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The STITCH: Ladies Night – A Holiday Shopping Event

Hello Ladies!

If you’re looking for plans for this Saturday night, look no further! Join us at all Active locations for Ladies Night from 7-9pm. There will be discounts, raffles, giveaways, and more!

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And if you live in the Chino Hills area, join us for a special TOMS Shoes: Style Your Sole Event during Ladies Night from 7-9pm at Active Chino Hills!

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And don’t forget to check out our Holiday 2013 Look Book – online now!

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The Stitch: Women’s Spring 2013 Trends

I don’t think anyone is as excited for spring as I am! There are so many things to look forward to… spring break, sunshine, music festivals, road trips, etc. With Spring and all of its perks comes new trends in fashion- colors, prints, fabrics, etc. Pastels such as mint and coral are going to be the go to colors of the season. Prints such as camo, florals, and stripes are going to be HOT. Fabrics that are light weight for example, knits, chiffon, and lace are going to be easy to wear during the transition between winter and spring. NOW is the time to shop for all of your favorite spring trends. You can find them at an Active location near you!

Spring looks put together by Active Employees:

NineBird Paint it Black Maxi Dress
NineBird Paint it Black Maxi Dress
The Timing Stella Chiffon Top; The Timing Brooklyn Rose Legging
The Timing Stella Chiffon Top; The Timing Brooklyn Rose Legging

Obey Lightening Tour T-shirt; Flying Monkey Everyday Skinny Jean
Obey Lightening Tour T-shirt; Flying Monkey Everyday Skinny Jean
Billabong By the Shore Dress
Billabong By the Shore Dress

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The STITCH: Summer Essentials

The sun is coming out and school is almost over which can only mean one thing; SUMMER! If your closet is filled with old winter clothes don’t fret, Active has you covered. There are so many different pieces that cater to any Active Girl’s unique style.

This summer try out some bright colors. My favorite summer color this year is good ole’ green. It makes a statement and is easily paired with anything white, denim or black. I’ve already picked up some summer essentials and you can too! Visit your local Active and check out these awesome fashion pieces!

Till Then!

-KR

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Klique B- Ripped Short in White and Jade / Klique B- Cuffed Short in Dark Indigo

Double Zero- Rodeo Tank in Green / Nine Bird-Denim Crop Top in Denim

Timing- Textured Tank in Ivory / Timing-Watermelon Tank in Green

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The STITCH: Paid Dues 2012

Last Saturday I got to groove to new and legendary hip hop beats at the Paid Dues Festival at the NOS center in good ol’ San Bernardino.  The 88 degree weather didn’t stop me from watching Wu-Tang’s early 4 o’clock set. Even though I was uncomfortably sweaty, it was awesome to hear the rest of the Wu-Tang clan pay tribute to the late ODB as they played his hit “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”. Wu-Tang had everyone in the crowd jumping and throwing up the WU sign to hits like “Bring Da Ruckas” and “C.R.E.A.M”. I was hyped!

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I also had the pleasure of seeing Boom Camp Clik, Hieroglyphics, Living Legends, Odd Future, and Dipset perform. Living Legends had the best performance hands down. I threw up the “L” as they performed their hits “Never Falling Down” and “She Wants Me.”

I’ve heard stories about Odd Future shows and the craziness that happens, but I was not prepared for what I experienced. Colorful balloons decorated the stage as members of OF grilled hamburgers while performing. Mosh pits were created, people crowd surfed, and drinks were being thrown everywhere. It got a little too intense – I had to watch from the back!

As soon as OF finished their last song, I rushed to the front of the stage to watch Dipset perform. I was most excited about this performance but it ended up being the most disappointing. Although I was hyped that all four members (Cam’ron, Freekey Zekey, Jim Jones, and Juelz Santana) showed up, I could barely hear Cam’s voice.  I was so disappointed! But, they did play my favorites “Dipset Anthem” and “Bout It, Bout It.”. Plus, it was pretty rad seeing OF bouncing in the front with the rest of the fans!

In between sets I visited the Active Booth where Luke was chillin’. He was having a good time too!

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All in all it was an amazing night of hip hop! If you missed this year’s Paid Dues festival, here are some videos of the shows I saw! Can’t wait ’til next year!!

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Create Your Canvas: Event Photos and Video!

Last Friday, Active Chino invited talented artists to come down and customize TOMS Shoes for the “Create Your Canvas” event. It was an awesome time and the customers really dug their newly customized shoes! It’s absolutely amazing what one can do with some paint and a pair of TOMS.

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toms23Esmail, Marcus and Marcello showin’ some love!

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The Hunger Games!

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Check out the video below of the event!

Till then!

-KR

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The STITCH: New POSSO x Volcom Collection

The second collaboration from Volcom and POSSO is finally here! Volcom ambassadors, POSSO, are 2 best friends from Northern California with a love for art, design, fashion, and music. In their newest collection with Volcom, the inspiration comes from the interpretation of a dream vacation that we would love to go on, with a modern 90’s twist.  All of the pieces have a carefree feel to them which makes it easy to dress them up for a night on the town, or throw them over your bikini for a day at the beach. There are fun maxi detailed dresses, floral prints, tops with back detail, cut out pants, and midriff cuts to add that extra bit of edginess to your outfit. My favorite piece is the Posso Maxi Dress. This dress has a front button detail that allows you to where it open or closed. It’s the perfect piece to highlight your bikini, or to button up and wear with a great pair of wedges. This entire collection is AMAZING, and will be available at select Active stores in early March.  As Posso would say, “Enjoy the moment! Make plans and stick by them, keep your phone in the car and let your eyes do the googling.”

Check out the POSSO x VOLCOM collection landing this March at Active Long Beach and Active Riverside!

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The STITCH: The Vans Girls x Jesse Jo Collection

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Vans is teaming up once again with “Anti It-Girl” Jesse Jo Stark for the second installment of the Vans x Jesse Jo Collection. Vans x Jesse Jo will return with an expanded line for the Holiday season with more feminine silhouettes while still staying true to Jesse Jo’s tough and tomboyish style. The collection matches Jesse Jo’s signature look and pays homage to punk style icons combining velvet, denim vests, leopard prints, cropped tees, and deconstructed accessories.  The full collection will land in select Active stores November 7th, so stop in and check it out!

The Vans x Jesse Jo collection will be available at the following Active stores: Active Irvine Spectrum, Active Burbank, Active Santa Monica, and Active Temecula.

Plus, check out the December/January 2011 issue of FOAM Magazine, on news stands in November, for an exclusive look at the Vans x Jesse Jo collection.

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The STITCH: Fall Trends – It’s Jacket Season!

We are officially approaching Fall weather and we’re all on the hunt for those great season jackets! Obey has some great women’s pieces this season that you will have in your closet forever, and will be your go-to jacket once that cool weather starts coming in. My personal favorite is the brown leather Outsider Jacket, this guy is stylish and does the trick to keep you warm! The Outsider Jacket was my best friend a couple weekends back when I visited the chilly Bay Area at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival. You can find these jackets from Obey, and more, at any Active Ride Shop location.

The Outsider Jacket, available in brown and black leather
The Outsider Jacket, available in brown and black leather
Kiss Me Deadly Zip Up and The Echo Mountain Crew
Kiss Me Deadly Zip Up and The Echo Mountain Crew
The Jump Street Jacket
The Jump Street Jacket

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The STITCH: Fall Trends – 4 Ways to Wear a Dress

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Now that Fall has arrived, it’s time to begin shopping and dressing for the cool weather ahead. This has always been a weird transition for me. I get so comfortable wearing jean shorts, tanks and summer dresses, that I’m never ready to admit summer’s over by bundling up in an oversized sweater with boots. So, instead of going full force into the Fall season, I like to ease my way into it by pairing summer items with fall items. Here’s 4 ways to wear a summer dress from Active in the fall season!

*All product featured is available at any Active location!

Alexa is wearing the Tresics Dress with a Billabong Wave Warrior T-shirt.
Alexa is wearing the Tresics Layered Me Striped Dress with a Billabong Wave Warrior T-shirt.
Dress: Tresics  Poncho: Toska Caged Knit Poncho
Here is the Tresics Dress with the Caged Knit Poncho by Toska
Alexa is wearing the Timing Jackpot Cardigan in Mustard over the Tresics Dress paired with leggings and combat boots for a warmer look.
Alexa is wearing the Timing Jackpot Cardigan in Mustard over the Tresics Dress, paired with leggings and combat boots for a warmer look.
For a dressier look, here is the Tresics Dress with the Obey Midtown Blazer and O'Neill Atlas Wedges.
For a dressier look, here is the Tresics Dress with the Obey Midtown Blazer and O'Neill Atlas Wedges.

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The STITCH: World Famous Active Socks – Now for the ladies too!

Here there ladies,  Active Women’s is now offering our own line of socks! Everything you could think of from polka dots, to stripes, even hot pink!  If you are an Active shopper then you know our socks are “World Famous”, and now us gals can have the same style and comfort as the guys. I personally love my Active socks! My favorite thing to do it mix up the rad prints and styles and wear one of each – why not?! New styles are coming out this Fall so stop by any Active Ride Shop and pick up some bundles of socks!!
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The mint colored pair are my personal favorite!
The mint colored pair are my personal favorite!

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Women’s Fall 2009 Photo Shoot

July is in full swing and, for most of us, summer is just getting started!  But, get ready, because Fall fashion is making it’s way onto the scene…

We packed up our women’s Fall collection a couple of weeks ago and headed to the streets of Los Angeles, where – in the midst of the summer heat – photographed some of the looks for next season.   Enjoy some behind the scenes footage we captured on our video camera, as well as some photos.  And be sure to stop by your local Active shop, or online, to check out some of the new fall styles that have just landed (Im a fan of this one).

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If you love TOMS shoes, and live in the Southern California area, mark your calendar for this Saturday, July 18th, when Active hosts a GIVE event with TOMS shoes and the Krochet Kids at the Irvine Spectrum.  Check here for more details.

TOMS shoes – Be a part of the movement

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The new TOMS shoes/AT&T commercial has been getting the word out about TOMS and their incredible one for one movement.  For every pair sold, they will donate a pair to a child in need.  If you haven’t yet added TOMS to your shoe collection, look no further than Active to help you find the perfect pair.  New styles just arrived in our stores and online, and even more are on their way.  Read more about TOMS and their incredible story here.  
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Tie Dye Is Back!

Tie Dye is back again and it’s not only for hippies this time around! Tie dyed prints are hitting the fashion runways and streets making this trend a big hit this spring. This season you can almost find everything in a tie dyed print from dresses, denim, tops, and even bikinis. Celebrities are being seen all around the country in this 60’s era trend. Whether your Rihanna rocking a tie dyed scarf or Victoria Beckham looking chic in black tie dyed denim, you can never go wrong with adding an extra edge of colors to your wardrobe. Will the tie dye trend ever die out? Not this season, check out Actives new product the Wanderer Dress and Woodstock Tank to add a tie dyed inspired piece to your wardrobe.

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Spring Fashion 2009, Hello!

I am so ready for spring fashion! Don’t get me wrong, I love winter with the coats, and scarves, and boots, and dresses with tights.  But, come March, I am ready to start to shed some layers!  There is so much to look forward to in fashion this spring-color, prints, tie-dye, washed cotton, dresses, cute tops.  Every magazine and fashion website I look at, they all showcase such great collections for spring 2009. In the stores we have already started to see some new product trickle in, starting a couple of weeks ago with Ezekiel, and this last week with Insight (and that’s just the beginning!).  I stopped by our Irvine store to ask the ladies working what they thought; check out the photos of the girls wearing some of their favorite pieces. One of my favorites so far is a top by Insight, the Cookin’ Class Tank.  A great fitting cotton tank with a whimsical print on the front, and a bold geometric print on the back-pair it with cute shorts and great shoes, and you’re good to go!  I can’t wait!  Error loading Flickr gallery