Lowa Boots Introduces SS24 Collection

Lowa Boots released its Spring and Summer 2024 line leading with expanded styles for its recently launched All Terrain Running (ATR) category and updates to its mountaineering and hiking boots and walking shoes. “For the last 100 years, LOWA has built its brand on hand-crafted quality,” said Peter Sachs, general manager of LOWA. “This is […]

Tread Labs Debuts S24 Sandal Line

Tread Labs, a performance insole and footwear developer established by Chaco founder Mark Paigen, debuted its Spring 2024 sandal line. “Our Spring 24 line is a purposeful extension of the successful styles of our footwear launch earlier this year,” said Paigen. “We are not only adding best-in-class components for a richer, stylish look for men […]

Outdoor Retailer Announces Finalists For Inspiration Awards

Outdoor Retailer (OR) released the finalists’ names for its 13th annual Inspiration Awards. This year’s recipients will be announced at the live awards ceremony on the second night of OR Summer Show, on June 20, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, open to all OR attendees. A panel of independent judges determined the 2023 finalists […]

Jelenew Launches SOMAtique Indoor Apparel Collection

Jelenew, the “luxury high-performance female sports brand with a cycling focus,” launched the SOMAtique collection of indoor cycling apparel—bras, bib shorts, leggings, bike shorts, and skorts with the brand’s proprietary CurveTec technology. “The SOMAtique line is designed to enable indoor cyclists to have a similar experience to what they would enjoy outside, focusing purely on […]

UYN Introduces Next Gen Footwear And Socks; Apparel Debuts September 2023

In a press release, the following was reported on behalf of Italy’s UYN, a Trerè Innovation company. “UYN introduced its first line of plant and bio-based base layers, manufactured in Pennsylvania, including footwear and socks; UYN is also debuting its first shoes entirely derived from socks; 100 percent bio-based base layers made in Pennsylvania and […]

Jelenew Expands Spring Collection

Jelenew, a luxury, high-performance female-centric sports brand serving the cycling industry, expanded its spring line featuring cycling jerseys, bibs, shorts, fitness sports bras, and leggings. Di Liu, a former employee of Chanel couture and Jelenew’s chief product co-creation officer with Marion Clignet, a six-time world champion and two-time Olympic medalist, works with other female designers, […]

Tread Labs Refurbished Customer-Returned Footwear

Tread Labs, the performance insole and footwear brand, reported it “refurbished nearly 10,000 insoles and sandals since its founding in 2017.” Tread Labs said its process is “done by hand at its company headquarters in Woburn, takes approximately seven days and costs between $36.00 and $72.00 with free shipping.” Tread Labs insoles are constructed with […]

Italy’s Trerè Innovation, Debuts First 100% Line of Biotech Base Layers in U.S; Manufactured in in Pennsylvania, Used by International Ski Teams

Marblehead, Mass. (March 28, 2023) – Trerè Innovation, a global leader in sustainable technical Italian apparel, footwear design and manufacturing from Asola, Italy, is launching the world’s first line of 100% bio-based base layers in the U.S. using Biotech, natural and plant-based materials, resulting in petroleum-free sportswear reducing the footprint of the textile industry on […]

Tread Labs Partners With Ultra-Distance Cyclist

Tread Labs, the performance insole and footwear brand established by Chaco founder Mark Paigen, announced that it added cyclist Lael Wilcox as a brand ambassador and partner in the creation of the Lael Wilcox Cycling insole, shown right. The insole provides arch support, is “100 percent carbon fiber” and is 1.25mm thin with a 3mm ventilated […]

Tread Labs Debuts Lifestyle Sandals For Spring 2023 

Tread Labs, the performance insole brand, released its lifestyle sandal collection for men and women built on its “Your Support Group” system of comfort, pain relief and performance. The brand “guarantees the sandals against defects in workmanship and materials for the product’s useful life, and all outsoles are replaceable at an additional cost.” “We saw […]

Nite Ize Develops On-The-Go Universal Tablet Holder

Nite Ize launched the Squeeze Universal Tablet Holder, available at retail in early spring. The holder fits various tablets with an “unshakeable” hold. “I see tablets everywhere I go, from airplanes to homes to retail to warehouses,” said Rick Case, Nite Ize founder and CEO. “By adapting our popular Squeeze design for tablets, we’re allowing […]

Nite Ize Reinvents The Split Ring Two Ways

Nite Ize released its DualPass Dual Chamber Key Ring and O-Series Gated Key Ring. Available at retail in early spring, the two key rings offer a familiar split ring silhouette with ease of use. “The split ring has been a tried and true keychain solution for decades, without much evolution,” said Rick Case, Nite Ize […]

Nite Ize Launches Z-Series Dual Carabiner

Nite Ize launched the Z-Series Dual Carabiner, available at retail in early spring, featuring dual inner spring gates to clip, carry and secure gear. “We have a passion for finding new ways to connect, carry and secure gear, from the S-Biner to the G-Series carabiner,” said Rick Case, Nite Ize founder and CEO. “The Z-Series […]

Nite Ize Creates GlowStreak Wild LED Ball For High-Energy Dogs

Nite Ize launched the GlowStreak Wild LED Ball for dogs. Available in early spring, the ball features a color-changing LED and an unpredictable bounce for engaging play. “We designed GlowStreak Wild with fetch-obsessed, high-energy dogs in mind,” said Rick Case, Nite Ize founder and CEO. “With its erratic bounce and easy-to-spot glow, it’s sure to be […]