50 Years of Americans on Mt. Everest

On May 1st, 1963, Jim Whittaker became the first American to climb to the top of Mt. Everest. Today marks its 50th anniversary where Americans and climbers abound revere such an awesome human feat. While climbing the original ascent, Whittaker was outfitted in the iconic outdoor brand Eddie Bauer and in honor of such a glorious day, the brand celebrates the ...
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Kick off to Spring Surfing

As spring begins to take over, the surf scene equally heats up around the world . With a range of new gear, collaborations, and events that are exciting surfers on all coasts, we can't wait to grab our swimsuits and head to the beach! After attending the ROXY x DVF launch in early March, we are psyched to officially kick-off ...
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Active Team takes Portland!

This week we have been lucky enough to be out in the beautiful Pacific Northwest exploring the Active market throughout the city. Long nicknamed "Sport City" for good reason Portland, Oregon is a thriving hub for Active brands both big and small. That said, we set off to check it out and report back on our favorite finds. Boasting multiple sports ...
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2013 Boston Marathon

In the wake of yesterday's tragic events at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Stylesight expresses our deepest sympathies for all those affected. Our condolences also extend to the city of Boston and the Active community there. We join you in hoping for a peaceful future...   Image via Flintland       
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ACTIVE x Festival Season

With Coachella only days away, taking place on two back-to-back weekends of April 12-14 & April 19-21, it's only fitting we thought to call out our favorite active brands that are embracing festival season with cool, new product. In our opinion, who better than the labels that create technical gear, to produce key items for festival-goers – considering the fact that ...
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Four! – The Masters Kick-off This Monday

Spring is in the air and that leads us into the start of another exciting new season. The Masters tournament is set to begin on Monday April 8th, kicking-off the PGA season for 2013. Taking place in Augusta, Georgia complete with rolling greens, cherry blossoms and some serious gear – it's looking to be a great season! Starting on Monday, tune into ...
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2013 Opening Day!

With the sun out in most parts of the US, April 1st marks Opening Day for Major League Baseball. Dusting off mitts and throwing the ball around each spring – baseball is known for its classic style influencing everything from runway fashion to streetwear each season in various shapes and forms. That being said, we figured what better way to ...
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We're MASSIVE fans of professional skateboarder Eric Koston. For the last two decades, he's pushed limits within skating to the point where no one can really contest his talents. Case in point with Koston's recent Nike SB commercial, The Legend Grows – to highlight his latest new shoe, the Nike SB Koston 2 and "trick" – where the pro was spoken about ...
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Teva – The Original Sport Sandal

Last night the Stylesight Active was invited down to the celebration for the upcoming Teva sandal collection. We first saw the collection at Outdoor Retailer this Winter, and were so excited to get a more in-depth scoop. Spring 2014 will mark the 30-year anniversary of the iconic sandal, and the brand is doing a soft launch of the model this ...
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March Madness Has Begun!

It’s that time of year again folks! Today marks the kick off of March Madness and the NCAA tournament. Hopefully you all have gotten your brackets in and are now eagerly awaiting tip off. We here on the Active Team love this time of year not only for the underdog stories and stars that emerge, but for the amazing product, ...
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Meatpacking goes ACTIVE

Over the past few weeks, the Meatpacking District in New York City has entered into a fresh perspective. Along 14th street, between 9th and 10th Avenues, two new active shops have popped up that include heavy hitters  Lululemon and Patagonia. For starters, it's always exciting to see any city landscape embrace the active community, but for a neighborhood known for ...
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Last night the Active Team was invited to a lovely soirée in Downtown New York City to check out the new ROXY x DVF collaboration. Since we're massive fans of both brands, it was a pleasure to see how these unique labels came together to create a range of bikinis, neoprene vests, swimwear and coverups. The event was held at ...
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Ronda Rousey – UFC’s First Female Headliner

Last Saturday, February 23, 2013 the Ultimate Fighting Championship changed forever. It held its first Women’s UFC fight with a woman as the headliner. We first brought you the story of Ronda Rousey in our A Woman’s World report in December. A long-time MMA fighter and the youngest judo competitor in the 2004 Olympic games, Rousey also competed in 2008 ...
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H&M x Sport

H&M revealed in mid-January that the brand will begin a long-term partnership with the Czech professional tennis player Tomas Berdych, who is currently ranked 6th in the world. Berdych ended his contract with Nike a few weeks prior to signing with the Swedish brand. Aside from wearing H&M on and off the court, Berdych will assist the brand's design team ...
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14 Bike Co. x Red Stripe Collaboration to Launch in London

Bikes?  Beer?  Music?  If there's a better way for the Active Team to spend an imminent Monday evening, we haven't found it yet.  Cue London's pre-eminent bespoke bike builders 14 Bike Co., who have teamed up with the fine makers of Jamaican lager on the 7th installment of its Make Session series.  Rounding out this triumverate of excellence is Boiler Room, a ...
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