Symbols are a big part of both culture and identity, they create a connection between experiences and concepts without needing any further explanation. In Washington, D.C., one of those symbols is Helly Hansen. Many of us have our own stories of the Norwegian outdoor brand...

MYKITA prides themselves on their holistic philosophy that combines all aspects of their brand under one roof. Their focus has always been to improve on design and materials, even if there wasn’t a clear path. Using flat-metal and hinge-free construction, MYKITA’s DIY mentality is rooted...

FDMTL is built on the principle of designing garments in a natural style. One commonly featured style is “boro” - a textile created by patching scraps of fabric together for durability and warmth. Originally, this was grown out of necessity, as opposed to aesthetics. We...

Traditional Comfort: A Study on the Past & Present of Japanese Sandals for Suicoke ...