686 Outerwear 2009-2010

14 Feb, 2009


Whether you want crazy prints, plaids, solids or brights…686 has it all this year.  You can even find yourself in the limited edition carry on of the snaggletooth jacket back for more fun on the slopes.  
For 2009-2010, 686 has partnered with New Balance and Krew as well as continuing the relationship with Levi’s.   With the plexus series, they are bringing the boa back into the outerwear.  
It’s refreshing to walk into 686 because I can always spot a couple pieces that I like straight up.  I still prefer the men’s outerwear to the women’s, just like the length and being able to wear it than be worried about it not wearing me enough.    
The popular Levi series is back

Inside the levi’s Jacket 

New Balance Jacket and KR3W Krutch Insulated Jacket

686 and New Balance 

686 and New Balance

KR3W Lumberjack Softshell close up

KR3W series

KR3W Lumberjack Softshell

ACC Pixel Insulated Jacket

ACC Spyro Jacket

L-R:  Mannual Antic Jacket, Plexus Axis Softshell Jacket,  ACC Spyro Jacket, ACC Rapture Insulated Jacket

Smarty Index Jacket

Plexus Axis Softshell Jacket and Smarty Command Jacket

L-R Top: Smarty Radiate Jacket, Smarty Command Jacket and Mannual Diablo Jacket

Snaggletooth II Jacket
It’s the evil twin brother of last year’s snaggletooth (my favorite jacket ever) and Patchwork Tooth is a little crazy keeping it all fun in the family.

The women’s line
Mannual Aurora Insulated Jacket

ACC Ravine Insulated Jacket

ACC Caliber Insulated Jacket

Smarty Rogue Jacket

Levi’s Type 1 Insulated Jacket

Levi’s Trucker Insulated Jacket

Plexus Boa

Smarty Rogue Jacket and Empire Insulated Jacket

Women’s Jackets

Caliber Insulated Jacket, Lumen Insulated Jacket and Noveau Jacket 

Unfortunately I did not get any photos of the New Balance boots, but you can find them on the internet.  

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8 Comments

  1. k
    February 15, 2009

    I am digging the KREW
    As I had expected when I firs heard. Thanks for taking pictures of it while you were out there!

  2. Dre
    February 17, 2009

    In the Levi’s colabs, are they going to have the same colors as this years, or are they bringing in new colors?? red denim was impossible to find this year.

  3. Shayboarder
    February 18, 2009

    Yep no problem K, you asked for them so glad to take some.

    Dre, the colors for the Levi’s this year are Gunmetal, Black and Indigo. The Levi’s Structure Jacket comes in Black Counter Point.

  4. christian
    May 08, 2009

    hey, any krew/686 pants?

  5. Shayboarder
    May 08, 2009

    Yep in the vertical Krew photo you can see the pants. They have two pants for Krew/686. A slim fit pant and a knuckle insulated pant.

  6. Ethan Richards
    June 26, 2009

    will the gold mannuel antic jacket that louie vito wears be avalible for purchase?

  7. June 26, 2009

    Hey Ethan,

    It is in the catalog and I’m sure will be at various shops when the 09-10 686 gear starts to hit the stores in late summer/early fall. The color is yellow and has the white stripe, red, then black with the yellow in between.

  8. Ethan Richards
    June 27, 2009

    alright thanks man i plan on buying from 686 for a while they got the best gear i think