Posts tagged with 'fashion'
7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019
7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019
One hundred years ago, 1919 was a really big year: Countries signed the Treaty of Versailles to end World War I, Mahatma Gandhi began his nonviolent resistance against British rule, the Grand Canyon became a national park. And on a ...
Friday Fun: Glow-in-the-Dark Bicycle
Friday Fun: Glow-in-the-Dark Bicycle
A version of this post was orginially published by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti on October 7, 2011 in Portuguese in TheCityFix Brasil. Cycling is great, but it comes with risks, especially at night when there is less visibility and cyclists are ...
Friday Fun: Fashionable and Inflatable Bike Helmets
Friday Fun: Fashionable and Inflatable Bike Helmets
   Hövding is an invisible bike helmet that inflates like an airbag in the event of a crash. (We previously wrote about it as a “Best of 2010” technological innovation.) Created as an industrial design thesis project by Anna Haupt ...
Friday Fun: Sneakers that Sprout
Friday Fun: Sneakers that Sprout
We’ve found, perhaps, the epitome of eco-conscious fashion. (You might want to sit down.) A few weeks ago at the Amsterdam International Fashion Week, models walked basically naked down the runway, save for wearing biodegradable shoes. (The theme of the show ...
The Style, The Substance: It's All Important for Cycling
The Style, The Substance: It's All Important for Cycling
Bike style, bike culture, bike imagery — they’re important for many cyclists. The people who ride, the communities that form around this alternative mode of transportation, and events like critical mass have been important for the increased popularity of urban ...