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Label To Know Octobre

The French are very good at luxury menswear basics. They have an effortlessness way of putting things together and making everything work seamlessly. One men’s label that didn’t register on my ChicGeek radar was Octobre. The brother brand of the much feted Sézane, it recently celebrated its 7th anniversary. Parisian cult favourite brand Sézane, founded by Morgane Sezalory, has a big female fan club. Octobre, founded in 2016, is a brand based on responsible stock volumes, in keeping with a lean production model. The men’s brand aims for no overproduction and fair, accessible prices. All of the brand’s Tier 1 ateliers are audited by independent experts to ensure compliance with its code of ethics and the standards set.  The idea was simple: to get back...

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Sheep Inc’s New Sorbet Shades Men’s Basics

Sheep Inc are introducing new shades of its T-shirt and crewneck for summer in Lime Green, Dragon Fruit Pink, and Raspberry Blue.   As part of this collection Sheep Inc. is proud to announce the first T-shirt that naturally has no carbon footprint: The T-shirt is created without producing any net CO2 emissions by using regenerative farming methods to harvest the Merino wool and using solar powered manufacturing, each T-shirt leaves a naturally carbon negative footprint. Without the need to offset. This takes the full cradle 2 grave impact into account, and calculations are independently verified by Carbon Footprint Ltd.  TheChicGeek says, “When we think of T-shirt, we instantly think ‘cotton’, but a Merino wool version...

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