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 …

The North Face’s City-Ready SS20 Black Series Collection

Fusing streetwear with superior function, this release signals a foray into fashion-centric design

The North Face has always focused on the outdoor space first and foremost. In fact, their technical garments are some of the most capable and innovative on the market and their long history of high-demand collaborations (Maison Margiela, Supreme, and Brain Dead among others) and successful original concepts (Purple Label, Summit Series, and FUTURELIGHT) reveal the brand’s impact on the wider fashion industry, as well. …

Arc’teryx Re-Launches Their Iconic Alpha SV Jacket

An iconic alpine garment gets an update thanks to Gore-Tex’s latest innovations

Gore-Tex and Arc’teryx have a history of collaborating together that dates back to the iconic first version of the Alpha SV jacket in 1998. According to the brand’s language “Alpha” indicates that the jacket is lightweight, minimal and built for alpine use, while “SV” means it’s intended to withstand severe weather—and, with its Gore-Tex membrane, the jacket boasts exceptional wind and waterproofing. There have been a number …