Staff's Posts

  • Aluc: the Upcycling Fashion Brand from Berlin

    By Staff | Men

    Arianna Nicoletti, Carina Bischof, Luise Barsch and Jonathan Leupert, the team behind German upcycling label aluc, are a force in fashion. Since launching aluc in 2010, they have gone on to open Berlin's first concept store for upcycling fashion, the...


  • The Invincible Shirt, Made by Rana Plaza Survivors

    By Staff | Women

    Oporajeo (invincible, in English) is a factory owned by Dhaka locals, setup after the Rana Plaza disaster on April 24th, 2013 to create job opportunities for some of the survivors as a rehabilitation initiative. After the disaster, many drives wer...


  • FDA Bans Triclosan and 18 Other Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps

    By Staff | Beauty

    In a surprising ruling, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a rule banning the use of triclosan, triclocarban and 17 other chemicals in hand and body washes deciding that consumers don't need to use antibacterial soaps. And in fact, some...


  • Inspired by Architecture and Sculpture, the Sonya Kashmiri Collection

    By Staff | Women

    Nominated by Wallpaper Magazine as “an accessory designer to watch,” Sonya Kashmiri launched her eponymous accessory line in 2008. She had been working as a sneaker designer (she studied at Cordwainer's College) using predominately synthetic mat...


  • The €1 million H&M Global Change Award is Now Open

    By Staff | Events

    H&M Foundation to allocate €1 million grant to five innovations that can reinvent the fashion industry Are you an innovator or change maker in the fashion industry? Starting today, the H&M Foundation is accepting applications for their Glo...


  • Starch Slides: Mens' Shirts Reborn as Stylish Slides

    By Staff | Women

    One look at Starch Slides and you know: these were born in fashion. It's the colors, the styling and even the concept, they all hint that founder Shannon Crowley has a background in fashion retail buying and managing. The name Starch Slides comes fr...


  • A Peek Inside: LOVE GOODLY, the Vegan Subscription Box

    By Staff | Beauty

    Just in time to commemorate their one year anniversary, the LA-based LOVE GOODLY team sent Magnifeco their August/September Anniversary Box, being released today. Who doesn't love a surprise? Receiving a gift from a friend or loved one and those pre...


  • The UNIFORM Project: a BYGO You Can Believe In

    By Staff | Men

    What if you could buy affordable, stylish menswear, they were made in fair-trade conditions and provided jobs to working mothers in Africa, and, what if the impact of your purchase also helped children go to school? And, what if it was as easy as goi...


  • eBay, Etsy, Yahoo Join in Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

    By Staff | News

    Finally, the world's elephants and other endangered species are getting some much needed support, albeit from unlikely places. Yesterday marked World Elephant Day and seven major social media and e-commerce companies joined forces to adopt standards...


  • Undone: the Online Resource for Ethical and Organic Underwear

    By Staff | Women

    Consumers get what I put in my mouth, that organic apple, has a direct impact on my health. But they haven’t got to the point yet what I put on my body impacts me too — LaRhea Pepper, Organic Farmer Pioneer/Advocate This quote opens the 'Underw...