Pala X Mylea: Indonesian makers team up to create wooden watch with mushroom leather straps — Life & Soul Magazine

Indonesian handmade-wooden watchmakers, Pala Nusantara is experimenting with watch straps made from leather of a different kind – mycelium leather otherwise known as mushroom leather. Mycelium or mushroom leather is fibrous and tough yet pliable and waterproof, and has been touted as an environmentally-friendly alternative to synthetic products or natural leather made from animal hide. […] … Continue reading Pala X Mylea: Indonesian makers team up to create wooden watch with mushroom leather straps — Life & Soul Magazine

Ginew: Native American-owned premium denim label fusing selvedge denim with symbolic tribal details — Life & Soul Magazine

Native American-owned premium denim label, Ginew, is incorporating tribal customs with American workwear and motorcyle culture to create an authentically symbolic and unique collection. The Ginew collection of menswear and womenswear includes denim coats and down vests lined with symbolic tribal prints, as well as selvedge jeans, wax canvas rider jackets, and denim jackets with […] … Continue reading Ginew: Native American-owned premium denim label fusing selvedge denim with symbolic tribal details — Life & Soul Magazine

Timberland supporting the planting of 50 million trees by 2025 worldwide including Africa’s Great Green Wall project — Life & Soul Magazine

Lifestyle brand Timberland has committed to support large-scale regreening and tree planting efforts around the world, including Africa’s Great Green Wall, as part of its plans to plant 50 million trees by 2025. Over the next five years or so, Timberland will partner with a range of organisations that support the environment including the Smallholder […] … Continue reading Timberland supporting the planting of 50 million trees by 2025 worldwide including Africa’s Great Green Wall project — Life & Soul Magazine

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation issues new guidelines for making denim more sustainable — Life & Soul Magazine

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has issued new guidelines designed to transform the way denim is produced to be more sustainable, and to lessen its impact on the environment. The Jeans Redesign Guidelines set out minimum requirements on garment durability, material health, recyclability, and traceability. Based on the principles of the circular economy, the guidelines will […] … Continue reading The Ellen MacArthur Foundation issues new guidelines for making denim more sustainable — Life & Soul Magazine

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