Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Protest shows spring–summer ’22 as it advances its sustainability goals

Filed by Lucire staff/April 21, 2022/11.30

  Dutch brand Protest has been promoting its green credentials lately, with its Green Up initiative. The company says it has divided its journey to sustainability into achievable milestones, with new fabrics and a greater proportion of its range made from recycled fabrics this season. Protest has increased its use of recycled polyester, made from […]

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A step in the right direction: luxury shoe designer Daniela Uribe embraces inclusivity

Filed by Lucire staff/January 29, 2022/10.11

Above, from top: The Be Yourself pump, in silver, US$750. Empower Sandal with multi-colour scheme and pink base, US$875. The Love Yourself pump in red and pink, US$695. Together We Can sneaker in black and white, US$755. Unity sling in black and silver, US$695.   Daniela Uribe, the Latin-founded and Italian-made footwear brand, launched their […]

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Tash Sultana becomes New Balance’s latest ambassador

Filed by Lucire staff/December 14, 2021/21.59

  Multi-platinum-selling Australian musician and music producer Tash Sultana has been named New Balance’s latest brand ambassador. ‘I have never collaborated with a brand before because nothing felt right to align myself with until I was approached by New Balance,’ said Sultana in a release. ‘I feel this has come at the right time. This […]

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YY Nation launches sustainable Legacy Footwear Collection, with lower carbon footprint

Filed by Riveka Thevendran/December 3, 2021/1.51

  YY Nation, a New Zealand footwear company, launches its Legacy Footwear Collection in New Zealand and the US, presenting its gender-neutral and sustainable sneakers following a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2020. Made from a combination of wool, bamboo, pineapple husk, recycled post-consumer plastic, algæ and sugarcane, the collection, which took three years of intense […]

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Dr Martens and Lazy Oaf team up for fourth collaboration

Filed by Lucire staff/November 24, 2021/3.22

Katie Silvester   As Lazy Oaf celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2021, the lifestyle brand founded in a north London garage and standing firm on its anti-fast-fashion principles, marks its fourth collaboration with Dr Martens—a long way from its roots selling painted T-shirts from a single stall in east London. Founder Gemma Shiel notes with […]

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Jaden Smith, New Balance launch 574 made from surplus materials

Filed by Lucire staff/September 17, 2021/10.04

Actor and musician Jaden Smith has teamed up again with New Balance, creating the Jaden 574, made from surplus materials, demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainability.    The silhouette will retail from 10 a.m. on September 17, 2021, at NZ$200, available at newbalance.co.nz.    The upper comprises 73 per cent surplus materials, 9 per cent […]

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Tailor Skincare revitalizes the eyes with Awaken

Filed by Lucire staff/August 31, 2021/12.01

Wellington, New Zealand-based Tailor Skincare has launched a brightening eye cream, Awaken, which has natural ingredients including caffeine extract, hyaluronic acid, and milk thistle ester. It also contains golden mica, sourced responsibly from the Responsible Mica Initiative in India.    The ingredients—all natural and cruelty-free—are said to add a glow to the eye area, as […]

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Protest Sportswear releases fourth Green Up challenge: cleaning up Costa Rica

Filed by Lucire staff/June 23, 2021/0.41

Protest Sportswear is walking the talk with two surfers—Alazne Aurrekoetxea and Laura Coviella—heading to Costa Rica to help clean up the shores as part of their Green Up the Ocean project.    They helped with the efforts to collect single-use bottles, and tied them together with some bamboo and turned them into a “green” board. […]

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New Balance releases Everybody’s Welcome collection commemorating Pride 2021

Filed by Lucire staff/June 15, 2021/23.49

For Pride 2021, New Balance has released its Everybody’s Welcome collection of footwear and apparel.    Queer Hong Kong visual artist Zoie Lam has created the art on the items, conveying an upbeat, positive and colourful mood. The characters are genderless and fun, and show that everyone is welcome, regardless of how they identify. They […]

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