Interview: Goldwin_0 Designer Julia Rodowicz

We discuss the heritage Japanese brand's diffusion line that's focused on zero-waste apparel

Japanese brand Goldwin_0, the diffusion line from Goldwin (founded in 1950 in Oyabe City in the Toyama Prefecture), launched in 2022 and has just released a spring/summer 2023 collection. The label is focused on zero-waste, functional and technical apparel designed by Julia Rodowicz and Jean-Luc Ambridge in collaboration with the Goldwin team and London-based design studio OK-RM. Using high-performance, eco-conscious and natural materials, the design …

Regular Chino Pants

Crafted from 100% cotton, but washed for softness, Japanese outdoor brand Goldwin’s regular chino pants combine a classic silhouette with contemporary and utilitarian touches. Back pockets curve with the wearer’s hips, a gusseted crotch increases mobility and hidden zippered pockets keep your things separated. Despite the name, they’re more functional than traditional chinos. Available in olive green, navy or beige; from size small to XL.

Gore-Tex Mountain Jacket

Melding together a famous fly-fishing silhouette and an iconic raincoat colorway, Goldwin’s Gore-Tex Mountain Jacket is a rugged option for the worst weather. The fit is short and wide to allow for optimal movement. It features watertight front and side pockets (which are all uniquely placed and clasped for specific purposes) and velcro cuffs for a more customizable fit.