Your Summer 2018 Essentials!

 

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Summer is here and we’re kicking it off this Memorial Day weekend

with these far from basic beach essentials! Get a little crazy with stripes,

geometrics, and patterns that pop — it’s the look for all your

summer 2018 fun and games!

 

LEFT COLUMN: MONCLER ACETATE SKI SUNGLASSES $325. They say ski, we say sea! Block the sun’s rays with these colorful shades in any sporty locale. Tonal-orange and dark-green lenses included. DAKINE PARTY COOLER TOTE $50. A tote and cooler in one, stash all your beach party essentials and take ’em to go! SUNNYLIFE LUXE TOWEL $49.95. The perfect beach towel makes the perfect beach day, and this plush and graphic luxe lounger is designed for just that. FUNBOY CONVERTIBLE LOUNGER POOL FLOAT $128. Your summer ride is here – a pink retro, wing tip convertible made for two that’s your ticket to float. 

CENTER COLUMN: AMIRI STAR TRUCKER HAT $275. The baseball hat is always a summer essential and this trucker is the wild one of the season! SOLID & STRIPED ELLE MALIBU STRIPE BIKINI $176. Beach volleyball or beach chair, this season’s bikini is chic, sporty and striped! SEAVEES SUNSET STRIP SNEAKER CABANA $88. It’s your classic canvas sneaker from Seavees, updated with playful polkadots and modern slip-on design. PURE CITY STEP THROUGH CRUISER $299. It isn’t summer without a cruiser, and this stylish interpretation has it all — at a great price too!

RIGHT COLUMN: BARK COMMANDER PRO ELITE PRONE PADDLEBOARD $2099. Before there was Stand Up, there was prone paddleboarding. Bark has long been recognized for their race and award winning designs, with a summer fleet now available in an assortment of fun colors. NESO TENT SUNSHADE $99.95. Max out those days at the beach under this lightweight, portable sun shelter. Anchors fill with sand or rocks for easy set-up with no staking required. 

 

Volvo Ocean Race

 
 

From top: Leg 9 start day, Newport to Cardiff, May 20, 2018. Photo by Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race; Leg 6, Hong Kong to Auckland, February 18, 2018. Day 12 on board Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag with John Fisher (1970-2018) at the helm. Sadly underlining just how dangerous this race is, Fisher was swept overboard on March 26 in gale force conditions in the Southern Ocean and never recovered. Photo by Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race; Leg 2 start day, Lisbon to Cape Town, November 5, 2017. Dongfeng Race Team drone shot from above. Photo by Eloi Stichelbaut/Dongfeng Race Team

 
Crossing the Atlantic Ocean as I write are 7 race boats sailing from Newport, RI to Cardiff, Wales in the 9th leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. With 11 legs in total, ranging from approximately 3 to 22 days at sea, the Volvo Ocean Race is described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world. The race covers 45,000 nautical miles that cross four oceans, touch six continents, and visits 12 landmark Host Cities. What began in October of 2017 in Alicante, Spain will finish in The Hague in the Netherlands at the end of June 2018 in what will have been an 9-month test of endurance in some of the most grueling conditions imaginable.

Since 1973, the Volvo Ocean Race has provided the ultimate test of teamwork and adventure. Originally known as the Whitbread Around The World Race, Volvo took it over in 1998. The race is held every three years, and for more than four decades has held an almost mythical power over some the sport’s greatest. In the current era of One Design racing, every team races the exact same Volvo Ocean 65, ensuring the race is all about the sailing and not about the boat. There is no prize money awarded for the relentless intensity and perseverance required in this round-the-clock pursuit, but for a sailor to see their name etched into one of the silver rings of the Volvo Ocean Race Trophy has a value beyond compare. Put simply, the Volvo Ocean Race is an obsession many of the world’s best sailors have dedicated years of their lives trying to win. Read More

 

Hip Hydration

 

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As Solange Knowles highlighted on the red carpet last week at the Met Gala… it’s hip to hydrate! But forget those old plastic water bottles… the most coveted are those of stainless steel and glass, as refined as your favorite barware. Molded into a variety of shapes and sizes, from tall and sleek, to fat and stout, fill her up with one of these style-minded, eco-friendly vessels!

 
ROW 1: KLEAN KANTEEN INSULATED 20 oz. REFLECT $40.95. The Insultated Reflect water bottle comes in a brushed and mirrored stainless steel that features a sustainably harvested bamboo top. Non-toxic and BPA-free, double-wall vacuum insulation keeps beverages cold for 24 hours and iced for 40 hours.

HIP TRITAN 22 oz. $14.99. New from acclaimed designers Richard Smiedt and Karim Rashid comes the flask style Hip Tritan. In partnership with Water For People, this BPA-free, reusable and recyclable water bottle provides 2 days of safe drinking water to someone in need with every bottle purchased. Available in 6 stylish colorways too.

YETI RAMBLER 26 oz. $39.99. Known for their supercool coolers – temps that is – Yeti water bottles are equally matched. Sleek and durable, double-wall vacuum insulation keeps beverages cold (or hot) for days, with no sweat tech to prevent moisture buildup. Available in three sizes: 18, 36, and now 26 oz.
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Anoraks & Fanny Packs

 

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Lightweight, highly-packable, and weather-resistant, the anorak is a layering essential for hikes, rides, runs, to and fro – especially in all these fun color combos!

COTOPAXI TECA WINDBREAKER $79.95; K-WAY LE VRAI $84
STELLA MCCARTNEY FOR ADIDAS ESSENTIAL JACKET $120

 

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…AND ALSO A FANNY PACK!

Yes, the fanny pack is back and a fashion favorite for Spring from designer and sport brands alike! Stash your essentials and wear them go with this handy accessory!

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: KAVU SPECTATOR $25; PATAGONIA MINI HIP PACK $29
MARC JACOBS SPORT LEATHER TRIMMED SATIN BELT BAG $350;
MOUNTAINSMITH VIBE $29.95

 

BUT WE REALLY LIKE A FANORAK!

The North Face Fanorak $79 is an anorak in a fanny pack! This trusty weather resistant anorak – available in a wide array of bold patterns and vivid colors – stows away in its own kangaroo pocket fanny pack. 

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Style On Wheels

 

 

Cruise around town on a bicycle built for two: comfort and style!

Chic, simple, and reasonably priced, these bikes have got all you need

and nothing you don’t.

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BENNO BALOONER $679.99 (above)

Playful but elegant, the 8-speed Benno Ballooner is your retro but modern everyday bike. As comfortable as it is stylish, with its balanced upright position and bump absorbing balloon tires, it offers a smooth and effortless ride. Shown above in the men’s model, the women’s throws in an extra dash of panache. Read More

 

Dancing With The Athletes

 

 

Dancing With The Stars kicked off its 26th season last night with a special all-athlete cast of contestants. Though I’m not a regular viewer of the show, I had to tune in to see how Olympians like figure skaters Adam Rippon and Mirai Nigasu; NCAA Women’s Basketball champ and buzzer beater Arike Ogunbowale; Olympic gold medal winning softball pitcher Jennie Finch Daigle; and the legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would fare on the dance floor.

We all know how competitive athletes are, and in fact professional and Olympic champions like Emmet Smith, Apolo Anton Ohno, and Laurie Hernandez are just a few of the athletes to have won the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy bestowed upon each season’s champion. Sheer athleticism and competitive drive, however, does not necessarily translate into the footwork, rhythm, elegance, and star quality required to win this competition. While some surprised, like the I, Tonya redeemed Tonya Harding and Olympic luger Chris Mazdzer, others disappointed like two-time world series champ Johnny Damon and two-time gold medal snowboarder Jamie Andersen, who due to an abbreviated 4-week season were sent packing after the first dance.  Read More

 

Denim Dayz

 

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Denim Gets Sporty from Head to Toe

In These Cool Spring Styles!

 
LEFT COLUMN: STELLA MCCARTNEY DENIM BOMBER JACKET $1265. Your denim jacket gets sportified with this superstar track jacket style from Stella McCartney! THE GREAT DISTRESSED DENIM SHORTS $235. From Current & Elliott founders and denim lovers, come these perfectly distressed and frayed, high waisted cut-offs – an evergreen summer staple. HERSCHEL SUPPLY CO. FIFTEEN BLEACHED DENIM BELT BAG $35. The fanny pack has made a stylish comeback this spring, and this bleached denim number from Herschel hits both trends! TOD’S GOMMINO DENIM LOAFERS $565. Tod’s iconic Gommino loafers are right on trend, updated in faded denim and detailed with the same rivets on your favorite jeans. 

CENTER COLUMN: TODD SNYDER X NEW ERA MLB CAP $78. Created in partnership with New Era Hats and Cone Denim — the legendary mill that’s been crafting premium vintage denims since 1891 — all your favorite teams are represented in this special denim collection of New Era 59Fifty fitted baseball caps from Todd Snyder. MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR WOMENS HARDWEAR DENIM JEAN $125. Don’t let these cute slim fit jeans fool you, they are actually rugged hiking and climbing pants! Designed to fit your body as well as your lifestyle, they’ll take you up mountain trails and back down into town. 

RIGHT COLUMN: THE GAP CROPPED DENIM SLEEVELESS WESTERN SHIRT $39.99. A cool look this spring and summer is this light indigo, sleeveless jean shirt – cropped, frayed, and crafted with Premium 1969 vintage denim. VANS SK-8 HI REISSUE $70. The legendary Vans high top has been reissued in a faded denim canvas, and features the sneaker’s signature padded collars, white wavy graphic, and rubber waffle outsoles. Also available in the low top Old Skool style. RALPH LAUREN RRL INDIGO COTTON SHAWL CARDIGAN $695. Perfect for those chilly summer nights is this medium weight shawl cardigan, made from pre-twisted cotton yarn dyed with true indigo.

 

Standard Issue? Not This Crew…

 

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We brought you The Gray Hoody, now it’s time for The Crew…

9 basic gray sweatshirts with some not so basic style!

 

ROW 1: ISABEL MARANT ETOILE MADILON COTTON BLEAND SWEATSHIRT $220; FACETASM EMBROIDERED RIBBED TRIMMED JERSEY SWEATSHIRT $535; CHAMPION COTTON SWEATSHIRT $113

ROW 2: OFF WHITE X CHAMPION PRINTED SWEATSHIRT $585; AMO DISTRESSED COTTON SWEATSHIRT $178 $89; IRO UTROPY DISTRESSED SWEATSHIRT $175

ROW 3: THOM BROWNE CLASSIC FOUR BAR SWEATSHIRT $510; CHRISTOPHER KANE MINNIE MOUSE COTTON SWEATSHIRT $300; REDONE CLASSIC CREWNECK SWEATSHIRT $200

 

Powering Life Off The Grid

 
CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: CAMPING AND COOKING WITH BIOLITE CAMPSTOVE; BIOLITE BASECAMP STOVE; COOKING WITH BIOLITE HOMESTOVE IN UGANDA 

 

When Jonathan Cedar and Alex Drummond decided to build a better campstove, little did they know they would be finding a solution for a much larger health, environmental, and economic challenge. What started as an afterhours project for two campers and product developers evolved into a full time business and line of outdoor products with a much larger global mission called Biolite.

Half the planet lives in “energy poverty”, lacking safe and reliable ways to cook, charge, and light their lives. Imagine having an open campfire burning in your home every day. Three billion people cook over smoky open fires, which is the cause of 4 million premature deaths annually – more than HIV, TB, and malaria combined. These emissions are also the world’s leading carbon pollutants and source of climate change. Tired of having their campstoves run out of gas, Jonathan and Alex simply wanted to design a campstove that didn’t rely on fossil fuels. What they discovered serendipitously was that the needs of families around the world living in energy poverty were very much aligned with those of outdoor enthusiasts.

Biolite founders Jonathan Cedar and Alex Drummond met at Smart Design in New York City where they quickly bonded over their interest in sustainable design. Cedar told Style of Sport in an interview last week, “It wasn’t meant to be business. It was just meant to be to be fun. Let’s make a stove that doesn’t use gas.”  Their concept was a portable wood-burning stove able to utilize its own thermal energy to improve combustion. Using the technology of thermoelectric panels – the same concept as solar panels but for heat – a fan could power combustion with the energy generated from the heat of the fire. A self-sustaining cycle was the result: burning wood generates heat; heat generates electricity; electricity powers the fan; fan stokes the fire and makes more heat. And so it goes. The electricity generated could charge personal devices too. Read More

 

Eye Candy: The Season’s Hottest New Shades

 

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In a wild assortment of eye-popping colors, this season’s new performance eyewear is not for just a pretty face. Aerodynamically designed for optimal vision, fit, and comfort, these 8 shades can handle the toughest conditions in which top athletes thrive – and with max style too!

 
LEFT COLUMN: SMITH ATTACK MAX $249. Offered in two sizes, the Attack and Attack Max shown above, these new performance rimless eye shields feature Smith’s ChromaPop performance lenses that reveal natural color, enhanced visual clarity, and greater definition – along with a second ChromaPop Contrast Rose flash lens for low light conditions. Perfect for cycling, and other speed sports, a magnet-based innovation enables fast lens swapping with a simple click. A lowered-brow offers increased ventilation, while the two-position adjustable nosepiece provides a perfect fit. The nosepiece and temples are comprised of Megol which reacts to perspiration by gently adhering to the skin for a comfortable, no slip fit at any velocity.

ROKA SR-1 CUSTOM SUNGLASSES $210. Pick your frame, temple and nose pad from a palette of rich glossy colors, and lens shade of your choice, to create your own unique custom design of the ultra performance SR-1 from Roka. Also available in 4 other rimless and full frame models, these sunglasses are designed and optimized for road cyclists and runners. They feature patented GEKO™ technology for superior grip; a locked-down fit courtesy of adjustable titanium core wires; and world class lenses by Carl Zeiss Vision with simple lens interchangeability. Weighing in at only 24g, the custom SR-1 delivers an uncompromising sport frame for racing and training in over 42,000 possible combinations! Read More

 

Sporting Spring Stripes

 

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Bold and graphic colorblocked stripes can’t be missed this spring,

as seen on both fashion and sport brands alike. Cropped tees, dresses, sweatshirts, sneakers and more… it’s a look that’s always sporty and always in style!

 
LEFT COLUMN: P.E. NATION CANNIBAL CROPPED SWEATSHIRT $150. Up, down, and across, bold colorblock stripes make a graphic statement on this crop top sweatshirt. HUNTER WOMENS ORIGINAL GARDEN STRIPE PLIMSOLLS $95. Crafted from a water-resistant canvas, the Original Plimsoll is printed with an all-over nautical stripe – a chic and sporty look for spring. GUCCI SIDE STRIPED JERSEY TRACK PANTS $850. Made from smooth jersey, Gucci amps up these track pants with contrast stripes on the sides and cuffs, designed in a red, tonal-blue and cream palette. FIORUCCI STRIPED CROP T-SHIRT $85. The iconic 80’s brand is back, and this red and white striped cropped tee highlights its logo in contrast black across the chest.

CENTER COLUMN: 3.1 PHILLIP LIM RED STRIPED SEQUIN TANK $495 & STRIPED PANEL MINI SKIRT $295. Phillip Lim took those sporty stripes and ran with them for Spring 2018 on some of the most trend-defining looks of the season! MONCLER MAGLIA JERSEY STRETCH TOP $850. This moto inspired track jacket features a stretch-jersey construction framed with a stand-up snap collar. Crimson red with contrasting white stripes and logo-embroidered sleeve panels, it’s a clean-lined and sleek silhouette for spring. TORY SPORT MOTLEY CHECK FLATFORM SANDALS $248. They may be checked, but they read like stripes – chopped and asymmetrical in a blue and white. A modern update on a classic sporty style, they feature adjustable velcro straps and a platform rubber sole for cool look and comfortable fit.

RIGHT COLUMN: OMEGA NATO STRAPS. Mix and match, pick and choose from a wide variety of colorful striped Nato straps that pair perfectly with any of the classic Omega models. ROSSIGNOL STRIPED HEM KNIT DRESS $306. Not just for the slopes only, Rossignol goes into spring with the same sporty style embodied in this long, sleek-fitting, tank dress, that’s trimmed in the season’s stripes.

 

Boring Gray Hoody? Not These 9…

 

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Cropped or long, striped or lettered, zip-up or pullover…

the hooded sweatshirt gets a stylish makeover and we’ve got something for

everyone in these nine shades of gray!

 

ROW 1 FROM LEFT: OFF-WHITE CROPPED MELANGE COTTON-JERSEY HOODED TOP $655DSQUARED2 BE COOL BE NICE HOODED JERSEY SWEATSHIRT $570NSF ELIZA ZIP DETAIL HOODIE $238

ROW 2: TODD SNYDER + CHAMPION CLASSIC FULL ZIP HOODIE $178SIMON MILLER BOISE FRAYED COTTON-TERRY HOODED SWEATSHIRT $275T BY ALEXANDER WANG FLEECE-PANELED PRINTED COTTON-JERSEY HOODED TOP $375

ROW 3: MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR FIRETOWER HOODY $95MOTHER DISTRESSED COTTON-BLEND HOODIE $272OPENING CEREMONY VELVET APPLIQUED COTTON-JERSEY HOODED TOP $295

 

Ice Cream Headaches

 

 

All photographs by Julien Roubinet from Ice Cream Headaches

For most who envision the life of a surfer, images of board shorts and bikinis, blue waters and sunny beaches, or Hawaii and California come to mind. Unfamiliar to many however, are the intrepid surfers who call the beaches of New York and New Jersey their home break, braving the frigid winter waters of the Atlantic in thick hooded wetsuits for a few fleeting moments inside a murky barrel. Theirs is the hardcore, diverse, and vibrant cold water surfing community that is celebrated in the newly released tome, Ice Cream Headaches.
 


 
Writer Ed Thompson and photographer Julien Roubinet met surfing at Rockaway Beach and spent four years logging more than 4,000 miles from Eastern Long Island to Cape May, NJ, interviewing and photographing the surfers, shapers, artists, and documentarians who make up the scene. From local legend and Montauk fisherman Charlie Weimar; to Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Finnegan; to professional surfers with global followings such as Quincy Davis, Mikey De Temple and Balaram Stack, the New York surf community is as rich and colorful as the metropolis at its center.  Read More

 

Out Of The Woods

 

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A plaid flannel vest from Miu Miu; a camo hoody dress from Jeremy Scott; glacier glasses from Gucci… designers have taken to the trails for Spring with these woods inspired looks. Add your authentic tech and sporty pieces from Salomon, Mountain Hardwear, and The North Face to camp it up with runway style!

 
LEFT COLUMN: JEREMY SCOTT CAMOUFLAGE HOODED DRESS $548. Lookout hunters! There’s no blending into the background in this sexy camo and safety orange hooded dress. MIU MIU PLAID WOOL BLEND FELT GILET $2205. It’s Elmer Fab in this long soft wool-blend plaid gilet, detailed with smooth satin lining, ombré leather collar, and topped off with a pretty bow. MARMOT WOMENS KODACHROME SHORT $60. Available in a variety of muted earth tones, these stay-cool, quick-dry stretch hiking shorts are DWR treated and engineered for warm weather comfort and mobility wherever the trail may lead. SALOMON SENSE RIDE $120. Take on the trail, or the city streets if you choose, with the new Salomon Sense Ride trail running shoe. With premium wet traction grip, an internal fit sleeve, and plenty of cushioning, you’ll be ready to go all day long. Read More

 

Spring Fling

 

PHOTOS BY KELLY RYERSON

Last Wednesday on the first day of spring, the fourth Nor’Easter of March blanketed New York City in a foot of snow. While some complained, I rejoiced in the Winter Wonderland that became Central Park. Equipped with a closet full of snow gear I had been wanting to demo all winter, I wrangled my buddy, photographer Kelly Ryerson, and we trekked out to the park armed with snowshoes, cross country skis, snow running shoes, and lots of layers. Who needs spring? Here’s hoping for another snow storm! Read More

 

10 Tennies

 

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Though the snow may be falling, the calendar says it’s spring,

and you better have a pair of white tennies ready to go! From your favorite sport brand to the designer inspiration, here are 10 white sneakers

to run around in this spring!

 

LEFT COLUMN: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OVERSIZED SNEAKER $575; SAINT LAURENT COURT CLASSIC $595CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR WORDMARK LOW TOP $65; AXEL ARIGATO DUNK SUEDE TRIMMED LEATHER SNEAKERS $225VETEMENTS LOGO PERFORATED LEATHER SNEAKERS $930

RIGHT COLUMN: GOLDEN GOOSE DELUXE BRAND SUPERSTAR LEATHER SNEAKERS $495GUCCI ACE BEE EMBROIDERED LEATHER TRAINERS $620COMMON PROJECTS ORIGINAL ACHILLES LEATHER SNEAKERS $410; ADIDAS ORIGINALS COURT VANTAGE $75PRO-KEDS ROYAL PLUS SUEDE SNEAKERS $85

 

Pret-A-Sporter: Fall 2018

 

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The Fall 2018 Ready-To-Wear Collections are officially a wrap and once again it’s time for “PRET-A-SPORTER”, our semi-annual review of the sportiest looks from the runways of New York, London, Milan and Paris.

We now present the 15 sportiest looks for Fall 2018!

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Gymboree

 

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HIGH SCHOOL GYM CLASS GETS FASHION INFUSED

WITH BOLD GRAPHICS, POPPING COLORS, AND RACY CUTS ON THESE

SPORTY SPRING MUST HAVES!

 

LEFT COLUMN: GUCCI PRINTED COTTON JERSEY T-SHIRT $620. With gym shorts and sneakers, or jeans and a heel, this Gucci tee is the hit of the season anyplace anytime. PALM ANGELS STRIPED SATIN-JERSEY SHORTS $325. It’s your classic gym short in sleek jersey satin. Side stripes and high elastic waist add to the cool retro style. VETEMENTS LOGO PRINTED SWIMSUIT $550. Demna Gvasalia and Vetements puts his spin on the swim team inspired racer back. An athletic-inspired silhouette, he integrates a bikini top into its design for a playful look. GOLDEN GOOSE DELUXE BRAND SUPERSTAR SNEAKERS $480. The fashion set’s favorite sneaker, these Golden Goose Superstars add a hit of neon yellow to your basic white tennie. 

CENTER COLUMN: MIU MIU KNITTED PLAYSUIT $1810Fresh off the Paris runway, it’s playtime in this attention-grabbing moto inspired singlet. With soft knit fabric enhanced by retro stripes, this zip-up one piece is as sexy as it is sporty. CHAMPION REVERSE WEAVE VINTAGE TERRY CREW SWEATSHIRT $119. Super soft and cozy, this terry crewneck takes Champion nostalgia and mixes its athletic heritage with a little fuzzy fun. FILA LOGO PRINTED TECH BELT PACK $27. If case you haven’t noticed, it’s all about a fanny pack for spring! From sport and fashion brands alike, the once dorky accessory is now a fashion must have, and this logo printed tech belt from Fila makes everyone’s list.

RIGHT COLUMN: FENTY X PUMA CROPPED LOGO TURTLENECK JUMPER $125. From Rihanna’s collection for Puma, this cropped turtleneck with woven Puma cat logo adds a sexy edge to that classic collegiate style. ADIDAS ORIGINALS ADIBREAK TEAR AWAY TRACK PANTS $80. The track pant has become another fashion favorite, to and fro and on the go! Pair these tearaway classics from adidas Originals with any top for hip all day style. OPENING CEREMONY RIBBED KNIT TRIM HOODED TOP $175. For where anywhere, the classic OC hoodie has been updated in a crisp white and accented with their signature two-tone elastic logo banding along the cuffs and hem. 

 

Two Trainers, Two Books, Two Friends

 

 

BOB HARPER & STACEY GRIFFITH

Photo by Debby Hymowitz

Super trainers Bob Harper and Stacey Griffith have been friends for over 20 years with a lot of history between them. Two of the most recognized faces in the fitness industry, they first met at Crunch Fitness in West Hollywood in 1996. Stacey was there to take Bob’s spinning class as part of the audition process to be an instructor. Crunch was looking for a new star, Stacey told the audience in a conversation between the two at the 92nd Street Y, someone to be the next “Bob Harper”. Bob jumped in aghast, “Isn’t that awful? I would have said, I don’t want to be him. I want to be me!” Stacey would get the gig, and go on to be that fitness star by being her. Bob and Stacey were recently on the 92Y stage together to talk about their new books. Stacey’s first book, Two Turns from Zero: Pushing to Higher Fitness Goals — Converting Them to Life Strength is now out in paperback; and Bob’s newest book, his fifth, The Super Carb Diet: Shed Pounds, Build Strength, Eat Real Food was published in December.

Stacey Griffith is one of the founding Senior Master Instructors at SoulCycle whose popularity helped create the boutique fitness behemoth the brand is today. With a cult-like following whose classes are sold out within moments of sign-up, she is an expert motivator and self-empowerment guru. Stacey was a featured trainer on one of Oprah Winfrey’s “Live Your Best Life” tours, teaching to audiences of more than 15,000, and now a motivational speaker as well, regularly invited to lecture at various universities and corporations. Not bad for one who admits she didn’t even go to college. Read More

 

Track Attack

 

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From designers like Marc Jacobs and Gucci, to sport brands like Adidas and Diadora, everyone is running around in the classic track jacket this spring!

ROW 1:DIADORA BJ88 OG TRACK JACKET $169GUCCI BLUE EMBROIDERED TRACK JACKET $2395MARC JACOBS RED & NAVY TRACK JACKET $550 

ROW 2: PALM ANGELS CROPPED STRIPED SATIN JERSEY TRACK JACKET $395ADIDAS BECKENBAUER TRACK TOP $79; UO STRIPED VARSITY JACKET $149 

ROW 3: OFF-WHITE TECHNICAL TRACK JACKET $1045; MIU MIU COTTON BLEND JACKET $1445; TORY SPORT CRISS CROSS TRACK JACKET $225 

 

The SOS Week of Wellness Giveaway!

 

 

We kicked off 2018 with January’s 31 Days of Wellness — a month long adventure which found your editor checking out all the most popular wellness trends at New York City’s hottest studios. Flotation Therapy, Infrared Saunas, Meditation, Salt Therapy and many more… now you can experience a week’s worth of some of my favorites!

To kickoff March, it’s the SOS Week of Wellness Giveaway and all you’ve got to do is sign up to enter for a chance to win this amazing package valued at over $750! Here’s what relaxing, rejuvenating and restorative treatments are awaiting that lucky winner:

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SOS WEEK OF WELLNESS GIVEAWAY

DEADLINE TO ENTER FRIDAY, MARCH 9 AT MIDNIGHT! (ENTRY NOW CLOSED)


1. MNDFL | Video

Win a 3 month subscription to MNDFL Video! One of the biggest wellness trends of the last few years is meditation, and boutique studios such as MNDFL have brought the practice into a modern day setting as I discovered on Day 3. Now you can access their expert teachers at home and join the MNDFL community no matter where you are! Meditation is a practice that teaches us to focus our attention, calm our senses, and gain clarity — a much needed antidote to the stress and distractions we encounter in our daily lives. With classes varying in theme, time, and teacher – both new and old meditators will find many options to enjoy. Value $45 

2. INFINITY FLOAT

Win a 60-minute float session at INFINITY FLOAT, NYC’s premier luxury float suite for the “Sensory Deprivation Experience” which I visited on Day 4. This sleek and modern private float cabin is beautifully designed with glowing blue light and a star-lit ceiling to sooth and calm as you float effortlessly in a state of anti-gravity. Filled with over 1000 lbs. of magnesium sulfate, flotation therapy is like a giant Epsom Salt bath, which many athletes use as part of their sport recovery program. A rejuvenating experience for body and mind, get ready to float away into a state of deep relaxation. Value $125 Read More

 

Bye Bye Pye: A Photo Farewell to PyeongChang 2018

 

JOHANN ANDRE FORFANG OF NORWAY COMPETES IN SKI JUMPING MEN’S LARGE HILL
 
PHOTO BY MATTHIAS HANGST/GETTY IMAGES 

 

Though PyeongChang and the 2018 Winter Olympics are now behind us, the unforgettable performances of its athletes will be forever remembered thanks to the incredible photographs captured during the games. Since 1988 Getty Images has been the IOC Official Partner, entrusted with the responsibility of capturing every event from every angle, and making these images available to the public almost as soon as they happen.

For PyeongChang, Getty Images deployed an all-star roster of over 80 sports photographers, photo editors, and support staff to document each of the 102 Winter Olympic sports. Well before the Games began, approximately 80 kilometers of state-of-the-art fiber optic network were laid in preparation across the Olympic venues to connect the key photo positions back to the Main Press Center. Those views from the field were transferred to consumers in under a minute — .58 seconds to be exact.

From 159,266 total images available on Getty.com from PyeongChang, Ken Mainardis, Vice President of Sports Imagery and Services at Getty Images, and Stuart Hannagan, Vice President of Editorial at Getty Images made a selection of images for STYLE of SPORT they felt most represented the scope of imagery captured during the 2018 Winter Olympics. Here they are, along with commentary about why…
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Headgames

 

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From the half pipe to slopestyle, downhill to slalom, the only thing as dazzling as the Olympic athletes’ performances on the snow has been their headgear. The helmets and goggles designed to protect these skiers and snowboarders in high speed crashes, big air wipeouts, and blustery conditions have been putting on a show in Pyeongchang. With their vibrant hues, graphic designs, and high shine glosses, the gold medal winners are…

LEFT COLUMN: OAKLEY MOD3 MIPS SNOW HELMET $180. As previewed in Pyeongchang 2018: Gearing Up, it’s been hard to miss the Oakley Harmony Fade collection of neon yellow and orange goggles on so many of the skiers and snowboarders. The more understated Oakley MOD3 helmet has a clean and simple aesthetic, and is designed to integrate seamlessly with any goggle with its Modular Brim System. Offering all-mountain versatility with all-day comfort, the MOD3 features MIPS industry leading safety protection (Multi-Directional Impact Protection System), BOA fit system, and easy magnetic buckle closure. 



LINDSAY VONN IN BRIKO VULCANO HELMET & OAKLEY HARMONY FADE FLIGHT DECK GOGGLES

 
ANON M2 GOGGLES $239.95. Anon is Burton Snowboards line of goggles, as seen on Shaun White in his historic 3rd gold medal win in the Mens Halfpipe! With multiple styles available, the M2 features a rimless design and a super fast and easy, magnetic lens change technology.  It’s spherical lens mimics the curvature of the human eye for superior optics, while Zeiss lenses enhance contrast for the best possible definition and terrain recognition. Also available is the Anon MFI facemask which attaches to the goggle for extra warmth and protection on the most frigid of days!  Read More

 

A Photo Finish

 

TEAM USA’s JESSICA DIGGINS AND KIKKAN RANDALL CELEBRATE AFTER WINNING GOLD IN THE WOMENS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM SPRINT AT THE PYEONGCHANG 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Team USA’s Kikkan Randall and Jesse Diggins made history today becoming the first Americans to win a gold medal in Cross Country Skiing. Winning the Womens Team Sprint by just 0.19 seconds, their victory was too close to capture with the naked eye and was decided by a photo finish. The Men’s 15km Mass Start Biathlon was won by a similarly narrow margin in another photofinish earlier this week.  

Omega is the Official Timekeeper of Olympic games, and has fulfilled that role for 27 Olympics since 1932, when the games were timed with just 30 chronograph stopwatches. Among Omega’s many contributions to sports timing since has been the development of photoelectric cells. First used in 1948 in St. Moritz, a highly reactive beam of light was emitted onto the finish line. It stopped the timer as soon as the first athlete crossed it, measuring to 1000th of a second.
 

TOP: PYEONGCHANG 2018, WOMENS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM SPRINT, TEAM USA’S JESSICA DIGGINS CROSSING THE FINISH LINE JUST AHEAD OF SWEDEN’S STINA NILSSON; RIO 2016, WOMENS 400M FINAL, BAHAMAS’ SHAUNAE MILLER FALLS ACROSS FINISH LINE AHEAD OF USA’S ALLYSON FELIX

 
This technology was integrated into a new slit technology photofinish camera that captured a sequence of events through a narrow field of vision from a single point on a vertical dimension. While a conventional photograph shows a variety of locations at a fixed moment in time, a photo finish shows a variety of times at a fixed location. The time markings along the bottom of the image show the exact crossing time of any racer, and the elevated angle highlights the position of every racer in relation to the others. What results are these beautifully abstract and elongated horizontal streaks of the athletes bodies crossing the finish line. Read More

 

Have Your Cake & Ride It Too

 

 

As bicycle commuting has become increasingly popular, perhaps the hottest category in the bike industry is now the e-bike. For those who want to avoid a sweaty push up a hill before arriving at an important meeting, e-bikes offer riders a boost of propulsion when they need it. With a small integrated motor that uses a rechargeable battery to assist the riders own pedal power, there is no noise or fuel emissions.

This eco-friendly technology has evolved off road as well into mountain bikes, and now into KALK, an electric high-performance off-road motorcycle. Designed for exploration and discovery, the KALK allows riders to travel as far as 50 miles, and as fast as 50 miles per hour, with the single charge of its battery. Emitting zero fuel emissions, lightweight and silent, the KALK encourages off road riding with responsibility and respect.  Read More

 

Red Hot & Sporty

 

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On the snow, bike and beach…

get all fired up in this red hot gear!

 
FROM LEFT COLUMN 1: OAKLEY HOLBROOK BACKPACK $65. Keep it hot with your everyday tote. For work or play, this durable duotone red backpack ports all your essentials and also features a padded internal sleeve that accommodates 15-inch laptops. NITRO QUIVER NUAT SNOWBOARD $499From the Nitro Quiver series of uniquely shaped, monochromatic snowboards, the Nuat is made for powder days with its surf-inspired shape. Its wing-cut wide nose and tapered tail makes the Nuat super responsive for quick turns while still designed for maximum float.

COLUMN 2: POC IRIS STRIPE GOGGLES $99.95. This classic mid-sized mirrored goggle pumps up the style with its playful strap. Shown here in Valentine red, it also comes in other fun color combos. The double lens features an anti-scratch treatment on the outside and an anti-fog treatment on the inside for durability and clear vision. Triple-layer face foam means an ultra-comfortable fit. ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE DARCY STRIPED STRETCH KNIT TRACK JACKET $435. The track jacket continues to be a fashion favorite, and this classic 70’s style from Isabel Marant Étoile features a loose fit, retro ribbed cuffs and collar, zip pockets, and comes with matching pants too! PATAGONIA STRIDER SHORT $49. Board short style, these running shorts feature a wide, supportive waistband and built-in liner with breathable mesh panels to keep you cool and comfy. Fabric’s lightweight DWR treatment keeps a little rain from ruining your run. CONVERSE ONE STAR SUEDE LOW TOP now $59.97. An iconic sneaker and must have in the rotation, the Converse One Star is a style classic. Shown here in red suede with a black star, any color combo is hot!  Read More

 

Pyeongchang 2018: Gearing Up!

 

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The 2018 Winter Olympics kick off this week and we could not be more excited for all the action packed excitement to come! Besides the incredible athletes and heroic performances, there will be all the cool gear, apparel, and accessories we wait every four years to see! Skis, goggles, helmets, and more, here is a preview of just some of the amazing swag to come, that you can get your hands on too!

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: ROSSIGNOL HERO WORLD CUP SKI BOOTS. We will soon be seeing Rossignol’s HERO racing series and graphics across skis, boots, helmets, and accessories. HERO reflects the brand’s history atop the podium in World Cup and Olympic competition. Offering a sleek look along with technical excellence, the new HERO World Cup is the real-deal, elite-level race boot for competitive alpine racers. It features a race hinged design, and neutral, upright stance for efficient power transmission. An ultra-thin cork-flo lace-up liner provides an exact fit for ultimate precision and performance. Read More

 

Cap Beauty: The Wellness Mecca

 

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CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: CAP BEAUTY THE COCONUT BUTTER; UMA WELLNESS OIL AROMATHERAPY DISCOVERY KIT; TATA HARPER REJUVENATING HAND CREAM;VINTER’S DAUGHTER ACTIVE BOTANICAL SERUM; THE NEAT MATCHA STICK BOX; MAY LINDSTROM THE HONEY MUD; CAP BEAUTY THE CAPTIVATOR ENERGY MIST; EIR ACTIVE BODY WASH; KARMAMEJU RECHARGE IONIC BODY BRUSH

 
Nestled on a typically quaint side street in Greenwich Village is CAP BEAUTY, a boutique and mecca for New York City’s wellness obsessed woman. With their slogan, “Beauty is Wellness. Wellness is Beauty”, CAP carries over 100 brands of 100% natural products. Ranging from ingestibles like medicinal mushrooms, matcha, and coconut butter; to serums, lotions and oils, CAP covers the beauty and wellness spectrum inside and out. We had planned to include CAP in our 31 Days of Wellness feature, but upon visiting the shop discovered there was so much there, it was a story in itself.

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Though all are available online at CAPBEAUTY.com, the shop is a destination created to embody the understated, yet fairly fabulous lifestyle these enticing products represent. You understand each in the context of the whole. None of it is inexpensive, but all is tempting in this space where wellness reigns and style abounds. The floors are lined with rose quartz, tonics flow, and beauty secrets are buzzing. All can be yours in a jar, tube, or mist. Add to that a spa downstairs with wellness infused facials and other body treatments.
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Super Fly Trainers

 

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Flyknit, Primeknit, EvoKnit… super stylish for everyday wear,

interwoven seamless technology insures these trainers perform as good as

they look, no matter the workout!

 
LEFT COLUMN: NIKE LUNAR EPIC LOW PLYKNIT now $109.97. From the company that brought you Flyknit, Nike has taken this seamless woven technology and integrated it into many of their best selling models. The LunarEpic is a lightweight cushioned running shoe — winner of Competitor Magazine’s 2017 Editor’s Choice award. It’s a favorite of your editor too, for its versatility as a distance running shoe that’s great for HIIT workouts as well. The Flyknit 2 improves on its predecessor with an updated slip-on design for a sock-like snug and supportive fit. Available in multiple colors for men and women. Running, Cross Training, HIIT workouts

MERRELL TRAIL GLOVE 4 KNIT $130. For men and women, this barefoot trail running and training shoe now features a 3D knit sock-like construction and 4-way stretch. Designed for support and agility on the trail and obstacle training, the dual directional flex-groove midsole offers stability on uneven terrain with durable anatomical grooves on outsole for superior grip and traction. Trail Running, Cross Training, Freerunning, Parkour Read More

 

Snow Beach

 

2018 RALPH LAUREN SNOW BEACH COLLECTION

 
Launching today is Snow Beach, a limited edition snowboarding collection by Polo Ralph Lauren that commemorates the 25th anniversary of this iconic collection’s original 1993 debut. Comprised of both reissued and reimagined styles inspired by the original collection, a color capsule is now available, with a black & white capsule coming February 1.

The original collection was inspired by the look and attitude of early 1990s when snowboard style was defined by an eclectic mix of color-blocked and graphic technical pieces. With its bold colors and signature logo, Snow Beach introduced a new vibe to the Ralph Lauren aesthetic, less gentrified and more hip hop. These pieces would become highly sought-after collector’s items, as did others in the Polo collections of that era. Read More

 

James Truman: From Edits to Eats

 
 
JAMES TRUMAN AT HIS VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT NIX
WITH A FEW OF THE TASTY MENU OFFERINGS

 
Just about two years ago, James Truman, the former Editorial Director of Conde Nast, opened Nix, a style and cuisine focused vegetarian restaurant in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. This was not, however, his first foray into the restaurant business. He had partnered previously with hotelier André Balazs on Narcissa in the East Village and Chiltern Firehouse in London. But, really, his first restaurant was the famous Conde Nast cafeteria at the company’s former Times Square headquarters. It was his project to oversee. He hired Frank Gehry to design the space, and it became the hot spot for lunch. The only way to get in was if you worked there or knew someone in the building.

When I’m asked to describe what is STYLE of SPORT, my one liner is it’s where sport intersects with fashion, design, art, news and culture. James Truman, who once held one of the most influential positions in fashion and publishing, opening vegetarian restaurant – with a Michelin star no less – is very much at that SOS intersection. Add to that the coincidence that he and I worked together at Conde Nast on a women’s sports magazine, Conde Nast Sports for Women, that was his idea to launch in the mid-90’s.

James and I met for lunch last week at Nix, where we chatted about his evolution from the magazine to the restaurant business, and the passion he has for sport, food, and the healthy lifestyle.  Read More

 

31 Days of Wellness: The Final Countdown

 

 
Here we are in the final week of January’s 31 Days of Wellness! Our monthlong journey through the wellness landscape continues with more of the most buzzed about trends, classes, and nutrition. As you can see from above I’ve been busy with cryotherapy, hip hop yoga, thermal baths, Bulletproof coffee, infrared saunas, Spiderbands, mediation, and lots more! We kick it off this week with…
 

 
January 22: INVERSION THERAPY. Gravity boots, inversion tables and chairs… the practice and benefits of hanging upside down has been around for decades. I stumbled upon it today at a friends house who has a wall yoga set up I couldn’t resist giving a try.

For spinal decompression and traction, inversion therapy is often used to treat lower back pain. Overall, the benefits of relieving gravitational pressure on the spine and stretching the surrounding musculature are increased flexibility, better circulation, and improved posture. When standing upright, gravity pulls everything in our body downwards, most notably is blood. When you are inverted you reverse that blood flow in your body which turns on the lymphatic system to flush out toxins and boost the immune system. Read More

 

CamoKaze

 

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From sea to snow, Camo is always in season!

Blend in and standout with this collection of sporty favorites.

 

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: FAITH CONNEXION CAMO INTARSIA SWEATER $800 now $288! A bold camouflage pattern is knit with delicate mohair blend yarns in this oversized street-chic sweater.

OAKLEY WINDJACKET 2.0 SUNGLASSES $150. The Oakley Windjacket combines sunglasses and goggles in a cool hybrid that features the best of both in performance and style. Shown here with a Camo frame, the Prizm Snow lens enhances contrast in a wide range of light. Removable triple-layer face foam and strap provides added wind protection and keeps sunglasses secure on the slopes.

POLO RALPH LAUREN CAMO TWILL CARGO PANTS $198. Break away from your standard-issue uniform in these surplus-inspired camo cargo pants. Bold statement cargo pockets and streamlined fit, look great for an all day playful and stylish look. 

ALTERNATIVE ECO-FLEECE JOGGER PANT $58. To and from the gym, running around, or just relaxing at home, you’ll be living in these super soft and cozy camo sweats all season long. Check out the entire Alternative Camo Collection too! Read More

 

Day 20: Collective Consciousness

 

THE WOMENS MARCH NYC 2018

Day 20 of the 31 Days of Wellness gets its own post because it was a unique and special one. Perhaps the biggest wellness trend was christened today in what we are calling Collective Consciouness. This is the intoxicating feeling of hope and positivity that occurs when hundreds of thousands of women – friends and strangers alike – come together to voice their shared their beliefs as one. United in our conviction that country under its current leadership is one we cannot support, neither as women and nor as Americans, today the Women’s March in NYC connected us in a collective consciousness that left me feeling the best I have all month!

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31 Days of Wellness: Week 3

 

KOMBUCHA COLA

Welcome to Week 3 of the 31 Days of Wellness! I “Woke Up With Intention” this morning listening to the 4 minute meditation on the Breethe App. I must say it did keep my usual worries from waking up with me, and definitely set a positive tone for the day. We’ve got lots in store this week, from Tai Chi to Spiderbands to Salt therapy, but let’s get started with a nutritional wellness favorite…

Day 15: KOMBUCHA. Though incredibly good for you, Kombucha is an acquired taste. Lots of people love its tart pungent flavor, but it took me a while. Kombucha is hardly a new wellness trend, but one, like so many I’m finding this month, that has been around for ages… literally. Thought to have originated over 2000 years ago in China, Kombucha has a rich cultural history of health benefits said to include the prevention of cancer, arthritis, and other degenerative diseases. Kombucha has caught on in the last few years as the favorite brew of the wellness set for all its digestive benefits as well.

Kombucha is made from sweetened tea that is naturally fermented by a symbiotic combination of healthy bacteria and yeast. That’s what gives it the vinegary flavor and carbonated fizz. Kombucha is a powerful antioxidant and one of its greatest health benefits is the ability to detox the system. Naturally fermented, Kombucha is rich in probiotics. We all hear the term “gut-health” these days, and probiotics provide your digestive tract with healthy bacteria that help improve digestion, reduce inflammation, and support your immune system, as they absorb nutrients and fight infection. Read More

 

Sunday Night Sport Flix on Ice

 

 
With I, Tonya a top movie pick among fans and critics, and the skating competitions of the 2018 Winter Olympics just a couple weeks away, we take a look at some of our all-time favorite skate themed films on this icy winter Sunday. From ice hockey to pairs competitions, dramas to rom-coms, it’s the perfect evening to check out one of these ever popular and soon-to-be classics!

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I, TONYA 2017

I, Tonya centers on one of the most salacious scandals in sports history, when the rivalry between figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan took a violent turn in the weeks leading up to the 1994 Winter Olympics. An ill-conceived attack planned by Harding’s ex-husband, Kerrigan was assaulted in an attempt to break her leg at the U.S. National Championships. Harding would later plead guilty to hindering the investigation and was subsequently banned from competition for life. Margot Robbie stars as Tonya Harding in this darkly comedic tale that earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress, and co-star Allison Janney a win for Best Supporting actress.
 

SLAP SHOT 1977

Slap Shot is the 1977 sports comedy classic starring Paul Newman as the coach of a struggling minor-league hockey team. In an effort to build up lagging attendance at games, he signs three hard-charging players, the Hanson Brothers, whose violent and thuggish style of play excites the fans and draw big crowds. Outrageous comedy, hard-hitting action, memorable one-liners, and unforgettable characters make Slap Shot one of the best sports movies ever! Read More

 

31 Days of Wellness: Week 2

 

AIRE ANCIENT BATHS

January has 31 Days of Wellness! Our monthlong journey through the wellness landscape continues with more of the most buzzed about trends, classes, and studios. Yoga, meditation, sleep, breathwork, cleanses, sensory experiences, restorative therapies, and more… it’s about looking good AND feeling good in 2018!

Day 8: AIRE ANCIENT BATHS. Communal Bathhouses have long been a part of every culture from the Arabic hammam to the Roman thermae to the Russian banya. The design and architecture of these spaces are as much a part of their rich history as the restorative effects of the thermal waters themselves. Following in this tradition is Aire Ancient Baths in Tribeca, with other locations in cities worldwide.

All Aire Ancient Baths are located in restored historical buildings in the heart of a bustling city. The Tribeca location is underground in what was a textile factory originally built in 1883. A gorgeous work of architecture, industrial yet serene in its design, it is now a totally immersive and relaxing wellness space, enhanced by the exposed brick, dim candlelight, and of course, the multiple glowing pools.

Each pool or bath is a different temperature and mineral composition, and provides a unique experience. We’ve all heard the expression “taking the waters” and that’s what I did in the 90-minute session that consists of a tour through the Caldarium (Hot Bath 102ºF), Frigidarium (Cold Bath 57ºF and Ice Bath 50ºF), Tepidarium (Warm Bath 97ºF), Balneum (Bath of a Thousand Jets), and Flotarium (Salt Water Bath). There is also the Laconicum (Steam Room with aromatherapy), as well as the salt exfoliation area. One can opt for a 30, 45 or 60-minute massage as well, in which I did indulge to top it all off, because when in Rome… wait, I’m in New York City! In this hidden oasis underground, you forget where you are. Read More

 

Brrrr… Let’s Go Running!

 

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Don’t let a little arctic freeze keep you indoors.

Layer up, get outside and show winter who’s the boss! Stay warm and dry on the frostiest of runs in these stylish performance pieces.

 

LEFT COLUMN: ARC’TERYX NORVAN JACKET $349. For men and women, this ultra minimal, waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex shell offers freedom of movement and comfortable protection in cold, wet, and windy conditions. 

MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR GRUB GLOVE $60. This mitten/glove hybrid offers the best of both! The glove features Polartec Power Stretch, with touch screen compatibility and stretchy comfort. For extra warmth, the quilted thermal back flips over into a mitten. 

PATAGONIA NANO AIR LIGHT HYBRID VEST $149. A go-to layer of your SOS editor, the Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hybrid Vest puts weatherproof insulation in a soft and airy, flyweight shell fabric for warm, stretchy, and breathable performance. It’s available in a jacket as well, for both men and women. 
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31 Days of Wellness!

 

 
Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the “31 Days of Wellness”! In years past, January 1st has commenced my 31 Days of Fitness odyssey, with SOS (aka me) sampling all the hottest workouts every day for 31 days straight. With a few nagging injuries from 2017, I decided to shift the focus this year from the outside to the inside with 31 days of the most buzzed about wellness trends, classes, and studios. Yoga, meditation, sleep, breathwork, cleanses, sensory experiences, restorative therapies, and more… it’s about looking good AND feeling good in 2018, which can only happen with that mind and body connection.

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SOS WEEK OF WELLNESS GIVEAWAY

DEADLINE TO ENTER FRIDAY, MARCH 9 AT MIDNIGHT!

 

What’s also unique this January is that the first day of the week, year, and month are all on January 1. The planets have aligned for a fresh start! So here we go…

Day 1: HOT VINYASA YOGA. With most of the country in an arctic freeze, what a perfect way to kick off our 31 Days of Wellness than with a Hot Vinyasa class — especially as I started the new year with the 9 degree NYRR Midnight Run at 12:01am this morning! Read More

 
 

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