recycled jackets

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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Wintervacht Upcycles Discarded Blankets Into Cozy Jackets

COATS OF MANY COLORS Sourcing-wise, Wintervacht is spoiled for choice. “The Netherlands used to have a very big industry of blanket-making,” van Oorsouw said.…

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11 Eco-Friendly Winter Coats to Fend Off the Deep Freeze

BUNDLE UP Clad in weather-resistant recycled polyester, Nau’s pullover-style “Allee” features 650-fill goose down, a drawcord funnel neck, and two front hand pockets…

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Dirtball's "The 50" is the First Jacket to Use Closed-Looped Manufacturing

Looking for the most eco-friendly jacket money can buy? Dirtball’s got you covered. The North Carolina-based apparel brand is soliciting preorders for “The 50,” an…

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Fall Into Winter With Ecoalf's 100 Percent Upcycled Coats, Jackets

THE NEW NEW For Fall/Winter 2014, Ecoalf didn’t hold back. The firm has produced a line of 100 percent recycled coats and jackets for city slickers to navigate both uptown and…

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Esprit Fetes Third Recycled Clothing Collection

THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM Esprit expects the pieces to become wardrobe mainstays. Denim items, which include a jumpsuit, a dress, a jacket and coat, a fitted shirt, skinny pants, and…

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Patagonia Debuts Upcycled "Truth to Materials" Capsule Line

TRUTH TELLING “Truth to Materials is about discovering the origin of a material and staying as true to that as possible during every step of design and manufacturing,” he…

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Levi's Debuts Trucker Jacket Made in the U.S.A. From Recycled Parachutes

Levi Strauss is moving its “Waste&ltLess” line of apparel beyond recycled plastic bottles. The jean juggernaut unveiled Wednesday a version of its classic trucker…

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Swella's Upcycled Jackets Provide Warmth, Food, Water for Communities

The brain behind the designs is founder Ann Chen, who put these values at the core of the company with the overall hope of empowering vulnerable communities through sales and donations.…

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Nasty Gal Teams Up With Reformation to Create Upcycled Cool-Girl Looks

REFORM SCHOOL A black-and-white polka-dot jumpsuit dares to bear a plunging V-neck halter. A satin bomber jacket is soda-fountain-ready with “Girls” embroidered in…

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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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ReFleece Upcycles Patagonia Jackets Into Eco-Friendly iPad, Kindle Cases

Where some see a worn-out sweater destined for the dumpster, ReFleece founders Sam Palmer and Jennifer Feller see an excellent way to keep your electronics free from dust and scratches.…

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Vaute Couture's Vegan Coats Combine Elegance, Whimsy for Fall 2012

VOTE VEGAN Constructed in New York City, where Hilgart is now based, the critter-friendly toppers are as warm as they are “super crazy soft,” according to the designer.…

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M&S to Sell First "Shwop Coat" Made From Customers' Unwanted Woolens

All that “shwopping” is finally about to pay off. Marks & Spencer is launching its first “shwopped” product: a limited-edition women’s double-breasted…

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Bundle Up for the Cure With Isis's "Whisper" Recycled Women's Outwear

Jack Frost won’t quit his relentless nipping? Armor up with Isis’s trio of frigid-weather gear, which is lightly lofted with natural down for insulation. (The asymmetric…

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