The Women’s Mountain Apparel Brand, Wild Rye – a women-founded, women-led, women-specific mountain bike, snow sports, and outdoor apparel company – is dropping its new Spring ‘22 Collection.
“Created to inspire confidence and get more women-identifying adventurers outside,” Wild Rye is known for aesthetically pleasing, technical, and inclusive gear and apparel. The Spring ‘22 Collection offers new styles, colorways, and a versatile, lifestyle-friendly approach to technical clothing. Each season’s colorways are hand-drawn by Wild-Rye’s in-house designer (also a woman – high-five!).
The new kits converge comfort, function, and style with performance-oriented materials. In my experience, women know women’s bodies and what works well for us. So the fact that Wild Rye has women designers is a huge tipping point for me in selecting their kit over other options.
Wild Rye’s spring ‘22 collection designs are as unique, beautiful, and as progressive as the women behind the brand. “In this particular upcoming season, it has to do with a desire to travel and adventure,” said CEO and founder Cassie Abel. “Being that we designed this collection back in 2020 and I was incidentally housebound with a very small baby in the middle of a pandemic, this collection was driven by our team’s wanderlust mindset and ultimately led to a ‘stray from the beaten path’ – inspired the Spring collection combined with how we were coping with quarantine; house plants and road trips!”
Below are Wild Rye’s spring core cycling products featuring these new designs and are available in sizes 0-18:
Wild Rye Freyah MTB Pant
This new 3-season mountain bike pant, the Freyah MTB Pant, is incredibly versatile, packed with breathability, durability, and style. Constructed from their signature WRDuraStretch 4-way stretch, these pants could be a go-to for anything from crisp spring rides and sweltering days at the bike park to winter Nordic skiing. MSRP $189
Salida SS Jersey
The Salida SS is the evolution of their Sandia LS jersey but offers a more relaxed fit for a wider range of outdoor adventures. A new merino blend fabric covers the front of the jersey, while the back features breathable mesh paneling. The merino fabric offers durability, natural odor resistance, and UPF fabric sun protection. Whether traversing a mountain by bike or on foot, this versatile shirt is made for outdoor adventures. MSRP $74
The Alyssa Chammy has a longer inseam than the award-winning Alice Chammy. It combines a high-waisted yoga-style waistband with an Italian-built chamois pad and extra coverage through the new 9″ inseam length. Made with soft and compressive nylon. MSRP $114
Wild Rye Galena Gel gloves
The Galena was designed from the ground up to keep you cool and protected during those critical moments. With gel padding, wicking materials, “Play Wild,” palm grip detail, and an array of new prints, these gloves will make you feel like you could climb walls. MSRP $34
Lucy Party Shirt
We all love a she-party-shred. Why not make it a technical party? The Lucy is a quick-drying, breathable party shirt that will take you from trail to tailgate and beyond all with some super swagger. MSRP $89
Wild Rye is also launching its first-ever “active lifestyle collection,” soon, featuring everyday wearable colorways, technical but comfortable textiles, and stylish yet versatile silhouettes:
Wild Rye Elorie Technical Overalls
These active overalls meld style and function. Constructed with a quick-drying, breathable, and durable recycled nylon, with some stretch for comfort, this overall is designed to be flattering and is ready for adventures. MSRP $149
The Ingrid Workshirt
The Ingrid shares the same sustainable fabric as the Elorie overalls. The Ingrid is your do-anything, go-anywhere adventure shirt from cool rides on your bike to chopping wood or an easy overshirt while camping. MSRP $129
“We are single-minded in our focus to encourage more women into the outdoors, with our dedication to women-specific needs and interests when it comes to apparel and gear,” says Abel. “This new spring collection is all about not taking life too seriously, while also taking our pursuit of fun and adventure as seriously as if it were our day job.”
Available in select specialty retailers, in addition to national retailers, including REI, Title Nine, and Evo. Wild Rye’s spring 2022 collection is also available online.