Incredible innovations

March 24, 2022

Did you know that each and every member of our brand family has a long history of leading the way and innovating positive changes in the apparel industry and beyond? Yep, that’s right. We’ve been revolutionizing the apparel industry from the start, and we have no plans of stopping any time soon. Here are some of the ways in which we are walking the walk and creating enormous positive impacts together:

Fabulous fabrics

Nau Renewed
(Nau Renewed Short Sleeve Tank)

In ten years, Nau has done a lot of heavy lifting in fabric innovation, including moving their entire down collection to recycled down, eliminating perfluorocarbons (PFCs) from their durable water repellent (DWR) treatments, and incorporating natural fibers like hemp, merino wool and certified organic cotton into highly technical performance fabrics.

Getting technical

Pearl Izumi Innovates
(Organic Cotton Crew Neck T-shirt from Pearl Izumi)

Designing sustainable fabrics is challenging enough, but designing comfortable apparel that can keep you moving in any weather can be crazily complex. Pearl Izumi have developed countless innovations in performance apparel and are committed to crafting 90% of product line from recycled, renewable, or organic materials by 2022.

Cotton with a conscience

Prana Renewed
(prAna Renewed Rhia Skirt)

PrAna has used organic cottons in its apparel since the early 2000’s and is on track to use 100% organic cotton by the end of 2019. By eliminating the need for harmful chemicals in processing, requiring much less water to grow higher yields, and regenerating the soil it is grown in, organic cotton is perfect for ethically made clothing.

Sheep shape

Ramblers way renewed
(Ramblers Way Renewed Wool Lounge Pant)

Happy sheep mean better wool. By going beyond responsible wool standards and ensuring the well-being of the sheep that provide the merino wool, Ramblers Way can make a better product for us and for the planet.

Subscribe to sustainability

Subscribe to sustainability with Coyuchi
(300 Thread Count Organic Percale Duvet Cover Subscription from Coyuchi for Life)

Coyuchi lets you replace your linens responsibly with its circular Coyuchi For Life subscription program. You get fresh new linens every 6, 12, 18, or 24 months, and your old sheets will be renewed, upcycled, or recycled, instead of ending up in the landfill.

Zero bags to landfill

Timbuk2 Innovates

(Custom Mini Prospect Backpack from Timbuk2)

Timbuk2 helps you break up with your bag. Their awesome bag takeback program lets you send any unwanted bag from any brand to them, and they restore and then donate the bag to someone in need or upcycle the bag materials into new textile products.

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