Patagonia is an eco-conscious company that provides both technical and fashionable items to customers for every occasion and season. During the winter, begin any outfit with one of Patagonia's base layers. From there, layer on any of Patagonia's well-constructed, stylish vests and jackets. In the summer, keep cool and casual in any of Patagonia's dresses, tops, or shorts . They also began a swim line for both adults and children. This means your child can keep comfortable in Patagonia gear year-round. Patagonia is an environmentally responsible retailer based in Southern California. Since it's inception in the early 1970's Patagonia has provided quality apparel and equipment for outdoor, alpine, fly-fishing, snow, surf and sport-related activities. Internationally recognized for its commitment to authentic product quality and environmental activism, the company has contributed over $55 million in grants and in-kind donations. As an environmentally responsible product developer, Patagonia has used only organically grown cotton in its clothing line since 1996.