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June 21, 2009 | Melissa Magsaysay
The colorful collection of Keds designed by Rogan Gregory and Scott Hahn for Loomstate hit Barneys New York last Monday. The shoes are eco-friendly, with organic uppers and linings, nickel-free eyelets and recycled insole boards and shoe boxes. There isn't even tissue paper in the packaging. A percentage of sales goes to the Organic Exchange, a nonprofit focused on expanding organic agriculture, especially in cotton growing. Keds by Loomstate are $75 and available at Barneys and Barneys.com.
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March 15, 2005 | From Associated Press
Bono has a new gig: U2's lead singer is charged with raising awareness and interest in the new fashion brand Edun. His mission, however, is larger than selling T-shirts, shrunken blazers and slim-cut denim pants with metallic stitching. The goal is to build a brand that produces desirable and wearable clothing while providing sustainable employment and stable commercial relationships in developing areas of the world.
HOME & GARDEN
January 31, 2008
Rogan Gregory is celebrated for his chic street fashions appearing under the Rogan, Loomstate and Edun lines, the last founded by Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson. After making an impressive debut last year as a furniture craftsman, Gregory has made his New York-produced collection available in Los Angeles. Rogan Objects includes Parsons-style tables made from reclaimed wood, and bent sheet metal and handblown glass lamps with an antique mirror finish.
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November 25, 2007 | Adam Tschorn, Times Staff Writer
Score another one for the green team: Rogan Gregory, a New York City designer of socially conscious, eco-friendly brands, has won the Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund top prize. The award, created to support emerging American designers, comes with a $200,000 prize and a track record of raising the profiles of those who have won it. Last year's winner was Doo-Ri Chung, with the Trovata collective winning in 2005.
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May 11, 2008 | Erin Weinger, Times Staff Writer
The spring runways were an art fest with Marc Jacobs collaborating with Richard Prince on bags at Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana hand-painting tulle ball gowns, and Michael Kors taking inspiration from Van Gogh. And now, at last, the trend has arrived at the mall. On Thursday, Gap launches a limited-edition line of T-shirts designed by contemporary artists including Kenny Scharf, Barbara Kruger and Kiki Smith for just $28 to $32.
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April 12, 2009 | Max Padilla
To celebrate Earth Day, April 22, mass-market retailers Anthropologie and Target are offering eco-friendly, easy-on-the-pocketbook styles that will land in stores by this weekend Anthropologie collaborated with Dublin, Ireland-based Edun (founded by Bono's wife, Ali Hewson) for a line of Bee Tees to raise awareness of the plight of honeybees -- the stressed-out and disappearing insects that pollinate nearly a third of our food supply.
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May 10, 2009 | Max Padilla
Liberty's floral and paisley prints are blooming everywhere this season. Kate Moss featured the London department store's fabric in her Topshop collection (at topshop.com), and Nike did a limited-edition women's Dunk that sold out quickly in March at its Hollywood pop-up shop. On Monday, the art nouveau designs, which were huge back when flower children roamed the Earth, land in A.P.C., which is introducing a capsule collection of dresses, tunics and bags. The A.P.C.
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July 30, 2006 | Elizabeth Khuri
The genesis of the T-shirt as a staple is much debated. Some historians say the Navy made the cotton garment a necessity by issuing one to every sailor during World War I; others claim the T didn't take off until World War II; and maybe the military had nothing to do with it. Whatever. The T-shirt did, finally, morph from unadorned underwear to high-fashion statement, with a price to match. This season, hell-raising designs dominate: skulls and crossbones, angels and rockers, swords and thorns.
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January 4, 2009 | The Image Staff
STYLE Find the right color palette for you and stick to it. In a time of reduced resources, we all need a strategy for looking great. Don't go into the mall or your closet blind; find out if the blue for you is teal, sky, sapphire or ice using style consultants Jesse Garza and Joe Lupo's new "Life in Color" book (see accompanying story). Ditch those jeans and step it up. We all need to dress for success these days. The easiest way to do that is by opting for more tailored looks.
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