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Designed for the minimalist adventurer, Vado Apparel knows firsthand the needs of humans on the go. Hiker-owned and operated since 2018, the brand is built on the foundation of creating high-quality technical outdoor apparel for every excursion. From the mountains to the cities, Vado is committed to providing garments that are produced at the highest standard and perform at the highest level, highlighted in its new three-piece collection for Fall/Winter 2023 featuring Polartec® Alpha® Direct.

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The launch of Vado’s Alpha Direct capsule collection - including the ⅓ Zip Alpha Direct Pullover, Alpha Direct Pants, and Vado Alpha Direct Pullover - are all Made in the USA and exemplify the brand’s dedication to making superior productsOffering extra breathability without compromising  next-to-skin comfort, Alpha Direct active insulation technology releases excess body heat continuously, before it builds, reducing saturation and discomfort. This innovative textile increases breathable performance, is highly compressible to further reduce overall garment weight, and is inherently hydrophobic to resist all moisture and dry incredibly fast.

 Activewear fleece that lives in the pack, the camera bag, the car, and anywhere on the go, Vado’s Alpha Direct Collection is engineered to offer superior warmth while maintaining maximum packability, remaining uncomplicated without sacrificing comfort or performance. The slim silhouette and athletic fit provide unrestricted freedom of movement for confidence to embark on all of life’s adventures.

True to the motto "Empowered by Nature, Motivated by People", Vado Apparel also champions social justice, working to support BIPOC communities through partnerships and charitable initiatives.

For outdoor enthusiasts who value a simplified approach, the Vado Alpha Direct Collection has perfected the core fundamentals of multifunctional, minimalist gear. Available now at

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