eco-friendly raincoats

Macklemore, Columbia Join Forces to Raise Awareness of Toxic PFCs

Columbia has found an unlikely ally in its quest to stem the use of perfluorinated compounds in outerwear: hip-hop artist Macklemore. The Portland, Ore.–based sportswear company,…

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Columbia Debuts "Ultimate" Sustainable Rain Jacket

H2NO The problem with PFCs has everything to do with its chemistry. “The carbon-fluorine bond as found in PFCs is one of the strongest bonds known to man,” Columbia said.…

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Takaokami's Ethical Rainwear Tackle Showers in Style

RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY Jorn’s Scandinavian ethos is apparent in her designs, which are understated but made to last. (Standouts include a generously-sized hat and a kicky A-line…

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7 Eco-Friendly Raincoats to Weather April Showers

CAPED CRUSADER Designed by the Providence-based company that bears the same name, Cleverhood is a high-performance rain cape manufactured in the Northeast from waterproof yet breathable…

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Finch Designs Recycles Plastic Bottles Into Rain Capes, Swimsuits

Sustainable design may not be synonymous with the fashion industry in China, but two designers are seeking to change that by creating playful stylish designs from recycled plastic…

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14 Eco-Friendly Raincoats for Tackling April Showers in Style

INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH Stutterheim’s unisex raincoat isn’t just a classic Swedish design, it’s also handmade in one of the nation’s few remaining textile factories.…

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Water-Purifying Raincoat Keeps You Dry, Quenches Thirst on the Go

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink? Meet “Raincatch,” a hooded slicker that not only keeps you dry in a downpour but also purifies rainwater for wetting your…

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Terra New York: Chic, PVC-Free Raincoats That Degrade in a Landfill

HIGH AND DRY Yurika Nakazono and Marie Saeki founded the label after a search for sleek, commuter-friendly rain gear proved fruitless. Facing Gotham’s less-than-predictable…

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Made With Living Plants, Wrk-Shp's Raincoat Grows With Every Downpour

Photos by Jordan Duvall Unless you’re a thirsty plant, getting caught in a rainstorm is almost never a good thing. But what if you could stay dry, help something grow, and make a…

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Cradle-to-Cradle Raincoat by Refinity is Nontoxic, Recyclable

If dodging rain showers in a toxic yellow slicker isn’t your style, Fioen van Balgooi of Refinity has a pair of his-and-hers raincoats that are nontoxic, recyclable, and cuter, to…

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Jane Bowler's Space-Age Raincoats Make Fantastic Use of Recycled Plastic

Photos by Joanne Warren Stormy weather? Turn that frown upside down with one of designer Jane Bowler’s avant-garde raincoats, which deftly meld East and West influences. Sculpted…

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7 Eco-Friendly Raincoats For Dodging April Showers in Style

UNDER THE WEATHER If raindrops keeping falling on your head, stave away the foul-weather doldrums with one of these sustainably constructed raincoats and jackets. Water- and…

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