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Topshop UK and Reclaim To Wear

Orsola de Castro and Filippo Ricci, founders of Reclaim To Wear, have collaborated with Topshop in a second capsule collection of up-cycled pieces featuring a printed floral theme for the summer season. Topshop seeks to fuse style and sustainability in this partnership. The company website states, “We’re giving a new lease of life to some of the disregarded prints of […]

3 Ways London’s Ethical Fashion Forum Can Serve as your Holiday Gift Guide:

Searching for that perfect sweater for your mother, or those great shoes for your sister – all while trying to support ethical fashion? The Ethical Fashion Forum rates ethical criteria according to 28 different unique categories, and rates each brand, designer and shop in their database accordingly. The categories range from animal friendly, biodiversity and carbon neutral to supporting communities, supporting women and fair trade cotton, among others.

November 19th

Fall Style: Cozy Handmade Finds for Fall

The leaves around here are starting to change, and it’s time to pull out those boots and tights and get bundled up for FALL! You don’t have to hit the big box store to stock up on scarves and sweaters. Instead, you add some handmade love to your fall style this year and do something good for the planet while you support some handmade artists at the same time!

October 19th

Cruelty in the Down Industry

When I was a kid, a down comforter was just a given in our house. Down is cozy. It’s soft. It’s like sleeping under a cloud, isn’t it? You might not rest so comfortably knowing how those feathers get from the bird to your bed.

April 23rd

Ugandan Cow Horn as a Green Product

Nakate is a business dedicated to helping underprivileged women through bringing their eco-friendly handmade goods to the high fashion market. Surprisingly, we’ve found just what we’re looking for in jewelry made from the horns of an East African breed of cattle called the Ankole Watusi.

January 3rd