Men’s Eco-Fashion

Loomstate Batters Up for NY Mets With Eco-Friendly Tops, Sweatshirts

HERE’S THE PITCH “We are excited to be working with the New York Mets on a CFDA-member-designed mini collection commemorating our 50th anniversaries,” says Steven…

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Made Collection Debuts Flash-Sale Site for Premium U.S.-Made Products

Made Collection isn’t just another flash-sale shopping site. It’s the world’s first members-only storefront devoted to premium American-made products. Founded by a…

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Puma Launches Fair-Trade, African-Made "Wilderness" Apparel Collection

INTO AFRICA Besides creating jobs and supporting development in various parts of the continent, Puma’s Wilderness line also leverages the company’s 20 percent stake in…

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Suno's Upcycled-Fabric Sneakers Benefit Wildlife Conservation in Kenya

Shout hallelujah because Suno’s getting happy again with a fresh crop of sneakers in six zesty new prints. Ethically crafted in Kenya from fabric offcuts and recycled rubber, the…

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Tune Up Your Stride on Land or by Sea With Merrell's Barefoot Footwear

DARE TO BARE “As we looked to design the next generation of Merrell Barefoot, we did a lot of listening and learning,” says Craig Throne, vice president of global marketing at…

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Bora Wear: Kenya-Inspired Menswear That Benefits HIV-Positive Orphans

NATIVE SON Bora Wear’s ethos is “empowerment through apparel.” Vibrant of print and bold of color, its shirts are stitched by HIV-positive women in Embu, where…

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Olivia Wilde, Alternative Apparel's Recycled "Message" Bag Supports Haiti

Olivia Wilde is wild about many things, but chief among them is Haiti, which the actress is helping rebuild after 2010’s devastating earthquake. Wilde, who co-founded Campaign…

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Tweet From Your Pants With Alphyn Industries' SF-Made Smartphone Jeans

SMART JEANS The straight-cut jean, according to Alphyn Industries, fuses traditional denim-making techniques with 21st century utility and aesthetics. Informed by military innovations,…

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Marks & Spencer Creates "World's Most Sustainable Suit"

Marks & Spencer has unveiled what it claims is the “world’s most sustainable suit.” Part of Plan A, the British department store’s commitment to whittle its…

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Oliberté Creates Jobs in Africa by Manufacturing Its Shoes on the Continent

WALKING TALL Although the business launched in 2009 with only two silhouettes and a handful of employees, it’s now a global brand that’s projected to sell between 20,000 and…

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Organic by John Patrick's Resort 2013 Collection is a Boho Boy-Girl Party

POP ART Patrick’s muse? Edit DeAk, co-founder of the ’70s zine Art-Rite, high priestess of the art world, and “epicenter of avant-garde,” Patrick tells Ecouterre…

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14 Eco-Friendly Father's Day Gifts to Show Pops He's Tops

SUN BLOCK Protect Pop’s peepers with a pair of fire-engine-red sunglasses from Waiting for the Sun. An update of the classic Wayfarer, the shades combine the lightweight…

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Gucci Announces "Sustainable Soles" Line of Biodegradable Footwear

Canal St. jelly slides, these are not. Gucci is launching a new “Sustainable Soles” line of footwear made with biodegradable plastic, WWD announced on Wednesday. Part of the…

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Coach Turns Vintage Leather Baseball Gloves Into Billfold Wallets

Batter up for Father’s Day with the ultimate gift for the baseball fanatic—well, next to season tickets at Wrigley or Fenway, anyway. In honor of the sport that inspired its…

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Katie Holmes Fronts Tommy Hilfiger's "Millennium Promise" Collection

PROMISES TO KEEP The Promise Collection, which uses textiles and materials procured from all over the continent, draws its inspiration from various forms of traditional African dress.…

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Flint and Tinder Brings Men's Underwear Manufacturing Back to the U.S.A.

Flint and Tinder wants to get in America’s pants, and it looks like the feeling is mutual. At the close of its Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday, the burgeoning men’s…

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Tom Sachs, Nike Transform Mars Rover Air Bags, Astronaut Suits Into Space-Inspired Sportswear

ABOVE AND BEYOND The joint venture, dubbed NikeCraft, launches on the eve of Sach’s Space Program: Mars, an installation that will recast the 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson…

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Bonobos Turns Recycled Plastic Beer Bottles into American-Made Jeans

CHEERS TO THAT The bottles are collected, sorted, and cleaned by Earthspun, a textile company in North Carolina that shreds and melts them into liquid. After it’s extruded into…

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