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H2Oh Yeah!

H2O. One diatomic molecule of hydrogen that has bonded with an atom of oxygen. Simple? Simply amazing! This incredible combination has turned a science-classroom-only term into the most commonly known chemical formula. H20, more casually known as water, is a versatile part of life whose uses shoot through the roof. So, this H2O thing, right? […]

July 30th

The Little Market by Lauren Conrad

You might remember Lauren Conrad from her reality television debut on The Hills, but this past fall she launched The Little Market, an online artisanal marketplace. The Little Market sources and sells handmade artisanal goods, partnering with artisans in Bolivia, India, Mexico, Nepal, Peru and Tunisia. Conrad is working with her best friend, Hannah Skvarla, […]

Eco Fashion Week 7th Edition

The seventh edition of Eco Fashion Week starts this Sunday, October 6th in Vancouver, Canada.   PHOTO CREDIT: Peter Jensen   “As a trailblazing platform for responsible fashion, this multi-faceted event combines a bewitching runway experience alongside a raw and honest discussion of sustainable fashion practices. Eco Fashion Week welcomes a global audience, live streaming of seminars […]

An Inside Look at Kenya’s Fashion Industry

In 1992, Ann McCreath tired of the fashion industry in Barcelona. That year, she was asked to cancel an order of 20,000 dresses on any technical grounds, and not pay for them or the 10,000 which were in the stores and not selling. She found it unethical, resigned and left for Africa.

May 2nd

Orsola de Castro on Estethica, and From Somewhere’s New Launch

There is perhaps no one as influential in the current sustainable fashion movement than Orsola de Castro, creative director at From Somewhere and Reclaim to Wear, and the co founder and co curator of Estethica, a showcase promoting sustainable fashion at The Exhibition at London Fashion Week.

I was able to catch up with Castro this past week in regards to her plans for From Somewhere’s expansion this year, what we can expect from Estethica in 2013 and who she projects will be the sustainable brands and trends to watch in the coming year.

February 17th