London-based Palace Skateboards fuses their italicized “P” logo with a gradient moon motif on a 100% cotton shirt that celebrates the vast unknown as much as it does the city streets. With “Spaced Out” printed in a font that harkens back to ’80s video games, this T-shirt feels delightfully bygone and simultaneously retro-futuristic.
Plucked from The Shining, Camp Kitschy Knits’ custom replica sweaters are appropriate articles of clothing for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing. For kids, the sweaters run from 2T to 14 and each is made to order—which requires four to six weeks to knit and then ship.
From CH favorite EVERYBODY.WORLD, Ariel’s Everyday Shorts are made for all sizes and genders, with comfort in mind. Crafted in an ethical factory in South LA from biodegradable 100% recycled cotton, they are super-soft and kinder to the planet. Available in Salt Lake pink, Gum green, Penny orange, a faded black or off-white oatmeal colorways and from XS to XXL, these lovely shorts are designed in collaboration with Ariel Katz, who has worked with EVERYBODY.WORLD since its inception.
Printed all over with series of cartoon-ish faces and scenery, Greek designer Ellie Rassia’s “My Daddy is Cool” bikini is a playful and practical swimsuit—thanks to adjustable shoulder straps and a tie-back. With ruched hips and a high-waist, the bottoms are flattering for all shapes and sizes.
Color-blocked and high-cut, Ack’s made-in-Italy bikini is a retro-inspired delight. Embellished with silver-tone rings, the top is underwired for extra support. The bold combination of berry red and orange is just one colorway (this swimsuit also comes in single hues) and the polyamide, spandex and elastane blend is machine washable.
Made for all genders and with a decidedly retro inspiration, these Holiday Boileau shorts feature a cheerful, seasonal print by Inès de Chefdebien. The exterior is patterned with flowers on a black background, while the interior has a mesh netting and an elastic waistband. Sizes range from XS to XL and the price is in Euros.
A collaboration between two future-forward French brands, high-quality footwear producer National Standard and active tailoring fashion house éclectic, the édition 3 sneaker features an attractive, uncommon Airnet upper. The honeycomb patterning of this very light, water-resistant material adds character to the playful shoe, which has been handcrafted in Portugal.
From the top, these sandals look like classic Tevas. But from the side, a stacked rainbow flatform celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. With $15 from the purchase of each pair going to the Tegan and Sara Foundation, buying these sandals means sending support to an organization that contributes to summer camp scholarships for LGBTQ+ kids. While made for all genders, they’re listed in traditional women’s sizes.
A first-ever for the sneaker industry, Native’s The Plant Shoe is a low-cut silhouette made entirely from plant-based materials. From the eucalyptus pulp lasting board to the pineapple husk upper, the sneaker adheres to 100% zero-waste biodegradability standards, is aerobically compostable and is Certified Animal Free. The cork midsole (something a few brands are turning to for its antimicrobial properties) lends comfortability, while a cotton and linen insole affords breathability. The release is significant for its material innovation and resourcefulness—plus, it looks luxe without employing environmentally unfriendly materials or processes.
Made in Portugal from Italian, vegetable-tanned leather, Aether’s moto boots—which are specifically designed for motorcycle riding—include a bounty of built-in safety features. From the internal D3O ankle-protection pads to the double-layered leather toe to prevent wear, fine details abound. Of course, there is a heavy cut sole for foundational protection, as well. Each pair also comes with extra black laces—so you’re not beholden to the blue ones.
Pairing a gum sole with a calf leather upper, luxury footwear and accessory brand Pierre Hardy’s Vibe Sneakers draw inspiration from the curvature of sound waves. The rhythmic black and white layers of these shoes form an eye-catching geometric pattern, something the French brand’s become known for. They’re premium and particularly Escher-like.
Inspired by ’70s design, this delightfully kitsch Ceccile bikini by Dodo Bar Or evokes the spirit of an endless summer. Covered in bold flowers, the bikini features a high-waisted bottom and off-the-shoulder top. Decidedly retro and playful, the pattern is also available in a midi skirt from the brand.
Available in four cheerful colors, Velocio’s fingerless gloves offer protection along with breathability, thanks to SPF50 mesh lycra fabric. On the inside, a synthetic microsuede (with silicone logo embellishment) offers extra grip. There’s no padding, velcro or extras to add weight to these sleek accessories.
With 20% of proceeds going to The Point Foundation (which works to empower LGBTQ+ students through scholarship funding, mentorship and more), these bright and cheerful swim trunks have a decidedly retro aesthetic. Made from a poly/elastane blend, they’re available men’s XS to XL, but thanks to their boxy shape, can be worn by all genders.
Available in three psychedelic tie-dyed colorways (magenta/wine, blue/brown or teal/cream), this Proenza Schouler one-piece is an eye-catching but practical swimsuit. With a straight bandeau-style neckline, it features extra-long shoulder straps—for both aesthetics and functionality. Made from a nylon/spandex blend, this suit should be washed by hand.
From queer-owned Wildfang, a brand committed to donating profits to various women- and LGBTQ+-focused organizations all year (in 2018 they raised $400k for charities), this six-panel cap puts it simply. Made with 100% cotton, the cap features an adjustable strap and a very positive message.