THE OLDEST OUTDOOR APPAREL BRANDS IN INDUSTRY - Top 10
It is the time of year where the big outdoor apparel brands presents their latest collections at the world largest outdoor fairs, but, which brands are actually the oldest outdoor apparel brands in the industry?
10. Founded 1878 - Browning, USA?
9. Founded 1877 - Helly Hansen, Norway
8. Founded 1870 - Ferrino, Italy
7. Founded 1862 - Mammut, Switzerland
6. Founded 1856 - Orvis, USA
In 1856, Charles F. Orvis founded the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, offering superior fly-fishing equipment, and priding himself on customer satisfaction and service. Today, Orvis is the trusted source for the discovery of adventure and the wonder in the natural world. For more than a century and a half we have loved the wild, explored it, and protected it. At core, Orvis are a fly-fishing and wingshooting brand, inspired by nature, driven by curiosity, and fulfilled by adventure. Each product and the services we offer is rooted in our heritage, inspired by our love of the wild, and backed by superior customer service and a 100% guarantee of satisfaction.
5. Founded 1853 - Aigle, France
4. Founded 1853 - Devold, Norway
3. Founded 1830 - Woolrich, USA
2. Founded 1814 - Purdey, United Kingdom
1. Founded 1804 - Sch?ffel, Germany
Schoffel 2017 Brand Video - YouTube
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LTP is a Danish owned garment manufacturer for +60 premium brands within active sportswear, outdoor, athleisure and sustainable fashion. LTP was established in 1991, and is probably the biggest functional garment manufacturer in Europe with bluesign setups in Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine and Vietnam
LTP consists of two divisions; LTP Garment and LTP Contract Furniture producing in ten fully-owned factories.