Women’s Travel Gear Essentials

May 21, 2008
Outside Magazine
Women’s Travel Gear Essentials

1. AILIN INSULATED VEST The frilly shoulder details are feminine and the low-profile synthetic Primaloft insulation keeps you warm. $325; ailin.com

2. SUUNTO LUMI WRISTOP COMPUTER Part compass, part altimeter, this sleek watch speaks four languages and even detaches to become a necklace. $389; suunto.com

3. KAENON POLARIZED EDEN SUNGLASSES Don't be fooled by the Jackie O style; the Eden's lenses transmit good-as-it-gets clarity. $219; kaenon.com

4. ICEBREAKER SATURN DRESS A luxuriously soft merino-wool dress with a smart touch—a hidden back pocket keeps your money safe when you hit the town. $100; icebreaker.com

5. PATAGONIA PINBACK TOP An empire waistband adds a touch of support to this 90 percent organic-cotton halter. $40; patagonia.com

6. NAU LITHE SHORT These mostly recycled, 10.5-inch-inseam shorts are flattering enough for a night of salsa dancing. $86; nau.com

7. TEVA DRISTI SHOES Even after 24 hours stuck in transit, your feet will stay comfortable. $70; teva.com

8. MOUNTAINSMITH ZIP-TOP CAMERA TOTE Set it down in the mud if you need to: Its burly rubber bottom is waterproof. $69; mountainsmith.com

9. DAKINE KELLY WALLET This oversize, soft vinyl wallet holds just enough cards and cash to double as a slim purse. $25; dakine.com

10. ARC'TERYX ALPHA SL JACKET Wear this stylish and bomber Gore-Tex jacket biking or bar hopping. $299; arcteryx.com

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