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Is Orange the New Black for Fall 2013?

Just like the TV show, Orange is quick becoming the new black. Seen on the runways, influential bodies and celebrities alike, an monochrome orange outfit will definitely stand out this fall. Below is a more casual example with pieces from ban.do, Hipanema, Liz James, Blue Glue, Epiphanie, Tees by Tina and Level 99.

Carbon Negative Footwear

SOLE, together with ReCORK, are launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the first-ever carbon-negative footwear.


The footwear is made primarily from recycled wine corks. "Natural cork is already one of the world's most sustainable and environmentally friendly products," said Mike Baker, Founder and CEO of SOLE. "The ability to turn used wine corks into durable and attractive footwear is an elegant way to extend the lifecycle of this remarkable raw material while providing consumers with a terrific new product that literally lightens their carbon footprint."

The Kickstarter campaign, titled ReCORK: Imagine Carbon Negative Footwear, will start October 29 and can be accessed at http://kck.st/19OB6bd. The campaign will fund the first production run of footwear.

The goal is to raise $150,000 for initial production of the Grace, a pretty and functional ballet flat for women, and the Tour, a fashionable, casual everyday shoe for men. Each shoe includes a 100% …