Lumber Vogue

Wood-inspired designs gain ground on the fashion scene
Implications - Nature-inspired designs are gaining popularity as the shift towards a greener planet continues to influence fashion design. In particular, designers are turning to wood for aesthetic appeal rather than material use, instilling the natural beauty of timber and lumber into everything from belts to pants.
SCORE: 3.9
Mild Top 6 Examples: 48,868 Total Clicks Jan 09 - Mar 10
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Lumber Leggings - EnD Looks to Nature for Inspiration for their S/S 2010 Tights
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 16,360 Clicks Pub: Jul 29, 09
Lumber Leggings
EnD Looks to Nature for Inspiration for their S/S 2010 Tights
These wood patterned tights by Dutch label EnD will take eco clothing to a whole new level. The S/S 2010 show featured tons of exceptionally rad legwear inspired by the nature surrounding us. Tights donned… [More]
Wooden Lingerie - Unbelievable Unwearable Unmentionables That Are Meant to Be Seen
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 13,724 Clicks Pub: Jan 25, 09
Wooden Lingerie
Unbelievable Unwearable Unmentionables That Are Meant to Be Seen
These lovely knickers on a string are carved out of wood, people! I really can’t believe the amazing art of Venetian artist Livio De Marchi. He makes the most unbelievable things out of wood. Flick through… [More]
Sawed-Off Log Handbags - This Birch Bark Purse is a Treemendous Reuse of Resources
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 7,186 Clicks Pub: Oct 24, 09
Sawed-Off Log Handbags
This Birch Bark Purse is a Treemendous Reuse of Resources
This birch bark purse from Lynn Cyr is made from old wood left behind the artist’s house by loggers. It’s definitely a curious way to recycle wood; even the purse’s handle is made from a found branch,… [More]
Lumberjack Wooden Belts - A Wood Grain Leather Belt and Bark Buckle from You and Me The Royal We
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 4,703 Clicks Pub: Feb 28, 10
Lumberjack Wooden Belts
A Wood Grain Leather Belt and Bark Buckle from You and Me The Royal We
This Wooden Belt by You and Me The Royal We, a Brooklyn-based company, is actually made of leather and bark. It isn't just appropriate for treehuggers and lumberjacks either and modern man could wear this… [More]
Liquid Wood - A German Scientist Invents a Substance to Replace Plastic
SCORE: 2.7
Untested 2,669 Clicks Pub: Jul 30, 09
Liquid Wood
A German Scientist Invents a Substance to Replace Plastic
Plastic is one of the most common packaging materials used for the things we purchase on a day-to-day basis and it’s not exactly the most environmentally friendly substances in the world. Now, a German… [More]
Faux Bois Boardshorts - Gnarly Men's 'Trunk' Style from Ahoy Surf
SCORE: 1.9
Untested 4,226 Clicks Pub: Jan 19, 10
Faux Bois Boardshorts
Gnarly Men's 'Trunk' Style from Ahoy Surf
In the world of faux bois, there is always room for another product to sink your teeth into. There’s something about this knotty pattern that makes kitsch enthusiasts wild, even when wrapped on something… [More]