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Growing a Revolution—Patagonia, Regenerative Agriculture, and Saving the Planet

Can agriculture save the planet? That’s what Patagonia believes. Patagonia is the outdoor company that’s made battling climate change their front line. Even their slogan states it: We’re in business to save the planet.   I certainly didn’t expect to find myself on a farm up to my elbows in earth, gardening with the precursors to … Read more ›

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Best Trail Running Shoes of 2020

Looking for a change of scenery in your running routine? Head to the nearest mountain and try trail running!  Taking in beautiful, ever-changing landscapes can be exhilarating while tackling uneven terrain, roots and rocks offers a good challenge. Finding The Best Trail Running Shoes Before heading out, it’s important to be well equipped. Comfort, stability, … Read more ›

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On the Road With Hoka One One

Just one look and you’ll immediately recognize Hoka One One’s iconic style. If minimalist running shoes have risen in popularity over the last decade, runners are now turning to maximum cushioning and support. Enter Hoka One One—maximalist running shoes at their best. Like Walking on Clouds Founded in 2009 by two avid runners and a … Read more ›

Vallier. Vallier Spring Summer 2020. Posted on Categories Apparel·City·UncategorizedTags Leave a comment on Vallier Spring Summer 2020

Vallier Spring Summer 2020

Vallier is back—our new collection brings a classic minimalist style to spring & summer clothes and accessories. It’s the fusion of outdoor technical clothing with everyday urban essentials, and we couldn’t be more excited for our first warm-weather drop. Eco-responsible, comfortable fabrics like Sorona, Tencel and organic cotton are threaded into selected pieces. Quick-dry, cool … Read more ›

Salomon. Performance for the Streets: The Salomon Advanced Collection. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·City·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Performance for the Streets: The Salomon Advanced Collection

Performance for the Streets: The Salomon Advanced Collection

With the emergence of new urban trends focused on functional styles, the timing is perfect to introduce the weather-resistant and functional aesthetics of the Salomon Advanced capsule series. For the past few seasons, comfort has regained its top spot as the number 1 criteria of urban collections. The #STAYHOME movement has only made jogging pants … Read more ›

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Wonderfully Eccentric Sunglasses by Pit Viper

With a psychedelic website that’s reminiscent of good ol’ Windows 95 and a more-than-dubious sense of humour, Pit Viper is on its way to conquering the market of urban and sport sunglasses. The Utah-based brand seems to make a point of not taking themselves too seriously, all while manufacturing some of the most resistant and … Read more ›

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Fighting COVID-19: Medical Garments by Quartz Co.

We recently spoke of Arc’teryx and its effort to equip the COVID-19 frontlines by producing protective reusable medical gowns. Now Quartz Co., another proudly Canadian company, joins the fight against COVID-19. On April 20th, the Quebec-based brand reopened its factory’s doors to start manufacturing medical garments such as masks, isolation gowns and medical hoods for … Read more ›

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Altra Running Shoes—the Rule of Three

Fixing what was broken. In his view, Golden Harper noticed something that needed to be fixed in the runner’s most critical piece of equipment—too much drop from heel to forefoot in running shoes. He began creating, then selling hacked runners out of his father’s workshop in Utah. Today, some 10 years later, those shoes became … Read more ›

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Staple Styles: Discover Boyish, PAIGE and FRAME Jeans

Who doesn’t love a good pair of jeans? With warm days ahead, it’s the right time to find that perfect new staple for your summer uniform. Here are three fresh brands to discover—all out of sunny California! Beyond being made with comfortable, premium denim, these brands embrace ethical practices that will have you wearing your … Read more ›

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Osprey’s Adventure-Ready Backpacks

If you’ve ever hit a trail, biked, or traveled with a backpack, you know that having a good one makes all the difference. Feeling comfortable on the last miles of an ascent or well-ventilated when pedaling through rocky trails makes for more enjoyable adventures. Designed with the wearer’s needs in mind, Osprey backpacks are packed … Read more ›

Smartwool. 6 Ideas To Get You Running This Spring. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags Leave a comment on 6 Ideas To Get You Running This Spring

6 Ideas To Get You Running This Spring

Whether you’ve been running for years or you’re hoping to use the current situation to start jogging, there’s no better time than the arrival of Spring – and quarantine – to start a training program. I’ve been racing regularly since 2010. For me, creating a racing program with a rigorous training plan doesn’t mean you … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Coronavirus, COVID-19, medical gowns, PPE, reusable medical gowns. Arc’teryx: from Outdoor Gear to Medical Gowns. Posted on Categories Brand StoriesTags , , , , , 10 Comments on Arc’teryx: from Outdoor Gear to Medical Gowns

Arc’teryx: from Outdoor Gear to Medical Gowns

Since the COVID-19 pandemic started sweeping across the globe, medical professionals on the frontlines have been caring for an unprecedented amount of patients. When Arc’teryx heard there was a shortage of medical gowns in their community, they decided to do what they do best: create protective gear. In April, they teamed up with sewers, engineers … Read more ›