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It’s been 38 years now, this being the 39th, since the United Nations General Assembly stepped forward in an effort to make our planet a better place to live in; an effort to promote environmental issues that if taken care of would guide the present to a sustainable, prosperous and safer future; an effort to awaken [...]
That’s a fabric I have created by weaving jute and cotton together. Almost everyone who sees it falls in love with its look and texture. Now, I’m trying to make it from jute and recycled cotton yarn.
As an environmentally concerned person I tend to read news about plastic bags. One of the most common things I encounter are people who agree that plastic bags are bad, but lament the fact that it is difficult to remember to carry your reusable bag. Well, here’s a simple solution. Just tuck a couple of [...]
Chilean industrial design student Camila Labra has invented a whole new concept of “environmentally sound” footwear.
She calls them Dacca Boots (after the capital of Bangladesh because they’ve banned plastic bags there), and they feature an extensive collection of ankle high boots - made mostly out of recycled plastic bags.
The boots are built by fusing several [...]
The world’s fashion industry has recognised that Japanese street fashion often points the way to megatrends.
The latest story coming out of Japan is about the sudden popularity of mini-bags. It was carried in the Daily Yomiuri a couple of months back.
Entrepreneurs in countries where fashion is meaningful, would do well to read this [...]
My wife Manini just loves bags. She’s just designed an exciting new line for us, using a variety of textures and fabrics with a line of specially designed prints. To get a feel of how beautiful they really are, you need to see big pictures. Until we get them on to our own website, go [...]