Are you having a hard time making the transition from winter to spring? It’s hard to let go of the skis and bring out the bike but we brought you some great ways to make it a bit easier on yourself.… Read more
Are you feeling the shoulder season slump? It’s too muddy to get on the trails and there is still snow in the high country but not enough to shred on. What are you going to do with yourself on these Colorado spring days?… Read more
Rig to Flip has set out on a mission to provide a new media for an old west. With their focus on the rivers of the western slope, they aim to shed light on conservation issues that impact us all. The RTF team has recently produced a film about the Dolores River (AKA “The River of Sorrow”) of Southern Colorado and how the effects of the McPhee dam placed on the water, in 1985, has affected the native fish, the farmers and the recreational community of the area.… Read more
Meet Lindsay Parke! Lindsay is our in-house seamstress and also runs the store from time to time. Most days you can catch her in the back corner of the store, in front of the sewing machine. Lindsay is a Fort Collins native who recently returned home after living in the mountains for a while so, of course, she fit in at Akinz right away! … Read more
Alright, the debate has been had that leggings can not and should not be considered to be pants. Here at Akinz, we have decided they don’t need to be boxed in! Leggings should be valued for what they are, in a class of their own- flexible, comfortable and functional year round.… Read more
First, if you don’t know about Akinz new Find Your Wings Foundation, here’s the gist from Akinz founder Suzanne Akin:
“When I started Akinz, the company motto I created, ‘Find Your Wings’ was supposed to be about finding something to motivate you in life, to help you spread your wings and reach for the extraordinary, because life is too short to settle for the ordinary.… Read more
We were approached about participating in the St Patricks Day Parade here in Fort Collins this year so we teamed up with Tadpole Pedicabs, put on our best green Akinz gear and passed out candy & stickers to kids like it was our job!… Read more
USA Made and Handcrafted, Just For You!
We are the best friend that you have been looking for.
We are low maintenance, do our best to make you look good and we are loyal to the end. Akinz has stayed loyal to their commitment to provide handcrafted products from the beginning.… Read more
Have a gal on your list who lives the mountain life? Get her some gear to keep her warm and cozy on the slopes. Our cowl neck hoodie dress is super warm, comfy, perfect for layering and long enough to cover your backside while you’re strapping in.… Read more
What to get for the guy or gal who loves beer, beer and more beer? Beer-related clothing of course!