Mark O’Brien, cardboard shoes.

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Mark O’Brien, the self-confessed crazy craftsman, get dizzy with cardboard shoes. The crazy cardboard craftsman is currently based in Manchester. Perhaps he could make a cardboard Tevez to come on for Man City. Take a butchers at his cardboard shoes. Crazy cardboard craftsman for hire! I make work for use in shop display, illustration and […]

New Balance Creates NewSky Sneaker From 95% Recycled Plastic Bottles

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As part of a greater effort from New Balance to adopt more sustainable practices, newSKY represents an approach towards utilizing recycled materials to create footwear. The upper of newSKY is made entirely from Eco-fi; a high-quality polyester manufactured from 95% PET plastic bottles. Bottles are chopped into flakes, heated, and molded into fiber, creating a […]

Sugar Cane navy herringbone hooded jacket

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Sugar Cane mens , regular fit, herringbone full zip flash lightweight jacket with hood. Light original fabric.Half button and half zip front closure with pull cord waist. High neck hood with 2 button front closure and drawstring, adjustable tab on sleeve cuffs. 2 double front patch pockets with flap closure. White stitch trim, anchor embossed […]

peaceBOMB bracelets

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Witness the story of peaceBOMB: bracelets made from Vietnam War bombs. Learn about the Laotian artisans who make them and take action. Just by wearing a peaceBOMB bracelet you support artisan livelihoods, raise awareness about the ‘Secret War’ in Laos during Vietnam and the efforts of NGOs advocating to ban the use of cluster munitions. […]

Hugo Boss apology for Nazi past

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Hugo Boss apology for Nazi past as book is published The German fashion firm Hugo Boss has apologised for its maltreatment of forced workers during World War II when it supplied the Nazis with uniforms. “It is clear that Hugo F Boss did not only join the party because it led to contracts for uniform […]

West Hollywood becomes first city to ban sale of fur

West Hollywood becomes first city to ban sale of fur

Who said Hollywood is full of vacuous, self-obsessed, ignoramuses, who could no more empathise with the victimised than they could take their eyes of their bathroom mirror. Well… Residents and businesses spoke out after the city of West Hollywood voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that would ban the sale of fur. City staff must […]

Sugar Cane brown vintage wash Jeans & Shirt

Sugar Cane brown vintage wash Jeans & Shirt

Looking for something unique and rockin’? Take a butchers at this Sugar Cane combo of brown vintage denim jeans, shirt and jacket!!! Available at Togged JACKET: vintage cut workwear brown denim button front jacket/overshirt. 8oz brown denim 1910s era model. Heavy fading and staining to give realistic vintage workwear finish. Distinctive shaped left chest pocket […]

EDUN Clothing Pioneers Project

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EDUN Launches “Pioneers” Project to Showcase Men of Style, Substance (Including TOMS’s Blake Mycoskie!) at New York Fashion Week

Slim fitting Sugar Cane Jeans

Slim fitting Sugar Cane Jeans

Here we take a butchers at Sugar Cane Star denim jeans Sugar Cane mens, none wash, dry denim SC440724N slim fitting cut Japaneses selvedge denim jeans. 13 ounce right hand twill dry denim. Small single embroidered star on back pocket. Original iron made logo waistband button. Five pocket, slightly low rise, button-fly, copper rivets. Famous, […]

Armani to cease sandblasting jeans

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Giorgio Armani has committed to ban the dangerous practice of sandblasting jeans, a technique used to give jeans a worn look which seriously damages the health of workers. “In regard to the sandblasting finish applied to certain garments, the Armani Group wishes to make clear that this technique has been eliminated from our production processes […]

Vivienne Westwood versus Hervia

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One of Kitmeout’s favourite brands, Vivienne Westwood, has been issued with legal proceedings by Hervia. Hervia Limited, which operates seven Vivienne Westwood shops in regional cities, has issued High Court proceedings for breach of contract after the designer sought to end a long-standing franchise agreement in June. “The litigation relates to an attempt by Vivienne […]

Lacoste asks Norway police to ban gunman

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Lacoste aren’t happy about mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik, wearing their garb. Much like the drug dealers and murders in South America who are famous for wearing Polo Ralph Lauren, Lacoste fear the connection will have a negative impact on their brand. Anders Behring Breivik, the 32-year-old gunman who killed 77 people on July 22 […]

Maharishi Clothing, “Into the light: Survival 2012″

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“Into the light: Survival 2012″ maharishi presents the latest arrivals from our autumn winter collection. We are always happy to give Hardy a shout on Kitmeout. The brand is top drawer. Stop by their Great Pulteney Street shop up west and take a butchers. Hardy Blechman is the founder, creative director and head designer of […]

Sustainable Fashion, Organic Cotton and H&M

Sustainable Fashion, Organic Cotton and H&M

According to a report by Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange) re-leased today, neither the recession nor unstable economies put a damper on the fast-growing organic textiles industry which grew 20 percent to an estimated $5.16 billion in 2010. According to the results of TE surveys and interviews used to develop the 2010 Global Market Report […]

Vegan Shoes by NOHARM 2011 Styles

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Take a butchers at the latest ethical styles from NOHARM. Below’s featured the new plain boot hand-crafted in Italy. NOHARM Vegan Darwin Brown Boot. The new contemporary leather free Darwin brown lace up ankle boot radiates style. The look is clean and elegant and reflects a sophisticated lifestyle choice, easily comparable with the most exclusive […]

Sienna Miller and Orlando Bloom for Hugo Boss

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Boss Orange has revealed a campaign featuring its brand ambassadors Sienna Miller and Orlando Bloom, to promote a charity their support of Unicef to aid the development of schools in Madagascar. Bruno Maes, Unicef Madagascar resident representative, said: “At Unicef, we believe that a good start in life is the basis for securing the rights […]

adidas ethical fashion – on the NOHARM mission

adidas ethical fashion - on the NOHARM mission

adidas Group’s Commitment to Zero Discharge of hazardous chemicals. Looks like adidas are following NOHARM’s lead too by making a commitment to go ethical with their production techniques. Since July 2011 Greenpeace International has been campaigning to drive change in our industry. They are calling for the zero discharge of all hazardous and persistent chemicals […]

Carl Chiara Interview for Levi’s Waterless Jeans

Carl Chiara Interview for Levi’s Waterless Jeans

Levi’s® Designer Carl Chiara tells about the process behind the brand’s new WaterLess collection.

UNIQLO Recycled Clothing initiative

UNIQLO Recycled Clothing initiative

UNIQLO will introduce its All-Product Recycling Initiative at its stores in the US, UK and France starting September 1, 2011. UNIQLO began its Fleece Recycling Campaign in Japan in September 2001 as part of its corporate social responsibility activities. In 2006, the project was expanded to include all UNIQLO products and titled the All-Product Recycling […]

Hundreds in mass fainting at Cambodian clothing factory

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Nearly 300 Cambodian workers fell sick this week at a garment factory producing goods for Swedish fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), police said on Thursday. A total 284 workers collapsed on Tuesday and Thursday at M&V International Manufacturing Ltd, a supplier for H&M, in Kompong Chhnang province, 91 km (56 miles) from the […]

Sugar Cane Co Pants

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We all know Sugar Cane Co as the original eco-brand from Japan. The brand is synonymous is classic style and innovative materials. Here we get a butchers at a unique combo of Sugar Cane Pants and Waistcoat vest. Sugar Cane SC40942 covert engineer pants, grey black cotton heather, vintage cut loose fit workwear covert engineer […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Linked to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, Says Greenpeace – But let’s not forget FAKES!

Abercrombie & Fitch Linked to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, Says Greenpeace - But let's not forget FAKES!

Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren, H&M Linked to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, Says Greenpeace (But let’s not forget FAKES!) Abercrombie & Fitch is among 14 global brands Greenpeace is calling out for allegedly releasing hormone-disrupting chemicals—specifically nonylphenol ethoxylates—into the environment. Used as surfactants in textile production, NPEs subsequently break down to form toxic nonphenol, an endocrine disruptor […]

Sugar Cane jacket & Shirt 2011 Collection

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The original environmental brand, Sugar Cane, offers a stunning new collection of denim and work wear. Have a butchers! Sugar Cane SC12241H brown vintage wash denim work wear jacket, brown vintage wash, vintage cut work wear brown denim button front jacket/overshirt. 8oz brown denim 1910s era model. Heavy fading and staining to give realistic vintage […]

RMC Martin Ksohoh & MKWS new T-Shirt Collections

Red Monkey & MKWS new T-Shirt Collections

Here’s a sneak peek at the Red Monkey Company & MKWS new T-Shirt Collections. The new styles include a “Pray for Japan” Special Charitable edition.

Sustainable fashion gaining momentum?

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The Guardian reports: “Luxury and sustainability are two words you may not particularly expect to find in the same sentence. You may even think they are antithetical concepts.” But this is just what innovative NOHARM brand has been doing for the past 6 years. Looks like the traditional old brands are starting to get the […]

NIKE, Inc. Commitment on Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals

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Following Greenpeace’s challenge to NIKE to clean up toxic river pollution in China, the sports-fashion goliath has picked on the picked up the gauntlet… In support of the principles of prevention and precaution1, and in line with our overall commitment to water stewardship, NIKE, Inc.2 supports the goal of systemic change to achieve zero discharge […]

Veja and FrenchTrotters Sustainable-Luxury Trainers

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Continuing the theme of psuedo-green style, here we take a butchers at the new Veja and FrenchTrotters Sustainable-Luxury Trainers. Available in low and boot styles and priced at £110 and £125, they come in three colors, navy blue, white, and camel. The green angle is attained by the wild Amazonian rubber and leather that has […]

Deconstruct a pair of jeans

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For her UBS 12 x 12 presentation, Moore presents Garment Work, a durational collective performance project in which the artist and visitors deconstruct a pair of jeans. Over the course of the month, in twice-weekly performance/workshop/discussions, Moore creates connections between Cambodia’s garment manufacturing industry, where the jeans were made, and Michigan Avenue, where the jeans […]

Nature is a language, can’t you read? by Lucio Castro

Nature is a language, can’t you read? by Lucio Castro

Lucio Castro, Spring/Summer 2012 Following the lead set by the NOHARM brand, ex Armani Exchange (yes, Armani Exchange), Argentinean designer Lucio Castro sees the future in sustainable fabrics and artisanal techniques. His Spring/Summer 2012 collection, named “Nature is a language, can’t you read?” after a Smiths’ (Morrissey being a famous veggie) song, comprises clean-cut, minimalist […]

APC Jeans Go Green!

APC Jeans Go Green!

APC goes green by recycling. Simply take your old APC jeans over to their Dover Street store and swap them for a brand new pair for half the price. Your old jeans will then be washed, pressed and resold as part of the new Butler Worn-Out series. Not exactly sure if this is going to […]