The Artful Gentleman is a Kickstarter project by Jake Wall & Nate Johnson, who create personalized suits, shirting and separates for both men and women.
The development of nanotech fibres has advanced in leaps and bounds over the last couple of years, with Rice University being at the forefront of the research. Their latest project has been in development for the last 10 years, but the results are still shocking, because their end result is a fibre that looks like black cotton thread that behaves like both metal wire and carbon fibre.
London can be a wet place, so having a waterproof backpack while you tool around on your bicycle to and from work comes in real handy.
The Krukke backpack is made for adventure, ready for any expedition. It’s large enough for A4 documents and files with side pockets that fit a mini-u-lock or water bottle and a zip pocket for valuables.
*The Krukke backpack is available through the Trakke website and comes in Mustard, Green, Purple and Black for £180
For those creative types out there that really can’t find anything in fashion that suits them comes the Colour In Dress from Michiel Schuurman. The dress’s design is printed by ink jet on 100% cotton fabric and is for sale for €300 each, and there are only 50 of the second batch available.
The Harry Barker Stripe dog bed is designed and manufactured to reduce your dogs carbon foot print. Made from eco-friendly, heavy-duty bed covers over a soft blend of hemp and cotton, all grown without the use of pesticides.
The beds are made with azo free, non-chemical, earth-friendly dyes. They are also durable, hypoallergenic, naturally mildew resistant, antibacterial and anti fungal. To save you time the covers are pre-washed and pre-shrunk as well.
*Harry Barker beds are available through the Harry Barker shop for $150 to $190 depending on the size
Comfort is unfortunately one of the last things we think about when going on a picnic, usually its all about the food. So how do you make sure no one wakes up the next morning bruised from sitting on the hard ground?
Hedgehouse, has these gorgeous “throw beds” that are the size of a twin beds and filled with down and fibre. They are covered with a removable & washable cotton and have a linen cover which can be rolled up for easy storage.
*Order your Hedgehouse Throw Bed from Garde for just $295
Made from 100% organic cotton and GOTS certified, the long sleeved, long legged bodysuit for children aged 1 to 3 years is so comfortable they won’t want to take it off. There is a Grampa enclosure in the front at the neck and ring poppers at the crotch for easy nappy changes, ingenious if you ask me. It is manufactured by Mini Rodini and costs €31.10 through their website.
The bodysuit is printed with a world map that echoes a trend that is oh so hot right now, so get one now and get your baby into the trendiest cotton bodysuits out there.
Jax and Bones toys were voted Best Pet Toy by Pet Product News in 2008, and it’s obvious why. Their toys are available in a variety of animal shapes and 2 sizes plus they are made from eco-friendly and chemical free natural dyed coton and boiled wool.
The machine washable toys are available through the Jax and Bones shop
Beach weather is fast approaching and this cover up from Tory Burch is perfect for the summer. Made with a standing collar and three-quarter sleeves for a little protection from the sun, the linen and a cotton trim make it comfortable enough to wear in the serious heat.
Available through Saks Fifth Avenue
When people talk about weddings, they usually talk about what the Bride will be wearing, what everybody will be eating or where the blessed event will be held, but what about the guys? Surely what the Groom is wearing is important too? I thought I would feature a company that cared about that sort of thing. And Good Heavens surely do.
Inspired by dapper, well dressed grandfathers, the ties are made from cotton in the traditional Shweshwe, a traditional south African printed cotton fabric also known as German Print and Liberty Lawn.