Women

  • Deibe Rondon - spring cocktail dresses

    By Kate | Women

    Venezuelan-born designer Deibe Rondon is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Rondon began designing his first collection in 2006, while interning with Douglas Hannant Couture Atelie...


  • olsen Haus - Spring 2010 collection

    By Kate | Women

    Elizabeth Olsen founded olsen Haus to illustrate that plundering, cruelty and greed are not synonymous with true style and consciousness, while further exposing the atrocities being committed on animals, the environment and mankind. The philosoph...


  • Hand-made Thursdays

    By Kate | Women

    Desira Pesta (pronounced Dez-ur-rah Pest-ah) is a self-proclaimed pioneer of the DIY handmade movement. A former Personal Vegan/Veg/Organic Gourmet Chef with a BFA Magna Cum Laude --Painting & Interior Architecture from Syracuse University, she...


  • Kristinit - Organic linen jumpsuit

    By Staff | Women

    We've featured her before, but we can't help doing it again. Look at this magnifeco pantsuit from Los Angeles-based Kristinit. Named after the Latvian version of founder Kristina Lenss’ name, Kristinit uses innovative organic fabrics, local manuf...


  • goodone - recycled textiles equals great fashion

    By Staff | Women

    U.K.-based goodone has a video on their site, that has some astounding facts: If every Briton purchased one item made from recycled wool each year, it would save 371 million gallons of water, 480 tones of chemical dyes, and 4571 million days of a...


  • Bronsino - handcrafted leather

    By Kate | Women

      The handcrafted handbags and accessories from the Bronsino collection are produced in very limited numbers in Vancouver. Designer Denise Wilson's background is in the Fine Arts, having studied in Vancouver and Florence, Italy. The name B...


  • Ivana Basilotta - Eco-sustainable fashion

    By Kate | Women

    We discovered Ivana Basilotta at EcoCHic in Geneva (read about her in this post). Italian by nationality, born and educated in Germany, her label - Ivana Basilotta is based in London. Designed with an Eco-conscious approach, Ivana Basilotta uses the...


  • Chulette - silk dreams in NYC

    By Kate | Women

    Participating in the Now Showcase is made (fairly) in New York label, Chulette. Columbia College grad Lee Phutrakul never set out to become a fashion designer. After studying advertising in Bangkok Thailand and eventually landing the assistant fa...


  • Hand-made Thursdays

    By Kate | Women

    Joanna Cave was brought up on a Cyclaedic Island by a Greek mother and an English father. She went to an international school in Athens, and then studied jewellery in London. All her jewellery is handmade, using pearls, pebbles, threads and silver (a...