When Canadian business woman, Kristi Soomer travelled professionally and personally, she grew tired of packing and unpacking multiple items to meet all her travel needs. Scarves, cardigans, and sweaters piled up in her carry on suitcase, to give her layers and options to make sure she was warm and comfortable on planes and throughout her trips. […]
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Designer Reet Aus uses fabric scraps from other garment producers to create her line of mass-produced upcycled clothing.
Sustainable fashion favourite, Eco-age.com re-launched their website this week and Firth announced her new Green Carpet Challenge (GCC) partnership with luxury jeweller Chopard, in Cannes. Chopard has worked with the Cannes International Film Festival for 15 years. Partnering with the Alliance for Responsible Mining, Chopard and Eco-Age have produced an exquisite set of jewellery called “The […]
…and they don’t make clothes for plus sized women, either.
Furious? So am I!
Don’t you just love that “messy” hair is in? Throw on a cute headband, and you’re ready to head out the door!
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.
New York and Uganda based ethical accessories brand Nakate is hosting a trunk show and ethical fashion networking event tonight in Manhattan’s East Village.
EFW06 opened with informative seminars on the issues facing the industry and the trends we can count on for 2014 and beyond…
Fashion blogger and marketing consultant Ceri Heathcote’s new site Style-is makes fashion you can feel good about more accessible.
Sustainability strategist and branding consultant Shannon Whitehead and ethical fashion stylist Lucy Harvey weigh in on what we can expect from sustainable fashion in 2013.
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.
Calleen Cordero is a Los Angeles based luxury designer of footwear, handbags, belts and accessories, all handcrafted in North Hollywood, CA.
Taking place ONLINE on the 30th and 31st January 2013, the SOURCE Brand Preview will break new ground as a platform for connecting sustainable brands and designers with buyers and press.
Etsy seller Velvet Leaf creates beautiful organic clothing that’s totally budget-friendly!
A new Greenpeace report highlights pollution from clothing production. What can we do as consumers to make a difference?
I started a Uganda-based accessories company in 2010, and had the privilege, this summer, of watching the work of the artisans we partner with on the runway at Africa Fashion Week New York – a week-long expose of African design in the heart of New York City. And, it was that week in particular, that showed me what “Africa rising” means for us in the world of design.
Clothing company Marks & Spencer (M&S) is pledging to phase out toxic PFCs from its clothing lines by 2016.
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!
One common complaint about buying organic clothing is that it tends to be a lot more expensive. That definitely tends to be true, and that’s why I’m loving this convertible organic dress from Simone’s Rose Boutique!