Sustainable Fashion

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Emma Watson: Evolution of an Ecofashion Leader

How Emma Watson is helping to transform sustainable style from within the hallowed halls of fashion  Source: Net-A-Porter, The Edit Actress Emma Watson made headlines this week when she was interviewed and featured modelling sustainable designer gowns for The Edit, published by the powerhouse of online luxury retail, Net-A-Porter. Sustainable style advocate Livia Firth is […]

Estethica: London Fashion Week S/S14

– Estethica hosts People Tree, Ada Zandition, Beautiful Soul, Pachacuti and Bottletop among others for London Fashion Week S/S14 Estethica will promote sustainable fashion at London Fashion Week from September 13th through the 17th. Eleven of Britain’s leading sustainable fashion brands will exhibit their S/S14 collections in a showroom housed in the West Wing of iconic […]

Combating Fast Fashion: Zady

Recently, a new online shopping experience launched at, offering high quality, stylish clothes for women, men, as well as gifts and home goods. Zady offers “Origins”, a map that outlines where their carefully curated collection comes from around the world. They seek to support artisans, fair trade principles, and heritage, including locally sourced goods, made in USA credentials, […]

Fashion Revolution: 24 April 2014

“Who Made Your Clothes?” Ethical fashion leaders, Orsola de Castro and Carry Somers are calling on the fashion industry to take action on April 24 with Fashion Revolution. They have initiated a commemorative day remembering the tragedy of Rana Plaza. The initiative is led by a Board of industry leaders, campaigners, press and academics from within […]

Review: Activewear from Hu-Nu

When I got an email from “a fashion and eco-friendly international activewear company” offering me some workout gear to try out for a review, you know that I jumped right on that. I’m an avid walker and runner, so I’m always up for trying out new exercise gear. I was doubly excited, because it’s been really tough to find eco-friendly exercise clothing. The best option I’ve found so far has been shopping at thrift stores for second hand workout clothes, and it would have been great to have another option for when I was feeling a little splurgy!

August 5th

Spotlight on design: Nicole Bridger

Vancouver-born Canadian designer Nicole Bridger offers an essential collection of feminine pieces made from the highest quality ethical and sustainable fabrics. Her collections incorporate soft lines and strong shapes, with a focus on chic and tailored  pieces. Bridger studied fashion design at Ryerson University, before working with Vivienne Westwood in London where she learned draping, […]

Tips for Making Your Own Clothes

Have you been wanting to try making some of your own clothes but were a little intimidated? I hear ya! Sewing a tote bag is one thing, but following a pattern or fitting a dress is a whole different ballgame. Making your own clothes can seem a little bit scary at first, and the tips below all have helped me get over the hump and dive into a (partially) handmade wardrobe!

July 23rd

Style for kids: part 1 of 2

While there are an increasing number of brands and designers offering ethical and sustainable style for adults, there are also a number of emerging brands that produce pint-sized ecofashion styles for babies and children. Even though it’s only July, August is just around the corner and it will be back to school time before we […]