Scott Hamlin and his team are pioneers in the closed loop product systems. Horrified and astounded by the immense amount of waste produced by the fashion industry, Scott founded Looptworks in August 2009 with a simple goal: utilize industry excess materials to create products.
This ethos is framed by one simple concept, which is also their motto: "Use only what already exists."
Scott is a former University of Oregon pole vaulter and decathlete. He once had Olympic dreams but a pulled hamstring before the 1992 Olympic Trials dashed those hopes. Today, he’s living his new dream working with some of the top companies in the world to take excess materials and produce sustainable products. Supporting upcycled products that avoid the use of virgin materials keeps these materials out of landfills and incinerators.
Scott and Looptworks are help rid the world of waste while inspiring a generation to reduce their impact on the planet by utilizing and re-purposing the world's pre-consumer excess. They are giving consumers a new option — products that lines up with their beliefs.
“There’s beauty in this excess and you can use creativity to turn it into a desirable product.”
The Weekender Duffel $79.00
Diverting excess kitesurfing sails from the landfills, hit the road with The Weekender on your next excursion. Designed in collaboration with professional kiteboarder, neighbor, and fellow upcycler, Sensi Graves, the entire collection is crafted to be lightweight and tough as nails so it can endure the most demanding adventures without getting tired. Wherever your adventure takes you, the lightweight nylon interior lining ensures durability and the removable and adjustable shoulder strap lets you carry with comfort.
Players get traded or move on. What do you do with stacks of obsolete game jerseys? Looptworks collaborated with the NBA to put their creativity to work, upcycling unusable jerseys into new products to give the materials a chance at a second life. Utilizing jerseys of all sizes makes every item unique, resulting in one-of-a-kind, limited edition fan gear that also helps save the Earth.
Classics Toiletry Kit $99.00
Made from the same leather as motorcycle jackets, their Loopt Classics toiletry kit is hand-made in Portland, Oregon, hand-numbered and built to last, backed by our lifetime warranty.