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Reclaiming My Life From the Virtual Cloud

Derek Bishop | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Derek Bishop

I believe you can make genuine connections through online dating and social media. But you have to be honest with yourself about whether those connections are really happening or whether you are just distracting yourself from loneliness or, worse, avoiding pursuing a passion.

PETA Gives Leather Shoppers A Grisly Surprise

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 05.16.2016 | Green

The animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals doesn't appear to consider subtlety a virtue in its fight against animal products....

Pineapple Leather May Be The Sweet Future Of Fashion

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.13.2016 | Style

People who have an obsession with pineapples, rejoice. You can now wear your favorite tropical fruit in the subtlest and chicest of ways. Two words: P...

Nepali Products Market in the USA

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Rajan Thapaliya

Recently, U.S. president Barack Obama signed a legislation that provides Nepali products duty-free access to the American market. That is a good news for all Nepali businessmen as well as Nepali farmers.

The Real Reason Why Leather is Sexy, and How to Take Advantage.

Gail Green | Posted 03.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

LEATHER is supple and luxurious. There's no denying that. Even the word, leather, is sexy. That may explain why, leather, a material long relegated...

An Interview With Filthy Royalty, the Boulet Brothers

Michael Podell | Posted 02.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Podell

These two towering figures with gorgeous, sinister makeup wearing layers of latex and a sky-high wigs had a firm hold over the crowd, in part due to the tray of shots they were about to pass out, but also most certainly thanks to their general presence.

6 Hacks For Removing Deodorant From All Types Of Clothing

Posted 02.29.2016 | Women

The struggle can get beyond real when -- just as you’re dashing out the door to go to work or running late to meet up with the ladies for a night ou...

Your Leather Gloves Are Gross, So Wash Them

PureWow | Posted 01.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

You're washing your duvet on a regular basis. You're conditioning your itchy sweaters. You've got this laundry thing down. Oh, except for those lea...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year, New Stores

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.30.2015 | New York
Read More: Champagne, 2016, Happy New Year, Times Square, Madison Avenue, Sonia Rykiel, 816 Madison Ave, Paris, France, Ready-to-Wear Collections, Fur, Leather, Shoes, Children's Lines, Julie De Libran, 935 Madison Avenue, Italy, Milan, Pope, United States, Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Intermix, Moda Operandi, Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter, Saks, Shopbop, Moynat, Faith Hope Consolo, New York Fashion Week, February, Dover Street Market, Apple, Mac, Iphone, Macbook, Ipad, Jimmy Choo, 699 Madison Avenue, Hermès, Isabel Marant, 23 East 67th Street, The Row, 17 East 71st Street, Ashley Olsen, Full House, Mary-Kate Olsen, Midtown, Saks OFF 5TH, Billionaires Row, Millionaires Row, 135 East 57th Street, Saks Fifth Avenue, Discount Designer Handbags, Dresses, Tower 57, Brookfield Place, Target, 255 Greenwich Street, Tribeca, East Harlem, Westfield World Trade Center, World Trade Center, 7 WTC, Oculus, Santiago Calatrava, 3 World Trade Center, 4 World Trade Center, Aesop, Aldo, The Art of Shaving, Banana Republic, Beer Table, Breitling, Camper, Caudalie, Charles Tyrwhitt, Cole Haan, Cos, Crabtree & Evelyn, Designer Eyes, Dune London, Eataly, Edward Beiner, Epicerie Boulud, Fika, Folli Follie, Fossil, Hugo Boss, Joe Coffee, John Barrett Salon, John Varvatos, Kate Spade New York, Kiehl's, Kiko Milano, L'Occitane, La Colombe, Lacoste, Links of London, LK Bennett, London Jewelers, Longines, Lore Wine & Spirits, M.a.C, Market Lane (Previously Known as Jones the Grocer), Michael Kors, K. Minamoto, Montblanc, Nobletree Coffee, NuNu Chocolates, Pandora, Penhaglion's, Reiss, Rituals Cosmetics, Sephora, Stuart Weitzman, Swatch, Thomas Sabo, Tissot, True Religion, Turnbull & Asser, Under Armour, Une De 50, Victoria's Secret, Victoria's Secret Beauty, Vince Camuto, & Other Stories, Aquazzura, Matchesfashion, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to pop the champagne and celebrate the new shopping landscape that is on the horizon in 2016.

Where's the Leather?

Kimberly E. Stone | Posted 10.15.2015 | Style
Kimberly E. Stone

Anything almost goes, self-expression sells and having a sense of signature style is paramount. Forget about real leather, real fur, thrift and alter, while enjoying the freedom of modern day fashion.

Fall Style How-To: Edgy Elegance

ModCloth | Posted 10.14.2015 | Style
ModCloth

Our latest photo shoot seamlessly combined ethereal beauty with a touch of edge -- the resulting looks were romantic, unexpected, and unquestionably eye-catching. If you've been wondering how to recreate this autumnal aesthetic for yourself, you're in luck.

An Open Letter to Ellen DeGeneres: Please Remember Animals

Chris Sosa | Posted 09.23.2015 | Green
Chris Sosa

More than 100,000 Care2 members have signed my petition protesting your decision to include the skins of animals in the ED by Ellen clothing line, which is confirmed to feature leather and may include other animal-derived products.

Farrah Fawcett-Majors Made Me Realize I'm Super Gay

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael C. Bryan

I always told people I didn't know I was gay as a kid. But there it was, a photo of me, at 12, wearing a Farrah Fawcett-Majors T-shirt. In Montana.

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
Read More: Shopping, Services, High-End Repair Shops, Cleaners, Restorers, Jimmy Choos, Cashmere, Cabernet Sauvignon, Handbag, Luggage, Leather, Leather Spa, 55 West 55th Street, Grand Central Terminal, 89 East 42nd Street, The Plaza Hotel, 1 West 58th Street, Jim's Shoe Repair, 50 East 59th Street, Straps, Tips, Soles, Boots, Belts, Handbags, 1130 Madison Avenue, Hillel Tenenbaum, Zippers, Handles, Patching, Piping, Magnetic Snaps, Hardware Repair, Replacement, Suitcase, Briefcase Repair, Leather Garment Repair, Alteration, Hardware Re-Plating, Crystal Replacement, Hand-Beaded, Alligator, Lizard, Cut Steel Beaded Bags, Minaudieres, Chanel, Fendi, Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin, Gucci, Valentine, Rockstud, Superior Leather Restorers, 383 Fifth Avenue, Lettered Embossing, Madame Paulette, 1255 2nd Avenue, Cleaning, Alterations, Restoration, Bridal, Designer, Suede, Couture, Vintage, Hand Laundering of Shirts, European Tailoring, Soft Home Furnishings, Water Damage, Fire, Smoke, Home Closet Organization, Garment Storage, Packing, Slate, 107 Horatio Street, Silver Polishing, Jean's Silversmiths, 16 West 45th Street, Sterling Silver Flatware American, English, Danish, German and European Sterling Pieces, Sterling Hollowware, Bowls, Trays, Cups, Tea and Coffee Service, Candlesticks, Candy Dishes and More. Repairs by the Shop's Experts Restore Items Marred by Dullness, Dents, Scratches, Stains, Knife Blades, Silver and Gold Plating, Raphael Silver Repair & Antiques, 14 West 45th Street, Polishes and Restores Sterling Silver, Antique Sterling Silver Goods, Tea Sets, Kiddush Cups, Goblets, Antique and Art Restoration, Hess Restoration, 20 West 22nd Street, Lladró Figurine, Landscape Painting, Mexican Pottery, Museums, Antique Dealers, Private Collectors, Fine Crystal, China Manufacturers, Porcelain, Ceramics, Glassware, Silver, Lacquer, Ivory, Enamel, Paintings, Antique Clocks, Picture Frames, Lamps, Marble, Fine Wood Objects, Knife and Scissor Sharpening, Westpfal Henry and Company, 115 West 25th Street, Sharpening Company, Stylist Shears, Manicure Instruments, Swiss Army Knives, Tool and Knife Sharpening, Cutlery, Leatherworking Tools, Faith Hope Consolo, Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue, Soho, Artbag, Drycleaners, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.

From Pineapple to Puma (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

Leather made of pineapple?! Well, not exactly. Carmen Hijosa is the brain behind the new textile Pinatex, which by the first glance and touch might as...

Selena Gomez Wears Leather Pants For A Night Out

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment

Leather was the fabric of choice for Selena Gomez when she stepped out in West Hollywood Thursday night. The 23-year-old "Good for You" singer, whose...

Real Leather Without Animal Slaughter? Scientists Are Working On It

Today | Jade Walker | Posted 07.28.2015 | Style
Read More: Leather, Style News

One day there might be animal leather products that even vegans can get behind....

Fashion's Biological Future Is Now

Joshua Katcher | Posted 07.24.2016 | Style
Joshua Katcher

In an industry notorious for transience, flux and experimentation, it's counterintuitive to consider that the fashion system is stuck in a rut when it comes to materials and real sustainability.

About Style

Mimi Raad | Posted 05.27.2016 | Style
Mimi Raad

Getting dressed with style implicates elegance, and elegance is not a matter of taste it's a moral quality as well. Elegance comes from the inside. Style doesn't lie. It's a personal construction, the expression of our deep desire and taste.

Fashion's Finest Tree Huggers

Bianca Heyward | Posted 06.08.2015 | Style
Bianca Heyward

Fashion is typically forgotten when thinking about environmental issues. Luckily, some big names in the industry are helping to bring it to the forefront of global issues -- voicing their opinions through their social media accounts and beyond.

The Faithful Shopper: Favorite Flagships

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the great advantages of shopping in the greatest retail city in the world is that we can visit each designer or brand's largest statement stores (aka flagships).

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Masam: Material World (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

Perfection, excellence and beauty -- you won't find many creative people who don't seek these ideals in their work, from the surliest, most DIY of DIY bands to the most unashamedly elitist luxury car manufacturers.

Spotlight on Austin's Noah Marion Quality Goods

Sarah Stodola | Posted 04.05.2015 | Small Business
Sarah Stodola

It makes for a dramatic entrance, stepping off Austin's South Lamar Boulevard into Noah Marion's combination shop, cafe and studio. To the left is a long counter, above which a neon sign beckons visitors to "Live Well."

Learn To Rock A Leather Jacket From The Pros

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 09.16.2014 | Style

If there's one piece of clothing that defines cool, it's the leather jacket. Just ask any celebrity -- they've been rocking the classic look in the ed...