Author: Angela Wallace of Sasstainable

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Five tips for sustainable baby bump style

1. Rediscover your existing wardrobe and raid your closet. Try your wardrobe on throughout pregnancy to see what styles are an option. I’ve been pleasantly surprised how many tunics, shirts, tops, leggings and dresses in my wardrobe are still working for my maternity style as I enter my third trimester. While you may have to retire […]

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, […]

Source Awards 2013: Sustainable Fashion London

Picture from Twitter account @EthicalFashionF. The Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF) announced the winners of the SOURCE Awards 2013 in London. The SOURCE Awards put the spotlight on the most innovative and inspirational businesses, individuals and initiatives in the fashion industry, from field to final product. Winners were selected by an illustrious judging panel, including: Dolly Jones, […]

Two Birds Apparel Launches New Organic Cotton Collection for Men

Two Birds Apparel, a Toronto-based local Eco-Luxury brand, has launched their new collection of premium men’s organic cotton clothing in response to the demand for ethical, locally-manufactured, and fashionable apparel. “We’ve received feedback from our customers that they can’t find high-end sustainable clothing for men,” said Daniel Andrew, Two Birds Apparel Co-Founder and Director of […]

Vancouver local label Fate: Sustainable fashion line

Vancouver local label Fate announces sustainable fashion line, featuring up-cycled vintage clothing and garments made from surplus material. FATE announced the launch of its first sustainably designed fashion collection this week. The collection features up-cycled vintage and garments made from surplus material, made locally in Vancouver. FATE, formerly FATE Vintage, began as a curated vintage line, sold […]

Blog Action Day: Human Rights

  As part of Blog Action Day Fashion Mob founder, Esther Freeman, explains why it’s dangerous to  point the finger of blame at consumers for human rights abuses by the fashion industry.  Since the collapse of the Rama Plaza building in Bangladesh, the media has been full of discussions and head scratching about fashion. One […]

Eco Fashion Week: Looks from the 7th season

  Eco-designers showed their latest collections at the seventh season of Eco Fashion Week in Vancouver. We’re sharing the strongest looks from our favourite shows, but we can’t feature them all. You can watch all the runway shows on Livestream, and learn about all the featured eco-designers at Photos by: Peter Jensen courtesty of Eco Fashion […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]