Category: GEAR


THE WORLD CUP AT YOUR FEET

Posted on May 10th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. No Comments

 

The Havaianas brand wants you to watch the 2010 FIFA World Cup in comfort and style. And in their new limited edition World Cup flip-flops. We are only weeks away from the most anticipated sporting event of 2010 and now fans can really proclaim their love for their country from head to toes.

 

Havaianas are known for their high-quality, yet affordable flops, available in a wide range of vibrant colors. They have created a special “Teams Collection” of flip-flops that pay tribute to the countries competing in the World Cup this Summer. Each pair features bold prints inspired by the colors of the team’s uniforms, the National flag of the country and gold stars on the sole to represent the number of times the country has won the World Cup and the year they won it. When placed side-by-side, each pair also reads “10” in … Read More »



NIKE LAUNCHES WOMEN’S LIFESTYLE COLLECTION

Posted on May 7th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. No Comments

In an effort to keep up with the brands who are taking a fashion-forward approach to activewear design, Nike is launching their first ever women’s “action lifestyle” collection of apparel and footwear, called Nike 6.0.

The new fashion-driven performance line was developed with close input from action sports athletes, including surfers Monyca Byrne-Wickey an Carissa Moore and snowboarder, Ellery Hollingsworth. With the help of these ladies, the pieces successfully merge the femininity that is often absent from sportswear with Nike’s signature performance enhancements like a zip-pocket or Dri-FIT fabric.

The collection features a variety of items ranging from tanks, tees and hoodie-lined jackets to brightly-colored kicks. And pieces will easily take you
from gym time to post-workout activities.

Prices range from $24 to $120 and the Nike Women’s 6.0 line will hit retailers in … Read More »



QUAGMIRE’S “KICK-ASS” GOLF GEAR

Posted on April 30th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. No Comments

The fashions offered by Quagmire Golf are a far cry from the typical golf attire often seen on the green. The company has branded itself as “lifestyle wear that can take you from the beach to the course and then onto the patio for beer after the game,” offering a wide range of apparel and accessories for men and women with an edgy, fun and modern appeal.

Quagmire is often worn by both Hollywood celebrities and Tour professionals. The brand’s “Not Fit for the Fairway” slogan stresses that golfers don’t have to be low handicappers to look great on and off the course. The pieces offered are fun, easy to wear and very different from other brands out there.

After five years in business, Quagmire has finally … Read More »



VANS AND MLB OPEN THE SEASON IN STYLE

Posted on April 6th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. 1 Comment

One of the most popular sneaker brands of the ’80’s, Vans, has teamed up with Majestic Athletic and Major League Baseball to release a limited edition “Opening Day” collection of kicks.

Fusing the brand’s most iconic shoe styles with official MLB team logos and colors, the collection is a cool and unique way to showcase your team support this baseball season. Each team’s sneakers are versions of Vans fan favorites such as the Authentic, Old Skool and Classic Slip-On models. In addition to the shoes, buyers will receive an Authentic Collection jersey from Majestic Athletic.

But here’s the catch: only one dozen pairs of each version will be available. The 15-team collection debuted this past Saturday with the Boston Red Sox and the remaining 14 versions will become available on the day of each team’s home opener.

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WEAR YOUR ‘LUV’ OF LACROSSE OFF THE FIELD

Posted on March 30th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. No Comments

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. This growth has encouraged more retailers to come onto the scene and experiment with a new side of the sport, one that doesn’t involve cradling and checking.

LuxLax is one of the first fashion lacrosse brands for women. LuvLax gear represents all facets of the game, as a variety of tees, sweats and hats feature lacrosse infused styles that are fashionable and evoke the spirit of the game. Fans can choose from a wide range of fun, colorful, and quirky designs including argyle and floral options and lacrosse related scenes with taglines that read “it’s in the genes” and “lacrosse chick.”

LuvLax apparel is meant for stylish, yet sporty females of all ages. The brand allows them to showcase their love … Read More »



NEW BALANCE BRINGS BACK AN OLD FAVORITE

Posted on March 23rd, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. No Comments

Just as U.S. marathoner, Khalid Khannouchi, is on the comeback trail after a foot injury halted his career, the New Balance 205 sneakersare looking to make a comeback as well.

New Balance is bringing back the 205 racing shoe, which was named for Khalid Khannouchi. Khalid wore the sneaker during some of the fastest marathons in history.The 205’s helped him set a world record of 2:04:42 in the Chicago Marathon in 1999 and helped him better his time in the 2002 London Marathon to 2:05:38, which still stands as an American record.

The lightweight racing shoes are known for being exceptionally comfortable and equally as effective. They feature New Balance’s most advanced running technology which helps to cushion the heel. And whether your an avid runner like Khalid or looking to become one with Summer … Read More »



VS PINK HITS IT OUT OF THE PARK WITH NEW MLB COLLECTION

Posted on March 15th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. No Comments

Victoria’s Secret PINK already has a successful Collegiate Collection for young women, which includes a variety of tees and sweats that feature a blend of the brand’s signature style and the logos of top universities.

Now VS PINK has expanded their collection of fashionable sportwear to include MLB teams. Female fans will love the new co-branded collection that will offer an assortment of tees, tanks, shorts, sweats and hoodies. Items will once again merge VS Pink’s style with the logos of 11 MLB teams. Those teams include: Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals.

Team shops at the stadiums often to not offer fashion-forward options … Read More »



PAYLESS JOINS THE FITNESS CRAZE

Posted on March 10th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. 9 comments

The Payless shoe brand is known for “democratizing fashion and design in footwear” by offering consumers stylish and on-trend shoes, at very affordable prices. The Payless styles often mimic runway looks and top designers themselves have collaborated with the brand to create fashion forward footwear for the everyday customer. So at a time when “toning sneakers” are all the rage, the brand, as always, must keep up with the competition.

Reebok’s Easytone Sneakersclaim to tone and strengthen the legs and butt and help you burn calories as you engage in your day-to-day activities. And Skechers Shape-Upsclaim to stimulate walking on soft ground, which eases stress on joints and engages muscles not normally used, to result in the strengthening and toning of leg muscles. Now the newest addition to that list is the Payless launch of Champion Fitness, a … Read More »



MLB FOR “MOMS-TO-BE”

Posted on March 9th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG, GEAR. 1 Comment

Baseball’s Opening Day will soon be here. Fans have waited six long months to head back to the stadium, dressed in their fan gear, to root for their favorite teams.

“Major League Baseball recognizes the importance of outfitting each and every fan, with quality products that will show their team support,” said Howard Smith, Senior Vice President, Licensing, Major League Baseball. So to be sure no one is left out this season, they have worked with Motherhood Maternityto offer a new line of MLB liscenced tees for “moms-to-be.”

Motherhood Maternity, known for their fashionable and affordable maternity apparel, is now carrying this new line of gear. The short sleeve, crew neck tees come in solid colors and feature MLB team logos. Available in sizes small through extra-large, the tees are both comfortable and … Read More »



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