Transnomadica, an Online Archive of Maurizio Donadi’s Vintage Apparel Collection

A denim industry icon's 8,000-piece database of garments from all over the world

Apparel brand Atelier & Repairs rebukes fashion industry waste and our throw-away culture. Maurizio Donadi, the label’s founder and creative director, thoughtfully upcycles vintage denim, outerwear, T-shirts and more—oftentimes embellishing them with patches, paint splatter and elegant marks of wear. Given his long history in the denim industry (including Ralph Lauren, Benetton and Levi’s) and insatiable desire for experimentation, Donadi has accumulated quite the collection …

Gap and Atelier & Repairs Release Collaborative Collection

Goods from Gap's 50-year history are celebrated and reimagined by designer Maurizio Donadi

Launching tomorrow in conjunction with Gap’s 50th anniversary, this collaborative collection with CH favorite Atelier & Repairs repurposes vintage Gap goods from the archive for new products that celebrate both brands’ styles. For Gap, it’s a chance to showcase its expansive archive with a creative twist; for A&R, an opportunity to introduce themselves to Gap’s audience by sharing their talents for breathing new life into …

Atelier & Repairs and Candiani Denim’s Sustainable Collaboration

Luxury denim that employs eco-friendly materials and processes

While denim is a favorite fabric of millions of consumers, it comes at quite the cost for our environment. Between the raw cotton material, dye, wash supplies and water, jeans (and all denim apparel) take a sizable amount of material to create, but that material can rarely be reused. Think of how long some vintage jeans have been kept. And while quality is always of …