Factory Visit: Barbour, England

For the heritage brand, longevity is the most crucial component behind more sustainable fashion

Whether brands are developing new materials (or simply renaming existing ones), changing distribution models or talking about eco-friendly packaging, truly sustainable fashion is a myth. There are, however, ways to approach apparel in more thoughtful and eco-conscious ways. For iconic British clothier J. Barbour & Sons—better known as Barbour—the future is clear and rooted in the past. A Barbour jacket is one of the few …

Wolverine’s 1000 Mile Old Rip Van Winkle Boot Batch III

A custom-cut slice of a bourbon barrel adorns the heel of these shoes

Heritage footwear and clothing brand Wolverine has once again partnered with legendary bourbon distillery Old Rip Van Winkle (producers of Pappy Van Winkle and more) on a collaborative version of their much loved 1000 Mile Boot. Known as Batch III, the limited edition cap-toe boot—designed in Michigan and handcrafted in Arkansas—features a heel stack that incorporates a custom-cut slice of an oak barrel that once held Old Rip …

Delta Taps Small Businesses For The “Runway Runway” Collection

Smart and stylish apparel designed for travel

During LA fashion week, Delta announced a partnership with producer, writer, actress and comedian Issa Rae for their first-ever collection of travel-informed apparel and accessories, aptly titled Runway Runway. The functional yet stylish series marks a new evolution for the airline while simultaneously celebrating and uplifting small businesses and designers. The collection comprises the work of six small businesses—Oyster, Ember Niche Eyewear, Ponto Footwear, Ana Mero …