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Thorlos to showcase new outdoor collection at ISPO Munich

The collection originally debuted this year at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, which took place from 10-12 January in Salt Lake City.

31st January 2017

Knitting Industry
 |  Statesville, NC

Hosiery/​Socks, Sports/​Activewear, Collections

THORLO, the Statesville-based, family-owned padded foot protection manufacturer, will exhibit its new Thorlos Outdoor Collection addressing the rapidly evolving outdoor consumer demands at ISPO Munich, which will be held from 5-8 February.

Today’s outdoor consumers are adventurous, and driven to escape the ordinary, the company reports. They create the experiences that they want on their terms.

Outdoor Athlete sock. © THORLO

Inspired by the limitless boundaries of today’s outdoors, the Thorlos Outdoor Collection is the lifestyle-specific, protective sock gear that is designed to offer wearers the freedom to experience the outdoors their own way, with the promise of performance, protection, comfort and style.

Protection and design

“The collection is based on extensive consumer research. It features distinct sock gear solutions in engineered designs guided by the foot protection and lifestyle needs of today’s diverse outdoor participants,” said Jay Harris, CEO of THORLO.

Outdoor Fanatic sock. © THORLO

“Our styles have been crafted for the Outdoor Fanatic, Outdoor Athlete, Outdoor Explorer, and Outdoor Traveler, and several styles feature PrimaLoft yarns for outstanding insulation, softness and durability.”

Outdoor Explorer sock. © THORLO

“THORLO’s 50+ years of experience in blending the most protective, state-of-the-art natural and technical fibres are the basis for this unique collection, which is designed for optimal foot protection and performance with a fashion awareness for today’s sophisticated and well-informed outdoor consumers.”


Family-owned THORLO designs and manufactures clinically tested padded foot protection (socks) in Statesville, NC, and operates a distribution centre in Rockwell, NC.

Outdoor Traveler sock. © THORLO

THORLO is the originator of activity-specific padded foot protection. Thorlos are clinically tested to reduce pressure, reduce friction, reduce moisture, and reduce pain, the company reports.

The collection originally debuted this year at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, which took place from 10-12 January 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT.

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