Does the dominance of gay fashion designers suggest an endemic heterophobic propensity by the fashion illuminati which is manifest in its most insidious form by the pervasive tendency to corrupt the female body image by persisting with anorexic “de-feminised” models as a paradigm of perfection ultimately undermining the male/female synergy? … or perhaps the fashion [...]
Since Kitmeout coined the phrase “Milano Grunge” in 2006, http://www.kitmeout.com/2006/03/sir-bod-geldof-fashion-is-it-milano-grunge/, labeling the legendary Bob Geldorf as the archetype, the phrase has grown in popularity and has inspired and artistic following like the works by Federica Corbelli and Franzli.
Vegan shoes as good as anything leather can offer. NOHARM offers vegan’s an ethical alternative to the top leather footwear brands. Take a butchers (irony perhaps) at these quality vegan brogues in an Oxford style. Courtesy of Kevin Tong.
Dolce & Gabbana s?s 2013 inspired by Sicilian street festivals and Luchino Visconit’s 1948 film La Terra Trema.
Part of the new NOHARM 2013 Collection includes a classic toe cap style. Uncompromisingly stylish and uncompromisingly ethical – NOHARM ehtical shoes.
Looking for men’s shoes with Italian style but with a strong ethical edge? Look no further than contemporary brand, NOHARM. All NOHARM footwear is made in Italy to the exacting standards of top Italian brands like Gucci and Prada but also to stringent ethical and environmental standards. Here we see a preview of the new [...]
Concert “Symphonica” GEORGE MICHAEL & Gala Dinner at OPERA GARNIER PARIS Auction of TWIZY BY CHRISTOPHE Guillarme to benefit SIDACTION This Sunday, September 9, 2012, George Michael performs at the Opera Palais Garnier. He will give a unique concert followed by a gala dinner to benefit Sidaction association chaired by Pierre Bergé and Line Renaud. [...]
Take a butchers at this Armani Jeans Mens Top – Our Pick of the Week – BUY HERE Eco-friendly Armani Jeans mens, hemp and cotton mix, crew neck, long sleeve regular fit top. Deep crew neck with embroidered trim. Embroidered around neckline front and back. Stitched AJ logo on sleeve. Unfinished frayed exposed over locked [...]
Sugar Cane, the original eco-friendly brand from Japan introduces a selection of autumn/winter scarves in 2013. Sugar Cane mens blue palaka, vintage cut slightly over sized stole with leather stole ring. One wash, slightly creased finish. Unfinished hems with oven baked creases. Rolled unfinished seam on one side, other side turned back and single stitched. [...]
Wash jeans in natural salt? Why we wash new jeans using natural Salt in Japan. Washing your new jeans in natural salt helps to set their dye, preventing them from fading. In the past, using salt to keep the colour on your blue jeans was necessary because of a lack of quality laundry products for [...]
Sugar Cane, the original eco-brand, is introduced to Russia. Take a butchers at the new shop if you’re visiting the land of the czars: Boutique Van Gogh, 440008, Penza, Suvorova street 144A, TC Suvorovsky, RUSSIA. Tel +7 (937) 421-6727. Sugar Cane have thoroughly analyzed our forerunners jeans from the 1900 ’ s in chronicle order [...]
PPR Group, the French multinational parent behind luxury and sportswear labels like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, and Puma, has announced a five-year plan to reduce its environmental and social footprint. By leveraging the results of PPR’s Environmental Profit & Loss Account, an ongoing initiative to measure the combined ecological impact [...]
NOHARM, the premier men’s ethical and green footwear brand appears on fashion net. Vegan shoes are getting more and more attention these days from high street brands like, Nike, Brooks, Gucci and many more. Brands are starting to realise there’s a growing demand from responsible consumers.
How pro-active should a big name brand be to ensure that their products are not made using unfair labour and abuse? A big question most brands would like swept under the proverbial carpet. A Nike factory has agreed to pay $1m in unpaid overtime to Indonesian workers in a move that could force other suppliers [...]
Paul Smith has collaborated with the Isle of Man Post Office to design a prestigious collection of seven stamps to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As a lifelong follower of the World Cycling, Paul Smith was honoured to be asked to participate in this project by the Isle of Man Post Office. [...]
Amsterdam based design firm Como Park was commissioned by Levi’s to create a new store interior concept. Frame Magazine recently reported on the behind the scenes failures and successes which led the design team to consider reusing materials in the store. ‘While the first concept looked good on paper, we made some prototypes and it [...]
Keep a close eye on NOHARM in 2012. We believe it could be the new up and coming brand for next year. Not many brands have the heart or the vision to bring ethics and fashion to the same table but NOHARM has been quietly setting things out in recent years and 2012 is possibly [...]
Replay Jeans create the broken-in look of vintage denim without the need for sandblasting. Replay’s “Laser Wash” uses no water at all, but rather lasers to achieve its pre-distressed look. Moreover, Replay uses ozone washing machines that require less water than conventional denim tumblers.
Toray Industries, Inc. (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President, CEO & COO: Akihiro Nikkaku, hereafter referred to as “Toray”) has succeeded in producing laboratory-scale samples of the world’s first fully renewable biobased PET fiber by using fully renewable biobased PET derived from biobased para-xylene from Gevo, Inc. (Head Office: Englewood, Colorado, U.S.A, CEO: Patrick R. [...]
Vivienne Westwood predicts humanity is heading for the gas chamber. Her extreme viewpoints on human rights, the financial crisis and the environment ended up being the focus of a Guardian profile from this weekend. She’s even reluctant to encourage people to buy her clothes. On the inevitability of human extinction: I will say something that [...]
After global apparel brands stopped sourcing from Indian apparel exporters for engaging child labour, the industry has decided to adopt zero tolerance to child labour and cleanse the supply chain. Though the extensive auditing of the supply chain will add an additional cost of 5 per cent, but it will at least keep India off [...]
As the Chinese government struggles to meet several of its own environmental targets to 2015, China’s textile industry could face a new ‘green tax’, which together with higher wages and a slump in exports, puts additional pressure on an industry that is already facing big challenges.
Jawbone has joined forces with charity: water to help support their staff and operations — allowing them to continue the important work of bringing clean, safe drinking water to the billion people currently living without it. $50 from each Limited Edition JAMBOX will go to support charity: water.
Dame Vivienne said she donated the money after learning that only a tiny amount of the $6.5 billion (£4.2 billion) committed to the World Bank’s Climate Investments Funds (CIF) has been spent. Dame Vivienne has pledged the cash to the charity Cool Earth, which is trying to raise £7 million to prevent logging in the [...]
Here we take a butchers at the Sugar Cane Co’s latest Lookbook. Sugar Cane denim by traditional Japanese dyeing techniques by hand and not by machine. The first model Sugar Cane Awa is made of sugar cane denim dyed by Awa indigo. Awa used to be one of the popular places producing indigo, located in [...]
The official film of the Unhate worldwide communication campaign by Benetton launched in Paris on November 16th and presented by Alessandro Benetton.
PUMA is following the NOHARM lead further by producing clothes and trainers that are compostable. PUMA’s CEO Franz Koch told the German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche: “We are confident that in the near future we will be able to bring the first shoes, T-shirts and bags, that are either compostable or recyclable, to the market. It [...]
There’s No Place Like Here: Liberty Tool. H.G. “Skip” Brack salvages tools from all over New England to resell at affordable prices, in an effort to support his local economy and craftsmen.
It’s a shame they don’t completely get it and are using leather but at least they’re on the right track: Ringo, Peace & Love “You love boots–that’s why you’re here. And since you’re an innately good and noble person, you probably love helping great causes, too. Lastly, we know you love Ringo. Because hey, who [...]
NOHARM, the original vegan and environmentally-conscious footwear brand has just released its new site in beta mode. The site is fully transactional and allows the ethically conscious consumer to buy directly online. Worth a butchers: NOHARM, vegan footwear for the ethical and environmentally-conscious man – BUY HERE