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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ACTIVE INSPIRATION: Eric Koston

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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ROXY x DVF

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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Redbull Ultra Natural 2013

Travis Rice is a renaissance man. Not only is he one of the best professional snowboarders on the planet, he is also an individual who takes the reigns and manifests personal visions – case in point with the Redbull Ultra Natural contest. Spearheaded by Rice, the event was held over this past weekend at the majestic venue of Baldface Lodge in ...
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STUDIO VISIT: Minimale Animale

For a brand that was featured in the infamous Sports Illustrated before it even officially launched, Minimale Animale are definitely a swimwear brand to watch, so we were pretty excited to meet founder and designer Cassandra this week during lunch time in her stylish bungalow in Venice beach that she shares with her two Siberian Husky dogs. She works out of ...
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The Golden State Warriors New Look

In a bold move this week, the NBA unveiled a first in recent history – an official NBA team jersey with sleeves for the Golden State Warriors. Utilizing the Revolution 30 technology that adidas debuted last year in uniforms across the league, and reducing the overall weight of the jersey by 26% – the new jerseys are is not your Father’s uniform! ...
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NIKE – Ready for Spring!

Last week the Active Team had the pleasure of attending a 21 Mercer Women's Event, which of course if you know that address in New York City, it’s the location of Nike and its various collections of stellar goods sold at retail. This party – in conjunction with New York City Fashion week – kicked things off for Nike’s Women’s ...
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