Men’s Eco-Fashion

More Macho Than Fur? This Bizarre Coat is Made Entirely of Male Chest Hair

We doubt if a phone call to PETA would result in a protest response to a new “fur” coat made entirely from millions of male chest hairs (yes, it’s true and no, men were not…

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5 Ways to Recycle an Old Necktie Into a Last-Minute Father's Day Gift

GUITAR STRAP MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES Necktie Ruler Fabric scissors 1½-inch wide slide and tri-glide Needle and thread or sewing machine DIRECTIONS 1. Cut off the tip of your tie 4.5…

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Ben Affleck Designs TOMS Shoes to Benefit Eastern Congo Initiative

From Oscar-winning director to…shoe designer? Ben Affleck has teamed up with the do-gooders at TOMS to create series of African-textile-inspired kicks that benefit the Eastern…

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Wool & Prince Claims Its Shirt Stays Fresh for 100 Days Without Washing

WILD AND WOOLY Sheep’s clothes, per Wool & Prince’s research, is a natural insulator that keeps bodies warm in winter yet cool in summer. Studies conducted at both the…

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Trash to Trend Debuts First Mass-Produced Upcycled-Clothing Collection

CRITICAL MASS Years of research led Aus to create the “Upcycled Collection,” a line of mens- and womenswear that defies convention by being the first to be mass-produced…

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H&M Launches "Conscious Exclusive" Line of Sustainable Partywear

GREEN WITH GLAMOUR Standout pieces for ladies include a dusty-pink floor-length backless dress made from 100 percent recycled polyester, a sharply cut organic-cotton blazer-and-trouser…

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“Snowballs” Cooling Undies Claim to Maximize Male Fertility

Snowballs are a quirky name for a great concept – underwear to help men with infertility issues. After experimenting with different techniques to help him and his wife conceive,…

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Flint and Tinder's American-Made Hoodie Comes With 10-Year Guarantee

There’s a reason why we have antique stores: stuff used to be made to last. Things have long shifted, however, in favor of a manufacturing business model known as “planned…

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Diesel, EDUN Collaborate on African-Made Sustainable Denim Line

AFRICA ALLIANCE The co-designers didn’t have to look far for inspiration. The four-pocket jean of the 1970s, popular on the streets of South Africa (and reinterpreted using raw,…

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EDUN Rocks, Rolls at Fall/Winter 2013 New York Fashion Week

Photos by Jill Fehrenbacher for Ecouterre It’s virtually impossible to tease EDUN apart from its rock-star provenance. Such is the star power of U2 frontman Bono, who founded the…

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"Two Guys" Craft Bow Ties From Reclaimed Wood, Fabric

SNAP ONE ONE Two Guys began when, well, two guys named Adam Teague and Tim Paslay came up short in their quest for the perfect bow tie. Turning to wood was a “natural…

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Issey Miyake Creates Heat-Retaining Menswear From Recycled Polyester

Issey Miyake’s timing couldn’t be more apt. As temperatures at Paris Men’s Fashion Week plunged below zero on Thursday—and the City of Lights faced its worst…

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Australian Designer Turns Salvaged Paintings Into Sci-Fi-Inspired Jackets

SALVAGED CHIC Appropriately, Pezzano named his collection “Apparition.” “I like that the fabric was found and has a unique history, that [the jackets] are one-off,…

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Everlane's Quality-Over-Quantity E-Commerce Model Espouses Less is More

Michael Preysman founded Everlane in November 2011 with the goal of overhauling the typical retail experience. Having quit his job at a venture-capital firm in San Francisco, Preysman…

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Nike's "LeBron X" Basketball Shoe Features Genuine Cork

Nike’s latest offering is worth popping the bubbly for. The special-edition “Lebron X” shoe features an upper composed of 100 percent genuine cork, a regenerative…

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Buy a Pair of Charles Mark & Sons Socks, Donate a Pair to the Homeless

Not everyone is disappointed by socks on Christmas. For homeless people living on the streets, a fresh pair of socks can mean all the difference between healthy feet and infections,…

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H&M, Brick Lane Bikes Launch Eco-Friendly Men's Urban Cycling Collection

BORN TO RIDE “We are extremely excited about the H&M for Brick Lane Bikes collection,” says Feya Buchwald, founder of Brick Lane Bikes, in a press release. “Working…

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Carlo Volpi Challenges Notions of Masculinity With Campy, Colorful Knits

It’s easy to understand why someone like Carlo Volpi would have a deep and abiding passion for wool. The breathable fiber is a natural insulator that can be weighted to keep its…

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