The Consistency Project’s Bright, Sustainable Vision for American Workwear

Textiles made from pant hems and other innovations in this NYC-based studio

Based in Chinatown, New York, The Consistency Project acts as both a design studio and a call to action. Founded by Hawaii-born Natasha Halesworth, the multi-disciplinary project invokes a sustainable and exuberant design ethos that not only puts a colorful, bold spin on American workwear, but it also scrutinizes our relationship to clothing and the climate. The studio—which uniquely reworks deadstock clothing into vibrant patchworks …

N°39 Medium Triangle Tote Bag

Inspired by the knot used for traditional Japanese furoshiki wrapping cloth, this medium-sized tote bag by CaBas is crafted using sashiko-embroidered Mikawa cotton from Aichi-based Atelier Tanei (one of the rare manufacturers with the skill required to work with the material). With a leather strap, the bag features inner and outer pockets secured by a stud. Altogether, it’s sculptural, durable and elegant. Price is in Pounds.

The Frank Clegg Travel Tote Bag

Manchester, UK-based clothing brand Private White VC’s collaborative weatherproof tote bag with American leatherworker Frank Clegg is sleek and functional. Handmade in Massachusetts, the tote pairs vegetable tanned leather patches, buffed and polished edges and a bevy of zippered and internal pockets with Ventile, an absorbent cotton material that’s often used in tech-forward outerwear.