Blog: Leonie BarrieIf it's good enough for your shoes...

Leonie Barrie | 23 November 2007

How’s this for the weirdest idea: shoe cream that you can also spread on your toast, cook with, use as a skin moisturiser, lip balm and even as a hair conditioner? In a league of the most versatile products, this has to come near the top. Made by Po-Zu from organic, cold-pressed coconut oil, I guess it’s a product that’s been around for a while, but adapted for modern-day, eco-conscious living. But I definitely wouldn't want to confuse it with ordinary shoe polish. Yuk.


Ethiopia unrest a sourcing risk?

Fashion retailer H&M and UK based glove and leather manufacturer Pittards both say they are monitoring the situation in Ethiopia closely after the country's government declared a state of emergency af...


Asia facing up to increased competition

Increasing competition for garment sourcing contracts is seeing China not only being challenged by other countries in Asia, but by sub-Saharan African and even Russian suppliers too. And it is pushing...


Cambodia raises garment worker wages

The monthly minimum wage for workers in Cambodia's textile, garment and footwear sector is set to rise to $153 from January next year, following a vote on the issue last week. The increase marks a ris...


Sportswear initiatives start to take shape

The results of two highly-anticipated initiatives in the sportswear sphere were revealed last week: the launch of Under Armour’s new UAS lifestyle brand and the first pair of running shoes created at ...

just-style homepage

Forgot your password?