Lucire
The global fashion magazine December 2, 2022 

MoEa launches sustainable sneakers made from fruits and plants

August 1, 2021/13.16

We can see MoEa’s bio-based sustainable sneakers, made from fruits and plants, being the next big thing in footwear. Fully vegan, fully recyclable, PETA-audited and approved, and handcrafted in Porto, Portugal, each MoEa pair is made from one fruit and one plant that have been turned into wearable materials.    The first batch comprises designs […]

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The Firebird a triumph for the Royal New Zealand Ballet and Loughlin Prior

July 29, 2021/14.49

Stephen A’Court Every element came together for the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s The Firebird Loughlan Prior’s The Firebird is a triumph for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, one that raises Prior’s own high standards, perfectly suited to the strengths of the company and its regular collaborators.    Its première at the Opera House in Wellington […]

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Piki Poma creates sustainable fashion made from innovative recycled fibre

July 24, 2021/12.02

Sisters Mirna Litović and Ida Babić have created their sustainable label, Piki Poma, with a skirt, two dresses and a scarf made from Repreve, a 100 per cent recycled fibre made from transformed PET plastic bottles.    The Baal skirt, Fabela slip-on dress, Tago tunic–dress and Momi scarf have a textured, crushed, and pleated appearance. […]

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Stefania Ferrario would rather go naked than wear wool in latest PETA PSA

July 20, 2021/11.08

PETA’s latest spokesperson in its ‘I’d rather go naked’ campaign is Stefania Ferrario, the Australian model who’s urging people to ‘leave wool behind’.    Ferrario’s message is that ‘Ewe can do better! Wear vegan.’    In the campaign video shown below, Ferrario says, ‘Workers are being paid for the volume of wool they’re producing, so […]

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Made out of What?!: a digital magazine considers sustainability and style

July 12, 2021/16.43

How to merge sustainable vision and fashion? A tough call, and many are still rushing at the answer. A few years ago the American art visionary Denise Domergue established a not-for-profit to engage the first half of that question in the context of art.    The Made Out of What?! initiative has mounted exhibitions, sponsored […]

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Top-tier luxury offerings in Saint-Tropez

June 30, 2021/19.04

In February, we reported the reopening of favourite properties in Saint-Tropez. Word has just come in that Airelles Château de la Messardière reopens July 1 with two exceptional luxury offerings of interest.    First, from July 1 to October 10, 2021, Château de la Messardière will partner with world-renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa. The pop-up restaurant […]

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

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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Pressology launches beauty range with Ayurvedic principles

May 25, 2021/9.46

Pressology, founded in San Francisco by cell and molecular biologist Sally Nasser, is a conscious plant-based Ayurveda beauty brand using USDA-certified organic formulations to heal and enhance the skin. Ingredients include Moringa oil, lentils, turmeric and jasmine, and the products are all made in San Francisco by strong women of colour.    Nasser has a […]

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How ethical are the clothes we buy today?

May 7, 2021/12.23

Top photograph: Amanda Vick/Unsplash Our garments speak volumes of our values and set the stage for the image we want to build of ourselves. We wear red to portray power. Black is our surefire way to exude sophistication. Silk is luxurious while denim is urban and rebellious. The clothes we put on every morning tell […]

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