Staff's Posts

  • The new, subtle ways the privileged signal their wealth

    By Staff | News

    Given that everyone can now buy designer handbags and new cars, the rich have taken to using much more tacit signifiers of their social position. In 1899, the economist Thorstein Veblen observed that silver spoons and corsets were markers of elite s...


  • For the Love of Summer: 7 Eco and Ethical Swimsuits for Sun and Swim

    By Staff | Women

    Summer's here! We have a list of eco and ethical swimwear from some of the best beaches on the planet. From Africa, Australia, North and South America and Europe -  it doesn't matter which style you prefer (monokini, cheeky two-piece, sport suit) t...


  • Changemaker: Liz Dee

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Liz Dee is changing the conversation about food production and sustainable business through her dynamic experiential base as a food company executive, ethical vegan, and impact investor. As a co-owner and Executive Vice President of Smarties Candy C...


  • Sustainable Development Goals Scholarship Opportunity for Youth

    By Staff | Events

    OPEN CALL: Global Candidates between the ages of 16-30 are invited to apply>> Peace Boat US is excited to announce the "Youth in Action for the SDGs" scholarship for their study program this summer, "Peace Education and the Sustainable Devel...


  • 14 Places to Find Plus Sized Fashion to Match Your Ethics

    By Staff | Women

    Something is defiantly afoot when it comes to fashion diversity. First there's the success of the Advanced Style franchise (blog, movie, book), plus the numerous ad campaigns featuring Iris Apfel and finally Ashley Graham coming into her beautiful ow...


  • Five H&M Global Change Award Winners Poised to Make Impact

    By Staff | Material Matter

    STOCKHOLM - The fashion industry is currently producing 150 billion garments per year, most from virgin resources (cotton, flax, tree-based viscose fibers, etc.) Therefore, it is odd when businesses are not concerned about closing the loop and making...


  • 14 Clean and Nontoxic Beauty Brands Found at a Store Near You

    By Staff | Beauty

    While we love and support the small store experience that many clean beauty boutiques offer (see The Detox Market, Follain or CONTENT), we realise that for many women in towns and cities around the world, seeking nontoxic beauty can be a bit of a tre...


  • Inspiration Delight: Vacation with Artists from Around the World

    By Staff | Travel

    It was the dead of winter and, like many New Yorkers, Geetika Agrawal wanted to escape. “But I didn’t just want to sit on a beach,” she says. “I wanted a transformational travel experience—something that stimulated the creative side o...


  • Good Apparel: Reshoring Manufacturing + Ethical Design

    By Staff | Women

    Kathryn Hilderbrand's journey into the clothing industry started at the age of sixteen when she apprenticed under an Italian tailor. She went on to study design and is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the fashion industry. Born in...


  • Palm Springs: Vacation in Style at the West Elm House

    By Staff | Travel

    Be among the select few to stay in the Palm Springs pool home that has been transformed into a Living Show Room by West Elm. The West Elm House is an idea house created to inspire and guide architecture and design enthusiasts when it comes to the art...