Archive for July, 2011

Jul
2011
27

TOMS non-vegan shoes

TOMS non-vegan shoes
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have teamed up with TOMS to produce a line of exclusive espadrilles.To the consternation of the veggie community the collection is made from Italian-sourced wool and cashmere, and lined with lamb leather...
Jul
2011
18

Could Barefoot Running be better the Environment?

Could Barefoot Running be better the Environment?
Following the acclaimed book by Christopher McDougall, Born To Run, the shoeless craze might come off as just another passing. Then again, the athletic shoe wasn’t invented until the 1970s, which means that for most of human evolutionary history, people ran barefoot or with minimal footwear like sandals or moccasins. There are a number of ...
Jul
2011
10

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine
Now here’s something different … A collection of sustainable fashion eyewear exploring the potential of Human hair. The UK beauty industry imports 15 million pounds worth of human hair per year. As the world’s population continues to increase, human hair has been reimagined as a viable—importantly renewable–material. Hair Glasses...
Jul
2011
4

PaperFlops – Recycled Footwear on the go

PaperFlops – Recycled Footwear on the go
Read all About it! PaperFlops is an incredible line of flip-flops made from recycled newspapers and other sustainable materials. Currently seeking funding through Ulule, PaperFlops seeks to create jobs for the underprivileged and disabled in Yogjakarta, Indonesia. Made from two pounds of newspaper, old palm-tree root, coconut shells, and natural...