Spain

Skunkfunk Gives "Zero Waste" Fashion a Youthful, Hip Twist

What inspired Skunkfunk to create a zero-waste collection? We believe that fashion can and must be sustainable. We are constantly looking for innovative production methods that can…

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Ecoalf Wants to Upcycle Ocean-Trawled Plastic Into Textiles, Clothing

Ecoalf sees opportunity in waste. Based in Madrid, the urban-minimalist apparel brand—think Uniqlo for the conscious set—has recycled everything from decommissioned fishing nets,…

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Mango's New Strategy: Make "Fast Fashion" Even Faster

Photo by TonyV3112/Shutterstock Just when you thought “fast fashion” couldn’t get any faster, Mango ups and decides it wants to leave its competition in the dust. In a…

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"Technopicnic" is a Solar-Powered Backpack for Picnicking in the City

Photos by DiegoENE It’d be nice to go take for a picnic in a wildflower-filled meadow with only the birds to listen to, but most people don’t have easy access to that much…

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Celia B's Colorful, Globally Inspired Fashion is Fairly Made in Shanghai

Independent design brand Celia B brings color, fun, and incredible craftsmanship together in these vibrant collections of garments. Founder and designer Celia Bernardo has travelled…

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PeSeta Turns a Beret Into a Record Player for Marc Jacobs Collaboration

Ian McKellan’s doppelgänger wearing a beret-turned-turntable? If any situation called for a record-scratch sound effect, it’s this. The comical tableau, part of a short…

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Supertex's Recycled-Cotton Socks Resist Bacteria, Odors

Here at Ecouterre we believe that eco-fashion is a must from the head to toe, so we were delighted to come across the environmentally-conscious sock brand Supertex. The company crafts…

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Kandals: Eco-Friendly, Cruelty-Free Shoes Worth Stepping Into

TOMS may have made the humanitarian concept of footwear famous, but Kandals hopes to bring a sustainable front to the industry through their line of versatile slip-on flats for women.…

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David Catá Embroiders Portraits of Loved Ones Into Palms of His Hands

SKIN AS CANVAS “Every person we meet marks us in some way. Their image projects onto us, reminding us where we come from,” says Catá, who has sewn the faces of his…

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Spanish Artist Protests Unethical Fashion With Live Street Performance

FASHION VICTIMS Fashion Victims, according to Dominguez, shines a light on the human cost of mindless consumerism, particularly in the West. More than that, it’s an appeal for…

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Ecoology Make Eco-Friendly Wardrobe Basics Look Anything But

COOL THREADS Made in Barcelona, Ecoology’s dresses, sweaters, tops, skirts, and scarves carry a broad, Mediterranean-inspired appeal. Although Tous and Garcia reference everything…

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"Hacked" Virtual-Reality Goggles Helps Visually Impaired Avoid Obstacles

A nondescript head-mounted display could soon spell fewer bumps and bruises for people with moderate visual impairment, thanks to researchers from the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid.…

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OOO My Design Makes Flat-Pack Plywood Earrings You Assemble Yourself

You don’t need an Allen wrench to bring these plywood earrings to life. Made by OOO My Design in Spain, the space-saving ear hooks ship flat like a postcard, ready to be assembled…

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