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Help Us Make Black Friday Green

November 21, 2022

Slow down and shop intentionally with us this season to help protect our earth and the factory workers making our garments.

Supporting Small Creates a Big Impact

November 17, 2022

After all, small, local, family-owned businesses make up a significant portion of our clientele and have supported us from the start. In 1965, John Kirsch Sr. started a business out of the back of the family’s station wagon.

Fabric Spotlight: Recycled Polyester

November 10, 2022

Recycled polyester transforms plastic waste into new clothing without petroleum. It saves not only plastic water bottles and food storage containers from landfills, but also existing polyester clothing.

Retailer Spotlight: RAINS

November 3, 2022

Owners of this historic shop go out of their way to ensure the business survives for its employees and the community.

Favorite Fair Trade Styles for Fall

October 27, 2022

We’re wrapping up Fair Trade Month with our favorite ethically produced sweaters, outerwear, and pants.

Fair Labor Is Just The Beginning...

October 20, 2022

We are proud to partner with Fair Trade Certified™ factories for so many reasons, from helping lift up those without a voice to contributing to sustainability.

Fair Trade Empowers Women Around the World

October 13, 2022

You may have heard “Your Dollars Do More” from Fair Trade USA™ before, but did you know that it means you’ll be making a difference in empowering women and helping them free themselves from poverty?

Finally, A Standard That is Easy to Trust

October 6, 2022

Fair Trade USA™ provides transparency and traceability, giving us the peace of mind that our values and the interests of vulnerable factory workers around the world are being upheld.

Why Fair Trade Matters to Aventura

September 29, 2022

In 2017, Aventura began partnering with Fair Trade Certified™ factories because this standard ensures that each factory is making meaningful, ethical choices for their employees. But our ambition to do right preceded this date.

Warm up busy fall nights with these easy, delicious recipes!

September 24, 2022

With school starting back up, days getting shorter, and everything feeling a bit more hectic, we wanted to bring you painless recipes that evoke the goodness of fall.

Meet Aventura’s newest ambassador: Nicole Cardin

September 22, 2022

From sunny California, Nicole has adopted the mantra: “Let’s ROCK midlife!” She’s a smiling, stylish grandma to 12 littles who loves to explore from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Staff Picks for Fall

September 15, 2022

We create the clothing that we want to wear! We’ve asked the lovely ladies of Aventura which styles are at the top of their lists and the results are in.

TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal might just be our favorite sustainable fibers.

September 8, 2022

We strive to create clothing that does the least harm to the planet and TENCEL™, a brand that creates some of the most eco-friendly fibers on the market, helps us achieve this goal.

Behind the Scenes of our Fall 2022 Photoshoot

September 1, 2022

Join us along our road trip from Sparks, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah, stopping to enjoy the salt flats, cultural centers, mountain roads, and cabins in the woods.

Women's Equality Day

August 25, 2022

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day. Celebrate it with us by recognizing the women who fought for our rights.

6 Tank Tops We Can’t Get Enough Of

August 18, 2022

That summer heat is going nowhere anytime soon, so let’s make the most of it with fun tank tops for any occasion. Keep reading to see our top six best-selling, most-loved styles that will make you want to chase an endless summer.

Meet Ambassador Tamara Gruber

August 11, 2022

Tamara is the voice behind the award-winning blog We3Travel, a food, culture, and adventure travel blog told from the perspective of a mom who frequently explores with her daughter and husband. We love her perspective on travel, as something to immerse one’s self in, and can’t get enough of her stories from every stretch of the earth.

Uncommon Threads - Empowering Women

August 4, 2022

All women deserve to feel worthy, strong, and beautiful.⁠⁠ That is the mission behind Uncommon Threads, an out-of-the-box nonprofit which provides clothing, style advice, and resources to underserved women in the Lawrence, MA community to give them the chance to find jobs, confidence, community, and inner strength.

Meet Ambassador The Fit RV - Stefany and James

July 28, 2022

Meet Stefany and James, an adventurous, bike-race-loving, RV-living couple and long-time ambassadors for Aventura Clothing. These two travel across the world, from the Lost Coast of California to Mallorca, living the dream and reporting on it in a comprehensive blog that centers on RV life, wellness, and adventure.

The Blond Squad Styles The Leilani Tank

July 21, 2022

When our long-time ambassador Laura Bambrick came to us to ask if her Blond Squad could style the Leilani Tank Top for an upcoming collaboration, we said yes!

Meet Ambassador Katelynn Manz

July 14, 2022

For our ambassador Katelynn Manz, nature is more than just a hobby, it’s her job! This adventurous woman currently works as a Backcountry Ranger and tells us all about how it is to work in the outdoor industry.

Meet Ambassador Jamie Fuller

July 7, 2022

Jamie Fuller is mom extraordinaire, not only raising four children but homeschooling them as well! As a self-proclaimed introvert “who much preferred reading to running around outside or going places with lots of people,” her blog explores how it is to live and dress beautifully in a household of chaos.

Staff Favorite Picks for Summer

July 1, 2022

Aventura Clothing’s design team is led by women, which means we create the clothing that we want to wear! Our Spring / Summer 2022 collection is no different, so we’ve asked the lovely ladies of Aventura which styles are at the top of their lists and the results are in.

Meet Ambassador Laura Bambrick

June 21, 2022

In 2016, a fashion and lifestyle blogger caught our eye with her bright, fun-loving sense of style and dedication to her family. We were initially endeared to her fashion, but her honesty and vulnerability shone through and won our hearts.

Dad's Dreams Live On

June 9, 2022

John Kirsh Sr. built a successful business from the back of the family station wagon.
To this day, his children who run Aventura Clothing try to honor their father’s dreams.

What is UPF Clothing?

June 1, 2022

Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) clothing is important to us because this technology keeps outdoor recreators protected, comfortable, and able to play longer. We’ve kept UPF-rated clothing in our repertoire all these years later because it has held up as one of the best ways to minimize exposure to ultraviolet rays.

Aventura Retailer Spotlight:
Paloma Clothing

May 26, 2022

Is there a shop in your local town that you remember visiting as a child? Is it still there to this day?

Generations of Portland, Oregon residents have been able to pass along memories of Paloma Clothing, a small, family-owned retailer sourcing ethical and local products.

Meet Ambassador Carrie Albrecht

May 18, 2022

A sustainability-obsessed mom of a teenage daughter, she understands the importance of fashion to both mental health and the environment. As a true expression of creativity (of which Carrie is brimming with!), fashion plays a huge role in her life, but this blogger is conscious of what she’s leaving behind.

Meet Lauren Berutich and the Great Old Broads

May 11, 2022

This non-profit aims to make public lands part of the solution to climate change, though inadvertently, it acts as an empowerment tool for those who identify as a woman–especially elderly women.

Mom Knows Best - Or Does She?

May 5, 2022

We were curious, so we asked all the ladies in the Aventura Clothing office what was the best (or worse) fashion advice they've gotten from their moms and what kind of fashion advice they give to the next generation. The results are funny, truthful, endearing, and wonderful to hear.

Fair Trade Helps Mothers

April 25, 2022

Aventura is a family company that employs a great number of mothers. We could not, then, in good conscience, partner with global factories that do not give their female workers equal opportunities. That is why we partner with Fair Trade Certified factories.

Aventura Retailer Spotlight: Ecology Sports

February 11, 2022

Since its 1972 founding in the basement of their family home, Ecology Sports has moved and grown, transformed, and condensed without losing heart. Now, with views of an endless lake, Alicia tells us the story of Ecology Sports.

Aventura Retailer Spotlight: Sierra Nevada Adventure Co.

December 13, 2021

Since 2008, the Sierra Nevada Adventure Co. (SNAC) Murphys, California location has been a retail partner of Aventura. SNAC is like many of our partner retailers in that they are a small, family-run business that is obsessed with the outdoors.