Trend Report: Snowboard Apparel

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Trend Report: Snowboard Apparel

  1. 1. Trend Report: Snow FashionThe Fusion of Performance & Style <br />Sophie Coker<br />University of Rhode Island<br />Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design<br />
  2. 2. Fashion Meets Function<br />Think back to the days of flashy, one-piece neon pink and green ski suits and you'll be reminded why Snowboarding Fashion is so necessary in this day and age.<br />Snowboard Fashion has the ability to be part of mainstream fashion without sacrificing what it’s all about.<br />This year, snowboard trends were better spotted on the half pipe then on the runway. <br />This winter, riders were spotted wearing basic graphics, electric neons, and even Olympians were dressed to kill.<br />
  3. 3. Basic Graphics<br />
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  6. 6. Electric<br />Neons<br />
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  10. 10. Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games<br />Vermont-based snowboard company Burton designed Team USA’s snowboarding apparel for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games <br />The uniforms are a tribute to classic Americana, featuring a preppy plaid-printed jacket in red, white and blue and snowboard pants resembling worn vintage jeans.<br />Burton wanted to ensure that the uniforms met the needs of all riders and incorporated the performance benefits of Gore-Tex ® into the uniforms.<br />
  11. 11. Team USA Snowboard Uniforms Designed by Burton<br />
  12. 12. Shaun White Wins Olympic Gold<br />1000 × 749<br />
  13. 13. Contact Information<br />Sophie Coker<br />University of Rhode Island<br />Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design<br />Sophie.Coker@gmail.com<br />

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