Opening Ceremony x Columbia Collab Puts Fashion Into Function

Shopping for hiking can be a huge headache when trying to find clothing and gear that is fashionable and functional. A solution is seemingly nonexistent and the gear out there can fall into one category or the other. A truly fusterating experience when we represent a demographic that wants both. With fashion slowly infiltrating one sport at a time hiking […]

Winter Sporting Skin Care

When talking about sports and skincare I assume one can only be referring to summer sun protection. With endless references drilled into our brains through the media about the needs of our skin while playing sports in the summer, it seems everyone had forgotten that winter sports need their own skincare routine.  With the Winter Olympics […]

Nike Air Max Con NYC

Nike Air Max Con inauguration is in full swing in celebration of the third unofficial Nike Air Max Day. MARCH 26, 2016 Air’s March 24 début runs through the 26 in a multi city birthday bash. In NYC’s Skylight Clarkson Square hosts the pop up space dedicated to Air Max’s iconic design, history and innovation. A […]

Nix Netflix and Chill for…

Whether travel, never-ending work hours, or a generally all-over-the-board schedule, there is a lot of pull on life that can leave your workout routine neglected. The simple solution may be streaming. Whenever, wherever workouts and classes accessed anytime/anywhere (with space for a yoga mat and a solid WiFi connection). Here are some viral options for you to try out.

Sweating ADay

Heel-Side is taking a look at the fashion fitness label ADAY.  ADAY targets the millennial consumer (or those that have acclimated the characteristics embraced by this generation) of the work hard – play hard a constant push-pull of work life balance and flexibility. So much to do and so little time. Founders Nina Faulhaber and Meg […]

Sweating Sworkit

A guilty pleasure here at Heel-Side is taking a time out to watch Shark Tank. During the latest episode a company called Sworkit (Simply Work It) dove into the tank – and the Sharks took the bait. Sworkit’s premise is to remove the excuse by offering anywhere, anytime workouts. The app allows you to customize […]

Sweating Y-7 Yoga

Heel-Side took to the beat-driving vinyasa flow space of Y-7 Studios Broome Street location this past weekend. There has been a lot of talk around town about Y-7 Yoga Studios founded by Mason and Sarah Levey. This studio is redefining the stereotypical yoga practice ‘norm’- no mirrors, no candles. The lights go off, the heat goes up […]

All About Kit and Ace

I want to take some time to catch up on the recent game changers in the athletic world. Heel-Side was on an extended hibernation staycation (i.e. outside of the blogosphere.) Good news – back home among the fashionably fit. A little overtime needed to catch you up to who’s on the A team these days – […]

Everything but the Dress

Karlie Kloss caught sporting yet again. New face  for Kurt Geiger’s Spring | Summer 16 campaign. Black, red, and white – a pared down color pallet evoking none other than team spirit. Energetic, high fashion sporting  is the baseline appeal in this collab between Creative director Rebecca Farrar-Hockley and Erik Tortensson. Pieces include swim, sport sandal hybrids, […]

NIKE x Pedro Lourenço

Pedro Lourenço x NIKE collaboration collection launched in January 2015 – on point and worth a re-visit.Lourenço 12 capsule sportswear collection delivered what athletes want in design and functioality. Model Karlie Klosss’ campaign further highlights the clean/modern aesthetic through geometric movement applied technique. Somehow this year-old ad campaign is still in the game.