Ultra-Soft T-Shirts by Schooner

An environmentally friendly and socially responsible wardrobe essential by the young British label

One of the eternal wardrobe classics (the hunt for which has almost become a cliché) is the perfect white T-shirt. In East London, one in particular from a new company looks set to become a serious contender for the title. Schooner—which launched late this summer—is the work of Kemal Yalcinkaya and Ali Saribas and focuses on “essentials made better.” The company’s first product is an …

Photographer Daniel Kukla’s Arctic Expedition

An Arctic Ocean adventure for the sake of the environment—and art

In October 2014, a sailing vessel will make its way in and around the archipelago of Svalbard, situated in the vast Arctic Ocean not far from the North Pole. The ship will be populated by scientists and researchers, thanks to The Arctic Circle Residency. And, with the help of a successfully funded Kickstarter, photo-based artist Daniel Kukla will also be aboard. Kukla has long contributed …

YEVU Clothing, Ethically Made in Ghana

Combining tradition, color and contemporary design to help create opportunities

When Anna Robertson was volunteering in Ghana’s Accra, she heard the word “yevu” a lot—and now, the local Ewe term for “white woman” is the name of her brand. Founded in 2013, YEVU was born of Robertson’s fascination with the traditional wax print fabrics found in the capital city she once called home. Though bold, colorful, lively patterns are the label’s design focus, it’s as …