According to a new report, the U.S. secondhand clothing market will more than triple in the next 10 years – from $28b in 2019 to $80b in 2029. In 2019, secondhand clothing expanded 21 times faster than conventional apparel retail did.
Adidas have collaborated with Parley for the Oceans, a company that intercepts plastic from beaches before it can reach the oceans. This plastic is then upcycled and made into a yarn becoming a key component of the upper material of Adidas footwear.
The origins of the Oregon Waffle, afterwards named the Waffle Trainer, derive from Bowerman’s experiments with a simple waffle iron, the grooves of which proved to be a near perfect mold for a running shoe.