In addition to making sandals that save the world, Sseko has a new line of clutches that are helping to put Ugandan women through college. In exchange for 9 months of work making these adorable fringed, striped and zig zag woven bags and multifunctional sandals, these recent high school grads will have the opportunity to learn more, and become even more of a positive agent of change in the world. And that’s something worth holding onto.
With handpainted surfaces and a great depth of care to visual and ecological details, the duo behind ANNTIAN master forward thinking cool with big ease.
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With Anna Sui hitting up the Morrison Hotel Gallery, paying homage to Kurt Cobain through Jesse Frohman’s iconic images, I got to chat with her about how Nirvana played its way into her aesthetics. As we spoke of the grunge movement, other movements came to mind, like her quest to Save the Garment Center, and the eco revolution that could really use a game changer of Kurt Cobain proportions to shake it up. Get inside Anna Sui’s mind and history after the jump.
Buying eco-friendly things make us feel a bit better about ourselves. Even though we’re still spending our $$$ at least we’re being good to the planet, right? Here are five of our favorite bags that are friendly to the environment and friendly to your wallet (so you can spend more money on eco-friendly booze.)
Japanese artist Takaya Hanayuishi takes the art of hairstyling to a new extreme with his Hanayui Collection, in which he adorned his models’ heads with delectable flowers and vegetables.