Category archives: Pour L'Homme

Sustainable Style in Sweaters: Ethical Men's Fashion by Myrrhia

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With autumn upon us, you don’t want to be caught in the cold with an insufficient sweater. A notion passed down from generations reminds us to investment in clothes that will last. Fast forward to today’s social network, and we find we have the creative ability (and loads of blogs to consult us) to take these choice staples and restyle them into an array of [...]

Veja – Is Another World Possible?

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Article by Camilla Doig Lorentzen Veja is "just a drop in the ocean", they state on their website. Luckily for us, this drop exists and there are becoming more and more of them. With organic cotton from the Northeast of Brazil, wild Amazonian rubber and ecological leather; Veja is working under three main principles: 1. Using ecological inputs 2.[...]

Edun’s Mission

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Article by Camilla Doig Lorentzen Ali Hewson couldn't possibly have guessed how life would turn out when she met her future husband at Dublin's Mount Temple Comprehensive School in 1975. Her high school sweetheart, Paul, now known as Bono, perhaps the biggest rock star (and according to Time in 2009, one of the most influential people) in the world - th[...]

A Union of Compassion and Creativity

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Article by Camilla Doig Lorentzen In 1991, Co-owner and Creative Director, Inder Bedi, was challenged by a mahatma to go vegetarian for thirty days. It was during this time that Inder devised the business plan for an eco/vegan fashion house. First written as a university project in 1995, and eventually launched as MATT & NAT, Inder focused on cutti[...]

Baron Wells & The Endless Summer

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Article by Camilla Doig Lorentzen All Baron Wells products are designed to promote a sartorial and sustainable lifestyle. They are designed and developed in New York City. From tailored shirts to fitted board shorts, their ethics is to be conscious of their impact, and of the factories they choose to work with. Producing locally and sourcing more sust[...]

Veggie Shoes- Desert Boots

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Article by Camilla Doig Lorentzen The original desert boot was created in 1950 by Nathan Clark who got the idea from crepe-soled, rough suede boots which officers in the Eight Army were in the habit of getting made in the Bazaar in Cairo. Now one of the largest footwear companies in the world, Clarks England is also one of the oldest. From its humble begi[...]

Mixing Legacies

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Article by Andrea Krystine In 2004, Amy Bowen and Tudor Lloyd- Kerry combined their studies of environmental technology and art, added their love of the punk era and iconic/ironic tee slogans of the 80's & 90's ...and *poof* MONGREL was born. MONGREL, specializing in fashionably ethical tees, has a business model that "meet[s] in the middle, with s[...]