686 Jackets and Clothing
About 686 Clothing
On November 13, 1992, the 686 clothing company was formed. Contrary to many circulating rumors, the 686 name comes from a crucial date in the life of Mike Akira West's grandmother (June 6th, 1986). Since the beginning, 686 has been all about providing the snowboarding community with innovative and fashionable jackets and clothing inspired directly from the same Los Angeles urban and artistic principles it was founded upon. The company's "more than you expected" philosophy of providing customers progressive and fashion forward jackets and pants is world famous and often imitated by others.
Products like the trademarked SMARTY line of removable liners, the trademarked TIMES line of limited edition co-branded products, the trademarked ACE line of collaborative artist projects, the patented TOOLBELT line of functional belts, and fabric innovations in Waterproof Denim, Corduroy and Herringbone, all make up the 686 clothing name. Controlled growth, clean design, an obsession to make products better, and a belief to enjoy life is what 686 clothing is all about.
686 Jackets are designed with three things in mind: Style, Technology, and Functionality. 686 Jackets offer everything a snowboarder needs with their SMARTY removable liners to add and subtract warmth as you transition from winter to spring riding, essentially making them 3-in-1 jackets. A free liner comes with every single SMARTY jacket. Although 686 Jackets are highly versatile, they don't skim on style at all. Each jacket is made with the street style that snowboarders love. 686 takes pride in providing on-trend color ways and fits in each of the SMARTY, GLCR, Parklan, and Authentic product lines.
686 Snowboarding Pants
686 snowboarding pants pack all the tech and style you demand when you're on the mountains. Christy Sports has a great selection of men's and women's 686 snow pants, and we also carry a large selection of 686 kids clothing. 686 snowboard pants are great because of 686's SMARTY system. Their SMARTY pants come with base layers built in so you can manage your own level on insulations and transition from winter to spring with ease.