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Fashion's Finest Tree Huggers

Bianca Heyward | Posted 04.08.2015 | 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...

Top, Bottom & Versatile 101: Nicholas Snow Explains it All for Your Straight Friends (AUDIO/VIDEO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

So if you don't want to answer you mom's questions, or have those awkward conversations in the produce aisle, just send them a link to this episode.

The #1 Fashion Accessory Every Middle-Aged Woman Needs To Wear

Felice Shapiro | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Ok ladies, there happens to be an acceptable fashion accessory this season that we all have in our closets. Hint: it's leather, you used to borrow it from your boyfriend, it covers your arms, it makes you feel Bad Ass.

International Mr. Leather and the Conflict of Exclusivity Within the LGBT Community (NSFW)

Eric Barry | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Barry

How do groups that have traditionally been marginalized create a safe-space for themselves without simultaneously enacting the same exclusionary policies they've been fighting against?

SXSW Street Style: Who Says Good Things Must Come To An End?

Kitty Cash | Posted 05.17.2014 | Style
Kitty Cash

Wrapping up the last days of SXSW I got a chance to see Bird Man, Erykah Badu, Cam'ron, and a few other artists that took me back to the early 2000's. That idea of nostalgia inspired me to hunt for a few trends that never seem to die out!

The Blackfish Effect: How Animal Rights Advocates Are Winning

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Never preachy, the film simply lays bare the facts and lets viewers interpret them. It's the same strategy that animal rights organizations have used for years: Give people the information, and let them decide. And it's working.

The Irreplaceable Tee-Shirt

Mimi Raad | Posted 04.20.2014 | Style
Mimi Raad

I have dozens of them. Loose cuts, tight ones. V neck, round neck, U shape...Long sleeves, short sleeves. Cropped or long. In cotton, jersey, leather, silk. Cannot have enough of them. I slip them under a jacket, a tuxedo, a dress, I sleep in them, go to the gym wearing them ...You name it!

'Whoa Dude!' Leather Daddy & Bears Edition (NSFW)

Posted 02.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Johnny McGovern is back with the latest installment in his infamous "Whoa Dude!" web series -- and this time it's all about leather, daddies and bears...

Harper's Bazaar Digital Director Chats About Shop Bazaar and Fun Holiday Buys!

Rai Mensah | Posted 02.26.2014 | Style
Rai Mensah

Harper's Bazaar has made the consumer shopping experience just a little easier. With their 'Shop Bazaar' digital boutique established in 2012 they allowed the sophisticated yet tech savvy consumer to shop the pages of their print magazine online.

Ditch That Leather Jacket -- It's All About VEGAN Leather Now

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 12.19.2013 | Style

ATLANTA (AP) — Finding a knockoff version of the fur you want under the Christmas tree would ordinarily be a disappointment. Not this year....

Ho, Ho -- Oh, No! Before You Finish Your Holiday Shopping, Read This

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

You can still buy Sis the sweater and Mom that new purse without getting a lump of coal from Santa for supporting cruelty to animals. Whether you're looking for the latest trends or timeless pieces that are always in style, here's how to do it.

Quality Over Quantity: The Launch of Brett Johnson Co

Rai Mensah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Rai Mensah

But what does it take to achieve a long lasting piece and a line that stands the test of time? A connection with the consumer and quality material. Two very basic fundamentals I believe Brett Johnson Co has mastered.

The New Closet Edit for Global Warming

Christine Bronstein | Posted 08.12.2013 | Style
Christine Bronstein

We think the best way to save money on clothes is to be able to see everything you have. So, spend a couple hours cleaning out your closet every month or two and you will feel less need to shop for items you don't actually need.

VIDEO: Top 5 Summer Trends

Shoptiques | Posted 08.07.2013 | Style
Shoptiques

Summer is a season of colors. While past seasons were all about pastels, no one should escape the brights this season.

Bieber Looks A LOT Like ...

Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity

Justin Bieber showed up looking like Vanilla Ice at the Heat/Pacers Game 7 Conference Final last night. Although the Heat ended up winning the gam...

Astoria Characters: The Sole Saver

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In a shop that has long been vacant on Ditmars Boulevard, a gleaming gold coin-shaped sign has risen like the sun.

Meet This Classically Trained Barber-Turned-Leather Artisan

Basil Hayden's | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

Early in our conversation at his workshop on a cold fall morning, Kenton Sorenson was waxing poetic about haircutting when he said, "I create lines an...

Louis Vuitton: Foldable furniture + Travel Accessories at Design Miami

designboom | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
designboom

Louis vuitton's 'Objets Nomades' Collection at Design Miami Patricia Urquiola's 'Swing Chair' French brand Louis Vuitton unveiled a new luxury col...

Pink's Rocker Style Is Just One Reason That We Love The Outspoken Star

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Style

Leather and studs aren't just for the S&M crowd.

Who Says Women Of A Certain Age Can't Wear Leather?

Iman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Style
Iman

Wide and bell-bottomed, cigarette thin, straight, bootcut, or just plain cut above the ankle, give me a fine pair of britches any day as long as they are effortlessly on trend without being trendy, well-executed, and most importantly make my posterior look every bit as good as I think it looks.