Archive for January, 2011

Jan
2011
25

Pollution Detecting Clothing Is Here

Pollution Detecting Clothing Is Here
Leave it up to a duo stuck on the fashionable yet smoggy island of Manhattan to come up with the first clothing line that can help you breathe easier. Nien Lam and Sue Ngo, two graduate students in NYU’s interactive telecommunications program, said they wanted to make a statement about air pollution while also remaining ...
Jan
2011
23

Nike’s French Football Kit is Derived Entirely From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Nike’s French Football Kit is Derived Entirely From Recycled Plastic Bottles
Merveilleux! Nike’s new French football kit is also its most environmentally sustainable to date. Announcing its partnership with the French Football Federation on Monday, the sportswear manufacturer unveiled a shirt and short made from recycled microfiber polyester (derived entirely from discarded plastic bottles) and organic cotton. The new...
Jan
2011
8

Vegan Brogue Shoes

Vegan Brogue Shoes
NOHARM offer a collection of vegan brogues which easily rival the leading traditional leather brands including Gucci, Prada, Jeffery West, Grensons, Tods etc. Take a look at these vegan brogues available at Amazon and Togged: The NOHARM Brown leather-free traditional brogue lace-up shoe radiates a clean and sophisticated style. The look is sharp...
Jan
2011
7

Danish Government & Media Slams Fur Industry, Again

Danish Government & Media Slams Fur Industry, Again
(edited from the original article by Polyglossus ) According to Denmark’s fashion forum the grievances that the fur lobby filed, regarding mainstream media coverage of conditions on Danish fur farms, were officially rejected just before the holiday season. Almost exactly one year ago, Minister Eva Kjer Hansen of Denmark stated that “Mink...
Jan
2011
6

Gideon Shoes – Cane toads!

Gideon Shoes – Cane toads!
Sneakers crafted from Cane Toads! Cane toads are an introduced pest in Australia that are so toxic they kill the native wildlife that attempt to eat them. (see links below) Now Gideon Shoes, have set up a hand-crafted, anti-sweatshop business to make shoes with the tanned hides of these formidable amphibians. The profits of which ...
Jan
2011
1

Oslo Fashion Week 2011 to Ban Fur

Oslo Fashion Week 2011 to Ban Fur
Norway is making history by banning fur from its Oslo Fashion Week. (The first ever country to take such a stand.) More than 200 fashion leaders in Norway are rallying behind the cause. Save the critters! Oslo Fashion Week in Norway will look a little different this February. Men and women will be unashamedly fur-less. ...
Jan
2011
1

Ethical Aftershave by NOHARM

Ethical Aftershave by NOHARM
NOHARM, the brand widely known as the leading Ethical Fashion brand, will be offering a selection of body care products in 2011, including aftershave and Perfume...