Posts Tagged ‘vegan footwear’

Jun
2013
3

Ethical Footwear Poll

Ethical Footwear Poll
Interesting current poll results available from the NOHARM website: Appears Ethical Concerns are the clear leaders to the mind of NOHARM shoppers...
Mar
2013
26

New NOHARM Vegan Footwear Collection 2013

New NOHARM Vegan Footwear Collection 2013
The new NOHARM vegan footwear collection continues its tradition of offering finest quality vegan shoes and boots all hand-crafted in Italy. All styles conform to a strict vegan and ethical standard. New styles include a vegan monk strap, vegan straight caps, vegan loafers, vegan faux-suede derby shoes and a selection of slick oxford styles....
Jul
2012
1

Uniqlo says no to mulesing

Uniqlo says no to mulesing
Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo will immediately phase out its purchase of wool from Australian suppliers who mutilate sheep in a practice called “mulesing,” according to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia. In a statement, PETA Asia said they have received written confirmation from Uniqlo that it has committed...
Jun
2012
24

False Vegan Shoes?

False Vegan Shoes?
Have you ever visited a high street shoe shop with the intention of buying a cheap and cheerful pair of vegan shoes? You know the ones that are made in a sweat-shop using synthetic leather? As we all know these are not advertised as vegan shoes and there’s a good reason… well, although the upper ...
Apr
2012
29

Vegan Shoes? Brooks follows NOHARM Shoes

Vegan Shoes? Brooks follows NOHARM Shoes
NOHARM set the benchmark virtually a decade ago and now quality brands like Brooks are following the new way forward in footwear and fashion. All Green Silence materials meet Brooks’ quality control standards for high-mileage training shoes. But one of the most innovative elements is the BioMoGo midsole. Traditional midsoles made of Ethylene...
Feb
2011
22

Urshuz Shoes

Urshuz Shoes
Photo courtesy Urshuz. In promotional material, Urshuz touts the fact that “2 Uppers + 2 Soles = 4 Options.” Grant Delgatty was a shoe designer for over a decade – working with K-Swiss, Puma, and Vans -before he decided he’d had enough of trying to think of what consumers would want in a season or ...
Feb
2011
2

Urban Outfitters Breaks the Law

Urban Outfitters Breaks the Law
According to an ethical fashion lover’s blog, La Belle Nuage, it appears that Urban Outfitters in actually breaking the law by violating The Truth in Fur Labeling Act. They are selling a woman’s cardigan called “S Loves C by Spring & Clifton Faux Fur Cardigan.” The description says it is made from “Cotton, acrylic, polyester“, ...
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
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 ...
Nov
2010
15

Dave Rittinger’s Zero-Footprint Leaf T-Shirts Make Like a Tree

Dave Rittinger’s Zero-Footprint Leaf T-Shirts Make Like a Tree
Next time you want to “leaf” a lasting impression on a date, why not follow artist Dave Rittinger’s lead and wear a shirt made entirely from leaves? (Please don’t actually do this unless you never want to see the person again). Called “Leaf Series,” Rittinger’s colorful fashion line consists of five shirts, each crafted from ...