Women

  • 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...


  • MATTER: Social Business, Community, Storytelling and Artisanship

    By Staff | Women

    "I believe that when people care about why and where something is made, and by whom, they will make better choices for all" Renyung Ho, founder MATTER. A simple statement by Renyung (Ren) Ho on why she started her brand MATTER Prints. Heralded as a...


  • Beyond the Vines: Perfect Building Blocks for Your Work Wardrobe

    By Staff | Women

    As soon as they land in Singapore, fashionistas in the know head to Beyond the Vines (BTV), the locally designed, contemporary women’s brand for high quality basics grounded in Scandinavian aesthetic. The BTV concept of offering ‘bare essentials...


  • Amado Gudek: Ethical Jewellery From the Heart of Singapore

    By Kate | Women

    The tagline for Amado Gudek is ‘imaginative jewellery cast in a clear conscience’. Brilliant. Like a lot of things we buy these days, jewellery purchases need to be examined for issues within the supply chain (child labor and conflict are rife)....


  • 24 Hours in Singapore: The Magnifeco Edit

    By Kate | Women

    Singapore is one of those onion cities; from your arrival into Changi’s ultra modern airport, to your time in any of the glossy hotels and shiny malls, it could seem that Singapore is lacking in options that appeal to conscious consumers (or those...


  • Peggy Sue Collection Proves Fibershed Potential with "New Talent" Prize

    By Staff | Women

    The fashion world shifted last week.  Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks, a transplanted LA-native, RISD graduate, showed her inaugural, fibershed Peggy Sue Collection, to a packed room of three hundred well-heeled guests –including fashion media, buye...


  • Putting the 'Fair' in Fairy Tale Wedding - My Story

    By Becky Bavinger | Women

    When my husband and I got engaged, we didn’t plan to have a big wedding. But after speaking with both of our families, we ended up having two celebrations: an informal ceremony in New York City (NYC), where we both reside, for our friends and co-wo...


  • SOKO: Using Technology to Connect to Ethical Handcrafted Jewelry

    By Staff | Women

    Paying by mobile phone is easier in Kenya then anywhere else in the world.  According to the Economist, over 17m Kenyans use it, equivalent to more than two-thirds of the adult population; and around 25% of the country’s gross national product flo...