Is finding your sustainable signature style like finding love?

Is finding your sustainable signature style like finding love?

There is a special kind of magical renewed energy around the New Year, one that gives us hope, a time for real change, growth, and self-improvement. So for 2022, why not give yourself the gift of a new sustainable personal style, value your unique individuality in the New Year, after all, “style” is just a way of expressing yourself through clothing and accessories.Stop chasing the latest trends and spending money on throw-away fast fashions. Give yourself the gift of finding your style built on a foundation of sustainability, a new fashion mentality of eco-consciousness that is good for the planet...

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Six Signs You’re Officially An Adult Now And There Is No Going Back!

Six Signs You’re Officially An Adult Now And There Is No Going Back!

How do you know you’re an adult? When we were kids, we couldn’t wait to grow up. Being an adult seemed to mean the ultimate freedom, excitement, late bedtimes, and doing what you please every day…..little did we know.

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Fun, Festivities And Food

Fun, Festivities And Food

It’s time for some holiday fun and festivities, and what matters most over the holidays is spending time with those we love. It doesn’t matter how large or small your holiday gatherings are when we come together for love, laughs, and the incredible food! This week on the Journal we share some of our favorite vegan recipes for the Holidays...

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O2 Monde Campaign in Costa Rica by Ricardo Beas

O2 Monde Campaign in Costa Rica by Ricardo Beas

O2 Monde’s shot its first ever campaign in Costa Rica with fashion photographer and friend, Ricardo Beas. An accomplished photographer with an intuitive eye for creating meaningful photos, Ricardo’s work is stunning and we were thrilled to have him shoot the collection.

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Shoe Lust

Shoe Lust

Just in - and just in time for the Holidays, three new styles to wear to all your events this festive season. A flat, a heel and a mule - all made with a metallic vegan upper and eye-catching gilded hardware. Like all of our new arrivals, we produce in limited quantities so don’t wait!

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Champagne Vision

Champagne Vision

What drove the collaboration of O2 Monde and the Wölffer Estate is the shared commitment to sustainability and a dedication to an environmental approach in business...

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O2 Monde  - Forever Grateful

O2 Monde - Forever Grateful

A message from O2 Monde founder, Mirco...

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On O2 Monde's latest campaign by Samantha Casolari

On O2 Monde's latest campaign by Samantha Casolari

Find out about the photographer behind latest O2 Monde's campaign: Samantha Casolari, who blends a documentary style with mysterious moods in portraits and fashion editorials. And the stunningly beautiful natural scenery of Long Island, NY as the background...

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Dining al fresco at an Italian piazza

Travel Tips as a Vegan in Italy

Many travelers that eat a completely plant-based diet are aware of how important overcoming the language barrier is, especially at mealtime. Today at the Journal let us prepare for a visit to Italy by learning a few important phrases that let vegans cherish the Italian lifestyle as well...

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Global Vegan Champion 2021 Award

Global Vegan Champion 2021 Award

Plant Power!!! O2 Monde has some exciting news...We are immensely proud to announce that we were amongst the winners of this year’s prestigious Global Vegan Champions 2021, hosted by LUXlife. O2 Monde was crowned the winner of the “Best Emerging Luxury Footwear Brand 2021”.

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Unsustainability and the Evolution of Sustainability in Fashion Week

Unsustainability and the Evolution of Sustainability in Fashion Week

It’s no new knowledge that the environmental impact of the fashion industry is gravely damaging to our planet, though until recently when Fashion United released data on the impact of Fashion Week specifically, we realized how crucial the digitization of our industry including its events, really is...

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The Environmental Impact of Fashion Shows

The Environmental Impact of Fashion Shows

The Copenhagen Fashion Week launches new sustainability plans and prove that it is possible to cut emissions and achieve zero waste results. Hopefully, this will encourage more brands to follow ethical guidelines and together, reach economic and environmental goals... 

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When life gives you grapes...

When life gives you grapes...

You’d be forgiven for thinking the answer is ‘make wine.’ Who wouldn’t in a world where the day-to-day forecast seems to be 97.3% chance of wine nowadays?This is about something a bit more intriguing. We’re just making assumptions, of course. Maybe you aren’t impressed by technology until it lets you download actual wine. But, what if technology would grant you the pleasure of wearing shoes made from God’s nectar?

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Bio-economy and Material Innovations Made in Italy

Bio-economy and Material Innovations Made in Italy

In a global survey conducted by U.S. News in 2016, Italy was voted the most fashionable country. At surface level it may seem that Italy’s manufacturing sector is deep rooted in the ethics of craftsmanship with impeccable tailoring renowned since the 11th century and less about sustainability, while its export of animal products such as premium cashmere and leathers. As climate crisis continues to dominate news headlines, wholeheartedly spawned by UN Gen-Z panelists including Swedish eco-activist, Greta Thunberg, and since Covid-19, Italy’s major leather export has taken a sharp decline. TradingEconomics.com reported that in July 2019 it was valued at...

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Sustainability in China

The Switch to Ethical Sustainability in China: A Growing Market Trend

In only 24 months, the Chinese millennial consumer has increased their attention to luxury and sustainability, which were for a long while, separate considerations. There is a sea of opportunity for brands to transform their eco-footprint and eco-targeting methods over the next few years to capture a portion of the consistent, steady segment growth in China.

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Rita Ora Proves That Sustainability Can Be Worn, Anywhere

Rita Ora Proves That Sustainability Can Be Worn, Anywhere

We love sustainable and vegan shoes, and so do our favorite celebrities. To see how they've worn them and to shop our favorite O2 Monde styles, see inside.

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Model wearing a white sunbath and straw hat walking on sand

The rise of the Ethical Influencer

No matter the season, there’s no better time than the present for Spring Cleaning your social follows. If you’re harnessing an ethical, season-less or vintage closet, here are some of our favorite do-gooders who are sharing valuable tips to get you on your way to living a circular lifestyle.

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Fox Holt style tips for O2 Monde

Fox Holt style tips for O2 Monde

This Shopping Guide features some of O2 Monde’s most exciting designs and provides a few suggestions on how to style them. Read further to find out about styles that will get you through the end of summer with comfort and style, from day to night...

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Ananas. Pineapple. Which Brands Are Using Piñatex in Production?

Ananas. Pineapple. Which Brands Are Using Piñatex in Production?

Here's our pick of the most innovative and forward-thinking fashion brands that are shifting away from traditional leather alternatives like PVC. Instead they have started using an eco-friendly substitute that doesn’t involve animals, like Piñatex®, a sustainable natural textile made from waste pineapple leaf fibers. Low impact, socially responsible, cruelty free.

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Two models wearing O2 Monde Greta and Asha sneakers

Fox Holt Meets The Designer: Mirco Scoccia

Fox Holt is a luxury, ethical marketplace that brings together the best sustainable fashion, accessories, and lifestyle brands. They recently interviewed O2 Monde's founder, Mirco Scoccia, regarding the inspiration behind his brand and other sustainable topics related to the fashion industry.

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Top Picks for Vegan Brunch in Manhattan

Top Picks for Vegan Brunch in Manhattan

Advice for first timers in New York: know that you will never go hungry! We have reviewed our favorite vegan eats for fellow vegivores and as the vegan cheese scene improves, the plant-based market can also be enjoyed by skeptical omnivores alike.

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O2 Monde Featured on Siteinspire

O2 Monde Featured on Siteinspire

Siteinspire, showcases some of the best, unique, and award-winning website interactive designs in the world. Each one a masterpiece in its own right and within its respective industries, demonstrating the latest website design trends. O2 Monde is proud of having been selected as one of their finest websites.

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O2 Monde Featured on Fashion Magazine's Green Issue

O2 Monde Featured on Fashion Magazine's Green Issue

Canada's #1 Fashion and Beauty Magazine, Fashion Magazine, talks about O2 Monde and the idea behind our vegan shoes as explained by founder Mirco Scoccia. The Greta in leopard vegan print has been their pick to stay fierce and fashionable.

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Glossy Fashion Briefing Cover with red background

Fashion Houses’ Walls are Coming Down. What it Means for the Industry

From the Fashion Briefing series by renowned digital magazine Glossy, this article focuses on recent news about the LVMH-Off-White and Phoebe Philo and latest shift in power. From focusing on the brand and its heritage to empowering creatives to create, with fewer parameters. Having been in-house at large fashion companies and now being able to do what he wants, O2 Monde's founder Mirco Scoccia, provides his own personal point of view on this shift.

 

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