Transnomadica, an Online Archive of Maurizio Donadi’s Vintage Apparel Collection

A denim industry icon's 8,000-piece database of garments from all over the world

Apparel brand Atelier & Repairs rebukes fashion industry waste and our throw-away culture. Maurizio Donadi, the label’s founder and creative director, thoughtfully upcycles vintage denim, outerwear, T-shirts and more—oftentimes embellishing them with patches, paint splatter and elegant marks of wear. Given his long history in the denim industry (including Ralph Lauren, Benetton and Levi’s) and insatiable desire for experimentation, Donadi has accumulated quite the collection …

Inside the Red Wing Shoes Repair Shop

The heritage brand's Minnesota factory gives footwear further life

It is exceedingly rare in American manufacturing to find a domestic, vertically-integrated facility, especially in the world of footwear. So maybe it’s the novelty and singularity, or maybe it’s the tanning chemicals, but stepping into the Red Wing Shoes factory in Red Wing, Minnesota is a head-spinning experience akin to simultaneously stepping back in time, and also getting a glimpse at the future of American …

Two All-New Lincoln SUVs: The 2020 Corsair + Aviator

American-made luxury autos that steer the brand toward a bright future

In a consumer culture driven by experience and emotion, people want their things to do some talking for them—and specifically for the product name to carry some weight. With Lincoln‘s Navigator, Continental, Aviator, and Corsair, there’s a recognizable theme. These names (unlike the uninspired alphabet soup of MKZ and MKX that the brand wisely dropped) declare that the driver has not only arrived, but they’re …