August 20, 2009
Matt & Nat never disappoints. The new canvas collection is incredibly handsome, and made from recycled soda bottles, and recycled faux-suede lining. Better yet, you can win one of these bags! Email Matt & Nat at firstname.lastname@example.org before August 30th at midnight and tell them what MATT & NAT means to you in 250 words, the best men’s and women’s letters will win one of our new Fall 09 handbags.
Steve Alan presents some nice, basic, organic shirts. We love the black and white, single needle check shirt!
These tapered organic cotton pants, slouch pants, and shirts from the Australian company, Bassike are not for the faint of heart. But those gents that have a love for cutting-edge trends, check these out!
Arn Mercantile offers up an organic Peruvian cotton “chore jacket” and some comfy pullovers.
The Japanese company, Kato uses organic cotton from Zimbabwe to make these jackets and shirts.
August 12, 2009
Here are some cool tools to add to your aresnal for the approaching autumn. Whether you’re headed back to school or back to work, new flax kicks, acessories, and organic cotton shirts are a good place to start.
Loomstate teams up with Jil Planter for some cool accessories.
The UO Linen Oxford combines a flax upper, a faux-leather inner, and a wood and resin sole. Now that’s smart and on sale for $39.99 .The other styles have real cow skin in them, so stick to these beige kicks.
Paul Smith has a distinguished autumn organic check shirt.
TOPMAN offers up some handsome plimsoles in poly faux-leather brown, and red tartan. These are great for back-to-school and autumn adventures.
Nordstrom has a good selection of organic cotton dress shirts for under $30.
August 3, 2009
Congratulations to Ralph Kelleners of Belgium. He is The Discerning Brute July Contest winner! We challenged our readers to take a photograph of themselves that demonstrates how they speak up on behalf of animals, people, or the environment! Here is our winner:
We thank him so much for the work he does on behalf of animals. The picture he submitted (above) shows how he raises awareness about painful and outdated experiments that companies like Proctor & Gamble continue to conduct on animals like rabbits.
Enjoy the organic cotton, French terry cardigan from COVET , worth $110 USD.
And thank you to all of our readers who entered for all of the amazing work you do! We are truly inspired.
July 1, 2009
Win this $110 COVET organic cotton, french terry cardigan!
Straight from COVET‘s fall 2009 menswear collection, this organic french terry cardigan is warm, soft, and luxurious. Tara St. James of COVET has been creating superb, handcrafted, organic garments for both men and women for years.
You can win this COVET cardigan in a few simple steps:
- Take a photograph of yourself that demonstrates how you speak up on behalf of animals, people, or the environment!
- Send to TheDiscerningbrute@gmail.com. The Subject line must read: JULY CONTEST: COVET (otherwise it may get trashed)
- The best, most moving and creative photo wins!
- Deadline is July 31st.
- The winner will be announced August 1st.