01 Nov '16, 8pm

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, a sustainable fashion brand that wants to make slowing down cool again. The brainchild of Bobby Bonaparte and Max Kingery, a pair of Portland-raised designers who met in 2013 after their fathers were seated next to each other on the same flight, Olderbrother is characterized by its gender-neutral basics with a playful yet thoughtful edge. Every garment is cut, sewn, and dyed in Los Angeles from planet-friendly materials such as Tencel , Himalayan yak wool, hemp, washi , and "Cleaner Cotton" from California's Sustainable Cotton Project . Equally meticulous is Olderbrother's dyeing process, which creates vibrant hues from nontoxic plant-based colorants like indigo, turmeric, oak gall, and madder root. Ecouterre sat down with the duo to learn about their affection for the "perfectly imperfect," how Olderbrother works to "close the loop" on its products, and why food and fas...

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