Postalco’s New Movement-Focused Free Arm Shirt 01

Japanese cotton garments tailored for active use

From our favorite Brooklyn-to-Tokyo brand Postalco comes a new product range informed by research into bodily movement. The Free Arm Shirt 01 represents a new type of tailored workwear—where the construction of its sleeves and shoulders allow for an unrestricted range of movement. Founders Mike and Yuri Abelson sought out, and discovered, a solution to shirts that inhibited active use. They achieve this through spiral-shaped shoulder seams that …

The Sustainability Aspects of North Sails’ America’s Cup Capsule Collection

High-performance sporting attire and outerwear crafted entirely from recycled materials

Founded in 1957 by Olympic Gold Medal winner Lowell North, North Sails began as an innovative producer of award-winning competition sails for regattas. In 1989, the brand would launch its first high-performance clothing collection. Today, North Sails continues to dress those on land and at sea. Their recently released AC36 by Prada capsule, designed to honor their partnership with this year’s America’s Cup (the continuation of a relationship …

Bode and Microsoft’s AI-Powered Archive of Quilted Textiles

Dubbed the "Bode Vault," this system catalogs the finer details of an ever-growing collection

Emily Adams Bode‘s process favors the analog; sketching details passed along by collectors and artisans, repurposing vintage quilting textiles, enlisting skilled craftsman to replicate one-of-a-kind pieces and more instead of mass-producing her ideas. Her garments—released under her eponymous luxury brand, Bode—have won her the 2019 CFDA Award for Emerging Designer of the Year and the Inaugural Karl Lagerfeld Award for Innovation. As such, a collaborative …