Staff's Posts

  • Ethical fall footwear from New York's Coclico

    By Staff | Women

    Yesterday we featured 5 days of ethical work wear, but a top, professional 'look' isn't finished until it has the requisite footwear. New York-based eco-friendly footwear company, Coclico, has been making beautiful shoes and boots since 2000, an...


  • **Brooklyn - Jali Designs trunk show

    By Staff | Events

    Miriam Songster, Despina Papadopoulos and Hedvig Alexander warmly invite you to an afternoon of wine, fruit and cheese to introduce the work of Jali Designs - a social enterprise promoting artisans from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan. Beaut...


  • How toxic is my shaving kit - a new report

    By Staff | Beauty

    The Manscape: The Dirt on Toxic Ingredients in Men’s Body Care Products The mission at Canada's Environmental Defence is to protect the environment and human health. One area of significant focus for them is toxins in personal care products, ho...


  • **London - festive soiree at Atelier Tammam

    By Staff | Events

    **London - you are invited to an ethical shopping event to create your perfect Christmas party season outfits Guests will be able to take advantage of exclusive discounts on the night from the pret a porter collections of Outsider, Nancy Dee and...


  • Rocking Knit - reinterpreting 'manufacture'

    By Staff | News

    design is a statement. The very first Designers’ Saturday took place in Langenthal in 1987. Since then there have been 13 of these biennial occasions, to provide support for the Swiss design scene whilst giving it a publicity platform and s...


  • The Ethical Fashion Initiative taps sass & bide

    By Staff | News

    From Harper's BAZAAR AU: Feel good fashion newsflash: the United Nations' International Trade Centre ITC agency have handpicked sass & bide to take part in their Ethical Fashion Initiative. Based out of the most poverty-stricken areas of sub-...


  • London extends ‘Green Challenge’ to UK Fashion

    By Staff | News

    With up to a third of the UK’s current growth due to green business, sustainability is a hot topic in the City, and this years’ Sustainable City Awards promise to deliver some fascinating entries. Returning for a 12th successful year and...


  • Nigerian Duro Olowu - jcp's first collaboration

    By Staff | News

    J.C. Penney has spent the past year working extra hard on its image: getting rid of sales then bringing them back, catering to young shoppers with stylish brand names then running back to its "frumpy" customers. Now it's taking yet another stab a...


  • Where I Was From - well-curated vintage

    By Staff | Women

    You might remember, from our eco-guide to Tokyo that one of our favourite vintage shops is Pass the Baton; a shop specialising in curated vintage, selected recrafted pieces and the stories behind the items. Meet Where I was From, a similarly...


  • Arm candy - fashion-forward and fair-trade

    By Staff | Women

    While celebrities tout their Birkins and their Mulberry Alexas to make a statement about their sense of self-worth, eco-fashionistas have their own 'it' bags. Recognisable for their upcycled matarials or interesting construction - DIGS has ethical...