IFASSEN: Accessories brand puts Morocco’s plastic waste to good use

IFASSEN is empowering Moroccan indigenous women and making use of trash as a resource in producing a line of fashion accessories that utilises centuries-old basket weaving traditions and discarded plastic bags. IFASSEN, which means hands in the native Berber language of Morocco, have created unique handmade pieces including bags and home accessories. The fashion accessories brand was started by Faiza Hajji with the aim to tackle … Continue reading IFASSEN: Accessories brand puts Morocco’s plastic waste to good use

Vagabond recreates iconic mens sneaker in a recyclable cherry-wood material

Swedish footwear brand Vagabond have given one of their iconic, classic men’s sneaker, Paul, a “nature” flavour by making it entirely from vegetable-based materials including a wooden upper. Vagabond’s Paul sneaker now comes in a recyclable cherry wood Ligneah material. In the manufacturing process, thin sheets of wood are attached to a cotton base, using a technique where resistance and durability is assured. To make the … Continue reading Vagabond recreates iconic mens sneaker in a recyclable cherry-wood material

HPC holdall bag made from plastic bottles

Research shows that millennials are willing to spend more money on a product that lasts and is sustainable, than just go for the cheapest option. I love that our generation is conscious. From the Women’s March this past weekend, to the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests, we are proving to marketing companies and entrepreneurs that what we […] via Check Out This Perfect Gym Bag Made From … Continue reading HPC holdall bag made from plastic bottles

Swallow Bags Vivienne tote honours the fashion designer and her environmental efforts

Iconic fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has always stood out from the crowd not just for her bold and daring fashion designs but because she speaks her truth, lives her truth and stands for what matters to her true self and the environment she inhabits. Swallow Bags have captured that very essence of Vivienne on a limited edition tote, ‘The Vivienne’, of which £5 for every … Continue reading Swallow Bags Vivienne tote honours the fashion designer and her environmental efforts

Ute Decker Jewellery: Beauty in the Architectural Armour

Cuffs and jewellery full stop are not just beautiful items that look stunning on skin but they serve a purpose above and beyond. Jewellery is essentially armour which is used for protective purposes, just as silver and gold is also harnessed for. Artist jeweller, Ute Decker, a champion for sustainable and ethical jewellery, has created a collection of jewellery which is bold, stunning and has … Continue reading Ute Decker Jewellery: Beauty in the Architectural Armour

Secret Wood: Rings bearing the forest

Forest lovers can take a bit of the woods with them everywhere they go by wearing it on their fingers with Secret Wood’s forest rings. Secret Wood is a Canadian jewellery brand which makes beautiful handmade rings using wood and jewellery resin. The resin part of the ring captures fantasy-like forests and natural landscapes. The way in which they encapsulate a setting reminds me in … Continue reading Secret Wood: Rings bearing the forest

Vaho Tire Truck Backpack for a lifetime of use

Backpacks are key items for all ages and lifestyles, so if you want to make an investment when it comes to a classic style backpack, look no further than Vaho’s Tire Truck Backpack. Barcelona-based brand Vaho go out of their way to give second life to materials that are disposed of, including advertisement flags and recycled tyres. Vaho’s Tire Truck Backpack, made from recycled tyres, … Continue reading Vaho Tire Truck Backpack for a lifetime of use