By Kim Taylor
Blades in New York is ideal for sporting gear and cutting edge clothing that will take you from the Slope in Brooklyn to the slopes for snowboarding this year. With brands such as Stussy, Spy, Oakley, The North Face, Vans, Nike, Adidas, Burton and Circa in house, you’ll be completely set, style-wise.
Blades carries comfortable Spitfire Vans as well as Circa Drifters, various Nike models, and the Famous Stars and Straps line. Find out-of-the-norm accessories here, along with an eye-popping selection of skateboards, snowboards and seriously professional inline skates. Anyone who loves to skate or set sail on the snow will appreciate everything Blades has to offer.
Find hooded jackets that cut the chill while keeping it all toasty warm inside, as well as 100% cotton fall sweaters, Vans Spitfire Tees, and Raglan and Stussy graphic t-shirts. Skate pros, who truly know how clothing and footwear should move and give, have designed their own lines that can be found at sport-friendly Blades.
Fall is flannel season, and the warm Enjoi Pandalton shirts here come in a palette of colors. Pick up some slim, Panda 2 raw denim, too, at either of the following locations:
Blades downtown at 659 Broadway (between Bleecker & 3rd Street); 212-477-7350
Blades uptown at 156 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus); 212-787-3911
Or browse everything online at http://www.blades.com and enjoy the blog.