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Benu Berlin – Make Love not Fashion SS15

“Make Love Not Fashion” is the spring/summer 2015 collection by Karen Jessen, Anna Bach and Luis C. Zuniga from eco-brand Benu Berlin and that it has been nominated for the BUNTE New Faces Award FASHION 2014. The designers re-use old military uniforms that converge in flowing forms; single linear leather pieces manifest themselves in vivid structures. “With […]

Original sustainable accessories

Seven years have passed since the bag “I’m not a plastic bag” by the designer Anya Hindmarch became famous worldwide. It was the evidence that the fashion industry (and consumers) needed to pay more attention to the sustainable market. Luckily, today many designers are dedicated to this sector, multiplying the number of available eco friendly […]

Greate Eco-Jewelers

In recent years it has triggered a boom related to the environment, trends such as “eco-friendly” have been taken by designers who embody the eco soul in furniture, product and jewelry. In this case we show five designers or brands that appropriate the eco-jewelry at its best. Ágústa Sveinsdóttir  This Icelandic designer works in her […]

Kuyichi + Jordi Cruz

The Dutch sustainable fashion brand Kuyichi brings us this interview with Jordi Cruz, the young Catalan chef with three Michelin stars as part of its “Cool & Conscious People” series. Kuyichi was founded in 2001 and since then they promote with their products fashion without “preservatives or dyes.” No chemicals or labor exploitation. Kuyichi founders […]

In love with…Väska VENLA handbag

Väska is a bag brand founded by Ann-Sofi Storbacka, a Sweden-born, Finland-raised and Barcelona-based designer, as a as a result of a final project in Accessory Design at the Escola Superior de Disseny Felicidad Duce in 2012. For Väska (that means ‘bag’ in Swedish) Ann-Sofi uses only traditional working tools to produce the bags. The minimalistic […]

Revisited SS14 – If it was broken, it’s beautiful

New York based label Revisited, presents for next SS14 its most conceptual collection. This multidisciplinary team, which came together as a response to the saturation of mass production, the fast-design and excess in general, was inspired this time by the Japanese tradition of Kintsukuroi, which consists of repairing ceramics with a lacquer containing gold or silver. Coinciding perfectly […]

Nurmi Clothing

I was recently in Helsinki visiting friends and it was right after the news of this year’s Hyères festival winner, Satu Maraanen, so I was looking forward to see the city’s fashion scene. After walking the streets of Helsinki I can understand so much more the amazing streetstyle blog Hel Looks. Colourful, daring and personal, the style of […]

Wonderworld Fur by Boudicca

Even though the trend in countries like China, South Corea or Russia is to use more and more fur (U.S. exports of mink pelts to China jumped to a record $215.5 million last year according to Reuters), I’m happy to see that there is a counter trend on this. In collaboration with WWF France, Boudicca (the London designer’s collective) designed a limited edition […]

Project Piola

In a nutshell: Real fair trade and a transparent production chain for a luxury product. Piola is a luxury independent fashion label based in Paris and all of their shoes are manufactured in Perú in collaboration with 33 fair trade rubber producers and 55 organic cotton producers, an economic development project in partnership with a UN organization. […]

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