Puma’s First-Ever Indigenous-Inspired Collection

Designed by artist Robert Young, the brand's "Dreamtime Borra Grounds" range

When labels team up with celebrities or high-fashion designers, their collaborations are bound to get plenty coverage. Puma has gone in a different direction with their latest release, and, while it might not get as much attention, it’s arguably more significant. Partnering with Melbourne-based indigenous artist Robert Young (a Gunnai, Gunditjmara Yorta Yorta and Waradgurie man who previously designed Puma’s 2018 Dreamtime guernseys for the …

Spring Workout Wear

Indie brands making intentionally thought-out performance pieces

Workout gear goes through a lot for you—not only soaking up sweat and grime in all corners and putting up with your body’s various contortions from downward dog to dancer’s pose, but it’s the armor we don in our commitment to self-care and health. It turns out, there are some noteworthy brands that are killing it beyond just the “look great, feel great” department and …

The Latest from Japanese Outdoor Brand, Goldwin

The Toyama brand pushes their streamlined innovation further and also opens a NYC pop-up

Founded in Oyabe City in Toyama Prefecture, Goldwin has been producing sporting goods since the late 1950s. During their second decade on the market, the brand applied new knitting technologies to their apparel, creating highly functional ski wear that was immediately recognizable thanks to the colorful, geometric patterns. Essentially, Goldwin evolved their apparel as skis (and the sport itself) also developed, and in 1987 they …

Nike’s “Pro Hijab” for Muslim Athletes

Sportswear giant Nike announced this week that, come spring 2018, the “Pro Hijab” will be available. Made for Muslim women, the hijab has been specifically designed for sports—it’s light, stretchy (so it will stay put) and is covered in tiny holes—making it more breathable. For such a recognizable, global brand like Nike, the hijab is much more than a way to make money. By shining …