Posts tagged as outerknown

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    Tuesday, October 13th 2015

    Bluesign welcomes new brands and manufacturing partners

    by Markus Huber

    Bluesign Technlologies, the Swiss company behind the standard for an eco-friendly supply chain in the textile industry, has announced the new partners that have joined the project. Among them is Mountain Hardwear, the high-end outdoor brand owned by Columbia Sportswear. Another is Outerknown, the newly created menswear label established by surf legend Kelly Slater. Among the new […]

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    Friday, September 12th 2014

    Kering supports Slater as Outerknown brand launches

    by Markus Huber

    Back in April, not much was known about Kelly Slater’s future plans. The multiple surf world champion had just ended his endorsement by Quiksilver after 24 years. It was said that he planned  to launch his own brand of sports apparel that the big French Kering group was willing to assist with sourcing, e-commerce and back office support. Kering controls a […]