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Category ‚Having an Impact‘

Video: ‘Problema The Film’ (Full Version)

12 January 2011, 17.31 | Posted in Art, Common Sense, Having an Impact | 1 comment »



A cinematic interpretation of the world’s largest round table gathering, Problema is a visually imaginative, thought-provoking invitation to a world of global dilemmas. Spanning seventeen questions confronting who we are and where we’re going, the film follows the insights, perceptions, reflections and views of over 100 people from more than 50 nations sat together in one circle.

Nina Sky X Frank’s Chop Shop X Hearty Magazine

Nicole and Natalie, the two gorgeous hermanas who make up Nina Sky take a trip to Frank’s Chop in this video for a quick trim and to provide some teaser info on an upcoming charity event for Locks of Love. Seriously though, they are both so New York City girl adorable that if you’re looking for a cheer-up this morn, this video is it.

Bodkin ‘Twister’ Dress

04 August 2010, 15.41 | Posted in Fashion, Having an Impact, fashion with a conscious | 1 comment »

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 Eviana Hartman’s Bodkin is one  of those labels, which is a great example of sustainable , simple  fashion with an edge. We had to give you a more detailed look at her flawless twister dress on the flip. Available at Maryamnassirzadeh,

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JungleGurl Summer 2010 Swimwear Look Book

02 August 2010, 10.49 | Posted in Having an Impact, Swimwear | 4 comments »

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Whether it’s laying on an exotic beach , sunbathing on a stoop or as an alternative underpinning for edgy cut-out tops, a good bikini never goes to waste. On the next page enjoy a look at  Natalie Golonka’s “JungleGurl” collection of one-of-a-kind swimwear made of vintage fabrics. I dare say they are flawless. More on the next page.

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WellNest Boutique Sag Harbor NY

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We stumbled on this marvelous  boutique while strolling  in Sag harbor this past weeek-end  and had to share it with you. Based on the concept of holistic living, WellNest, a newly-opened store, features in-house wellness products by Dr.  Richard Ash, cold pressed juices by Organic Avenue (too delicious for words) , eco-friendly house wares and, Le Labo fragrances and accessories! We could not stop fiending over  October Anniversary chunky rings, Catherine Michiels  bracelets,  lovely frames by Urban Spectacles and many  more other eco conscious brands. The  setting  is modern, minimal,   rustic and cozy at the same time,  and once you walk in,  you find it very hard to leave… On the next page a few images by Racked that are much better than the ones we took.

125 Main Street,
Sag Harbor, New York


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Levis Workshop Opens in San Francisco

09 July 2010, 20.49 | Posted in Denim, Having an Impact | 1 comment »

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This week, Levi’s launches the Levi’s Workshops – a community space featuring engaging events in a new, innovative retail experience. The Levi’s®Workshop, located in San Francisco’s Mission district, will serve as a community-based extension of Levi’s new “Go Forth” marketing campaign and will celebrate the creative craft of printmaking. For eight weeks, the San Francisco Levi’s Workshop will host a selection of artistic and cultural events including printmaking workshops, readings, book launches and parties. Events will be hosted by notable San Francisco pioneers who are partnering with Levi’s to create original product that will be showcased and sold in the Workshop. The events schedule is  available at Workshops.levi.com

 Levi’s® Workshops – Print Shop
580 Valencia Street (cross street is 17th Street)
San Francisco, California 94110

IHTGW By Samia Malik Summer 2010: ‘No Systems’ Collection

28 June 2010, 15.30 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Having an Impact | 2 comments »

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Loving  Samia Malik’s commitment to make apparel with meaning while creating what I consider to be  modern symbols. Here’s what she  had to say about her latest collection titled “No Systems” :

 We’re surrounded in environments, with many type of systems: culture, traditional, political, consumer, jobs etc. All these systems take over soul purpose of our existence, and ultimate question is how important are these systems for our survival, or are these systems here to destroy us. T shirt line is based on breaking free from: rhetorical and mediocre systems. I continued story of geometric shapes and structures, putting together different angles, to represent unbalanced energies and collision of various energies. Continued colour story that always reflects physiological disruption.

More on the next page. Available here.

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A Peace Treaty ‘Sozan Doz’ Collection: Now Available

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In this special collaboration with Afghan HandsA Peace Treaty assists women in need, as a result of conflict and economic desolation. The women participate in educational programs and training, as well as produced exquisitely hand-embroidered accessories.

Through the Afghan Hands project, 200 women and their children are enabled to gain security, independence, literacy, and livable wages throughout Kabul and Jalalabad. The pictures do not do justice to the amount of precision and detail these pieces exemplify. It’s like wearing art. The scarves bear the name of the women who made them. A closer  look at Sozan Doz  by  A Peace Treaty on the next page. Now available!

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Vogue Africa by Mario Epanya

31 May 2010, 14.49 | Posted in Fashion, Having an Impact, Magazines | 3 comments »

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Continuing his mission to produce Vogue Africa, here are some more views of the latest covers by the very talented  Mario Epanya.  Enjoy! More on the next page. Images courtesy of Mario Epanya.

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Ken & Dana Design ‘Loving Day’ Wedding Bands

21 May 2010, 14.29 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Having an Impact, contest | 4 comments »

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To commemorate the annual Loving Day that takes place all over the country on June 12th, Ken & Dana Design created the Loving Day wedding bands (silver & gold), featuring the Loving v. Virginia case number. A closer look on the flip. A chance to win yours for free here.

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