Patagonia Shelter Stone: World’s First Recyclable Nylon Jacket

While current eco-trends make companies quick to boast about their use of biodegradable glues and materials, Patagonia has been quietly pioneering greener methods for years , oftentimes inventing the new technologies. Their newest innovation is the world's first recyclable nylon jacket, the Shelter Stone, which can be processed through their Common Threads Recycling Program. Making no compromises, Patagonia engineered the fabric so that the look, …

Interview with Scott Patt, Creative Director of Converse

Scott Patt is the Creative Director at Converse. In addition to more than 11 years of design experience in commercial footwear and fashion, he also exhibits his artwork everywhere from San Francisco to Tokyo. He spearheaded 1HUND(RED), a collaboration with the (PRODUCT) RED initiative to fight AIDS in Africa in which Converse is releasing 100 exclusively designed shoes from artists around the world. Patt's contribution …

Hank and Matlok

Unconventional in every sense of the word, Melbourne duo Where do you think the line between art stops and fashion begins? H: Well, art is not really a "thing," is it? It is something that penetrates the society in a similar way to fashion. People create art, people wear clothes, art is fashion in the same way as fashion is art. I know this sounds …