Brushing; quilting; layering; warm fibres alone are not enough to proclaim Survivalist. Accessories and details are essential to the attitude of outdoor denims. In fact detail and sundries can alone proclaim survival.
Functional strapping combined with fabric layering makes jeans for cycling and boarding fulfil their recreational function. House of OD excels at recreational function. Sizes and shapes being large with accessories and detailing cinching and pulling for function.
Tom Wood and Kelly Harrington work with giant zippers and carabiner clips in their function denims for a more aggressive attitude. Completed with heavy wear sporting high low seam finishing to the heavy weight denims.
San Shing cleverly combines coated denims which look tough after wash with Carabiner clips and multi zippers used en masse in the garment for fashion effect as well as function.
Massive pocketing proclaims FUNCTION as well as warmth due to extra layers of denim. Simple giant detailing and gathering at waist and pocket renders a simple garment fashion combined with function.