Staff's Posts

  • Finding your inspiration in Kerala

    By Staff | Travel

    The new year has just begun, but you can't find your mojo, your je ne sais quoi, your raison d'être. The passion for your work is gone. You need a break, and fast. Meet GoBarefoot.Travel, winner of the the Best Responsible Travel Operator Site, 2 ye...


  • Four African Designed Labels Feature Asylum Seekers at Pitti Uomo

    By Staff | Men

    Fashion, as a lens on our changing world, made the news this week as three asylum seekers walked the runway for Pitti Uomo's Generation Africa show. The show, featuring the Autumn/Winter 2016-17 men's collections of designers AKJP, Ikiré Jones, Lukh...


  • Bespokery.co: Brooklyn start-up disrupts bespoke tradition

    By Staff | Women

    It is often said that as fixated as fashion is on change, the industry just hasn't seen as many disruptors or innovators as other sectors. But 2016 might be the year that changes. Last week marked the launch of a new Brooklyn-based start-up that is d...


  • New year, new you

    By Staff | Women

    With the holiday season finally setting off in the distance, it's time to assess what kind of changes to put into place for the new year, and for a new you. If you've read Magnifeco: Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-Toxic Beauty then...


  • **NYC - EcoSessions are coming May 29th

    By Staff | Events

    Magnifeco has launched a new event series: EcoSessions by Magnifeco to bring designers, industry and consumers together to discuss change; in behaviour | fashion | choice | beauty | materials | living and to build community among the sustainable fash...


  • Did Make-Up Give My Wife Breast Cancer? The Hidden Truth of Cosmetics

    By Staff | Beauty

    The virtually unregulated beauty industry puts potential carcinogens in their products. Then they shower us with pink ribbons. - Reprinted in part from AlterNet, by John Wasik When Kathleen felt a lump in her right breast she began a journey tha...


  • Patagonia launches '$20 Million & Change' start-up fund

    By Staff | News

    Patagonia's Latest Product: an In-House Venture Fund Patagonia, a company known for its progressive environmental and social practices, is launching an in-house venture fund. But unlike traditional corporate funds, many of which simply aim to redu...


  • Keira Knightley weds in fashion retread?

    By Staff | News

    The actress and face of Chanel married James Righton in a simple ceremony in France on Saturday -- in flats, and what appears to be a fashion retread! While we're not sure if the bride ticked off rhyme on the "something borrowed, something blue" wedd...


  • Eco-fashion from China; an interview with D-SATA

    By Staff | Women

    'In cities such as Shanghai and Beijing where Hermès Birkins have become “ordinary”, there is an emerging trend to seek what is deemed inaccessible and to “statement shop”. Whether it is to make a statement as to one’s sophistication in st...


  • 5 Great American Eco-Fashion Designers

    By Staff | Women

    These days, consumers are not just looking for the most fashionable clothing. They are also looking for the most sustainable clothing. Consumers are willing to pay a little more if it means buying clothing that they can have a clear conscience wearin...