Dripbook Favorites – Diana Iris Baltazar

  Diana Iris Baltazar is UrbanLandfill’s type of people. A fantastic stylist with an eye for detail and an emotional knowledge of the dynamic relationship between a woman and her clothes, Baltazar has had her eyes on clothing and fashion since she was a toddler. Ms. Baltazar is a visual artist, with degrees in Visual…

UrbanLandfill x Loomstate [9 Questions]

UrbanLandfill loves Loomstate. So we were ecstatic when they agreed to a 9 question interview based on their Sandy relief work in relation to hard-hit costal communities and their continued commitment to sustainability. UrbanLandfill’s 9 Questions for Loomstate: Sandy Relief Super Storm Sandy caused devastation in at least four states, and hit especially hard waterfront communities…

Nudie Jeans S/S 2013 Lookbook

Here at UrbanLandfill, we have high standards for our denim. So we were excited to see our friends HYPEBEAST releasing the images for Nudie Jeans’ S/S 2013 Lookbook. Nudie Jeans is a Swedish company who works primarily in denim for men, although their loyal fan base includes women (such as here, at UrbanLandfill). Aside from…

Stella by Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney is that rare woman who not only knows to design for the female body, but also designs clothes women actually want to wear. Case in Point: Stella by Stella McCartney, the new, more affordable (but no less elegant) lingerie line.  The line, which includes five different types of bras, robes, and different patterns…

Sakina M’sa x Puma for Merci – Grip Bag

Sakina M’sa has partnered with Puma to create 100 limited edition Grip bags, made completely from worker’s overalls. The bag, which M’sa has explained to the press has an homage to French workers, will be released worldwide. Ten lucky bags, however, will find a home at Merci, a Paris concept store. Merci hosted a brunch…

Frock L.A. F/W 2011 Collection [Photos]

A woman who designs for women will always find an audience, regardless of the economic climate. Such is the case for Frock L.A., a Los Angeles-based clothing company founded in 2009. The sustainable principles it lives by (most of all, ‘Waste Not, Want Not’) have only seemed to strengthen the creative team in building clothes…

Ms. Wood x Kimonos

Who ever said kimonos were out of date apparently has not heard of Ms. Wood. The Portland, Oregon based designer has been inspired by the Japanese kimonos since 2007. Since the beginning of her beautiful collection, she’s expanded to offer leather accessories, shoes, and bags. While her sustainability would never be questioned (her husband, a…

Monkee Genes

Monkee Genes are meant for those who care about quality. The British denim label, which deals in fair-trade and organic denim, has recently been certified by the Soil Association, a fact that they are indeed, extremely proud of. They are the first and only denim company to be certified by the Soil Association, which imparts…

Eko-Lab Autumn 2011 Collection

The Lady in White Flees Across the Navy Yard and the Ink Follows. That is the name given for the Autumn 2011 collection for Ek0-Lab, a company of artistic detail and overpowering tailoring. The ladies of Eko-Lab (Melissa Kirgan and Xing-Zhen Chung-Hilyard) have moved to a new workspace – the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New…

Vivienne Westwood x Marie Claire [Save The Rainforest]

The legendary Vivienne Westwood wants you to pay attention to the rainforest. The veteran designer has recently teamed up with Marie Claire Magazine and the fair-trade company People Tree to design the t-shirt dress. The June 2011 issue of all 24 editions of Marie Claire magazine coincided with the product being put on the market,…

PUMA’s Got A Clever Secret

When I learned of PUMA’s step into the eco-friendly pool, I was overjoyed. As someone who has followed PUMA’s collaborations (most notably, with the late Alexander McQueen) with the fervor most women put into following single men, I immediately headed over to HighSnobiety to get the latest: World renowned designer Yves Behar teamed with PUMA to create…

Christopher Raeburn

Call me traditional, but I’m a gal who loves to see a man rework a piece of clothing to make a genuine piece of fashion….   I’m all for the deconstruction/reconstruction of clothes, especially military ones.  I’ve been known to tear apart my father’s old uniforms to make cute shirts and jackets. (But shhh, he…