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in 2015 after establishing a deep-rooted connection to fitness and wellness. Chu’s goal for the design of the brand is to take inspiration from the world and exemplify the 13th-century Persian poet with wise words for whom the brand is named after. “RUMI X is about living a mindful lifestyle, taking care of yourself within, and being good to the world around you. We take care of our body, mind, and soul, and we take care of others around us to feel good,” Chu’s statement on the brand’s website reads. Specifically with the CORE collection, every piece of athletic wear produced helps save PET bottles from ©American Eagle Must-Have KNIT SWEATERS N ending up in landfills or in the ocean. RUMI X uses innovative and high-end green technology to create their collections from recycled materials such as water bottles and up-cycled coffee grounds. The brand sets out to push the limits of performance with their fabrics while becoming eco-conscious citizens. They even use water-based ink dyes to infuse their fabrics with reusable and safe materials that could otherwise end up in landfills. “Trash is a growing problem, so finding uses for non-biodegradable materials like plastic is a must,” Chu states on the RUMI X Feel Good website. By transforming waste to wear, be prepared to feel good while you look amazing in their timelessly chic sportswear. BY LAURIE BENGOA ow that the pumpkin spice lattes are out and the temperature is officially dropping, it’s time to start thinking about your favorite cozy items to cuddle up with. Whether you’re into knee-high boots or leather boo- ties, all of your favorite shoes will look amazing with our must-have knits for the season! So get warm and get excited for the comfiest season of the year with the best trends in knit pieces. BY LAURIE BENGOA Cold Shoulder Zipper Sweater Back to setting trends, every fashionista needs a cold shoulder knit to complete their ultimate fall wardrobe. The thick- ness of the sweater material will keep you warm and cute while the shoulder cut-outs add a hint of sexy and spunk to your outfit. The soft blue color and knit pattern will pair easily with any bottom for a classic warm-to-cold weather tran- sition. Cold Shoulder Zipper Sweater, $49.95, ae.com Continue reading this article on clichemag.com, keyword SWEATERS. www.clichemag.com 49 49