A leading provider of surfing and snowboarding apparel and accessories, Quiksilver comes from California and has stores across the world. With an online store and over 600 shops in cities across North and South America, New Zealand, Australia, Europe, Africa and Asia it is one of the most well known providers of casual sporty looks for young men, with a distinct surfer theme running across the collections.
Quiksilver online store has a variety of categories available. Clothes for ‘Young Men’ consist mainly of casual sport inspired, tees, hooded jackets and jeans. There are a variety of colours available from strong yellows and greens to darker blues and blacks all in keeping with the styles of today.
To inspire the women of the world, a number of sophisticated and exceptional women are featured on the website and have been chosen to be Visionaries in Residence for Quiksilver. These six Visionaries in Residence are Sara Anderson (Artist), Dorothy Le (Bicycling Activist), Beth Jones (Fashion Editor), Khrystyne Zurian (Automotive Designer), Pilar Diaz (Singer/Songwriter) and Jesse Rodato (Architect).
A collection for women includes a variety of casual clothing in neutral shades of cream and brown plus a number of whites and blacks. There is a mixture of dressier clothes from longer style dresses to the funkier more casual short dresses. Dresses and skirts are teamed with short trendy denim jackets to provide an up to date sense of style.
Quiksilver clothing stores have a range of jeans for women in varying styles such as slim leg, wide leg and boot cut to choose from, and in keeping with the hip casual style for which they are so well known, they have a number of styles of trainers for men in a variety of colours and designs.
Not only do Quiksilver provide a beautiful range of clothes for women and a casual sporty line for young men but they are leading providers in accessories such as eyewear, watches, goggles, wetsuits, helmets, jewels, and surfboards. Surfboards are a big seller and Quiksilver not only sell a large range of these surfboards but they also provide pads, board bags, board leashes and wax.
For the Autumn/Winter 09, Quiksilver collection is full of beautiful pieces for men and women. For men there are a variety of short and long sleeve t-shirts in various colours with the Quiksilver logo prominent throughout. There are knits, pullovers and fleeces with and without hoods and in varying styles. Dark colours are dominant in this collection with blacks, greys and reds prevailing in much of the categories. Shirts are either plain or check with both long and short sleeves to choose from. Rich colours are in abundance and there are plenty of stylish warm jackets on offer. Jeans for men come in styles such as loose fit, relaxed fit, straight fit or regular fit.
There are also a number of accessories for men presented by Quiksilver such as underwear, scarves, beanies, backpacks, luggage, cap-hats, watches, belts, wallets and gloves. There is a similar range of clothing available for young boys from three months to seven years.
For women there is a small range of clothing in the collection including tank tops, casual short sleeve tops, T-shirts, dresses, skirts, sweaters, jackets and jeans. There is a mixture of the casual sporty look and styles designed to be a bit dressier.
Quiksilver is predominantly a men’s clothing range but is venturing into the more competitive women’s clothing industry with a fine range of clothes that any young woman would feel both comfortable and fashionable in.