From Choo Rain Boots to Designer Pen Knives, Make the Outdoors Chic

By: Christina Butty - Jun 12, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Some people love camping, but there are many divas who don’t.

The following cluster looks at ways to convince high maintenance folks to go camping. These ideas make the rustic woods look very attractive rather than like a cold wet, uncomfortable chore.

From fashion to gear, this glamorous camping cluster has it all.

Implications - Glamorous camping, or "glamping," turns the standard ideal of tents and canned food on its head. The global recession has heavily affected family vacations; instead of splurging on a pricey international trip, many families opt instead for staycations within their own town or state. The significant savings associated with a staycation allows for increased spending in other areas, such as upscale tents.