterproof breathable Japanese Foxy polyamide fabrics that effortlessly move with the body in a feminine silhouette. A full-stretch jacquard knit back liner that enhances breathability and multiple bonded stretch down chambers filled with 750-fill 90/10 duck down extend comfort while eliminating cold spots. The design is completed with a removable powder skirt, custom adjustable wrist cuffs, two zippered hand warming pockets, chest pockets, a sleeve pocket for ski passes and internal pockets. The luxurious down-filled hood is removable when conditions warm.
The elegant women’s Nine midlayer jacket ($395) made with microfleece stretch by Tessile Fiorentina, ultra-light Japanese ripstop material and high-performance, soft Loden wool from Italian Pontetorto on the shoulders adds further warmth and comfort when paired with the Vanta or may be worn as a style piece on its own. The ski outfit is completed with the Lady Cassana pants ($595). The form fitting design is made with soft, full-stretch Foxy materials and warmed with soft polyester and Pinneco wool-blend insulation. Beltloops and an adjustable internal waistband comfortably secure the pants while in motion on snow.
The men’s Badus Jacket ($1,195) is a standout winter style designed for skiing but makes a statement in town. Made with a four-way-stretch waterproof breathable Japanese Foxy polyamide fabrics and detailed with soft, heritage Loden wool overlays on the shoulders, the jacket is a workhorse with a refined demeanor. The Badus is detailed with zonal Primaloft Black insulation and Pinneco wool-blend fill for warmth in the right places. YKK Aquaguard zippers repel cold temps and snow and a zip-out powder skirts and removable insulated hood add functional versatility to the design.
The Jatz full-zip sweater ($395) adds an additional layer of natural warmth with luxurious 100% merino wool construction that is as soft as alpaca. The midlayer is lined in the front for wind protection and is completed with hand pockets, ribbed sleeve and hem details and a recycled wool fleece-lined collar. The Sign pants ($595) complete the ensemble with complete weather protection in a soft, four-way-stretch, lightweight material the provides complete freedom of movement. Zipper vents on the sides support ventilation during increased activities and an adjustable waistband custom fits to all waistlines. All seams in the pants are taped to ensure long-lasting waterproofness and an elastic gaiter at the ankle keeps snow from getting into the boot.
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Winter 22-23 apparel collection.