Tag: Shoes - Page 8

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    Greenest Gladiators in Town

    April 15, 5:45 AM by Bonnie Alter in Sustainable Fashion

    Are these the greenest sandals ever--aside from bare feet, of course... Sold at Topshop, every part of them is fairtrade, ethical, sustainable, and made by rural community groups with the profits being poured back into the local area. While not

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    Teva Expands Curbside Collection

    March 28, 4:43 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    Teva's Curbside collection, which we covered when it made its debut last fall, has expanded its offerings to include 10 eye-catchingly innovative styles, including Cerella (above, left), a feminine yet practical ballet flat, and Keagan (above, right),

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    The Soul of Africa Initiative Kicks Out Aids

    November 30, 8:13 AM by Leonora Oppenheim in Sustainable Fashion

    In support of World Aids Day tomorrow, 1st December, we want to tell you about the fantastic footballs being made by The Soul of Africa Initiative. You have heard about this amazing organisation's work through Sami Grover who enthused about their

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    RePly: Used Skateboards Get a Leg Up

    November 27, 4:38 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    Kris Lovett's prototypes for her senior thesis bring a whole new level of meaning to the term "skate shoes." The University of Arts graduate reimagined used skateboard decks into fun and flirty women's shoes that showcase the boards' original

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    Nagore Footwear, Winter 2007 Collection

    November 20, 2:46 AM by Petz Scholtus in Style

    A while ago we wrote about Nagore footwear and their traditional Spanish sandals called Abarcas. Almost two years later, the Menorcian shoe company announces the opening of their first shop in Barcelona and their latest winter collection. Nagore are

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    BuyGreen: Women's Casual Shoes

    October 23, 8:31 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    TreeHugger knows that unrestrained consumerism, no matter how green the product, is no way to achieve sustainability. Still, we all have to buy stuff, from time to time, so for when those times come around, we want you to know that there are lots of

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    Cooper-Hewitt's People's Design Awards: And The Winner Is...

    October 19, 10:30 AM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    The nominees have been scrutinized, voted on by the public, the ballots counted, and the winner of the 2007 Cooper Hewitt People's Design Award is...TOMS Shoes! Congratulations to a very deserving company. For anyone who isn't familiar with the

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    BuyGreen: Men's Casual Shoes

    October 18, 8:15 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    TreeHugger is the first to admit that we can't happily shop our way to global sustainability, but when your favorite pair of kicks finally wear through, you can't go shuffling around the streets with newspaper tied around your ankles. We all gotta have

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    Reminder: Vote for Cooper-Hewitt's People's Design Awards

    October 15, 3:08 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    Cooper-Hewitt, the intrepid design museum in New York that brought us Design for the Other 90%, among many other excellent projects, is almost ready to crown another People's Design Award winner. We first mentioned this earlier, and by virtue of the

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    A Picture is Worth...Take This Shoe And...

    October 12, 5:15 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Fashion

    Nike may not be the perfect green company, but at least they're promoting leaving the car at home.

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    DIY: Make Your Own Shoe Rack

    October 3, 6:10 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    Our pals over at domino magazine have a trifecta of DIY projects for the shoe enthusiast; the do-it-yourself shoe racks come in beginner, intermediate and advanced varieties -- enough assortment to fit anyone's inventory.

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    Make Your Own Baby Shoes

    October 3, 10:16 AM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Culture

    You don't have to settle for sweatshop-produced booties fresh off a pollutant-spewing container ship from China—with a bit of stitchery know-how you can have your wee one shod in custom-fitted, handmade slip-ons made from

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    Seven Easy Pieces for Fall: Women

    September 21, 12:42 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    A new wind is starting to blow and you can almost smell change crackle in the air, feel the crunch of leaves beneath your soles. We pulled together seven versatile, mix-and-match basics that will keep the chill at bay, while treading gently on the planet

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    ASEC: Throwing a Better Party

    September 21, 12:50 AM by Kristin Underwood in Culture

    While the Action Sports Retailers trade show oozed cool, the Action Sports Environmental Coalition was on a whole new level of cool. Founded by Frank Scurra, the ASEC organizes all action sports organizations and companies together around green projects.

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    Accessories, Accessories

    September 18, 12:59 PM by Bonnie Alter in Style

    It's London Fashion Week and we are here to report on the newest and latest eco-fashions. Once again this year, Estethica, the special exhibit of green fashion was a fascinating collection of the best on offer. You know what they say in fashion:

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    Fall Fashion 07: Charmoné

    September 17, 8:21 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    Thematically divided into High Art and High Tea collections, these high-octane,

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    IPATH: A Lifestyle Brand with Skate DNA

    September 16, 11:21 AM by Kristin Underwood in Culture

    At the ASR Trade Show last weekend, I sat down with IPATH Public Relations guru Bill Byrne to talk about the greening of skate shoes and what is Green DNA. IPATH, which means "follow your path" was founded in principles of high performance and low

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    EcoTan Leather from GreenShoes

    September 11, 8:08 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    The other day we were, if you pardon the pun, ruminating on whether chromium tanned leather might be considered 'eco.' One company who thinks there is room for alternatives is Green Shoes, whom we've mentioned previously. But this year they've


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