Media & Press

DECEMBER 2019
Running Insight | Best Hiking Jackets of 2019 - GoLite Ready Set Go

"GoLite’s men’s and women’s ultra-lightweight ReFly Shorts utilize woven fabric made of 88 percent recycled poly and 12 percent spandex that delivers enhanced stretch for increased mobility, quick-dry convenience and moisture-wicking comfort. Other benefits include an elastic waistband with integrated draw cord, reflective safety details and a security zip pocket." 
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DECEMBER 2019
Power & Motoryacht | 2020 Gear Guide

"After the folks at GoLite learned that green plastic bottles are not recycled—manufacturers pass over them as they can’t be dyed—they leaned in and created the ReGreen Windshell. Made from 100 percent recycled green bottles bound for the landfill, I found the stylish shell ideal for cooler summer mornings and evenings, sudden squalls and with the hood up, effective for midday sun protection." 
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NOVEMBER 2019
1889 Magazine |  2019 Gift Guide GoLite ReBound Hoody

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OCTOBER 2019
Backpacker | Best Hiking Jackets of 2019 - GoLite Ready Set Go

"For areas of the country that experience “winter lite,” the Ready Set Go strikes a Goldilocks balance between comfort, weight, and protection." 
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OCTOBER 24, 2019
The Manual | Ditch the Synthetic Fabrics for the Most Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Clothing

"GoLite has been leading the charge for recycling plastics as clothing. Its award-winning ReGreen Windshell is made from 100% recycled green bottles, the type that most typically wind up in oceans and landfills." 
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OCTOBER 4, 2019
Fashion Manuscript | Sustaining Fashion

"Fashion cannot wait for consumers to lead the movement; it’s time for designers and influencers to step in and take charge. Like the designers at GoLite, for example. The Seattle-based brand’s mission is to create high-performance, earth-friendly products for the good of the planet and the people." 
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AUGUST 2, 2019
King 5 News | Seattle company turns plastic bottles into clothing

"Plastic turned fashion is a growing trend for companies focused on recycling waste into clothes. Seattle-based GoLite has joined the movement and recently announced that consumers will soon find their garments at REI." 
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JUNE 2019
Embolden Society | Products Re-Purposing Plastic
"GoLite is a Seattle-based apparel company converting post consumer plastic bottles into earth-friendly, lightweight performance gear that is light on the path and the planet. Through their GoResponsibly program, GoLite is committed to producing apparel using the latest sustainable fibers, finishes and manufacturing processes while continually developing new solutions." 
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JUNE 26, 2019
Snews | Gear watch: The 25 coolest products at Outdoor Retailer

"Sustainability was a big focus of his summer’s Outdoor Retailer show, and GoLite’s new 50-plus-UPF sun shirt is a perfect example." 
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JUNE 24, 2019
Magnetic Magazine | Gear Up for Summer Festivals with the Alpine Modern Look
"Summer is a time for adventures of all sorts, whether you are hitting up a festival or creeping around old haunted cabins, it's time to get outside." 
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JUNE 2019
Inside Outdoor | GoLite Lends a Hand in Guatemala

"GoLite helped build 27 toilets and many in-hut sinks in remote Guatemalan villages." 
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JUNE 3, 2019
Men's Health | Finally Exercising Outdoors Again? Bring These 10 Pieces of Gear

"Winter's chill may be gone, but warm weather brings new challenges. Don't be caught off-guard." 
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JUNE 3, 2019
The Manual | GoLite Makes Apparel from Recycled Plastic

"We recently came across a Seattle-based apparel brand called GoLite, whose collection of beautiful active and travel apparel is exclusively made from recycled plastic bottles." 
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MAY 18, 2019
The Hype Magazine | Creating Eco-Friendly Clothing

"[GoLite Design Director and] Seattle-native Caroline MacMillan is renowned for her capacity to effectively synthesize market trends, brand objectives and customer needs in order to create compelling product assortments." 
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MAY 2, 2019
360 Magazine | GoLite

"Winner of a Backpacker® Editors’ Choice Green Award and an Outdoor Industry Innovation Award for sustainability!" 
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APRIL 2019
Seattle Magazine | Green with (Gear) Envy

"What better way to enjoy [Earth Day, April 22nd] than with gear made from sustainable or recycled materials that is also stylish, functional and ideal for battling spring’s elements?" 
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MARCH 2019
Live Naturally | A Jacket from 20 Plastic Bottles

"The GoLite ReGreen Windshell is made from about 20 recycled green plastic bottles." 
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MARCH 2019
Big Life Magazine | Crush List

"Voilà! A piece of gear that’s light on the path and the planet. This shell is designed to be as light as possible without sacrificing performance..." 
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MARCH 11, 2019
Backpacker | Editors' Choice Awards 2019: The Best Gear of the Year

"For five months, we crisscrossed continents, climates, and comfort zones to put the newest outdoor products to the ultimate hiker’s test. A final, weeklong gauntlet in the Pyrenees Mountains, in Spain’s Catalonia region, was the finishing touch: By its end, we had elected these 12 winners of this year’s Editors’ Choice Awards." 
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JUNE 26, 2019
Snews | The Voice 50, Pt. 1

#20 GoLite ReFill Eco 100 Jacket
"Recycled products are nothing new, but we dig how GoLite found a way to use the bottles that stump other apparel makers." 
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NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Outside | Outdoor Retailer's Most Innovative Products

"After several rounds of judging, this gear came out on top at last week's trade show." 
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NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Snews | The 12 Innovation Awards Winners

"Chosen from 32 finalists, the inaugural awards were handed out on Day 2 of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2018." 
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NOVEMBER 2018
Alaska Magazine | New and True: A Gift Guide for Conscientious Consumers

"Treat yourself and those you love this holiday season to an easy gift experience with our lineup of recommended eco-friendly products." 
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NOVEMBER 2018
Outdoor Retailer The Daily | Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Gear Trends

"We mean green. Plastic bottles find new life in GoLite’s ReFill Eco100 Jacket." 
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NOVEMBER 10, 2018
Adventure Sports Network | Standout Gear from Day 2 and 3 of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2018

"The gear that caught our eye on the showroom floor." 
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NOVEMBER 10, 2018
Outside | GoLite is Turning Empty Bottles into Jackets

"The brand is rethinking how green plastic bottles are recycled..." 
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NOVEMBER 2018
Outdoor Insight Magazine | 4 Trail Blazing Trends

"Predicting the Future of Outdoor Apparel for 2019 and Beyond" 
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NOVEMBER 5, 2018
Gear Junkie | First Look: Winter Gear Preview from Outdoor Retailer

"GoLite is back with a strong eye toward sustainability. Among its 2019 offerings is the ReFill Eco100 jacket..." 
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OCTOBER 22, 2018
Snews | GoLite’s Quest for a Sustainable Polybag

"GoLite doubles down on sustainability and leans into one of retailers' big pain points: the packaging waste created by polybags." 
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JULY 26, 2018
Snews | 5 Companies Doing Good Across the Globe

"GoLite is teaming up with the leading international relief organizations to manufacture medical uniforms and to start micro-enterprise programs that are empowering local communities around the world." 
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JULY 2018
Outdoor Retailer The Daily | Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Gear Trends

"The men’s ReBound Hoody ($124) from GoLite is a trend trifecta with its efficient moisture-transferring finish, a casually cool look, and post-consumer-recycled plastic bottle composition." 
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JULY 2018
Textile Insight | GoLite Resets

"Product is as “Lightweight as it Needs to Be," and Sustainability Remains Core." 
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JULY 19, 2018
Snews | Raising the Bar in Retail Relations

"GoLite embarks on a listening tour with retailers to learn how to address common pain points as the brand relaunches." 
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JULY 18, 2018
Gear Junkie | (Re)Green is the New Black: GoLite’s 100% Recycled Jacket

"Unwanted plastic bottles made into chic windbreakers? Be green and look stylish in the upcoming GoLite ReGreen Jacket." 
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JULY 3, 2018
Snews | 50 Shades of Green

"Like many responsible outdoor companies, GoLite uses recycled bottles in its fabrics. But unlike other brands, GoLite embraces the green ones that nobody else wants." 
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JULY 2018
Outdoor Insight Magazine | GoLite is Back with a Fresh Take

"Apparel brand GoLite has relaunched under new ownership, and brand execs say they will focus on making sustainable performance products that enable outdoor athletes to 'do more in nature with less.'" 
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JUNE 25, 2018
Snews | 14,000 Shirts

"Before they've sold a single stitch, the reborn clothing company, GoLite, has gifted technical apparel to humanitarian aid workers to keep them safe in the field." 
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MAY 14, 2018
Gear Caster | The Nine Lives of GoLite

"To say that the GoLite brand has been through turbulent times would be a bit of an understatement..." 
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MAY 10, 2018
Outside | GoLite, Thru-Hikers' Favorite Brand, Is Back. Sorta.

"Three years after the pioneering ultralight backpacking brand declared bankruptcy, it's relaunching under new ownership." 
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MAY 8, 2018
Snews | Rebirth: GoLite is Back in Business

"The once-beloved brand is making a comeback under new ownership and a brand new mission..." 
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MAY 8, 2018
Snews | GoLite® Relaunches with Purpose-filled Blend of Social and Environmental Initiatives and Earth-Friendly “Outletics™” Apparel Collection

"Foundational to GoLite is a mission to leverage company resources, materials, processes and partnerships to do good, while minimizing environmental impact." 
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MAY 9, 2018
Inside Outdoor | GoLite Relaunches with ‘Earth-Friendly Outletics’ Apparel Collection

"The popular outdoor brand and early innovators of “ultralight,” GoLite relaunched this week under new ownership that plans to honor and extend the original brand’s purpose-driven legacy in far-reaching ways." 
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MAY 9, 2018
Gear Junkie | GoLite to Relaunch in 2019 with ‘Outletic’ Apparel

"Earth-friendly materials and processes, and a focus on running and yoga outerwear, lead the rebirth of the iconic brand GoLite." 
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For media & press inquiries: 

Janine Robertson
Marketing/PR 
janiner@golite.com
(206) 354-9093