This blog features Orvis products that our associates or our customers particularly enjoy or appreciate for their quality, utility, and comfort.

Acrylic, the Miracle Fiber: Why We Love Sunbrella®

Written by: Deb German


Sunbrella® Toss Pillow
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“Bought the rocker pillow and throw pillow both in green/white Sunbrella for my sailboat’s saloon. The quality blew me away.”—ronbo from New York

Remember the look of historic storefront awnings? Scores of them dotted the urban landscape in sepia-toned photos of the past. Main Street’s buildings were festooned with them, sheltering. . .

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Travel Clothing for Women: Where Will You Wear Yours?

Written by: Sondra Wolfer

“Hands down, the best fleece jacket I’ve ever purchased. The quality is immediately evident, and the feel and fit makes it possible to wear this jacket with or without a layer underneath. Five plus stars.” – nancyavisca from California

Pleasant thoughts of coming travels often drift in with the first warm breezes of spring. Is your wardrobe ready to wander as far and wide as you are? Having the right. . .

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Folding Nylon Travel Dog Crate: Feels Like Home, Anywhere

Written by: Sondra Wolfer


Folding Nylon Travel Dog Crate
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“One happy puppy is sleeping soundly at night in this comfy crate. Doubles up as a play pen during the day as the top opens for eye contact.” – Orvis customer Tefty39

When my older son was about three years old he wore an adorable pair of pajamas with wide midnight blue and white stripes from torso to toes. We put him in them as often as we. . .

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Why Linen Clothing Is Pretty Cool

Written by: Sondra Wolfer

“I have been “vagabonding” around Argentina and Uruguay for 5 weeks in hot, humid weather. These pants were cool and comfortable and stood up to bus rides on well-used seats, concrete benches, wooden park benches, etc. without a snag or stain. They washed well and withstood messy packing techniques beautifully!” – Orvis customer Judimt

When you slip on a favorite piece of linen clothing, it’s self-evident you’re wearing a luxe fabric with a flattering fall that always keeps you cool. But did you know you’re also donning ancient. . .

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