GearX's Functional Sportswear Specialty Shop Gains Popularity for its Functionality and Reasonable Price

Functional Sportswear Fever from Korea

Aug 07, 2015, 09:00 ET from GearX

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 'GearX (', Korea's online shopping mall for functional sportswear, is drawing great attention, especially from Japan and America, as well as China, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Notably, GearX's online mall is boosting its popularity by maintaining reasonable prices for products that boast of excellent functions, contrary to a number of global functional wear brands that started out as offline businesses and formed high price range.

GearX's products include base layer, rash guard, and underwear; all of them offer fast-drying, UV blocking, and antibacterial features. GearX applies a seamless sewing technique on the clothing to achieve excellent flexibility. Thus, all of GearX products fit the body without extreme tightness.

"From the very beginning, we focused on developing a highly functional fabric that relieves heat, maintains coolness, and repels insects. As a result, we have become Korea's first, and only, functional clothing manufacturer to acquire a patent for the fabric," said Sang-hun Lee, President of GearX. "After successfully developing the fabric, he had also developed and introduced a sewing technique that would not irritate the skin considering the the fact that the product is in direct contact with the skin."

The reasonable price, alongside the excellent functionality, are considered as the biggest competitive edges of GearX.

In addition, president Lee is planning to expand its product lines to functional yoga outfits, running and cycling apparel.

GearX is running its shopping mall in multiple languages including English (, Chinese (, and Japanese ( using the Global Service of cafe24 (, Korea's largest shopping mall solution provider. GearX's products are also available on global online shopping malls such as of America and Qoo10 of Singapore.