Bold Babe 101: How To Stay Safe and Stylish This Spring

Spring is in the air. The leaves are changing, the nights getting longer. If you are anything like us, you are already planning your sunny escapades. From hiking 14ers to camping trips with the family, it’s a time of year for adventure - a time to get outside and experience all that Mother Nature has to offer. With so much in our backyard, why not use this as an opportunity for both personal…

You Be You

They say that 60% of Americans are getting divorced. I find that shocking! How can that be true? That means that 6 out of 10 Americans are so unhappy that they are giving up the American dream?What ever happened to the structure of monogamy and “till death do us part”?Two and a half years ago, I joined that growing statistic. I went from 20 years of dedication to my best friend and the structure o…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s our favorite time of the year. While we love the hiking, camping and swimming of the sweet summertime, there’s nothing quite like winter in Colorado. From the first snowfall to cross country ski adventures, there’s something about the sight of the snow capped mountains that fills us with immense joy.While sun protection is something at the forefront of our minds when the weather is warm, it’s…

Living A Mile High And Its Consequences

We absolutely adore living in Colorado. What’s not to love? Skiing in the winter, unbelievable hiking in the summer, 300 days of sunshine and no humidity. Hard to beat that! But with all the unbelievable benefits comes a drawback: the UV index.It may not come as a surprise, but at high altitudes, a thinner atmosphere filters less UV radiation. Dr. Neil Box, a researcher at the University of Colora…

Lessons From The Road

It’s Friday morning. My alarm rings at 5:15 am. It’s the start of a long traveling weekend on the road. Stella, Bold Babe’s 25-foot-long shuttle bus, is all packed up and ready for the mountain farmers markets of the weekend. Friday we go to Dillon, Saturday is Steamboat and Sunday is Breck. Over the course of the weekend, Stella and I will cruise over 450 miles together . . . and I love that open…

Q & A With Founder Kate Bangs

Can you describe to us how you decided to start Bold Babe?The idea of Bold Babe was born through my own personal search for sun protective clothing. I simply couldn’t find any styles or designs or styles that I liked. So, I decided to make the jump and fill the void I was searching for. There’s no looking back now for Bold Babe. We’re only pressing to success in the future!How do you describe the…