Tracksmith Marathon Singlets

Classically styled running singlets honoring two of the largest and oldest races in the US

Running apparel is—at last—making a widespread departure from neon color palettes and graphic design that appears to have been generated by a robot. Leading the pack is Boston-based vintage-styled running apparel-maker Tracksmith. After a successful launch this summer, the Made-in-America apparel company is back for fall marathon season with a special drop. Honoring two of the longest continually running (and largest) annual marathons—NYC and Boston—the …

Custom-Made Acuarela Swimwear

Bikinis that look good on the sand and in the waves, created by an avid surfer

We first met surfer and Acuarela Swimwear founder Linzy Smith on a choppy day on the Pacific side of the Baja coast. After an eventful session, she sat down on her towel and got to work sewing swimsuits while surrounded by other female surfers. This is, evidently, a typical day for the designer. Smith started Acuarela for the same reason so many companies are founded: …

Yesler American-Made Athletic Apparel

Bringing activewear production back stateside with locally made fabrics and considered design

While a large portion of manufacturing for products sold in America is still done overseas, consumers are finding more and more products proudly bearing the “Made in the USA” label. Performance athletic apparel is one category where American manufacturing continues to lag, but Seattle-based Yesler is determined to change that. The brand launches today on Kickstarter with two product offerings—versatile athletic shorts for men and …