Poler Outdoor Stuff makes gear for people that are travelers, couch surfers, regular surfers, skateboarders, snowboarders, bicyclists, parents, kids, car campers and anyone else looking for something that looks good, is a good value and is all about having fun on road trips and in the outdoors. It's stuff that is made for people that have adventures all over the world while wearing jeans, a t-shirt, and sneakers. It's for people that wonder why everyone is trying to pretend they are going to do first ascents on alpine peaks instead of celebrating the fact that they are having adventures that are awesome in their own way.
Q+A With Poler Outdoor Stuff
Where and when was your brand founded?
We were founded 2 years ago in Portland, Oregon.
What's one piece of clothing that will never go out of style?
Pants because well, they cover everyone's legs.
What's one company that inspires you outside of the clothing/sneaker/fashion industry?
Justin's Peanut Butter because I love peanut butter and they do it right!
Name a person, dead or alive, that represents your brandâ€™s attitude.
Werner Herzog. Filmmaker, Roamer, Seeker of Truth, Genius.
Give one piece of advice to someone starting off in the clothing/sneaker/fashion industry.
Get a degree in business and find a financial backer before you begin. The cool creative part of the business is 10% of the reality of the business.
If money was no object, where would you shoot your next lookbook?
The Amazon because it is very difficult to do anything there and I have never been.
Name 3-5 songs that are regularly played in your office.
I'll name some bands if that's OK. Sycamore by Bill Callahan, Ease on Down the Road by Bonnie Prince Billy, Golden Brown by the Stranglers, Slip Away by Clarence Carter.