Category Archives: Fashion

My Rapha Spring/Summer 2010 wishlist

The big headline is Rapha for Women at last! Obviously my first response is to make a list of the things I want. The lightweight jersey in light blue would be nice if I’m doing the Etape this year (of … Continue reading

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The 2010 Professional “shit kit” competition is on

Opening entries are from Team Radioshack and Omega Pharma Lotto. Hitting it hard for the first batter up to the plate (baseball metaphor? WTF?) “The Shack” are putting it into the bleachers with this number. Where to begin? The arbitrary … Continue reading

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Fashionable gear: adidas by Stella McCartney does cycling

Featured in her latest collection of adidas by Stella McCartney, due to hit stores in spring/summer 2010, is cycling gear. Notes to other cycling clothing retailers This is how you make cycling attractive to women. Well-cut, attractive clothing that isn’t … Continue reading

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Get the same sunglasses as Mark Cavendish

Sunglasses are one of those things that go in trend waves in cycling. More often than not it’s Oakley who are responsible for it with their saturation marketing of the pro peloton. The Oakley Radar, which became widespread in 2007, … Continue reading

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Cycling will be more fashionable in 2009

There’s every indication that 2009 could be a boom year for the stylish cyclist. And, praise be, it’s not going to be just lycra for weekend wannabes. Last year we saw Topshop encouraging women to cycle in style something which … Continue reading

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Cycling chic: Vogue a season late

Traditionally it’s the High Street that follows on from Designer when it comes to setting light to a trend and watching it spread across the field of fashion. So it’s quite heartening to see a reversal of this trend when … Continue reading

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It’s in fashion

Hat tip to Quickrelease.tv for this one: Watch skinny cyclist with dodgy shades which is actually a story about fashion and cycling. Topshop have picked up on cycling as one of this summer’s trends which is amazing for so many … Continue reading

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Bernard Hinault, fashion guru

Check out this picture on Flickr: Greg Lemond and Bernard Hinault at the Coors classics in 1985 Now check out this dress from Urban Outfitters Who said that cycling couldn’t be fashionable. Yes, Lemond was an innovator in the sport … Continue reading

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