Street and Bike-ready Capes from Cleverhood

Technical fabrics and features packed into a highly functional piece of outerwear

Commuting by bicycle doesn’t necessarily mean throwing on spandex or overhauling your wardrobe. In cities with deeply embedded bike commuting cultures like Amsterdam and Copenhagen, riders often incorporate one or two functional clothing items with their day-to-day rotation without compromising their personal style. Inspired by slow-biking culture, Providence, RI-based Cleverhood‘s capes inspire riders to hit the road in any weather. The unisex design fits easily …

Movement-Minded Suiting by Huez*

The upscale London-based cycling brand's dapper suit keeps its technical side hidden

For all the sartorial advancements in bike commuting apparel, producing a suit that can truly crossover from the bike lane to the boardroom has eluded most designers. Where a taped-seam, zippered pocket or smattering of visible reflectivity (however subtle) is an acceptable feature on the bike, it’s not the most flattering in all settings. Aiming to make a suit that is functional for cycling (and …

Paul Smith + Castelli: 2015 Dubai Tour Jerseys

The passionate cyclist and famed fashion designer injects some monochromatic styling into the desert race's leader kits

Long before British menswear designer Paul Smith was a driving force in global fashion (and was awarded the “Sir” that now precedes his name), he was a kid from Nottingham who just wanted to race bikes. A nasty crash may have sidelined him from racing, but the iconic designer never lost interest in bikes and certainly never turned away from the competitive cycling world. Now, …