• Not only does the new Loden Dager collection feature some sustainable fabrics, but if you look close, the belt the model is wearing is leather-free in clear plastic. The video is rad featuring music from Panda Bear and fun old-timey film clips. I’m liking Loden Dager more and more lately, especially after having a a chance to sit down with them about PINNACLE! Stay tuned…

• Gardein is hosting a CONTEST to win a dinner for 4 prepared by celebrity chef Tal Ronnen, and all you have to is fill out a super easy survey!

• Speaking of contests, Blackbird Parlour in Williamsburg is hosting a Veggie Burger Recipe Contest! Enter your written recipe along with your contact info by Oct 2nd. Finalists will be invited to a cook-off and the winner will have their signature burger named after them on their new menu! EMail Blackbird for more info!

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Our friends over at Hint Mag remind us of Kenneth Cole’s Rubber Collection, especially this mens’ Electric Rain Boot – 100% of the net profits go to The AWEARNESS Fund, in partnership with amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research)

Clinton’s choice to be vegan-ish is causing quite a frenzy. Dropping pounds, reversing heart disease, regaining his youthful high-school physique. Could this be the tipping point for vegetable-based diets? CNN recently revisited their interview with Clinton and also hosted the doctors that Clinton credits for his lifestyle change.