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Sustainable British brand Christopher Ræburn now available on Mr Porter
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Sustainable British brand Christopher Ræburn now available on Mr Porter

Sustainable British brand Christopher Ræburn now available on Mr Porter  One of the most prominent young British fashion designers, Christopher RaeBurn, known for his ethically aware clothing lines,has launched an exclusive collection for the online retailer Mr Porter. Based in east London, Mr Christopher Ræburn creates cool, contemporary design and functional clothings with a sustainable edge. … Continue reading

Cool T-shirts and more….Barcelona’s Thinking Mu
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Cool T-shirts and more….Barcelona’s Thinking Mu

Just as laid-back and cool as their Mediterranean base is, Thinking Mu is a sustainable clothing brand anchored in style-conscious Barcelona, which although kind of pricey (what sustainable brands aren’t?) features casual men’s clothing geared to hanging out and kicking back. The brand has both men’s and women’s collections, with T’s and sweatshirts (slim-fit but not tight) featuring prominently in the … Continue reading

Love Brand & Co: London-based, wildlife-loving brand sells stylish beachwear and a promise to give back to nature
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Love Brand & Co: London-based, wildlife-loving brand sells stylish beachwear and a promise to give back to nature

In case you’re not familiar with the what the other half swim in, let’s get you acquainted. Love Brand is a stunning collection of men’s swim trunks, eclectically styled in vibrant pastels and quirky motifs (available in no less than 35 different colours and designs), and accompanied by soft, organic t-shirts and polo-shirts. They’re classically … Continue reading

BERLIN: Sustainable menswear venture Atelier Akeef opens with new brands and a new mandate
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BERLIN: Sustainable menswear venture Atelier Akeef opens with new brands and a new mandate

In the heart of Berlin’s Mitte district, the high-end menswear boutique Atelier Akeef  recently opened its doors after a complete overhall and re-branding of the previous store which included not only a change of location but also a new raison-d’etre. With more than five years in the business, owners Michael Ashley and Alan Sommerville’s growing awareness of environmental issues influenced … Continue reading

Your greenest foot forward: Sustainable and ethical shoes for men
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Your greenest foot forward: Sustainable and ethical shoes for men

We men generally aren’t the fussiest when it comes to footwear. Doesn’t complement our bag? We’re not bothered. But we do like our values, thank you very much, and we want shoes to match! We want consumption that’s gentle on the environment, which means footwear made of sustainable materials, free from toxic chemicals, and made … Continue reading

Dressing for eco-success in 2013: Sustainable men’s fashion
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Dressing for eco-success in 2013: Sustainable men’s fashion

An Okapi survey of men’s casual and formal eco-fashion from around the world. Sustainable clothing has truly come of age. No longer relegated to obscure and hard-to-find (not to mention unfashionable) brands, it seems the whole industry is finally taking notice of the growing market for clothing aimed at environmentally and socially-aware consumers. And while dressing sustainably … Continue reading

Go for a hike! Eco-products to help you make the most of the trails
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Go for a hike! Eco-products to help you make the most of the trails

Autumn is the perfect time to hit the trails and enjoy our natural and environmental heritage, giving us a chance to see first-hand what is at stake if we continue our love affair with overindulgence. Hiking’s popularity is on the rise, too, as eco-conscious travellers seek a more sustainable alternative to mass tourism that is also … Continue reading