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…

Aesop Mouthwash

It’s a difficult thing, finding a mouthwash that doesn’t feel like you’re gargling acid. Aesop has solved that problem. The Australian skincare brand that has brought anti-oxidants into the mainstream of hygiene products is set to release an introduction into oral care – the mouthwash. Formulated for those who have sensitive mouths and/or just need…

Urbanlandfill’s New Year Resolutions

It’s an odd idea, it seems, to have resolutions once a year. One would think you’d do it continuously, creating and improving upon yourself as time goes on. Here in America it seems that resolutions come only after you’ve had a hard night of drinking and are feeling the hangover from hell. But resolutions, in whatever…

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…

Xtreme KinematiX // Marin Myftiu

Marin Myftiu’s career is one worth watching. Take one look at the designer behind the Xtreme KinematiX, and you’ll see why. His portfolio showcases his interest in car design, along with his keen aptitude for aesthetics. The freelance designer and architect spares no artistic expense when it comes to designing this new generation electric roadster….

Gymnase Clapiers by MDR Architectes

UrbanLandfill loves architects who are efficient. Take the Gymnase Clapiers project as an example. Completed this year, the 900sqm facility in Montpellier, France is an elegant, streamlined structure that allows for efficiency of light, air, and energy, without losing any semblance of design. The building is simple – two long sports halls connected by an…

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…

Merci // Paris

Tucked away in a courtyard in the Marais district of Paris lies a shop. Flanked by a florist and a bookstore on either side, this cobblestone building is nondescript. But those who venture inside the courtyard are met with a blinding sense wonder. The Cohens, who made their mint off their luxury children’s brand BonPoint,…