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Field Notes: Sustainably Made Winter Gift Guide

Winter warriors seeking last-minute gifts, look no further. Sustainably savvy shoppers can peruse Wrangler’s prime holiday picks, which feature stylish throwback looks and cozy sherpas. Consider the brand’s winter denim pieces, such as its ’80s Zip Front Sherpa Lined Denim Jacket that pairs well with chunky sweaters and layered looks, or the Oversize Sherpa Patch Denim Jacket, which includes sherpa on the inside and out. While Wrangler admittedly “uses a lot of cotton,” it does so responsibly through soil-health practices that include no-till farming, crop rotation and cover cropping to strengthen cotton’s resilience to unfavorable weather conditions and improve yield, reduce water and energy inputs, fight erosion and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Wrangler is also partnered with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), and increases its volume of sustainable cotton purchased each year. Or for wearable “elevated” essentials, vintage bohemian frocks and retro-style denim, check out L.A.-based Dame, a sustainable fashion brand with a French closet twist. Cofounders Alexx Jae Monkarsh and Molly Fishkin Levin created Dame to help shoppers build a wardrobe of minimalist staples such as its utilitarian gray or black Dame Sweatsuit and hand-picked vintage pieces that together round out a core collection with some variety, and one-of-a-kind pieces. Dame

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