Newtopia: The Connections We Share

May 19, 2022

The last two years have been a true test of our ability to connect – to the world, to our work, to one another and even to ourselves. In that time we’ve found new methods to make and maintain those connections. Let’s look back at the last few months and see where some of those things we’ve been talking about connect to each other, and where we go from here.

Newtopia: Connections to Our Colors

April 20, 2022

Newtopia is a colorful place. Color is how we connect to the clothes we wear and how we express ourselves. As we’re making fresh new choices and building smart, versatile wardrobes, color is one of the most obvious ways that those expressions come to life.

Newtopia: Smart Wardrobes

March 21, 2022

A wardrobe doesn’t need a talking AI or fancy gadgets to be smart. The intelligent options are often the simplest ones, allowing room for easy and dressy to coexist in the same space, emphasizing utility and incorporating separates into smart, cohesive outfits.

Newtopia: A Field Guide to Gen Z

February 16, 2022

Call them what you will: Post-Millennials, Neo-Digital Natives or Zoomers. The most important thing to remember about Generation Z is that they represent a huge, influential group of people. And they’re your next customer. It’s no coincidence that many members of Gen Z also fit right into that new place we’ve been exploring: Newtopia. This … Continued

Newtopia: Green Beginnings

January 18, 2022

So, we’ve started a new year. Did you notice? New beginnings mean starting out fresh, and the first color that comes to mind is often green. As a color it creates a visual reminder of nature, health and growth. As a concept, it speaks to our commitments to take better care of the world and the creatures that live in it. Both represent important apparel trends in the year to come.

A Field Guide to Newtopia

December 22, 2021

Next year, we’re going to be exploring a new world. It’s not exactly a utopia — an imagined place in which everything is perfect — because “perfect” is a lot to ask for. But we’re going to do the best we can, and since we’re going to be creating this world for ourselves, we can … Continued

Active Altruism: Influencing Sustainability

November 17, 2021

Marketing, as they say, ain’t what it used to be. Influencer marketing has arrived, and it represents an unquestionable shift in the dynamics of brand power and message. “Exposure is no longer the preserve of the rich,” says Al Ramich, CEO of SmallGiants. “You can go viral (and therefore have influence) with no backing, no … Continued

Active Altriusm: Good For One, Better For All

October 14, 2021

It feels good to do good. From a solid workout that generates our own power to cleaning up our neighborhoods, we’re finding ways to make getting healthier bodies also contribute to a healthier world. See how the apparel you choose can support your goals for a healthier body and a better world.

Practical Magic: Utilitarian Glamour

September 20, 2021

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you think of something glamorous? Usually when we hear the word “glamour” we envision it in the modern sense — alluring, mysterious, maybe even romantic. There is another, more old-fashioned meaning where glamour is an enchantment — literally a magic spell. But when you think … Continued

Practical Magic: The New Tailored

August 18, 2021

“It’s still magic, even if you know how it’s done.” – Terry Pratchett – They say that a good magician never reveals how she does her tricks. But what we call “magic” is often just taking everyday objects and doing something surprising with them. A coin is nothing special until you make it disappear. A … Continued