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Today’s heavily driven fashion landscape produces a mountain of new men’s clothing every month. That’s why every GQ issue now includes Drop, a guide to the best of the best new gear when it hits the store. This month, we’re working on clothes and accessories that leave a minimal trace: a shirt made of other shirts, shorts made from old fishing nets, and a pair of boots made of bone skin. dragon and pineapple. Because dressing with sustainability in mind doesn’t mean compromising your style.
Avery Ginsberg wears a recyclable and non-toxic work boots he designed for his ethical emerging fashion brand, Surface coating—And a few words By Emporio Armani capsule collection inspired by the low-impact and high-vibration lifestyle of surfers. (Think recycled cotton, fluorine-free prints, and compostable packaging.) (T-shirt$275, trousers, $445, by Emporio Armani Sustainable. Hoodie, $320, boots, $440, socks, $80 (for a pack of three) by Surface coating).
Young British designer Bethany Williams is a leader in social production, using its colorful collection to train underemployed communities in the craft and donate 20% of its wholesale profits to supporting organizations underemployed Londoners ($810).