Leading Ladies | Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche at Le Grand Rex, March 2017. Image credit: Dohanion
Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist, and dancer. She has appeared in over 60 films, appeared on many stages, and has also won numerous international awards. Binoche has brought attention to many charitable organizations and is well known for her political activism as well on issues ranging from freedom of press to immigrant rights. In the autumn of 2018 she became especially involved and vocal in raising awareness on climate change.

Leading Men | Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill at 2014 San Diego Comic Con.
Image credit: Gage Skidmore.

Henry Cavill is a British actor best known for his portrayal of DC Comics' character, Superman, in the films Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Justice League. Cavill also starred in Mission: Impossible – Fallout in 2018.

Cavill hails from Jersey in the Channel Islands. He had a keen interest in ancient history in school, particularly Egyptology and was even planning on studying Egyptology at University after joining the armed forces. His acting career took him on a different path, however.

Having grown up on Jersey, Cavill was a frequent visitor to the Jersey Zoo as a child, home of one of the world's most famous naturalists, Gerald Durrell. Cavill now uses the success of his acting career to raise awareness on international wildlife conservation challenges, particularly the conservation work of the Jersey Zoo. He has been a spokesperson for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust since 2014 and leads the charge in the annual Durrell Challenge, a 13k running race on Jersey. Cavill also started a stand-alone initiative called Cavill Conservation which is still in the development stages. Cavill is also an ambassador for The Royal Marines Charity.

SeanBlog | GQ's Sustainability Posts

I'm always surprised (in a good way) when I check in on GQ's 'sustainability' posts. Lots of good info, tips, and trends there.

What to Wear | Komodo

Komodo is a London-based retailer of sustainable fashion and accessories for both men and women. From jeans and jackets to t-shirts and sneakers, they offer a full range of products featuring organic cotton, hemp, responsible wool, etc. Their blog is also a great resource for retailers elsewhere in the world and innovations in sustainable fashion. Pictured above is their Herrington jacket.

What to Use | Origins for Men

Since 1990, Origins has offered grooming products for men that incorporate the best nature has to offer. Lucky for us, their line of men's products just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Pictured above is the Fire Fighter after shave.

What to Wear | Prana

We've been big fans of Prana since the early 2000s. They were initially major players in the yoga apparel world but as they've grown, their categories expanded and now include a broad range of apparel for climbing, travel, and general activewear.

Above you'll find their 2017 Holberg Full Zip Sweater, a great casual zip sweater with a sporty stripe down the arm.

Their range of sustainable materials and textiles includes organic cotton, recycled wool, hemp, recycled polyester, responsible down, fair trade, Fair Labor Association, and responsible forest materials.

Where to Stay | Element Hotels

Element Times Square

Starwood's Westin chain has created a new division of hotels called Element that focuses on balanced travel. The hotels include amenities that range from daylight-flooded rooms and healthy meals on the go to bikes and wine receptions.

What to Buy | Totem Candles

Looking to add some candles to your place or the perfect gift for the guy or gal in your life? These sculptural Totem Candles by Grain Design offer both masculine lines and a touch of traditional woodturning. Made near Seattle, the candles are molded of beeswax and then turned on a lathe to produce the final objects. A great gift for men or women!