Scare Tactics

Let’s be honest, the Active Team doesn’t typically report on Holiday themed items…our industry isn’t necessarily the best at adorning Santa on snowboards or Easter bunny images placed on sneakers. (Nor would we wear them either.) This year is a bit different. There is a flux of amazing product from some of our favorite heavy hitters for Halloween  – and ...
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Sneaking into Fashion

The Active Team has spotted more sneakers on the runway this season than ever before. Not one single city missed out on highlighting trainers as a key accessory…so what better timing now it seems, for the opening of a new exhibit in London based around this very topic: Sneakers in Fashion. Major UK retailer javari opened a free exhibition last week ...
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An Active New Life

We have to admit, the Active Team loves to see product from our world of sport repurposed. (After all, the Outdoor market as a whole is THE leader in setting the benchmark of ethical standards in creating goods.) Even better than reused in its original purpose, is finding an entirely new life for a product. Luckily, we have found a ...
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Last week the Active Team was invited down to the Saturdays Surf showroom for a glimpse at its S/S 13 collection of apparel and accessories. We're HUGE fans....first supporting the guys' vision (Josh Rosen, Morgan Collett and Colin Tunstall) since day one when their store originally opened on Crosby Street in SoHo. So, with thus being said, it comes as ...
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Snowboard Premiere Season – 2012

It's that time of year again. Snowboard video premiere season. Come Autumn, it happens like clockwork with a sea of fans desperately waiting for the unleashing of new flicks. The Active Team already had the pleasure of attending Burton Snowboards' 13 in New York City a few weeks we're definitely eyeing up the additional batch of films from a ...
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Vans Half Cab 20th Anniversary

The Active team here at Stylesight loves a good skate party, but what we love even more is supporting a great cause. Lucky for us, we got a little bit of both on Thursday night out in Brooklyn at the House of Vans for the Half Cab 20th Anniversary. To celebrate, Vans held a bash that included everything from an art auction benefiting The A.skate ...
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Nike SB Insta-Jam

Yesterday, the Active team had the unique opportunity to join the Nike SB team for The NYC Insta-Jam. It was a day of running around the city, visiting some of the athlete’s favorite NYC hangouts, and hearing great stories about what this city means to them personally, as well as what it means for the skate world from the beginning.   Nike ...
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Lululemon x Spinning

Over the past few years, we’ve been following the exponential growth and trend of spinning classes. In our report Spinning 101 the Active Team highlighted top studios and what to wear to class, not to mention a recent test drive at Soulcycle this summer where, well…we got a butts kicked by our set of wheels! The trajectory of spinning has ...
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Critical Mass – 20th Anniversary

This Friday, September 28th makes it 20 years since that inaugural night in San Francisco when the first ever Critical Mass was formed. Inherently a spontaneous and minimally organized event, bike riders converge upon their city's streets, seizing power in numbers. Whatever the specific motivations may be, the overall message is loud and clear. They are in essence an active ...
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NFL FILMS – RIP Steve Sabol

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Steve Sabol of NFL Films. As a legend and iconic man in football, Sabol pushed the limits of documentary film throughout the game of football and said by the man himself, "to give a creative treatment to reality." Steve Sabol served as the President, cameraman and editor of NFL Films through ...
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Interbike 2012

It has been a fun week in Las Vegas, NV and the Active team has been on location bringing all of our favorites from Interbike. Crossing from commuting to BMX to hard-core cycling, Interbike brings you the best of the best. Here is our round up of the first two days, stay tuned for the full report next week! -Erin Mintun  
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Nike FlyKnit Collective

During the 2012 London Olympics Nike debuted its newest innovation to the family, Nike FlyKnit. Luckily for us, it didn’t stop there. On Saturday September 15th, the Active team was invited down to Bowery Stadium, as Nike held the Opening Reception for the latest initiative surrounding the technology. Collaborating with artists from around the world to build installations in various cities, Bowery ...
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It’s that time a year again folks….snowboard season is JUST around the corner which means we’re in primetime video premiere-mode. On Thursday night, September 13th, Burton Snowboards kicked things off with multiple screenings of its new flick 13 on both sides of the coast in New York City and Newport Beach.  (Coincidence of the date selected? We think not!) Additionally ...
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Are You Ready For Some Football?!

The air is getting crisper here in New York City and it seems like within just a few days we transitioned into autumn. This fact gets the Active Team really excited because it means one thing: Football season. Last week we engaged in some football friendly activity during Fashion’s Night Out, and this week we are back to for a ...
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Fashion’s Night Out – Active Style

In its fourth installment, Fashion’s Night Out (always) additionally includes more than several efforts from some of our favorite Active brands. This year, the Active team bounced around New York City throughout the star-studded evening to check out what was happening during the crowded madness... First stop of the night…NFL craze! Down at SNAP on West 14th, 47 Brand celebrated in ...
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