KAVU brings a bit of Ballard to downtown Seattle with second retail location

Author:
Updated:
Original:
13992568469_a8b9bbf107_b

Seattle, WA – On January 27, KAVU, the true outdoor lifestyle clothing brand, will open a second retail location in downtown Seattle at 1215 First Avenue.

Located in a growing retail district in close proximity to popular Seattle tourist destinations, the 1,600 square-foot store is KAVU’s second Seattle location. KAVU opened its flagship store, KAVU World, in Ballard in 2001.

“KAVU has its roots here in Seattle; we’re psyched to extend our product offerings to a new location and connect with the growing urban customer base and tourists alike,” said KAVU founder and president, Barry Barr.

Barr started KAVU in 1993 with the Strapcap, a low profile ball cap with an adjustable web strap designed to stay in place in all types of conditions. Twenty-one years later the strap cap is still produced in the greater Seattle area and the brand has grown to include men’s and women’s outerwear and sportswear, eyewear accessories and an extensive bag collection.

The new store will highlight KAVU’s Seattle heritage with a robust collection of sling bags, totes, packs, wallets, clutches and accessories just in time for the holiday season.

Situated one block south of the Seattle Art Museum and The Pike Place Market, the new store provides access to a valuable contingency of new and old KAVU customers including a growing number of tourists and sightseers.

The KAVU downtown Seattle store will be open from 10am to 9pm daily.

About KAVU

Founded in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, KAVU has been committed to creating clothing and accessories for people to live life to the fullest since it delivered its first hat in 1993. KAVU derives its name from an aviation acronym, “Klear above visibility unlimited,” which has been the company’s guiding principle. Learn more at www.kavu.com. For additional media information, please contact Kara Herlihy at Pale Morning Media, kara@palemorning.com, (802)583-6070.

Related

image-1

KAVU teams up with Elevation Industries for Canadian distribution

Seattle, WA – KAVU, the true outdoor wear clothing brand, has selected Elevation Industries of Fernie, BC, to distribute its outdoor lifestyle and adventure apparel and accessories to the Canadian market. “Lance and his team live the KAVU lifestyle and are a great fit for ...read more

Verde Fulfillment USA Opens Second Location on East Coast

Verde Fulfillment USA, known as the premier order-fulfillment, warehousing and logistics company for the sporting goods and outdoor industry, has opened a second location on the east coast of the US. Verde’s second facility is located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, a major transportation ...read more

image-1

KAVU selects Pale Morning Media for PR Support

KAVU, the true outdoor wear clothing brand, today announced a partnership with Pale Morning Media for public relations and brand support. Founded in the Pacific Northwest, KAVU (www.kavu.com) has been committed to creating clothing and accessories for people to live life to the ...read more

KAVU-1_rectangle

KAVU celebrates 21 years with Ballard store grand reopening

Seattle, WA (May 21, 2014) – KAVU, the true outdoor wear clothing brand, kicks off a yearlong 21st anniversary celebration on Monday May 26, with a week filled with activities in its newly renovated Ballard flagship store, KAVU World at 5419 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA. “It all ...read more

EORA_logo.jpg

EORA Lowers Member Dues for Second Consecutive Year

Asheville, NC — EORA is pleased to announce reduced annual membership dues for the second consecutive year. At its annual Board meeting in early October, EORA approved the continued reduction from $350/year to $250/year, which began in 2015. “By keeping membership dues low, we ...read more

Untitled

High Sierra elevates presence in the backcountry market with the launch of Symmetry Series packs at ORWM ‘15

Vernon Hills, IL— Addressing the growing interest in out-of-bounds on-snow adventures, High Sierra is launching three new ski and snowboard packs in the Symmetry Series.The new collection includes one resort pack and two backcountry packs (12, 18 and 22 liters respectively). The ...read more

13992568469_85b08870b2_k

KAVU welcomes Desiree Hastie as men's designer

Seattle, WA (February 27, 2015) – KAVU, the true outdoor lifestyle clothing brand, has hired Desiree Hastie as men's Lead Designer. “Desiree brings incredible energy to the design process and we're excited to have her back in the KAVU family,” said KAVU founder and president, ...read more

Yonder

Mountain Hardwear Brings Yonder Mountain String Band to Salt Lake City

Mountain Hardwear Brings Yonder Mountain String Band to Salt Lake City Hosted at The Depot, the concert will benefit Protect Our Winters Richmond, Calif. (July 29, 2015) – Mountain Hardwear, creator of performance apparel and equipment, is pleased to present Yonder Mountain ...read more

sialogo_4c

SIA Nordic Committee Members Gather to Discuss State of the Industry, Determine 2014 Nordic Demo Location

Earlier this week, SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s member-owned trade association, gathered members of the Nordic community for their annual Nordic Committee Meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire. During the daylong meeting, Committee members ...read more