DALLAS, Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulwark, the world's largest flame-resistant (FR) apparel brand, today announced a new partnership with Realtree to offer FR shirts featuring Realtree Xtra Camo.
"Our customers continue to demand the world's most comfortable, reliable and protective FR apparel because they're in hazardous lines of work," said Chris Holcombe, Bulwark, vice president and general manager. "Our latest innovation couples our market-proven fabrics with a look our customers want to wear – even when they're not on the job."
The Xtra in Realtree Xtra stands for extra effectiveness in the field. This new camo pattern blends perfectly year round in a variety of habitats: from the leaf change of fall through winter, then again in early spring before green-out.
Using proprietary printing technology, Realtree layers sharp foreground elements over a progressively ghosted mid-ground and soft background. The versatile camo design includes tree trunks, large and small limbs, leaves of many types and colors, and large open areas.
Like every other Bulwark shirt, this one is designed for form and function.
With an 88 percent cotton and 12 percent nylon blend, it's comfortable and durable. It's category 2, NFPA® 2112 compliant. A gusset side seam provides ease of movement along with a banded topstitched collar. It's topped off with two chest pockets with button flap closers and a sewn-in pencil stall, a placket front with button closure and a tailored sleeve placket, topstitched cuff and straight back yoke. On the inside collar and cuff, you'll find Realtree Xtra Camo print.
The new Bulwark Realtree Xtra Camo FR shirts are available in grey and khaki.
All inquiries can be directed to Angie Wilson, Bulwark, market manager, at Angie_Wilson@vfc.com, 615-565-5358.
Bulwark, part of VF Corporation's portfolio of brands, is the North American market leader in durable flame-resistant protective garments. The brand was born in the Canadian oilfields 43 years ago, and has been the choice of industry professionals ever since. We offer the widest assortment of NFPA 2112 and NFPA 70E compliant flame-resistant shirts, pants, jeans, coveralls and outerwear in the industry. Our clothing is made with an obsessive diligence for precision and quality because real lives are on the line. For more information, visit www.bulwark.com.
VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with more than 30 brands. The company's largest five brands are The North Face®, Vans®, Wrangler®, Timberland®, and Lee®. Other brands include 7 For All Mankind®, Bulwark®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Ella Moss®, JanSport®, Kipling®, lucy®, Majestic®, Napapijri®, Nautica®, Red Kap®, Reef®, Riders®, Splendid® and SmartWool®. For more information, visit www.vfc.com.
Realtree is the world's leading camouflage designer, marketer, and licensor with over 2,000 licensees utilizing the Realtree camouflage brand. Thousands of outdoor and lifestyle products are available in Realtree camouflage patterns. In addition, Realtree is committed to supporting individuals and groups that work to ensure our outdoor heritage, the conservation of natural places, and the wildlife that resides there. Realtree promotes its products and relationships widely on television, as well as through Realtree.com and many other outlets.