For Immediate Release: Ashland, VA - September 9, 2022
J.Crew® released its fall collection, featuring a new men’s footwear collection that speaks to sustainable sourcing and production. Three exclusive J.Crew label men’s clogs represent the first official collaboration between J.Crew and footwear brand Stegmann Clogs. The 120-year-old brand is known for its handcrafted wool clogs.
"Stegmann emphasizes sustainability throughout our production and sourcing, which aligns with J. Crew’s new goals,” says Stegmann USA President Andy Jacobs. “We also love creating shoes people can wear for years, even decades. J.Crew’s reputation for creating long-lasting classics made it an easy partnership for us.”
The new Stegmann x J.Crew lineup features Stegmann’s most popular men’s shoe, the Original 108 Clog. The seamless merino wool felt wraps the foot in comfort, while the anatomically shaped Stegmann cork/latex support sole provides impressive support for feet and back. The 2022 collection includes three colorways exclusive to J.Crew®: natural, dark forest, and navy. Each one has a “J.Crew x Stegmann” label.
J.Crew® is carrying a total of six of Stegmann’s men’s shoes online at JCrew.com®. The other three remain from a 2021 Stegmann release. EcoWool Clog is available in two natural wool colors - Stonesheep and Juraschaf. These sustainably sourced heritage wools are native to alpine regions near Stegmann’s carbon-neutral productional facility in Tyrol, Austria.
Paired with a renewable cork footbed, this footwear line may be one of the most sustainable in the world. Its production financially supports heritage sheep breeds and their farmers as a part of the brand’s species preservation initiative. The Stonesheep upper is a multi-tonal grey, made with wool from Tyrolean Stone Sheep of Austria and the Juraschaf upper is a rich dark brown, made from the wool of Juraschaf Sheep of Switzerland. The Original 108 in Graphite is also featured in the 2021 J.Crew® lineup.
The designs fit in with new menswear creative director Brendon Babenzien’s goal to design apparel that has longevity. Like Stegmann clogs, the new men’s fall collection pieces are meant to be worn year after year. The minimal modern aesthetic of the brand’s shoes blends with both classic and boho styles.
You can shop the Stegmann men's clogs line on our website, or choose from the exclusive JCrew collaboration colors on JCrew.com