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  • Special Report: Michelle Pfeiffer a Vegan

    By Staff | News

    . Michelle Pfeiffer talks to CNN about her new vegan diet and why she made the switch for health reasons A long list of celebs have made the switch to a vegan diet due to concerns for their health. The documentary “Forks Over Knives” has p...


  • Special Report: Veja win Ethical Award

    By Staff | News

    Last night, at the Observer Ethical Awards in London, shoe company Veja won the Fashion & Accessories category (sponsored by Vogue.com). Using organic cotton from agro-ecology initiatives in North Brazil, wild Amazonian rubber, and acac...


  • Internships - join our team!

    By Staff | News

    We are seeking talented interns to help fulfill our mission to bring together ethical designers and conscious consumers from all corners of the globe through great stories. As a Magnifeco intern, you spend your time immersed in ethical fash...


  • Special Report: Can H&M really claim 'ethical'?

    By Staff | News

    Is H&M the new home of ethical fashion? The world's second largest clothing retailer is trying to remake itself as a greener option. Lucy Siegle reports from Stockholm (this report originally appeared in guardian.co.uk) H&M is not just...


  • Deadly denim or clean jeans; how to choose

    By Kate | News

    It's not fair. Jeans. Denim. Dungerees; a staple in wardrobes around the world are still posing environmental and ethical risks. Two of the greatest issues on watch are: water consumption in production and worker safety in the case of sandblastin...


  • Special Report: the Olsen twins for Superga

    By Staff | News

    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Superga's new creative directors, unveil their capsule collection for the revered sneaker brand. 101-year-old trainer label Superga really is the brand du jour. With Alexa Chung directing and starring in its advertising...


  • Special Report: bottled water, out of fashion

    By Staff | News

    College campuses ban bottled water More than 90 colleges and universities have banned or restricted the sale of bottled water on campus. It's happening all across the U.S., from Seattle to Cambridge, Mass., at small colleges and huge universit...


  • Special Report: curated source of local made gifts

    By Kate | News

    Similar in many ways to the likes of A Vida Portuguesa and Canadian Blank, With Love, From Brooklyn is a company that curates and sells a variety of gift items that are made in its locality. Edibles, locally illustrated prints and cards, and eve...


  • Why we write about leather...

    By Staff | News

    There is a lot of hub-bub and controversy going on this week about Stella McCartney's anti-leather video for PETA. Kudos, once again, to PETA for raising issues of animal cruelty and inhumane aspects of the fashion industry. Despicable things do ha...