Columbia

Columbia is an American sportswear company founded during 1938 by Paul Lamfrom in Washington County, Oregon. The brand began as a family hat distribution company with Lamfrom’s parent, who escaped Nazi Germany to Oregon, at the forefront. The company changed from its original name to Columbia Hat Company, due to the location’s nearby Columbia River. In 1960, the brand became Columbia Sportswear Company as it began to manufacture its own products. Today, the publicly traded company is still run by the same family and is known for its breathable waterproof fabrics, as well as its interchangeable shells and liner.

Head Outdoors With Columbia’s Functional FW21 Collection
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Head Outdoors With Columbia’s Functional FW21 Collection

Captured by Cumbria-based retailer Working Class Heroes.

Robyn Lynch’s Columbia Collaboration Has a Personal Connection
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Robyn Lynch’s Columbia Collaboration Has a Personal Connection

The Irish designer on her newest upcycling project.

Robyn Lynch Upcycles Deadstock Columbia Pieces for SS22
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Robyn Lynch Upcycles Deadstock Columbia Pieces for SS22

A nod to the Irish designer’s “unofficial uniform” growing up.

atmos and Columbia Prepare Bandanna-Printed Capsule
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atmos and Columbia Prepare Bandanna-Printed Capsule

Jackets, tees, shorts and even a special BE@RBRICK graphic.

BEAMS and Columbia Reunite for Outdoor-Ready FW20 Capsule
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BEAMS and Columbia Reunite for Outdoor-Ready FW20 Capsule

Featuring bold Realtree camo and hi-tech fabrics.


atmos Wraps Columbia's Powder Keg Fleece in Printed Patchwork
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atmos Wraps Columbia's Powder Keg Fleece in Printed Patchwork

Reversible jackets offer graphic accents and cozy fleece.

Columbia Gives Its Take on the Technical Hiking Sneaker
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Columbia Gives Its Take on the Technical Hiking Sneaker

The Facet 45 OutDry is both lightweight and waterproof.

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
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8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring Supreme, BAPE, Stone Island, maharishi, Palace and more.

Coca-Cola & atmos LAB Tap Columbia for Graphic-Heavy Outdoor Capsule
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Coca-Cola & atmos LAB Tap Columbia for Graphic-Heavy Outdoor Capsule

Bolstering signature silhouettes.

BEAMS & Columbia Link up for '90s Military-Inspired Capsule
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BEAMS & Columbia Link up for '90s Military-Inspired Capsule

Outdoor-friendly styles with a modern twist.

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