A few selected photos with Jennifer from Active Riverside. We went around locations in Riverside that would suit the vibes with these clothes. She was a natural for being on her first shoot. Although we don’t carry women’s gear online at the moment, please visit your local Active for a free printed copy of our lookbooks.
One of my favorite springtime getaways is camping. Last weekend I spent a few days at Cachuma Lake in Santa Barbara. The weekend was filled with hikes, beautiful views, good food, and of course some essential camping outfits. My go-to attire for any weekend in a tent is comfortable sweatshirts, my favorite tees, and flannels. During the day a vintage tee, my chucks, and a comfortable pair of jeans was the way to go. And as the day went on and the sun set you could find me in camping boots, a cozy flannel, and the perfect sweatshirt. One of the highlights of our trip was breakfast! We feasted on potatoes, eggs with turkey hot dogs, and O.J. So good! This was the first of many camping adventures for me this year!
Hurley has some great pieces this spring that are perfect for any camping wardrobe.
New women’s OBEY has landed at Active! Tons of tee’s and tank’s in new prints are in stock, plus spring styles like crew neck pullovers, cute tops, and of course more of the Jealous Lover jacket!! Not only does OBEY’s clothing raise awareness to political and social issues, but it screams fashion as well! Be sure to cruise by any Active location and pick some up!
Shout out to Active Rancho’s new display of OBEY!
Winter is in full effect and those cold days are slowly rolling in. This is my favorite season for fashion and accessories! Looking for beanies, scarves, coats, jackets, blankets??? Look no further, everything you’ll need this winter can be found at Active Ride Shop. Scarves are going to be awesome this season and the perfect way to add that POP of color! Active also has some great beanies from brands like, Volcom , Element, and RVCA . Remember, even though it might be cold, that’s no an excuse to not be fashionable!!
Happy winter dressing!!
Last Friday night we were out at the Irvine Spectrum for the second annual Rack Rave event, a part of Style Week OC. The event was awesome with over 10 other retailers coming out to support the night’s festivities as well with trunk shows, games, prizes, make-overs, styling – not to mention the candy bar! Our friends over at Matix joined us and brought out Matix PLINKO where guys and gals could walk away with FREE product! Check out photos from the event, and be sure to join us tomorrow night at the Irvine Spectrum where Active will be showcased in the OC Surf Sport Runway Show!
Every Sunday the Fairfax Flea Market is held at Fairfax High on Melrose Ave. I try to make it out to the great mix of antiques, and rare seen vendors as much as I can! This past Sunday I really scored and walked out with a vintage YSL purse for $20, a 1980’s Minolta camera for $35 (totally works), a Leadbelly vinyl for $5, and some cut off shorts for $6!! Talk about a steal. The flea market has a great variety of vintage furniture, clothing, antiques, collectibles, and all around fun. I prefer the Melrose Trading Post because the crowds are never big, it is a woping $2 to get in, and the vendors are sure to deliver. Next time your in the LA area on a Sunday morning stop by Fairfax High and check out the great deals the Melrose Trading Post has to offer!
But most of all I love finding diamonds in the rough (especially shoes) at the Melrose Trading post and pairing them with new Fall pieces from Active . Check out how I wear them all together! And stop by Active for new Fall arrivals from brands like Obey, Volcom, RVCA, and more!
Style Week OC is coming up September 30th thru October 8th at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, CA., and you better believe Active is going to be a part of it! We’ll be out at the Rack Rave Event this Friday, Sept. 30th, with Matix Girls so be sure to stop by our booth and say hello.
And, don’t miss Active in the OC Surf Sport Runway Show next Friday, October 7th!
Quiksilver has launched a new line specifically for the young and modern girl. Their inspiration for Autumn 2011 is “The Life……..Sun. Surf. Boys. Love. Fun.” I think we all hope for this in life!
The line is so refreshing! It offers something new and exciting. Every piece is special and with great detail at an affordable price, all while maintaining the Quiksilver quality and image.
Shop the line at the following Active locations: San Dimas, Riverside, Long Beach, Temecula, Orange
Have fun shopping, and I hope you love it as much as I do!
Check out some of my favorite pieces that are available in stores now…
I just love the Vintage Swan Quiksilver graphic top. This is an actual vintage Quiksilver logo the used for men’s apparel years and years ago. So cool!
Introducing…THE STITCH, the new Active Women’s Blog! THE STITCH is made up of a community of girls who each represent their own personality, style, and individuality, but they all have one thing in common; a love for fashion, music, art, and culture. We will be sharing our stories, so check back in.
Meet the ladies of, THE STITCH…
KATRINA RAYMUNDO, Age 20
Katrina is a 20 year old girl who reigns from the city of Chino, CA. Not only is she a full-time student, but also the assistant manager at Active Chino. No matter what the season you can find her outdoors, either riding her road bike during the summer or snowboarding during the winter. She is a music/movie/museum lover and a fashion enthusiast.
TORI FREEDMAN, Age 21
Tori is an old soul from Southern California. She is the manager of the Active in Thousand Oaks and by June of 2012 will be a graduate of FIDM Los Angeles! Tori has been a part of the Active family for over 3 years and truly loves what Active is about. She has a personal style that is a combination of thrift and vintage pieces and if you see her on the street she will (most likely) be covered in turquoise jewelry, have feathers in her hair, and singing Led Zeppelin.
DANA JANICKI, Age 19
Dana hails from South Orange County and is studying Mass Communications at Orange Coast College. She has been a part of Active for almost a year working at the Irvine Spectrum store. Dana plays music in an awesome band with her friends, and on most days you can find her at the beach or the local coffee shop. Dana has a style that is California casual with a bohemian flare. The girl has a knack for scoping out new trends and finding cute clothes at cheap prices!
BRANDI GOODWIN, Age 28
Brandi is the Women’s Buyer for Active. She has an eye for fashion and a personal style that reflects it. Brandi offers a “behind the scenes” perspective as she travels to the LA Mart, vendor showrooms, and the streets for all the latest fashions and trends for Active.
KRISTIN WILLHOIT, Age 29
Kristin works as the Retail Marketing Manager at Active. She’s a big fan of vintage and thrift shopping and most Sunday afternoons you can find her at the flea market. Kristin plays a big part in the photo shoots, styling, events, and more and brings those stories to the blog.