Spring has sprung at Brightwater!

Parajumpers for Brightwater 2021 Look book





Bill Damberg, owner of Brightwater Clothing & Gear, is always trying to better his collection. Sometimes, he finds a new brand or two. Other times, his previous discoveries, and the people behind them, still stand head and shoulders above the rest. All of his picks share a common theme – clothing that you’ll love for a long time. Clothing that you’ll want to repair rather than replace. That is, if you can wear it hard enough for it to even need a needle and thread.





When your brand grew from a chance meeting with a member of the 210th Rescue Squadron, rugged is in your DNA. These Anchorage-based first responders need clothes and gear that work in the most remote and hostile areas of the globe. Add in Massimo Rossetti, the Parajumpers Creative Director on the other side of that chance encounter, and you have threads that look every bit as good as they work.

Threads that look every
bit as good as they work.


Latin for the word “us,” Nobis invites you to join a global collective that shares a passion and wanderlust to go places. THe Canadian company’s clothes and gear are stylish enough to explore the finest restaurants, yet protective enough to handle even the most extreme weather. Nobis asks, Are you one of us?


Gear that goes here, there, everywhere.


Pushing the boundaries of cold- weather survival with cutting-edge materials & technology.


Picture steep mountains, waterfalls, and ords, and you’ve got the setting for Dale, Norway. Add high-end textile machines from England, as well as skilled knitters and artisans, and you’ve got more than 150 years of the highest-quality wool garments in the world.

Crafting the world's finest knitwear since 1879.

Sporty and cool . Geena is a classic puffer jacket, in a range of captivating colours. An everlasting piece that matches your winter outfits.  FEATURES Super light down jacket with a slim fit. The polyester matte finish taffeta shell fabric is down proof. The jacket features two zippered pockets in front, as well as an inner pocket. Two-way front zipper. Underarm vents. Double collar ribbed on the inside. Lycra trimmed collar, cuffs and bottom. PJS patch on the left sleeve.
Ready when the temps start to drop. The ideal choice for mid-season weather? As a jacket that has a bit of knit and a bit of taffeta, Jayden is extremely cool: wear it under your coat or on its own. Pack it up easily and be always ready for when the temperatures drop.


It’s 1897 and Seattle is the gateway to the Great Klondike Gold Rush. C.C. Filson outfits these stampeders with rugged clothing and gear to survive the harsh, dangerous conditions they’ll face.

More than a century later, that simple quest to use nothing but the best materials still guidesevery piece of clothing and gear this iconic company guarantees.


Photographer Eliesa Johnson • Art Direction & Styling by Grayscale • Assistance & Styling by Avery Made Creative 

SIPS + BITES: Erik Eastman (mixologist) & Paul Buttenhoff • MN Pure Clear Ice • Market House Meats

FACES: Nicholas Anderson • Paul Buttenhoff • Deb Hanson • Wing Ho • Tom Ramy • Molly Duke
Jaguar Landrover Minneapolis (Landrover)

LOCATION: Camp Tanadoona, Excelsior, MN

Featuring clothing and accessories from Brightwater; including pieces by Amundsen, Dale of Norway, Sandqvist, Hestra Gloves, Gitman Bros, Mischa Lampert, Parajumpers, Redwing Heritage, and others.