Have you ever heard about Hövding, the invisible helmets?

Lifestyle, Special

Created in Sweden by two industrial designers, the Hövdings are “Helmets” that resemble a collar.

Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin – were tired of common helmets and decided to create a protection for riders that don´t spoil their hairstyle.

 

Hövding helmet in black

 

After seven years of research, this two designers created the Hövding, calling them “invisible Helmets”. These helmets are a kind of collars that riders have to use in the neck area.

They are easy to carry when not in use and, as well as removable, are washable.

 

Hövding appearance

 

Produced in Portugal, these helmets are rechargeable via USB. With autonomy of 18 hours. It takes about six hours to charge.

 

USB changer

The collar is the visible part of the Hövding helmets that inside have an “airbag”. In case of clash the “airbag” is activated, protecting the neck and the head of the rider.

 

Hövding helmet in action

 

For now the Hövdings are available in Sweden and in the brand’s online store. The value of each copy is EUR 480.

 

If the customer wants to buy different collars to match with their looks, each collar cover cost 50 euros.

 

Asking yourself how  Hövding helmets works? Check this out!

We hope that in future these helmets have a great demand and they can trade with more affordable prices.

 

Have a good trip and don’t forget your helmet!

 

Video by Koreus.com

Photos by Hovding.com


Filipa Mathias

Crazy about codfish and everything that involves food, Filipa likes to take life spontaneously and accepts interesting challenges. It’s been a while since she left Portugal to do to the Nordic lands for the first time to work in the strawberry fields. She loves the sea so much that she wouldn’t want to be away from it, however she’s been living in Berlin since 2010. Music, films and streetstyle are important ingredients of her mind, she loves to spend her leisure time enjoying the company of friends, good food and beer, specially by Berlin’s canals. Addicted to cosmetics, you will find some of her good writing in the beauty and lifestyle section, but not only. With a remakable style she has embraced the WOW project. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Apaixonada por bacalhau e tudo o que envolva comida, Filipa gosta de levar a sua vida de forma espontânea, aceitando desafios interessantes. Já vão alguns anos em que foi para terras nórdicas, trabalhar na colheita do morango. Adora o mar e não o quer trocar por nada. No entanto, vive em Berlim, desde 2010. Gosta de se alimentar de música, cinema e streetstyle e nos tempos livres adora ir para o canal com os amigos com boa comida e cerveja alemã. Intrinsecamente Cremeaholic, podem conhecer a sua escrita em beleza e na secção de lifestyle, onde vai estar mais presente. De estilo muito próprio é mais uma das personagens que abraçaram o projeto WOW.

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