The North American esports organization FlyQuest recently unveiled their first line of apparel, specifically geared towards women. FlyQuest partnered on the project with the Women for Women International organization. Subsequently, they will be dedicating half of the income from women’s merch sales to the organization. Women’s Flightwear, as they named the merch line, will begin selling through their online store on May 24. However, you can already preview them now.
In a press release, FlyQuest COO Tricia Sugita stated that they are very excited to launch the clothing line. In partnership with Women for Women International, FlyQuest declared they will support 5 women in a yearlong training. The training will teach them different skills and help raise awareness about their rights. Furthermore, she added being a platform to help others is exactly what they as an organization strive to be. According to the COO, the intent of the apparel line is to give women in esports more choice when it comes to clothing. Sugita concludes her statement by saying what an honor it is to work with the organization.
Women’s Flightwear features different clothing pieces from sports bras, leggings, and baseball tees to even crop tops. The specialty is these pieces are specifically meant for women, unlike most other esports clothing lines.
FlyQuest is a North American esports organization first established in 2017. They currently own teams in Fortnite and League of Legends, even serving as a permanent LCS partner in the latter. The company is partially owned by Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, whose investment heavily increased their LCS partnership chances.
Women for Women International has been active since 1993. Their main purpose is helping women in countries affected by war and conflict. They have already helped nearly 500,000 women by offering support, tools, and education. Women for Women International teaches them life-changing skills and helps them live a financially stable and self-sufficient life.
Vince Koyle is an esports writer, tech nerd and future CompSci student. He often likes to compare traditional sports to esports, showing his love for both kinds. Also tends to sometimes try too hard with explaining what esports is and how it isn’t any different than traditional sports. He mainly covers the League of Legends scene, with an emphasis on European and Asian leagues.