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Outdoor Retailer - Astis hand-sewn leather gloves

Published February 5, 2013 11:14 am

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Astis mittensBag the future of gloves and go back to the past with Astis leather mittens. The hand-sewn gloves are based on original works from Cree Indians and include hand-stitched beadwork and come in long-cuff, short-cuff and glove models ranging from $145 to $225. The gloves do have some technology to go with the past in the form of Polartec Thermal Pro High Loft insulation. The idea for Astis came from a gift of original Cree mittens to one of the owners. Available now. The Salt Lake Tribune is providing a look at some of the thousands of items shown at the Winter Market Outdoor Retailer show held in Salt Lake City Jan. 23-26. — Brett Prettyman