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Category ‚FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE‘

Burton “Save the Melons” Tank

21 October 2009, 00.44 | Posted in FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE, fitness | No comments »

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Available only during the month of October, at Burton Flagship stores nationwide (Los Angeles, Chicago, Burlington, and NYC), as well as at ccs.com.Take a look at The Burton “Save The Melons” tank. The cost for the tank is $19.99 and a large portion of the proceeds will go to the Boarding for Breast Cancer foundation. Detailed view on the next page. On a side note , the fruit reference got me thinking of the other side of the size spectrum, what about the apples, lemons and …grapes? Detailed view on the flip.Via espn.

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Krizia Robustella Spring/Summer 2010

22 September 2009, 19.27 | Posted in Design, FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE | 2 comments »

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One of our new favorites out of Spain, the young Krizia Robustella presented her Spring/Summer 2010 filled with easy pieces tinted with her trademark streetwear edge.Luv! Check out Krizia Robustella  Spring/Summer 2010 on the next page.via VS.

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Karmaloop x S.A.F. x Shepard Fairey Tee

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Show your support in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic with The Staying Alive Foundation Tee, designed exclusively for Karmaloop by none other than Obey’s Shepard Fairey.  Submit a t-shirt graphic that depicts what it means to break the stigma, educate your community and empower your peers! The grand prize winner will receive $5,000, plus, a free Staying Alive Foundation Tee signed by Shepard himself. To top it off, the winning design will be produced and sold exclusively at Karmaloop.com! For more information, click here.

Susan Woo Autumn/Winter 2009 Preview

01 September 2009, 19.30 | Posted in Design, FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE, Fashion | No comments »

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‘Green’ clothing can no longer be “put in a box” as more designers are choosing to be conscious about their production and materials. Susan Woo based in NYC is one such designer who created her Autumn/Winter 2009 using exclusively organic and sustainable  fabrics and materials. The silhouettes are sharp, modern and sophisticated. Making this newcomer a label  to keep an eye on. A closer look at Susan Woo’s Autumn/Winter  2009 collection on the next page.( Photos by Geordie Wood)

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Super Fertile Spring 2009

26 August 2009, 08.10 | Posted in Accessories, FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE | No comments »

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For Spring 2009 Super Fertile designed by Kali Arulpragasam ,wanted to bring attention the hunger crisis using it as inspiration for a collection titled HUNGER inspired by the many grains that provide sustenance.The food, the grains we often take for granted are like gold in some places in the world , not even that far…

A percentage of the sales profits will be donated to OXFAM to contribute to the fight against world hunger, fashion with a conscience you gotta love that! Photography by Jannica Honney www.jannicahoney.com. My favorite pieces on the next page!

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NAU Autumn/Winter 2009 Look Book

 

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To seamlessly combine functionality great style and design while being sustainable is what NAU  has been able to do with their line of outerwear and apparel mostly made from recycled materials  proving that good fashion with a conscience is  attainable:
“We’ve infused the concepts of beauty, performance and sustainability into everything we make, but also everything we do. It’s not just about the jacket,it’s also about how and why we make what we make. And if we’ve done our job well, hopefully we’ve inspired you, too,to consider how, and why, you do what you do”.
A closer look at the NAU Autumn/Winter Collection , my new fave outerwear on the next page.

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Novella Royale ‘Mister’ Bag

05 August 2009, 14.39 | Posted in Accessories, Design, FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE, Fashion | 1 comment »

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Just when I thought I had found” the studded bag“, I discover this beauty, at dc and had to share. Novalla Royale based in LA creates luxury bags  like the Mister by re-using leather jackets allowing the production to create less waste and the bags to be  incredibly soft and unique  . More views of the Mister bag on the next page.

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Introducing: LeAf Clothing

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Created by Debra Kellner and Marie-Helene Gautier  LeAf’s ( Love the Earth Fashion) Takes a conscious approach to fashion with apparel that is 100% Organic , sustainable and fair trade. The silhouettes are simple and timeless  ,  the texture of the cotton is some of the softest and lightest  we’ve seen in a while. Cannot wait to see more from this line! A look at our favorites from  LeAf on the next page.

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Sergio Rossi Biodegradable Pump

24 June 2009, 13.46 | Posted in Accessories, Denim, FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE, Shoes | 3 comments »

rossi3 Sergio Rossi Biodegradable Pump

Made of leather and wood, The Sergio Rossi ‘Eco Pump’ was designed in conjunction with the release of the Home Film. A percentage of the proceeds from the sale will be donated to Good Planet. The simple silhouette does a good job of highlighting the materials. Especially the heel. Detailed view on the next page. via Colette.

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The Uniform Project by Sheena Matheiken

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Wearing the same dress for 365 days! That is the pledge made by Sheena Matheiken  when she created The Uniform Project  which is also a year-long fundraiser for the Akanksha Foundation, a grassroots movement that is revolutionizing education in India. At the end of the year, all contributions will go toward Akanksha’s School Project to fund uniforms and other educational expenses for slum children in India.Via Ladies Lotto. Totally challenging our notion of what is truly necessary to look fab…