The Cleanest Line

Design

LOADING
ERROR
“Biomimetics: Design by Nature” in National Geographic

“Biomimetics: Design by Nature” in National Geographic

Apr 13, 2008 April 13, 2008

For those skeptical business types who wonder why we need toconserve wildlife habitat and diversity, you might be interested in the article Biomimetics: Design by Nature in this month’s National Geographic. It’s about how species living in the natural world around us are increasingly inspiring modern… Read More

Sierra-bound on the road home.

Product Testing: Light Smoke, Rubicon Pants, Tech Belt, and Wool

By Jeremy "Crater" Creighton   |   Apr 8, 2008 April 8, 2008

We test our gear on a variety of levels. Our athletes and ambassadors are responsible for putting the latest designs and fabrics through the paces before we’ll add a new product to our lineup. But just because something reaches our shelves doesn’t mean testing is over. Once a new item… Read More

Thoughts on the S08 Line

Thoughts on the S08 Line

Mar 25, 2008 March 25, 2008

Thank you all for your insight on the Fit of our F07 line. As the dust settles from the Fall 07 Sale, we’re getting started with Spring 2008 offering (you can see the new S08 offering at Patagonia.com). Indeed, it’s an exciting… Read More

Patagonia T-Shirt Art Exhibit

Patagonia T-Shirt Art Exhibit

Mar 12, 2008 March 12, 2008

If you live in the Los Angeles area, or happen to be passing through, join us at Patagonia Santa Monica on Saturday March 29 from 8-10 pm for an art exhibit by the talented group whose designs grace some of our T-shirts. Read More

Product Testing: R1, Wool 2, Capilene, and Guide Pants

Product Testing: R1, Wool 2, Capilene, and Guide Pants

Jan 11, 2008 January 11, 2008

We test our gear on a variety of levels. Our athletes and ambassadors are responsible for putting the latest designs and fabrics through the paces before we’ll add a new product to our lineup. But just because something reaches our shelves doesn’t mean testing is over. Once a new item… Read More

If the Shoe Fits…

If the Shoe Fits…

Oct 29, 2007 October 29, 2007

Beset with questions by those intrepid customers willing to navigate the murky waters of on-line clothes shopping, our fearless colleague delves into the sometimes-frivolous and often-fickle forum of Fit. Keep an eye out for future Fit Posts. Have something in particular you want fit details on? Leave a comment or… Read More

Product Testing: Baby Capilene

Product Testing: Baby Capilene

Oct 25, 2007 October 25, 2007

We test our gear on a variety of levels. Our athletes and ambassadors are responsible for putting the latest designs and fabrics through the paces before we’ll add a new product to our lineup. But just because something reaches our shelves doesn’t mean testing is over. Once a new item… Read More

Product Testing Fun with the Freightliner Luggage

Product Testing Fun with the Freightliner Luggage

Oct 2, 2007 October 2, 2007

Our infamous Freightliner is currently in the works for a revision.  Over years of long term use, we unfortunately do see some Freightliner products returned for hardware failure such as retractable handle and wheel failure. These occasional failures are good for us in hindsight because it pushes us to… Read More

Stand Up for Your Favorite

Stand Up for Your Favorite

By localcrew   |   Sep 10, 2007 September 10, 2007

We’ve been having a conversation here at Patagonia of late; one that comes up often. The conversation is about some of our classic designs, time-tested pieces, old favorites. Some of the questions tossed out there: What do we do with those “classics”? Where have they gone?… Read More

LOADING
ERROR