Nike’s “Move to Zero” Sustainability Mission

We speak with the sportswear brand's Chief Sustainability Officer, Noel Kinder about reforming a multi-billion dollar company's practices

Commitments to sustainability, especially from multi-billion dollar brands, rarely include top-down assessments of supply chains or altering the final make-up of said brand’s most popular products. Some commit to a broader goal set by another governing organization, while others devote a portion of their profits to offsetting their emissions. For Nike, reimagining their processes and products are just some of the steps in a much …

Best of CH 2019: Editors’ Favorites

From our thousands of stories published this year, meaningful articles selected by our NYC-based staff

Browsing the thousands of stories we published on COOL HUNTING this year, in search of personal favorites, would present many problems if the very process of writing didn’t lend itself to favoritism. When asked what we’d recommend reading, we on staff already knew the many answers. That’s because the selections below represent experiences we had with people, places and brands that left a longstanding impact. …

Haven’s First Comprehensive Collection of Ready-to-Wear Items

In conjunction with a pop-up in NYC, the brand unveils its in-house assortment of apparel, accessories and bags

Once a purveyor of some of our favorite premium, design-savvy, niche brands, Haven introduced its first eponymous pieces last year. Now the retailer has expanded with a comprehensive collection that clearly conveys the brand’s specific point of view on style influenced by the functional needs of a harsh city environment. To fulfill founders Daniel and Arthur Chmielewski’s vision they’ve brought on an in-house head of …