Episode 156 | CAN SUSTAINABLE BE DAPPER?
In episode 156, Kestrel welcomes Garik Himebaugh, the founder at Eco-Stylist, to the show. An online marketplace for eco-conscious and ethically made men’s clothing, Eco-Stylist was founded to search for an answer to the question, “can sustainable be dapper?”
“I think you can create a really great outfit with ethical and sustainable options only, and then the options just keep getting better — so that’s an inspiring and positive trend as well.”
-Garik Himebaugh, Founder of Eco-Stylist
In this week’s show, Garik shares more on what led him from fashion tech toward a more ethical and sustainable direction. He also reveals some of his favorite brands in the sustainable menswear realm. It’s motivating to hear that Garik does believe that sustainable fashion can be dapper.
The below thoughts, ideas + organizations were brought up in this chat:
Adelante Shoe Company, one of the first brands that truly inspired Garik
Vustra, they make more colorful men’s button-up shirts
Outerknown, a brand Garik suggests, listen to hear their episode on Conscious Chatter here >
Z Shoes, vegan shoe brand Garik recommends
Arvin Goods, brand Garik recommends for basics
Zero Waste Daniel, cool brand that upcycles fabric scraps
Nisolo, shoe brand Garik suggests for classic styles
Brave Gentleman, brand Garik suggests for interesting vegan clothing like biker jackets
What are the best ways to repurpose your old clothes? on Eco-Stylist
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