Candide dropped a link on his Instagram this morning that brings you to his new brand's Instagram, which then provides a link to his brands' official website, A seemly subtle launch of his new technical outerwear, apparel, and accessory brand that redefines the rules. We knew that something may have been brewing since he left Quicksilver after a 19 year-long deal just a few seasons ago, and now our suspicions have been confirmed.

The brainchild of Candide Thovex - one of freeskiing’s most creative, uncompromising, and unconventional individuals - the collections are sustainably crafted by passionate professionals/ who bring Candide’s unique vision for timeless style, optimal function, and high-level performance to life.

CANDIDE aspires to create products that empower riders, embodying feelings of exhilaration, liberty, and inspiring creativity without limitation. CANDIDE is available globally online and at the CANDIDE STORE in La Clusaz, France.

C1 Jacket and C1 Pant

It's exciting to see Candide finally branch out on his own with a full outerwear collection for both men & women. What does the GOAT have instore for us next? He's been teasing a lot of insane clips recently on his IG which one can only hope that means Candide has a new edit dropping sometime in the next 5 years.

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