OUTERWEAR & SWEATERS

 

The concept of ODM/ODC starts with a mindset. It includes the clothes you wear, the products you use and the environment you live in. Here are some stylish staples we've curated for you, all inspired by models who care about their environment.

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A DETACHER KORNELJA CREAM CARDIGAN

Why We Love It: 
Produced exclusively in New York and Peru
Designer Mona Kowalska believes we ought to have fewer things of better quality in our closets
Releases only two collections per year to avoid over production of season to season trends
Kowalska does all pattern making and draping herself at the New York atelier

A DETACHER TIARA HONEY CARDIGAN

Why We Love It: 
Produced exclusively in New York and Peru
Designer Mona Kowalska believes we ought to have fewer things of better quality in our closets
Releases only two collections per year to avoid over production of season to season trends
Kowalska does all pattern making and draping herself at the New York atelier


*DOEN MARCELLE SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
Creative of L.A. based women
Domestic production when possible if not carefully selected manufacturers overseas
Whether working in California, India, Spain or Peru they are committed to supporting women in the workplace and continually work on decreasing the gender gap in the supply chain
They work with Room To Read to promote literacy and gender equality

*DOEN ASSIS SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
Creative of L.A. based women
Domestic production when possible if not carefully selected manufacturers overseas
Whether working in California, India, Spain or Peru they are committed to supporting women in the workplace and continually work on decreasing the gender gap in the supply chain
They work with Room To Read to promote literacy and gender equality


*URBAN RENEWAL OVERSIZED TURTLENECK

Why We Love It: 
Fully transparent with all their practices
Uses far less water in production than traditional methods
Dedicated to their worker's well-being
Involved in many projects to make the community a better place
#GIVEMORETAKELESS

*URBAN RENEWAL COZY TEDDY LINER

Why We Love It: 
Fully transparent with all their practices
Uses far less water in production than traditional methods
Dedicated to their worker's well-being
Involved in many projects to make the community a better place
#GIVEMORETAKELESS


ALTERNATIVE APPAREL ECO FLEECE HOODIE

Why We Love It: 
80% of garments made with sustainable materials
All global factories adhere to Fair Labor Association
(FLA) Workplace Code of Conduct
Certified green business

ALTERNATIVE APPAREL FRENCH TERRY PULLOVER

Why We Love It: 
80% of garments made with sustainable materials
All global factories adhere to Fair Labor Association
(FLA) Workplace Code of Conduct
Certified green business


*REFORMATION FINN SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
"RefScale" tracks environmental footprint of each garment
RefScale transparency of CO2 savings, water savings, and waste savings
Factory ensures eco-friendly and most pro-social practices available
Reusable totes, recycled hangers, and recycled clothing program available
Working on becoming 100% sustainable (some materials still outsourced)

*REFORMATION BILLY SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
"RefScale" tracks environmental footprint of each garment
RefScale transparency of CO2 savings, water savings, and waste savings
Factory ensures eco-friendly and most pro-social practices available
Reusable totes, recycled hangers, and recycled clothing program available
Working on becoming 100% sustainable (some materials still outsourced)


*EVERLANE SOFT WOOL RIB

Why We Love It: 
Hands-on relationship with all factories
Transparency of costs with customers
Natural fibers

*EVERLANE CASHMERE V-NECK

Why We Love It: 
Hands-on relationship with all factories
Transparency of costs with customers
Natural fibers


*MARA HOFFMAN ELIZA SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
Mindful and conscious practices
On the road to complete sustainability and transparent with all practices
Uses eco-conscious and sustainable materials
Responsible manufacturing practices

*MARA HOFFMAN AVERY PULLOVER

Why We Love It: 
Mindful and conscious practices
On the road to complete sustainability and transparent with all practices
Uses eco-conscious and sustainable materials
Responsible manufacturing practices


*ULLA JOHNSON POLA DOT SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
Bases each of her collections on a foundation of natural fibers
Works with artisans around the world engaged in traditional handicraft

*ULLA JOHNSON TEDDY SWEATER 

Why We Love It: 
Bases each of her collections on a foundation of natural fibers
Works with artisans around the world engaged in traditional handicraft


*RE/DONE WOOL/CASHMERE BLEND SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
Reuses recycled Levi's to create one-of-a-kind pieces
 Pre-loved denim that gets better with age
Made with conserving water in mind and no harsh chemicals

*RE/DONE CASHMERE BLEND SWEATER 

Why We Love It: 
Reuses recycled Levi's to create one-of-a-kind pieces
 Pre-loved denim that gets better with age
Made with conserving water in mind and no harsh chemicals


*EMERSON FRY BIG FAUX FUR COAT

Why We Love It: 
Domestically produced small independent family run business
Their goal is to create jobs and support positive social, cultural and environmental shifts
Open communication with customers about how they can be better

*EMERSON FRY DINNER JACKET

Why We Love It: 
Domestically produced small independent family run business
Their goal is to create jobs and support positive social, cultural and environmental shifts
Open communication with customers about how they can be better


*AG INEZ ANSLEY SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
Donates to Water, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations
AG is made in their own vertically integrated facilities to ensure quality control
Their production facilities utilize Ozone Technology, which cuts water consumption by 50 percent while minimizing the use of chemicals and energy
Many (not all) fabrics are eco-friendly
Excess scraps are collected for recycling on a weekly basis and are repurposed as home and car insulation
Conducts both announced and unannounced audits of suppliers’ facilities

*AG AMARI BISHOP SWEATER

Why We Love It: 
Donates to Water, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations
AG is made in their own vertically integrated facilities to ensure quality control
Their production facilities utilize Ozone Technology, which cuts water consumption by 50 percent while minimizing the use of chemicals and energy
Many (not all) fabrics are eco-friendly
Excess scraps are collected for recycling on a weekly basis and are repurposed as home and car insulation
Conducts both announced and unannounced audits of suppliers’ facilities


*LOS ANGELES APPAREL HEAVY FLEECE PULLOVER

Why We Love It: 
Pay all workers living wages
Keeping production in L.A. to employ locally
They support domestic farmers and the domestic yarn industry (over half of production is made with domestic yarns)
Use environmentally friendly materials like organic cotton or recycled cotton
They use advanced manufacturing to reduce waste

*LOS ANGELES APPAREL HEAVY FLEECE ZIP UP

Why We Love It: 
Pay all workers living wages
Keeping production in L.A. to employ locally
They support domestic farmers and the domestic yarn industry (over half of production is made with domestic yarns)
Use environmentally friendly materials like organic cotton or recycled cotton
They use advanced manufacturing to reduce waste