Ace Hotel + Crescent Down Works

Two brands from the Pacific Northwest team up to produce a weather-ready down jacket

Having recently been reminded of the harsh, persistent weather in the Pacific Northwest over the holidays it makes perfect sense to see the latest collaboration from Seattle-based outerwear brand Crescent Down Works and Portland’s Ace Hotel. The quilted down jacket is entirely manufactured in Seattle and topped with 700-fill local goose down. The outer is made of time-honored 60/40 nylon, a naturally water repellent material …

Dargelos Cycling Accessories

A waxed canvas hip pouch and reflective tassel for safer city cycling

Even the coldest of conditions can’t deter a steadfast cyclist. To help make the daily commute safer during dark winter months, Brooklyn-based Dargelos created a line of subtly reflective accessories for the design-conscious cyclist. Entering the portage industry a few years ago, the small studio is now part of the Pratt Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation in the Brooklyn Navy Yards, which serves as a …