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Le Regard launches nursing-friendly clothes on Kickstarter

After giving birth to her first child, Ruth Yeboah, founder and CEO of Le Regard Apparel, experienced a dilemma every mother faces — to breastfeed or not to breastfeed? Yeboah, who works as a domestic abuse victim advocate for the United States Air Force, chose the latter and says she began to deal with all the highs and lows that …

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Markhor crafts premium Apple accessories for Kickstarter campaign

For Markhor founders Waqas Ali and Sidra Qasim, the markhor, an endangered goat found in the central mountains of Pakistan, represents the skilled craftsman, as it is increasingly rare. But markhors only serve as inspiration in the making of the men’s shoe brand’s distinct leather products. The brand uses local leather that was discarded from the meat industry in order …

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Why boom saloon is the social project every creative must get behind

In the opinions of many, print may be dead, but the advent of boom saloon is a reason to believe that it may be alive again. The print magazine is the brainchild of Rachel Arthur and Jamie, two friends from just outside Edinburgh, Scotland who have a pretty big dream. And what is this dream, you ask? Rachel and Jamie …

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Meet Scale Denim: The jeans men will never have to tailor

Scale Denim is on a mission to give men premium jeans that never need to be tailored. Based in NYC, the denim brand is the realization of Nihar Singhal, Kabir Seth and Malcolm Brown — three friends who saw a need for quality jeans that fitted all shapes and sizes. Currently, the premium denim industry only makes premium denim with …

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