Patagonia may be on its way to offering recycling for all its clothes, but the apparel company hasn’t forgotten the first (and best) of the 3 “R”s: reduce. First steps? Making better-quality goods and offering free repairs. (GreenBiz)
Simple Shoes is taking its green footwear on a new trajectory: retain the sustainable features but lose the eco-only classification. “Over the years, that eco-story took over and became the entire platform, and it even took on a bit of a preachy tone, if you will,” explains Pete Worley, the company’s president. (WWD)
We can’t all afford Proenza Schouler, so until we inherit millions from that long-lost, childless great-uncle we never knew, we’re making our own resort-ready rope necklace from scratch—and some bungee cords. (Honestly…WTF?)
The following video of Aaron Osborn test-driving the shoes he makes only cements our adoration for those traffic-stopping kicks. J’adore.