Numeric: 686 and Scion Snowboarding Concept Car Interview

LifestyleComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2011
Meshing the world of action sports with the automobile industry, 686 in conjunction with Scion has revealed the first-ever vehicle, the “Numeric,” dedicated solely to snowboarding. Each feature and part on the car highlights an aspect of...

686 x Scion Numeric xB

LifestyleComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2011
Everything has a purpose at 686. We don’t do things just ‘cuz, we do it because we want to constantly innovate and keep heads thinking. When we were designing the 20th Anniversary collection, I thought it would be cool to tell a story on how each ye...

686 “The Process” Video

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2011
Known for its technical snowboard apparel as well as its long-running collaboration with New Balance, 686 presents a detailed look into its production process seen through this revealing short video. As the title suggests, the piece highlights the pa...

686 x New Balance Pro Court Hi

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2011
In addition to reworking the classic MT580 model, technical snowboarding brand 686 also adapted the New Balance Pro Court Hi in a matching colorway. Giving nod to the original 1970 Court series from the New Balance vault, the shoe was wrapped in canv...

686 x New Balance MT580

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2011
New Balance recently reached out to 686 for a new collaboration that resulted in the snowboard brand reworking the classic MT580 model. The end product features a midfoot Velcro strap, tonal textured fabrics, an Abzorb cushioning compression sys...

686 2011 Spring “The Landscape” Collection Video

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 26, 2011
686 has introduced this video to present its apparel collection for Spring/Summer 2011. Entitled “The Landscape,” this collection features many of the goods the company is known for including T-shirts, branded hoodies, plaid shirts an...

686 x HUF x New Balance Interview

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 8, 2011
During Agenda we had the chance to catch up with 686′s Mike West, Keith Hufnagel and Jeremy Davis of New Balance for an opportunity to learn a bit more about their recent triple headed collaboration. Amongst several topics, this short video...

686 x HUF x New Balance 2011 Spring Footwear

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2011
686 and New Balance continue their snowboarding partnership into Spring 2011 with the introduction of two footwear models – the 790 Boot and 205 Sneaker, both produced alongside streetwear/skate connoisseurs HUF. The triple collaboration br...

Levi’s x 686 The Times 2010 Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 3, 2010
In their inaugural collection, Levi’s and 686 led the way by creating waterproof breathable as the basis of their jacket and bottoms. The technical excellence continues as the brands link up for a 2010 winter collection. Featuring jackets a...

Mike West: The Visions of an Independent

VideosComments ⋅ Dec 2, 2010
With a lifeline spanning almost two decades, 686 and founder Mike West have fiercely maintained their independent standing. With an insatiable thirst for learning and developing visions through his own means, West and the brand has come to define its...

686 2010-2011 Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 24, 2010
686 present their 2010-2011 winter collection. Fresh off comprehensive looks into the technical brand’s New Balance and Suicidal Tendencies look, the brand’s winter range focuses on materials with several strong cases and subtle brand...

686 x Suicidal Tendencies Limited Edition Jacket

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 16, 2010
On the dawn of their 18th anniversary, 686 teamed up with Suicidal Tendencies lead man Mike Muir on a limited edition jacket, part of the brand’s Suicidal Tendencies x 686 collection. The collaboration between 686 and ST features original a...

New Balance x 686 “The Times” NB686 Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 13, 2010
In their sophomore season, American brands New Balance and 686 unite once again as part of 686′s special project label, “The Times”. The outcome is a footwear-based capsule featuring both on-mountain performance models as well a...

686 2009 Winter Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 22, 2009
One of the leading companies in the world of snow gear, 686 give us the opportunity to present a selection of new jacket silhouettes for the 2009 Winter Collection. Not only focusing on top notch technology, but also a fashionista aesthetic, the...

686 x New Balance “Super Nova” MT580

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 10, 2009
A partnership that has developed into a series of full fledged releases continues with the “Super Nova” Collection by New Balance and prominent snowboarding brand 686. Aside from the jacket, fitted, and snowboarding boots made for the...