Started From Underwear, Now They’re Here: Baserange

The two founders on their thoughtful growth in ethically made, sustainable apparel

The pared-down, simple styles and tactile fabrics of Danish-French label Baserange’s SS16 collection feel quietly revolutionary, elevating everyday-wear into something quite a bit more interesting. The brand—whose name stands for Basic Aesthetic for Sustainable Easywear—combines laid-back French elegance with Scandinavian cool, for a versatile collection that ranges from underwear and swimwear to sweaters and soft cotton skirts in nude and “egg yellow” hues. We wanted …

Nudie Jeans Lean Dean US Selvedge Denim

The ethical Swedish brand teams with Cone Mills for their first run of made-in-USA jeans

by Steve Dool As Nudie Jeans unveils their limited edition run of 14.75 oz. selvedge denim jeans today, it represents more than just a new product launch. The jeans, created in partnership with North Carolina’s revered Cone Mills, are the first Nudie Jeans product made entirely in the United States. For a brand as proudly Swedish as Nudie, it took a fair amount of persistence …

QWSTION’s Bags for the Urban Traveler

Refined unisex backpacks and weekenders designed for versatility and durability

Founded in 2008 in Zurich, QWSTION was the brainchild of five guys with varied international backgrounds—Swiss, Dutch, Austrian, American and French—which explained why they were traveling so much. “The reason for starting the company was the fact that we could not find a suitable bag for ourselves,” co-founder Hannes Schönegger tells CH. “We either had nice looking bags, but no functionality for people who travel …