Show organizers for Outdoor Retailer, the largest summer and winter outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology tradeshow, announced today that they will be extending their contracts with Salt Lake through Summer 2018. Both Winter and Summer Market shows have been in Salt Lake City since 1996. To ensure all options and concerns were considered regarding […]
Outdoor Retailer Trade Show to Stay in Salt Lake City Through 2018
Vans Round-up: Sells Pro-tec to Dye Precision; Partners with IMG to Increase Content Coverage; Set to Launch Vans Triple Crown of Surfing
Vans has recently had a lot going on, from the ramp-up to surfing’s crowned-jewel events at the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing on the North Shore of Hawaii, to their recent announcements that they’ve sold Pro-tec protective gear to Dye Precision, and entered into a new media partnership with IMG to increase their content coverage. […]
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, […]
Vespa Culture Continues the Cred-Factor of Cool Found In the Cult of Transportation
How Getting from Point A to Point B Has Become a Lifestyle from Ruckus Riders to Fixed Gear, DIY Harley’s, to Ubiquitous Vespas. LA’s newest store showcases the best, the retro, the garage, the apparel.
Urban Cycling and How Fixies Are Transforming the Cult of Transportation Into a Lifestyle
Looking at our own %u2018hood in downtown LA and the upcoming Bicycle Film Festival as it rolls through town, we trace the trends of urban transport and growth of an important new sporting lifestyle through urban cycling.
The Urban Cycle Fashion Movement and the Cult of Transportation
When the journey surpasses the destination, and style and green ethics count too, you know you’ve located a worthy trend.
Skingraft Designs and Elmer Ave. Boutique Opening Inspire LA Fashion, Music, and Artistic Scenesters with Leather Jackets, Deconstructed Menswear, Bridal Atelier, Equestrian Motifs, and a Beautiful Showroom
Bucking trends and opening a showroom/boutique in downtown LA proves that not all retail in LA is over. Just stale staid stores on Robertson Blvd.
Cool to Do Lo-Fi: The Resurgence of Low-Tech Clean in Upper Street Fashion Styles Stirs Outerwear Industry Back to Classics for Winter 2008-09
Coming from a winter sports background where outwear styles and textiles continue to move in more technical, waterproof directions, it was quite refreshing to come across a growing subculture in winter fashion that’s completely Lo-Fi and Low-Tech as seen for example, with the comeback of Marlene pants and revival of Woolrich Woolen Mills from various designers.