By Genevieve Scarano
Sustainability isn’t just about the environment anymore. While climate change concerns continue to mount, designers are reimagining accessories, clothes, and footwear for a more circular future. Recycled ocean plastic, old truck tarps, and denim scraps are product materials that might help reduce our carbon footprint within the next decade.
What if you could turn old fishing nets into new products? Well, this is becoming a reality thanks to Outerknown. The brand is on a mission to develop eco-friendly men’s clothing, by adding materials like Econyl (regenerated nylon) and organic cotton to their shirts, shorts, and puffer jackets.