Staff's Posts

  • Changemaker: Tara St. James

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Tara St James moved to New York City in 2004. She now calls Brooklyn home. St James graduated in 1997 from LaSalle College School of Fashion Design in Montreal, one of Canada’s top design programs, with a degree...


  • Designer Spotlight: Nicole Bridger

    By Staff | Women

    Pieces of Nicole Bridger have been hanging in the closes of ethical fashionistas since 2008. Having interned at Vivienne Westwood, then having worked with Lululemon developing a sustainable line called Oqoqo before starting her eponymous line, Nicole...


  • Consumers Want Better Products Without Paying More

    By Staff | News

    Do you put your money where your values are? Going out of your way to seek ethically and sustainably produced goods,  and paying a little more for them? Then you are in a rare crowd. According to recent data released by Verdict Retail, 60 percen...


  • tHERAPY + recycle & exorcise: (re)Design and Authenticity

    By Staff | Women

    Does 'ethical fashion' have to follow a certain aesthetic? Not according the the Aguirre sisters and their brand: tHERAPY + recycle & exorcise, celebrating (re)design and authenticity. We can't believe, after all of these years that some peopl...


  • Carmina Campus: A Different Side of Fendi

    By Staff | Women

    Ilaria Venturini Fendi may have luxury handbags and impeccable design in her blood (she is a member of the Roman fashion dynasty known for its handbags) but she has taken a different tack with her socially conscious, upcycled luxury handbag brand Car...


  • Designer Spotlight: Suzanna James

    By Staff | Men

    Meet Suzanna James, a multi- award-winning knitted textiles and fashion designer working within the fields of environmental and ethical sustainability. Her graduate collection saw her chosen as one of Texprint's Top 50 graduates of 2015 and awarded w...


  • One Planet One Future: An NYC Exhibition for the Environment

    By Staff | Events

    You may have missed the opening party, but you shouldn't miss the exhibit. Tuesday night the fashion crowd of New York added the opening of ONE: One Planet One Future to their agendas. The event drew a mix of fashion and philanthropy art collectors...


  • ELEVEN SIX: Luxury Knits Handcrafted in Bolivia and Peru

    By Staff | Women

    Catherine Carnevale, founder of ELEVEN SIX, a luxury knitwear line, grew up in a house of knitters. Her mother was one. Her grandmother was one. As a child, Catharine found herself knitting and sewing anything she could get her hands on. This love o...


  • The Renewal Workshop: An Easy (and Fashionable) Way to Save the Planet

    By Staff | Crowdfunding Love

    We keep hearing about fashion waste as something we, as consumers, should be concerned about. And it's true; we buy too much and dispose of it too often. But what about the commercial side of fashion waste? What about all of those pieces in stores an...


  • 5 Vegan Boots That Will Have You Dreaming of Winter

    By Staff | Women

    Yes, we said it; dreaming of winter. Maybe not the snow and the cold, but certainly the cooler weather needed to step into this season's hottest boot trends. And whether you are vegan or not, these are the top fall boot trends that will be on everyon...