10 Cutting Edge Reflective Design Products for the Bike-to-Work Generation
Cycling is becoming more and more popular in big cities all over the world. Designer brands are starting to recognize this trend and release products that make biking safer, more comfortable and stylish. Let us now introduce our 10 favorite brands or products on the field of reflective wear. Hopefully we can give you some inspiration how to glow on the streets during night time.
Sarah Carner’s collection aims to inspire, empower and protect bikers. She combined excuisite tailoring with traditional safety elements of bright colours and reflective materials. All of the designs use sustainable and eco-friendly fabrics. Our favorite piece is the checkered black riding dress.
Lflect offers award winning high visibility products for the highly fashionable. The brand is widely recognised for innovative techniques and sustainable design initiatives. We love their translucent jacket featuring reflective trim that will blend into your own style whilst keeping you safe.
Betabrand, a San Francisco based crowdfunding platform and also an online clothing community features new bike apparel about every six weeks. The Flashback Collection is a series of clothes that turn the wearers into dark, bodiless silhouettes. The concept is the the brain child of DJ Chris Holmes. The hoodie, hat, scarf and suit are made from a highly reflective material. Glass nanospheres are bonded to the fabric and act as little reflective lenses, which gives the clothes their shine.
We’ve just discovered this lovely Handmade Reflective Polka Dot Sweatshirt by Skinny Sweats. Perfect for summer evenings while biking, walking the dog, or cruising the streets. The reflective materials are washer and dryer safe. Available in white colour as well.
This Lululemon skirt keeps you visible while cycling, running or doing any other outdoor activities. The fully reflective fabric helps you shine bright in low light and it’s also a very attractive piece.
Henrichs is a collection of high-visibility reflective clothing for outdoor activities like cycling, motor biking, running and walking. The design is water- and windproof, providing extreme visibility in the dark. They offer many types of garments such as capes, vests, collars and bands, suitable year-round and all easily worn over a coat or other clothing. Each item is foldable into a pocket or bag and doesn’t occupy much space.
7. Commuter jeans by LEVIS
The ultimate, best quality jeans for biking. The Commuter collection teams essential clothing with performance fabrics—the result is thoughtful, seamless design. Enhanced with Ecropel finishing (water resistant technology), reflective side seams, and deep back pockets. Available in different styles for both men and women.
Fiks designs cool reflective clothing as well as reflective wheel stripes in various colours.
9. Reflective Outfits by MISBHV
MISBHV also known as Misbehave is a Poland based fashion label. Misbehave’s clothing is for those who want to be style confident and look unique. They sell several reflective pieces, for instance this 3M Coach Jacket. It’s a fully reflective jacket crafted from an OG British 3M fabric. Safe for the road as well as the club.
10. Cyclist Pikkpack Kit by Pikkpack Shoes
Pikkpack is a flat-packed footwear that you assemble yourself. Our cyclist kits come with reflective shoelaces for some extra visibility on the road. You can choose from several colour combinations to find the one that best fits you style and your bike.