1. And... we're back. You'll notice that all of your images are back as well, as are our beloved emoticons, including the infamous :foo: We have also worked with our server folks and developers to fix the issues that were slowing down the site.

    There is still work to be done - the images in existing sigs are not yet linked, for example, and we are working on a way to get the images to load faster - which will improve the performance of the site, especially on the pages with a ton of images, and we will continue to work diligently on that and keep you updated.

    Cheers,

    Fok on behalf of the entire Styleforum team
    Dismiss Notice

Am I the only one that thinks RLX has no niche?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by noeltazz, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. noeltazz

    noeltazz Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    61
    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    It's supposed to be "high end athletic gear".

    But it's not designed for elite athletes, but its not really designed as fashion or stylish either. It looks like anything else sold by nike, puma, lacoste, or adidas with the RLX logo on it. I just can't buy into it. The logo itself isn't even a logo, its just the letters RLX with the X in red font.

    Who is this brand designed for?
     
  2. rdstour

    rdstour Senior member

    Messages:
    325
    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2009
    I'll respectfully disagree. Having in my possession a couple of their jackets and gear, I definitely say they are targeting the fit-conscious athletic type males out there looking for outerwear that doesn't look too technical (think North Face, Columbia etc) but retains a fashionable edge. What that means is sometimes an up or down type of collection with great pieces and average pieces, but I definitely think their stuff is built with top notch materials and hardware.

    If you've ever handled any technical outerwear by RLBL, they are definitely very similar, and share lots of the same designs and hardware.

    As for the comparison with adidas and nike gear, I think that might apply to some of their athletic sports clothing (t-shirts, shorts) but if you're comparing it to their upper level expensive jackets and snow sports gear, I definitely think it's in a league of its own.
     
  3. takashi

    takashi Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    68
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2010
    Location:
    London
    "Who is this brand designed for?"

    Somebody who is much much richer than me[​IMG]
    RLX products are well designed, I think (not sure of the price tag though)
     
  4. Made in California

    Made in California Senior member

    Messages:
    880
    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2010
    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    I don't know of many companies that make a 100% polyester, moisture wicking, ventilated polo that you can pop the collar on. [​IMG] I have one and I really like it.
     
  5. Made in California

    Made in California Senior member

    Messages:
    880
    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2010
    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    Do you feel the same about RLX as you do about Armani's EA7 line?
     
  6. Peter1

    Peter1 Senior member

    Messages:
    590
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2010
    Location:
    Paris
    It's supposed to be "high end athletic gear".

    But it's not designed for elite athletes, but its not really designed as fashion or stylish either. It looks like anything else sold by nike, puma, lacoste, or adidas with the RLX logo on it. I just can't buy into it. The logo itself isn't even a logo, its just the letters RLX with the X in red font.

    Who is this brand designed for?


    well they did sponsor a mountain bike racing team for years. Good fits...better than Nike etc...but honestly the logo is turnoff, like the polo pony.
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by