From two creatives, here is a visual catalog — a design landscape, and an eclectic playground sprinkled with inspirational findings, curious quirks and stylish musings from everyday life.
Vis ce que tu aimes et rêves les yeux grands ouverts.
Category Archives: Global Citizen
Brother Vellies self professed “magical’ sustainable shoes” handcrafted in South African, Kenya and Morocoo. These adjectives are cornerstone of Brother Vellies. Founded by Canadian born Creative Director, Aurora James. Brother Vellies boutique is based in one of our favourite boroughs, the dynamically… Continue reading
We aren’t ready for Autumn just yet but is it ever too early to look for perfect transitional pieces to step into the new season. On a trip to Vancouver, a while back, I came across the effortlessly chic and environmentally… Continue reading
Sawa Shoes never disappoints. Shot one of Ethiopia’s historical landmarks,the ADDIS ABABA CULTURAL RESTAURANT, their latest look-book features two new models, the LISHAN ( « medal » in amharic) and the KONJO (« beautiful » in amharic). Both shoes really… Continue reading
While browsing the interwebs, we stumbled upon these colorful pieces from Knotty Gal and we were immediately smitten. Knotty Gal specializes in “handmade accessories for a cause” (a portion of all proceeds goes to the Bhandari Girls’ School in Bangladesh).… Continue reading
I spy… LemLem‘s® delicate and patterned garments exclusively for J.Crew. I’ve fallen for International Goodwill Ambassador (and supermodel) Liya Kebede’s line of handmade pieces fashioned by Ethiopian weavers with a means to escape poverty. Today I’ve wrapped myself in their… Continue reading
Welcome to a world with no barriers, a world where possibilities are endless and potential is limitless. Let the Games begin!
Design that Solves Problems Currently working with local artisans in Mali, West Africa and Guatemala, Proud Mary Textiles provides a global exploration of textiles while supporting and empowering global artisans and celebrating their beautiful work. Proud Mary’s unique, handcrafted patterned… Continue reading
What we do to the planet we do to ourselves. Beautify the Earth.
Designer crush. Duro Olowu Spring | Summer 2010 Collection