So far we’ve taken a deep dive on fleece, denim, flannel, and corduroy, each of which is a material central to the modern wardrobe, but in 2020, no fabrics are as important or relevant as a recycled fabric. In recent years we’ve seen recycled textiles move to the forefront of fashion as labels find more and more innovative ways to create and incorporate them.
What’s more, filling your wardrobe with recycled fabric is no longer such an arduous searching task. With big names like The North Face, Patagonia, and more looking to recycled materials on a consistent basis, shopping recycled is getting easier.
With the help of Urban Outfitters, we’ve rounded up nine products that show the length and breadth of the world of recycled fabric right now, from sub-zero outerwear to retro denim and streetwear.
Shop the best of recycled fabric at Urban Outfitters below.
Patagonia Summit Road Tee
Patagonia is one name that you'd expect to be breaking ground when it comes to environmentally friendly materials and you'd be right. The Summit Road Tee is cut from pure organic cotton which doesn't use the harmful pesticides that regular cotton so often does.
Urban Renewal Recycled Placed Splatter Dye Sweatshirt
Urban Outfitters' Urban Renewal team scour vintage and second-hand stores for gems and a recent batch of vintage crewnecks got the splatter treatment to update them. Each piece came out as a unique celebration of pre-loved clothing.
BDG Recycled Dad Jean
Cut from recycled cotton, this pair of BDG Dad Jeans takes on a very retro stonewash patina and slightly tapered cut for a sharp,'80s silhouette.
Patagonia Fitz Roy Scope Long Sleeve Tee
With such a focus on creating an environmentally conscious customer base and brand as a whole, Patagonia needs the goods to back it up. The Fitz Roy Scope Tee is a clean long-sleeved example that recycled fabrics needn't be any less appealing than those newly made.
Urban Outfitters Eco Beanie
It's beanie season and there's no denying it. But, when beanie season rolls around in 2020, you want to be able to say it's recycled. The Eco Beanie from Urban Outfitters is crafted from a 70 percent recycled cotton blend.
Re.Purpose Dali Triangular Hours Tee
Salvador Dalí's capacity to repurpose and recycle everyday objects into surreal masterpieces was second to none which makes him the perfect focal point of this recycled T-shirt from Re.Purpose.
Urban Outfitters Recycled Mock Neck Long Sleeve Tee
Made from recycled cotton, this petrol-blue, long-sleeved tee from Urban Outfitters features a ribbed mockneck for a more interesting take on the staple.
Urban Outfitters Recycled Dad Jean
If you're not so into light stonewash, this pair of recycled jeans boasts a washed-out black hue with serious vintage appeal.
The North Face Eco Nuptse Recycled Puffer Jacket
The North Face's Nuptse Jacket has grown to become one of the brand's most popular products thanks to its equal doses of function and versatility. Whether you're trekking or running errands in the city, the lightweight recycled down and polyester shell will have you covered.
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