Love hiking and hate unnecessary details? Boy, have we got a brand for you. CAYL is a South Korean label with a singular focus on creating technically excellent and visually appealing, minimalistic outdoor apparel, particularly for hiking. CAYL actually stands for “Climb As You Love”, so you know they’re serious about outdoor activities. Since their inception in 2011 the label has been cranking out extremely practical gear for everything from mountain climbing to trail running, as well as stuff more suited to everyday life. Colours may be sparse, but details certainly aren’t – CAYL utilizes all sorts of techy fabrics and often adds unexpected ventilation solutions as well as premium details like buckle fasteners and YKK zippers for long-lasting, highly functional clothing.

CAYL FW23 Collection

Cayl's FW23 Collection, a South Korean brand, masterfully blends style with practicality, offering a range of functional and fashionable outdoor wear. Central to the collection is the waterproof and breathable Cayl Light Shield Jacket 2 in black, made from 100% Nylon Pertex® Shield, and the Light Down Jacket in black, insulated with European white goose down and equipped with Pertex Quantum technology. Both jackets emphasize comfort and utility, with features like adjustable hoods and ample pocket space.

The collection also includes versatile apparel and innovative accessories. The Powerstrech Glove in Black, with Polartec® Power Stretch Pro technology, ensures warmth and flexibility. The Stretch Shell Pants in Oak and the Soft Shell Simple Pants in Grey offer ease of movement and durability, suitable for various outdoor activities. The eco-conscious Powergrid Vest in Black made from recycled polyester is ideal for layering. Lastly, the Stretch Nylon Hiker Shirt and the Stretch Shell Jacket in Oak stand out for their water-resistant properties and practical design. Each piece showcases Cayl's commitment to merging quality craftsmanship with environmental consciousness.

Introducing CAYL

Ahhh, the great outdoors… birds chirping, breathtaking scenery, the feeling of the earth beneath your feet – it’s hard not to be romantic about the majesty of mother earth. And for those who aren’t in the vast majority of people who at least appreciate the occasional jaunt in the woods, maybe CAYL’s sleek, minimal outdoor apparel will be able to sway you towards the trail. The South Korean brand’s infectious devotion to all things hiking, climbing, and otherwise outdoorsy is hard not to get on board with, after all. Even their name, CAYL, is an acronym for Climb As You Love – which suggests an unselfish and unpretentious desire to see more people get in touch with nature, on their own terms. Learn More...