2012 STREET LEAGUE – Last stop Newark!

Well folks….it’s about that time…this past Sunday marked the last stop of the Street League Skateboarding DC Pro Tour. After four stops across the nation, it all culminated in a winner-take-all Championship at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The Active Team was on site taking in the action and checking out the looks firsthand all afternoon. After all, we ...
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Cadence Rolls into Dover Street Market

Stylesight had the chance to talk shop with Dustin Klein of Cadence last week, for the debut of his first installation and collection at Dover Street Market in London. "The latest exhibition to arrive at DSM is Cadence, a lifestyle cycling brand.  It was founded by Dustin Klein in 2003, from San Francisco's Messenger Culture. The exhibition, “One begets the other”, ...
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Skate Weekend: East Coast Sessions

It seems that no matter where you were this past weekend, something was happening in the skate world. Luckily, we had eyes and ears around the US to take in all of the action. Out in Ocean City the Dew Tour wrapped up with the Pantech Beach Championship. Pedro Barros took home the title for the second year in a row, ...
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Grand Opening: Reebok Crossfit 5th Avenue

  The Active team was on hand yesterday afternoon for the Grand Opening of the new Reebok Crossfit gym on Fifth Avenue, the largest Crossfit box in Manhattan. Winners of the 2012 CrossFit Games, Rich Froning and Annie Thorisdottir were in the house to meet fans, pose for photos and help giveaway some awesome product. Music was bumping, excitement was in ...
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London 2012 Comes to a Close!

  Just like that, the Olympics have come to a close. The Active team here at Stylesight has been on Olympic lockdown catching as many amazing moments as possible. Sunday night was the final night of the party, brought to a close with one of the biggest celebrations we’ve seen in a long time. The world watched as London put on ...
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Tradeshow Hustle – Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2012

  As the Active Team gears up for Day 2 of ORSM, we are basically running on fumes but we LOVE it. We have seen so many innovative new products for Spring/Summer 2013, it's hard to pick our favorites. Big themes on the floor include water-repellent down, minimal trail stories for footwear and packs, women's-specific programs, and lighter, faster, stronger materials across ...
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Olympic-Inspired Arts: Designed to Win

In honor of the ongoing Summer Olympic Games now taking place in London, the Design Museum features an exhibition called Designed to Win which highlights key advances made in sport due to innovations in design, and vice versa. Overarching themes of safety, performance, fashion, new materials, and technology are reviewed as these are the crucial components necessary to lift both ...
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Launch LA x Stylesight

  This week has been CRAZY for the Active Team. Between the Olympics, Billabong's Design for Humanity Event and Launch LA, we have had our fair share of high-fives and warm Red Bull. For its inaugural show, Launch LA was a total success. A smaller, more boutique vibe insured that buyers and brands were able to connect on a very personal level. ...
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Opening Ceremony Pop-Up opens in London!

  Yesterday was the first day of an exciting new Pop-up just in time for the upcoming 2012 London Olympics starting up a week from today. Opening Ceremony has opened the doors to its first London store in Covent Garden. Just for this summer during the games, they will be featuring brands like Proenza Schouler, Topshop, and even some collaborations with designers just for the momentus event. ...
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AGENDA NYC: Sneak Peek

It's that time of year again folks! The Active Team has entered into full-on tradeshow mode. Summer 2012 is no different and we were able to get our feet wet at AGENDA NYC for a glimpse of Spring/Summer 2013 apparel and footwear. The trade show went down at a loft-life setting in SOHO on Mercer Street allowing for the right ...
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Quiksilver’s Stephanie Gilmore Wins 5th ASP World Title!

This weekend, amid fierce competition and the under sunny skies of Biarritz at the Roxy Pro, Stephanie Gilmore took home her 5th ASP World Title as the 2012 Surfing World Champion. “It was such a challenge to come back. It’s really rewarding! All the girls are surfing so well. I really had to give 100% in every heat that I went ...
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Stylesight Hearts The People’s Movement

While cruising Agenda Trade Show last summer, the Active Team stumbled upon a gem of a brand called The People's Movement, aka MOVMT. We were totally taken with this line of environmentally-friendly footwear from the moment we entered the up-cycled cardboard booth. Now, we can't lie...initially we weren't really interested in talking footwear. It had been a LONG day walking ...
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CFDA x NY Mets for Edition 01

Its confirmed (again)...fashion is OBSESSED with all things Active, and not just in that sweatshirts-on-the-runway kind of way -- we are talking legit Team Sports with a designer twist here folks. Edition01 has tapped several young designers to create a limited edition collection of tees to celebrate both the NY Mets and the CFDA's 50th Anniversary. Each of the tees ...
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Nike x Marcus Gaab – Reflective Windrunner

Keeping up with new product releases as we continue to get closer to the Olympics later this month, Nike has released yet another innovation to hit the medal stand in London. Nike worked with renowned artist Marcus Gaab to explore the 21st C. Windrunner V. jacket and it's highly reflective properties. Modeled after a sportswear staple, the Windrunner is detailed with ...
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Olympic Arts + Graphics: Jens Ullrich

We have been OBSESSING over Jens Ullrich’s collage series called the “pilots”, ever since we stumbled upon them on Beautiful Decay. The works are comprised of deconstructed photographs of popular sport moments mashed together with pictures of sculptures from the period of National Socialism (1933 – 1945). There is something so enchanting about the combination, especially the contrast of the ...
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