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Luxury Alpine Sportswear Brand Alps & Meters joins with Textile Circularity & Upcycling Innovation Leader Tersus Solutions to Extend Garment End of Life

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(New England, USA – May 21, 2021) New England based luxury alpine sportswear label Alps & Meters has joined in partnership with Tersus Solutions to amplify the continuous improvement of its sustainable business practices. A leader within the burgeoning sector of closed loop textile innovation, Tersus Solutions was founded to accelerate the fashion industry’s transition from a linear pattern of product creation, distribution, and disposal, to one of comprehensive circularity.

Powered by Tersus and utilizing material and garment by-products of Alps & Meters’ R&D workstream, the two creative organizations have designed Alps & Meters first Mountain Memories collection. Conceived in the collective pursuit of restorative and regenerative best practices, the launch of this new pilot capsule will explore Alps & Meters’ R&D waste stream to create an experimental assortment of products transformed from yarns, fabrics, and sewn fragments into new limited edition alpine sportswear styles with an extended life.

“Alps & Meters was founded to uphold the classic traditions of alpine sport. Ensuring that those traditions endure is a driving force behind our new sustainable innovation partnership with Tersus Solutions. Amidst the intention to design sturdy, classic, well-made garments that will last a lifetime, Alps & Meters recognizes that the desire for maximum garment durability and longevity also demands thoughtful consideration for the treatment of R&D byproducts (waste) as well as the ultimate end of life of those treasured pieces,” says Founder/CEO, Louis Joseph, former Global Director of Strategy & Innovation at PUMA/Kering. “As such, marrying our passion with practicality and real-world impact led us to Jake & Steve whose environmental consciousness, problem-solving mentality, and diverse “green” capabilities reside at the forefront of the fashion-outdoor industry innovation. Whether via refurbishing, recycling, or upcycling, Alps & Meters is proud to partner with experts such as Tersus Solutions whose globally certified sustainability engine and expertise will extend the utility of our luxury goods and raw materials.”

“Our mission at Tersus is to create real and lasting change in the textile industry”, says Jake Jackson, Chief Executive Officer at Tersus. “It’s very apparent that the fashion industry cannot continue on its current linear path. Aligning with influential brands like Alps & Meters merges creative design and sustainable practice, driving this positive shift to a new circular model. We are honored to support their commitment to circularity through this partnership starting with the new Mountain Memories collection, designing out waste and creating useful life for these unique luxury pieces.

Founded with a mission to uphold the traditions of alpine sport, Alps & Meters is known worldwide for its luxury garments that are designed by tradition. A brand passionate about the rich history of alpine sport Alps & Meters Forged Performance product creation philosophy combines the world’s best natural materials, classic construction techniques, and contemporary technologies to craft high performance sportswear that is tailored, technical, and timeless. A storytelling brand regaling the narratives of people, places, memories, and moments connected to life in the mountains, Alps & Meters may be found in luxury sportswear retailers nationwide and within its flagship boutiques at the St. Regis Resort Deer Valley, Utah and in Boston, Massachusetts USA.


For all media inquiries please contact:

Alps & Meters: Nick Sapia, Chief Digital Officer,
Tersus Solutions: Becky Cottrell, Director of Marketing,

About Alps & Meters:

Alps & Meters is a luxury sportswear brand headquartered in New England, USA. Founded upon a mission to uphold the classic traditions of alpine sport, Alps & Meters’ products combine the world’s best natural materials, classic construction techniques, and contemporary technologies which craft high performance garments that are tailored, technical and timeless.

To learn more about Alps & Meters visit Follow Alps & Meters on Instagram @alpsandmeters

About Tersus Solutions

Through its patented technology and full suite of services, Tersus is revolutionizing the advancement of the textile industry to a model of responsible consumption and re-use. The company is challenging the world to think differently about clothes, dramatically reducing the textile industry’s impact on the environment by preserving water and electricity, capturing microfibers, and extending the life of textiles that come through its system.

Tersus is Closing the Loop in Textile Circularity
To learn more about Tersus Solutions visit Follow Tersus solutions on Instagram @tersus_solutions