Collections By Designer in Ski Swim and Running Apparel

ATHENA Pick Your Fit –
“Shapewear for the goddess in you.”—The ATHENA swimwear collection has shape-centric elements that enhance, slim, shape, and control. Designed with rich color palettes, sophisticated prints, signature textures, and elegant hardware. ATHENA assists in making your figure look fabulous without compromising your glamorous sense of style.

Columbia –
Columbia  was established in 1938 and has over 70 years of experience making clothing and gear to help get you outside and keep you comfortable once you’re there. That is why their mission statement is: Design and deliver authentic, outdoor, high-value products for active consumers of all ages. Whatever temperature you are going to be in – Columbia has a technology for everything.

Ella Moss Isla –
The Ella Moss Isla collection is best described as hip, fun, and quirky, and is inspired by art, fashion, and travel. Known for bright color palettes, simple shapes, soft wearable fabrics, and tonal stripes, Ella Moss strikes a delicate balance of being edgy and vintage without being over-the-top trendy, thus being a favorite line among celebrities.

Gordini –
Gordini USA has been in the outdoor business since 1956 and has been striving to create products to keep your body’s heat production and heat loss in perfect balance. The team of winter sports enthusiasts based in Vermont and Canada will settle for nothing less than perfection when it comes to creating quality and functional products that combine proven natural materials with the latest in synthetic technology. The result is the best products to keep you warm and dry in the toughest conditions.

Hot Chillys –
Hot Chillys engineer the most advanced performance products possible; test and retest for function and durability, then add two parts fun and a cold cerveza. ‘Cause if you’re not having fun, it’s just not worth it!

Itasca –
Itasca footwear is built for durability and superior performance. Each component in an Itasca boot is selected with great care. Only high quality materials are used to ensure your comfort and provide the dependability you expect. Itasca makes quality footwear for any outdoor activity from hunting, cold weather and bean style boots, to recreational, waterproof and snow boots. You’ll find better values and quality at Itasca…your true source for footwear.


L-SPACE by Monica Wise –
Creative director and lead designer of L*Space, Monica Wise finds her inspiration both along the Southern California coast and every faraway beach paradise she visits. Monica also finds inspiration from the decades of designers before her, who paved the way in women’s swimwear ¬– especially those in the 1960’s, who produced mod, trendsetting, timeless fashions.Described as sophisticated beach chic, glam surfer girl, and most definitely fashion-forward swimwear, L*Space is an award-winning brand, having been recognized as SIMA’s (Surfwear Industry Manufacturer’s Association) swimwear brand of the year, as well as Monica herself being recognized as the 2010 Mercedes Benz designer of the year.

LUXE by Lisa Vogel –
“Swimwear for the modern beach sophisticate.” Created by Lisa Vogel, swimwear expert and mother of two, LUXE features an elegant color palette, luxiurious, slinky, fabrics and figure-flattering silhouettes the beautifully accentuate the positives while hiding the imperfections. The high-fashion inspired collection of stunning bikinis, tankinis, maillouts, and coordinating resort wear offers the perfect blend of form and fashion.

Miraclesuit –
“Look 10 lbs lighter in 10 seconds.” At Miraclesuit, we believe in CURVES. The Miraclesuit® heritage of fit, form and function continues to be the basis of the collection with emphasis on strong print development, new bodies utilizing innovative construction and design details, and a collection of coordinating cover-ups that completes a woman’s beach wardrobe. Miraclesuit swimsuits begin with our unique and innovative fabric, Miratex®. Next, it utilizes the best in bra support, including our newest innovation, the one piece molded bra construction that has the underwires built into the foam bra. No more bulky wire construction or wires that poke through after a couple of wearings. We have a bra construction to suit every woman no matter what kind of support she wants.

Nanette Lepore –
Nanette designs in her atelier in New York City alongside her husband, Robert, who helms the business side of the worldwide brand as its President. Nanette enjoys a strong following among editors, style-makers and celebrities including Freida Pinto, Sharon Stone, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Eva Longoria Parker, Scarlett Johansson, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Abigail Breslin. Nanette Leporedebuted its swim wear collection for Cruise 2011.

Nils Skiwear became one of the first fashion companies to incorporate Gore-Tex into their collections. With the innovative design of the high waist, stretch bottom suit they soon began to dominate the stretch suit market. Over the course of the next several years Nils established a reputation as the best fitting women’s skiwear collection in the business and the product offering was extended to include sweaters, fleece, resort wear and petites. The universal active sportswear layering system and waterproof, breathable outerwear system is consistently regarded as the most complete offering for women in the industry. This year NILS celebrates 30 years of offering the finest, best fitting skiwear and resort sportswear along with setting the standard for customer service and education within the snow sports industry.

The North Face –
Now, more than 40 years after its humble grand opening, The North Face delivers an extensive line of performance apparel, equipment, and footwear. The North Face pushes the boundaries of innovation so that you can push the boundaries of exploration. The North Face remains deeply proud to be the first choice of the world’s most accomplished climbers, mountaineers, extreme skiers, snowboarders, endurance runners, and explorers. The North Face will maintain an unwavering commitment to pushing the limits of design, so that you can push your limits outdoors. Never Stop Exploring.

Obermeyer –
Founded in 1947 in Aspen, Colorado, Sport Obermeyer was born of necessity by Klaus Obermeyer. As an Aspen ski instructor, he became aware of the need to keep his ski school students warm and dry so they would enjoy the sport of skiing and become repeat customers. Klaus Obermeyer, as ski pioneer, learned environmental stewardship at a young age respecting the alpine environment and its majestic beauty. Today, Obermeyer continues to design and produce innovative and technically responsible authentic skiwear from the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Patagonia –
Patagonia grew out of a small company that made tools for climbers. Alpinism remains at the heart of a worldwide business that still makes clothes for climbing – as well as for skiing, snowboarding, surfing, fly fishing, paddling and trail running. These are all silent sports. None requires a motor; none delivers the cheers of a crowd. In each sport, reward comes in the form of hard-won grace and moments of connection between us and nature.

Noticing the lack of fashion in the contemporary swimwear, Robin Piccone launched her signature label in 1992. Characterized by modern styling and innovative details for a wearable and flattering cut, ROBIN PICCONE accentuates a body’s unique lines and curves without relying on briefness to create a cutting edge look.

Since 1975, Seafolly has been at the epicentre of Australian beach lifestyle and has quickly become one of the most recognized swimwear and beach lifestyle brands world-wide. Spanning the broad international market, Seafolly is currently stocked in major fashion department stores and swimwear boutiques around the world.

Smartwool –
Smartwool’s company commitment is using only the finest wool in the world: New Zealand merino, which produces the softest, strongest and whitest wool on the planet. The company has built intimate, long-standing relationships with its growers, who are in tune with their land and sheep and have become great partners in growing the best wool possible. Socks and apparel are distributed worldwide, satisfying the needs of walkers, runners, skiers, cyclists, climbers, hikers and anyone else who enjoys the comfort and performance the company’s founders discovered more than 10 years ago on the cold slopes of New England.

Smith Optics –
Smith Sport Optics sets the standard for high performance eyewear and goggles. Innovations over the years include the Fog-X anti-fog coating, PMT Perforated Membrane Technology lens ventilation system, patented Turbo C.A.M. Constant Air Management system, patented Regulator adjustable lens ventilation system, patented Roll Off’s film advance system for motocross, patented ODS (Ocular Docking System) prescription insert and patented Slider series sunglasses, the most innovative interchangeable lens sunglass available. Today, Smith Optics has become synonymous with innovative, durable, top-quality products in the eyewear and goggle market. The company is also recognized for its unparalleled team roster, which boasts some of the top names in biking, motocross, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, skateboarding and wakeboarding. Like many other companies, Smith utilizes team input as a key element of new product introductions. In addition, however, Smith athletes are actively involved in the development process for performance testing and coloration selection.

Spyder –
In the realm of performance, everything counts. For 30 years, Spyder has focused on every detail in engineering superior skiwear, scrutinizing the subtleties that make every discipline – every athlete – unique. Renowned for integrating high-tech fabrics, fashion and functionality, we’re obsessed with keeping you dry, comfortable, and warm. Then we push it harder. Rigorously tested by top athletes across the world, Spyder embodies a passion for performance – the same passion driving you to your next adrenaline rush.

Terramar –
With a long history of manufacturing silk products at its foundation, Terramar has quickly become a world leader in pioneering products that combine natural textiles with the highest performing technical fabrics available. Today, Terramar Sports Performance Layering System is undoubtedly one of the most uniquely engineered base layer systems on the market. It’s as much gear as it is garment.

Thorlo –
Thorlo—the heart and soul of an American brand. Your feet will feel better. Thorlos are a great way to invest in yourself and their also a great value because they last forever. Thorlos are much more than socks!

Trina Turk –
Inspired by the multicultural mix, architecture, and landscape of Los Angeles and California, The Trina Turk Collection is full of the Season’s most casually sophisticated – and “must have” silhouettes. Trina’s philosophy is to create wearable, optimistic fashion that incorporates the best aspects of classic American sportswear. The collection has become known for an amazing pant fit and gorgeous signature prints. Swimwear was introduced in 2007 through a license with Apparel Ventures.

UGG Australia –
The story begins with one magical material, sheepskin. The mastery of this distinctive material in the fine craft of boot and shoemaking is deeply ingrained in our rich history. By fashioning boots, shoes, sandals, and accessories from the finest available sheepskins, UGG delivers a luxurious comfort that escapes words and cannot be equaled by any ordinary material.

ViX –
ViX founder, Paula Hermanny designs collections that honor the ViX woman. While that vision evolves year by year, soaking in the hottest new inspirations for swimwear, the ViX style remains true to its roots and timeless elegance. ViX’s trademark gold and leather accessories complement Paula’s fashion-forward interpretation of the season’s latest trends, which she studies in Europe, Brazil, and the world’s most sophisticated beach resorts.

White Sierra –
White Sierra has a 30 year heritage of successfully serving the outdoor and snow sports customer. Our customer looks for apparel that is durable, accessible and perfectly suited to their adventures in the outdoors. We take our inspiration from the cities and towns where we work, the sunny beaches, shaded redwoods & snowy peaks of the Sierras, where we play.

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