Essential Denim Shirt
Not all denim is created equal. This AG shirt might look like a simple wardrobe staple, but behind the scenes the brand invests in cutting-edge water-recycling systems to transform the wasteful business of making jeans ($245).
Marled Winter Socks
Meet your new favorite boot socks, which are made by Thunders Love in family workshops in northwestern Portugal using recycled cotton yarn ($30).
Reclaimed Fabric Overcoat
A leader in the slow-fashion movement, Stòffa teamed up with India’s 11.11 to source this indigo chindi fabric, which has been embroidered to sublime effect out of textile scraps collected for a decade ($1,600).
Big Bubble Scarf
The year 2020 is all about down: down jackets, down pants, and this radically comfortable down scarf by Moncler ($565).
Wearable Art Piece
Artist and filmmaker Rashid Johnson has partnered with jeweler Lizworks on a gold-and-ruby cuff emblazoned with his newly relevant Anxious Men drawings—and his proceeds are going to charity ($18,500).
Every season Levi’s Vintage Clothing plumbs a Levi’s-obsessed subculture for inspiration. This jacquard-knit sweatshirt is straight from the ’80s Louisville hardcore scene ($115).
A version of this story originally appeared in the November 2020 issue with the title “Fashion’s New Heirlooms.”
Photographs by Martin Brown
Prop stylist: Claire Tedaldi for Halley Resources.