How to Perfectly Pack for Summer Trips

Jun 18, 2012 No Comments

Packing for yourself and your family can be the most difficult part of a summer vacation, but with a few tips from lifestyle expert Jamie Krell, you’ll know exactly what to bring for stress-free travel.

Read more

DesPlaines River Canoe & Kayak Marathon + Hat Review

May 25, 2012 1 Comment

Coolibar athlete Jeremy Van Ek reflects on the DesPlaines River Canoe & Kayak Marathon. With his trusty Coolibar hat protecting him from the elements, he paddled down 18.5 miles of the DesPlaines river in the suburbs of Chicago. It’s the second longest running paddling race in the US and typically has 500 to 600 boats racing toward the finish.

Read more

Style Expert Bridgette Raes on Summer Trends in UPF 50+

Apr 26, 2012 1 Comment

Since 2002, Style Expert Bridgette Raes has transformed the wardrobes and styles of hundreds of clients. She is the president of Bridgette Raes Style Group in New York and author of the book Style Rx: Dressing the Body You Have to Create the Body You Want. Her witty, down-to-earth and educational advice has made her a sought-after writer, spokesperson and style expert for many media outlets. Now, Bridgette brings her expertise to the Coolibar Blog to show us how to prepare our wardrobe for warmer weather in a trend setting way.

Read more

Hot Hats of the Season

Apr 12, 2012 No Comments

Summer is nearing, and if you’re in the market for a new show stopping wide brim hat we want to let you know what to look for this season. Coolibar trend seeker and buyer Amy Jo Henriksen has spent several months looking for this year’s hottest hats. Hats not only look great, but provide sun protection to keep your skin looking flawless!

Read more

Coolibar in the Big Apple

Mar 29, 2012 No Comments

Last week spring was in the air.  With temperatures in the 70’s in New York City, it felt more like June than March.  The cherry blossoms were in bloom and New Yorkers were out in masses soaking up the summer sun– grabbing their shades and leaving their jackets behind. This was perfect weather to introduce […]

Read more

Packing for a Warm Weather Get Away

Jan 10, 2012 No Comments

Ladies, we all know economization is the keyword when planning for any vacation. Many of us go through exhausting efforts to spend less, carry less and worry less. Accomplishing these three objectives doesn’t have to be difficult as long as you know the pre-travel task to focus on – your packing list.

Read more

Providing Sun Protection to Sailors

Aug 18, 2011 3 Comments

Take it from sailing enthusiast and skin cancer survivor Brenda Scannell, sun protection is important at every age, especially around water. That’s why she’s making it a priority to provide Coolibar sun protective clothing and hats to youth and the greater sailing community at the Quissett Yacht Club in Falmouth, MA.

Read more

Packing for a Day at the Beach (Video)

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis tells you what to pack in your bag for a day at the beach or pool.

Read more

Spreading Shade in Joplin after Tornado

Jul 26, 2011 1 Comment

The intense sun and extreme heat has been taking its toll on many volunteers and residents in Joplin, MO who are working to restore the town after a devastating tornado touched-down on May 22, 2011. Sun hats donated to relief efforts offer protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays and the extreme heat.

Read more

Beat the Heat Wave

Jul 19, 2011 1 Comment

With the heat wave sweeping across at least 20 states this week, don’t let the extreme temperatures and humidity get to you. Beat the heat over the following week by taking simple steps to stay cool.

Read more