Fashion & Beauty

Icebreaker Gives Outdoor Apparel a Street-Smart Twist for Spring 2012

Icebreaker’s Journey Cruise Dress, Spring 2012. Photo: Icebreaker

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Gen Art: Will Sustainability be the Future of Fashion?

Photo Credit: Neil Chambers

Will sustainability be part of the fashion industry in 5 to 10 years? Do the up-and-coming fashionistas feel the green movement is even important? These were the questions running through my head as I drove to the edgy and…

This Weekend, Timberland Earthkeepers Pops Up in New York City

Timberland pop up in New York City. Photo: Timberland

TreeHugger’s Roberta recently reported that Timberland is “sticking to its sustainable agenda” after its acquisition by VF Corp. To that point, the brand is keeping their Earthkeeping community ro…

Do You Still Use A Business Card? (Survey)

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Paul Kedrosky tweeted this yesterday. He is in the internet world, but also as an investor and entrepreneur, in the business world where I would have thought business cards are still pretty much de regueur. …Read the full stor…

Do You Still Use A Business Card? (Survey)

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Paul Kedrosky tweeted this yesterday. He is in the internet world, but also as an investor and entrepreneur, in the business world where I would have thought business cards are still pretty much de regueur. …Read the full stor…

In New York, Food and Fashion To Occupy Hester Street Today

Photo: Hester Street Fair

In New York today, more than seventy-five restaurants and food trucks and sixty shopping, fashion, and gift vendors are taking to the streets for the Grub Street Food Festival and the first-ever Grub Street Beer Garden (and …

Wallets Made from Old Billboards and Seat Belts Keep Your Cash Green

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The saying “one man’s trash is another’s treasure” gets a new twist with these wallets, made from discarded materials. How does “one man’s trash holds another’s treasure” sound? The wallets are made by First World Trash, the New …

PACT Apparel Wants to Outfit Your Toes, Too (Photos)

Photo: PACT

Known for their organic cotton skivvies and wardrobe essentials like t-shirts and tanks, PACT Apparel has yet to cover your hoofs, that is, until now. The California-based brand wants to “create a whole uniform for good,” says Jeff Denby,…

Eco-Fashion Wins Big at Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

Photo: courtesy Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

After a second round of the Women’s Initiative Award competition, Cartier names the 2011 Laureates at the Annual Global Meeting of the Women’s Forum in Deauville, France.

In July, I was excited to s…

Artist Maria Moyer Creates Plankton-Inspired Porcelain Jewelry for Loomstate (Photos)

Discs, unglazed porcelain and indigo wash; 5 in diameter. Photo: Maria Moyer

Artist Maria Moyer is a sculptor, first and foremost. In her most recent body of work she creates ocean-inspired porcelain sculptures for Loomstate. Called “Blue”, the coll…