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Vans Introduces "Prelow" Sneaker Made From Cork

Vans wants you to put a cork in it this summer. The skatewear brand’s “Prelow” sneaker, part of its premium OTW collection, now includes a cork-clad option. Cork hails…

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Nike's "LeBron X" Basketball Shoe Features Genuine Cork

Nike’s latest offering is worth popping the bubbly for. The special-edition “Lebron X” shoe features an upper composed of 100 percent genuine cork, a regenerative…

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Win an Eco-Friendly Timepiece from Sprout Watches (Worth Up To $80!)

Wearing a watch may seem a little retro, but Sprout’s eco-friendly timepieces are anything but old-fashioned. We’ve teamed up with this innovative company, which outfits the…

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Sole Footwear Finds New Use for Millions of Old Wine Corks

If you are in the market for new  footwear, do your part in adding to the material chain of custody by sipping on a bottle of your favorite vintage! In a partnership with ReCork, a…

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Manolo Blahnik, M. Patmos Make Eco-Friendly Shoes From Waste Tilapia Skins, Cork

A eco-friendly Manolo Blahnik shoe isn’t something we expected to see in our lifetime, but stranger things have happened. The luxury shoemaker, name-checked by Sarah Jessica…

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7 Eco-Friendly (and Vegan!) Alternatives to Animal Leather

BETTER “LEATHERS” 1. Barkcloth 2. Cork 3. Recycled Ultrasuede 4. Glazed Cotton 5. Paper 6. Recycled PET Polyester 7. Degradable Polyurethane PUT A CORK IN IT Cork…

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Go Leather-Free With Cliff's Reversible Cork Belts

Going cruelty-free doesn’t have to be limiting. In fact, vegan alternatives can open up a whole universe of textures and possibilities Take Cliff’s cork belts, for instance.…

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Kévin Goupil's Cork Bicycle Helmet Offers More Cushion For Your Noggin

So you’re barreling through the streets on your trusty cycle with your Kill Spencer satchel strapped to your back. Blammo! You’re ambushed by an errant metro rail that sends…

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Cork: A Sustainable Fabric With Real Bark

Photo by Cork Boutique CORK \ˈkȯrk\ n. 1 a: An impermeable, buoyant, fire-resistant material that is stripped from the bark of the cork-oak tree every nine years. (The tree has an…

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