« Don’t throw that out, it may come in handy! » Such is the motto of Pascale Mussard, descendant of founder Thierry Hermès and muse of « Petit h », the latest ephemeral line that Hermès showcased in New York City this November before heading back to Paris until the end of the year. At a time when [...]
Throw into a room the following: 25 students from the Parsons Paris design school, a heap of unsold copies of the Herald Tribune and a handful of catalogs from the 1.618 salon (on luxury and sustainable development). Add in one highly-regarded fashion designer (e.g. Bensimon), and a pinch of good intentions from the “Chaine du [...]
My Green Lifestyle likes upcycling, re-use, and DIY projects… Yes, but only when the result is chic and stylish! Now that’s said and done! We simply love the idea of bringing outdated objects back to life, using them in another way than initially planned, thus giving them a new identity… That’s why we naturally developed [...]
We discovered Guillemette through her bags, jewels, accessories and small furniture during the « Luxury and sustainable development » exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris in May, 2009. Her thing? She finds objects that have a story: she digs them out in flea markets, transforms them, and finishes them off by adding her personal touch. [...]
Creating beautiful, fashion-forward and glamourous accessories using recycled materials… that’s the philosophy of Mayalalune, the young bohemian-chic brand that opened its e-shop last weekend. For the anecdote, Mayalalune was launched in March 2010 by Maya, a tad dreamy, young and talented French-Moroccan designer. Trained as a graphic designer, Maya worked 4 years in a trend-forecasting [...]
An exhibition about recycling and the rehabilitation of our wastes? That was well enough to draw our attention! We were so motivated that we even began our small journey in the green culture by checking out the exhibition’s press kit… And here’s what we read: “Over recent years, contemporary artists, whether they be openly eco-conscious [...]
Valentine’s Day – For or against? A few eco-friendly ideas for Her and for Him before you choose sides!
It’s difficult this week to escape the eternal “For or against Valentine’s Day?” debate that always comes up at this time of year. You’re an unconditional fan of Valentine’s Day and an uncurable romantic? Skip the next paragraph and go directly to the next one. Or you’re rather the anti-Valentine’s Day kind. You jib at [...]