July 16th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
If you're an eco-fashionista, chances are you already opt for beauty products from companies that avoid animal testing. The sad truth is that most people aren't aware of how we treat animals in the name of safer cosmetics, and testing doesn't necessarily make our cosmetics safer. In fact, testing on animals can really only predict how products will affect humans in a limited way. The good news is that there are companies out there that don't resort to animal testing
August 31st, 2011 | by Maria
Support The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 by writing your local state representative.
August 16th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Design theft is nothing news. Brands like Urban Outfitters and Forever 21 have been accused many times of stealing designs from indie crafters and small brands. What's different about this case of design theft is that the designers and community are speaking out!
July 18th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
You probably don't think of activism when you think of underwear, but PACT is a unique underwear company that's using its profits to create positive change
June 28th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Thanks to momentum from concerned consumers, the House of Representatives is now looking at the Safe Cosmetics Act!
May 31st, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post
Jessica Alba is apparently a really green gal from what I’ve read. And she showed that last week in D.C. when she “joined leading public health experts on Capitol Hill… to ask key Members of Congress to co-sponsor the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847), recently introduced by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ).” She was there in her role as a spokesperson for the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition
April 7th, 2011 | by Roxy the Killer
Are you the dreaded "angry environmentalist?"
April 27th, 2010 | by Lucille Chi
Above is an inspirational poster print of a paper-cut by Nikki McClure called A New Materialism. Her imaginative creations are [&hellip
July 30th, 2009 | by Gina Munsey
When Eric Wilson launched Artevist last autumn, he knew the t-shirt market was saturated. “But on closer inspection”, he explains, [&hellip
January 21st, 2009 | by Lucille Chi
There is a film out called Pants Exposed, which looks at the lingerie or “knicker” industry for what it really [&hellip
May 28th, 2008 | by Lucille Chi
Join Chic for a Cause : Stop the Spray ~ Our Body, Our Decision What? A fashion fundraiser to grow [&hellip
April 5th, 2008 | by Lucille Chi
In my experience as an eco-fashion and textile design instructor I have always been in awe of the trend reports [&hellip