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Pinecone & Chickadee Tees

Pinecone + Chickadee might sound like a children’s storybook duo, but they’re actually a t-shirt designing duo from Portland, across the pond in New England. Their studio is formed by a married team: s collaboration between the graphical designer wife Amy, and musician husband Noah. Pinecone + Chickadee silkscreen all their imaginative artwork onto a […]

The look of the Irish

The Irish have brought many wonderful things to the world. Guinness, leprechauns, potato based foods, a very unique way of pronouncing the word ‘tart,’ and lots of general cheery charm. No wonder I’m moving to Dublin, what’s not to love? Hmm, the exchange rate maybe – but that aside the emerald isle is one of the […]

Recycled Saris from People Tree

If you’re interested in ethically attiring yourself, People Tree are among the specialists. Since 2001 (in the UK), People Tree have pioneered exclusive fashion with fair-trade standards, offering quality and style alongside genuine ethical principles. Their products have consistently matched their stringent policies. The world of ethical fashion has always been interested in recycled fabric, so it’s […]

Adidas SLVR

adidas SLVR Spring / Summer 2009 from adidas SLVR on Vimeo. Rated ‘Best Sportswear’ in the Feb 2009 edition of design magazine, Wallpaper, is Adidas’s new SLVR range, which apparently is positionted somewhere between its own Y-3 range and American Apparel. We love the emphasis on waste-aware production and funky cuts.

Welly I never

There was a time not so long ago when Wellington boots were only associated with country farmers and marmalade (or should that now be marmite?) muncher Paddington Bear. Oh, how times have changed. The Wellington has escaped the farm and is ready to be pulled up the calves of catwalk models, even more so this […]

Time to say goodbye? Recycle your Jeans with Howies

A pair of amazing jeans are the things dreams are made of. They are often your best friends; there aren’t many things in life you can rely on, utterly and completely, every single day. They’re comfortable, hug in the right places, skim over problem areas, have good pocket positioning and a well functioning fly. I’m […]

Will these win your vote?

Something very big and very hyped has happened across the pond. You couldn’t really escape knowing that America picked its next president as election fever took over. On November 4th, millions of Americans woke up, flexed their fingers for the vote, but struggled to find suitable attire for the big day. Some will have opened […]

EarthPositive™ Carbon Neutral Organic Clothing

We all know Green is the New Black and every Tom, Dick and Harry is peddling organic cotton clothing these days. However, Indigo Clothing now offers a range, designed for the promotional clothing industry that trumps them all: EarthPositive™ EarthPositive apparel has everything, so to speak. It is made in India from certified organic cotton. […]

Just Junk or Fashion Phenomenon? Recycled Couture.

Couture fashion reminds me of going to an art gallery and walking around some strange exhibitions, liking them, but not knowing quite why. Recycled couture is my favourite (gazing with awe upon the versatility of an empty can of Dr. Pepper never ceases to disappoint) and Gary Harvey’s collection of recycled wonders from London Fashion […]