Urban cycling, from the fixie scene to bikes-as-alternative-transportation continues to be a growing sportswear market among males and females. From Levi’s latest bike collection, to the originators, Outlier, to the latest KickStarter initiatives creating women’s apparel, urban cycling, the and styling fashion and accessories that comes with this emerging lifestyle, are taking center stage. This […]
Urban Cycling Fashion Once Again in the Spotlight, with H&M for Brick Lane Bikes
Fixie/Urban Cycling Sportswear Continues to Gain Traction, Now with Levi’s Latest
Jumping into the growing lifestyle marketplace of urban cycling/Fixie gearheads, Levi Strauss continues to push their denim and non-denim NanoSphere collection structured and made specifically for the urban rider. The launch for summer has been met with solid reviews mainly because the fabrics which are both denim and non-denim are quite functional for urban cycling […]
Beijing Fixies Part of New Creative for China Originals Featuring Unique Collaborations with Growing Scene of Urban Cyclists
The Beijing Fixies for the China Originals campaign. Photos by Ka Xiaoxi. The recent launch of China Originals with the creative team from NeoChaEdge has brought attention to the growing scene of fixed bike culture, and urban cycling in general. Not only is this subculture defining new lifestyle territory in the United States and Europe, […]
MAGIC Fashion Trade Show, S.L.A.T.E., and Street -Complex Elements of Streetwear, Sports Inspired, Goth, Urban Presents a Memorable Experience
Like many trade shows doing more to create a unique atmosphere, MAGIC got creative with the addition of skate-influences, cool street art exhibitions, top DJ’s in heavy rotation, even a fixed-bike give-away. And yes, it was a working show: buyers wrote orders.
Milan Runway Shows Underway with Sports Influences in Many: Vivienne Westwood’s Punk Skater; Thom Browne’s Fixie Cycle Chic
News from Milan’s fashion week featuring Spring-Summer 2011 menswear indicates lots of trends coming from street, sports, 80’s grunge.