Edun is the brainchild of Bono and his wife Ali Hewson. Founded in 2005, the company is committed to fair trade and sustainability by building partnerships with growers and manufacturers at the beginning of the supply chain in Africa. In 2008, it launched the Conservation Cotton Initiative Uganda, and uses cotton produced through the initiative in many of its products. After the jump, eight of our favorite items from Edun’s latest collection.
Soccer fans will know that the FIFA World Cup touches down in Africa in a mere two and a half months, bringing with it an army of hot, athletic men. And while sports and makeup don’t usually come together terribly well — we’ve all seen the girl who wears full makeup to the gym — on this glorious occasion, they do. EDUN and Sephora have teamed up to create two limited-edition makeup palettes in honor of South Africa, the tourney’s lovely host. The lighter palette seems pretty easy to work into your makeup routine, and the crazier colors can be used sparingly or, as Style.com points out, as face paint for truly hardcore soccer fans. Pop by Sephora for a piece of the glory this May. [Style.com] Keep reading »
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This shop peddles eco-friendly apparel of all kinds, including organic denim from Loomstate, bamboo longsleeves from Sameunderneath, soy/organic cotton shirts from Of The Earth, and a whole load of gear from Bono’s Africa-supporting line Edun, Gaelic for “Africa will develop sustainable industry before I produce another album as good as Zooropa.” [TheGreenloop.com] Keep reading »